A legacy of excellence

As David Bernlohr prepares to retire after four decades, his impact as a leader, researcher and educator continue to reverberate.

Testing the waters

College of Biological Science researchers are developing new approaches that promise to reduce industrial pollution and contamination in our water systems.

Metformin: a medical mystery

The discovery of a bacteria at a wastewater treatment plant ignited an investigative journey into the clinical mechanisms of a pharmaceutical used to treat diabetes.

Proteases are like poetry

Romas Kazlauskas reflects on a decade of advancements in protein engineering.

Research brief: Diamonds are "forever", PFAS are not

Researchers identify a path toward potentially breaking down polyflourinated chemicals.

Going above and beyond

LeeAnn Higgins receives President’s Award for Outstanding Service for her contributions to the U of M.

Building bridges to the next generation of biologists

BMBB DEI committee hosts students from Washington Tech High School to introduce them to the University and future careers in biology.

A new tool to study cell movement promises to advance cancer research

A team of U of M researchers' research has led to a new laboratory test to measure cell mechanotypes quickly and easily.

Hot, Dry, and Burning

Biochemistry undergraduate Amital Shaver spent the summer in Alaska learning to fight wildfires with an all-female crew.

Taking the long view

The BMBB DEI committee hosted students from Heritage E-STEM Magnet School as a way to spark an interest in the sciences.