The Department of Microbiology at UW-La Crosse is a University of Wisconsin Center of Excellence!
We are the only independent microbiology department among the UW comprehensive universities. We offer four different curricular tracks in the undergraduate microbiology major, and two Master of Science (M.S.) concentrations. TheClinical Laboratory Science major is also housed in our department, and provides outstanding employment opportunities using the skills of microbiology and chemistry to make clinical diagnoses.
Our Microbial Interaction with Built Environments
Simon Lax, University of Chicago
Thursday, March 24th, 7 pm 1309 Centennial
Engineered Probiotics as Therapeutic Delivery Vehicles
Jan Peter van Pijkeren, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Friday, April 8th, 2:30 pm 102 Wimberly
- Undergraduate Research is an important mission of the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. The University has instituted a number of programs to promote and in some cases fund undergraduate research.
- The College of Science and Health has additional funding opportunities including travel and supply grants, and summer fellowships. In the microbiology program, the faculty provide a number of opportunities for students to do research in areas as diverse as food microbiology, microbial genetics, virology, environmental microbiology, immunology and pathogenic bacteriology.