UW-La Crosse

The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, located in the southwestern area of the state, enrolls more than 10,400 students. It offers a wide array of undergraduate majors, as well as graduate programs in the Colleges of Business Administration, Liberal Studies, and Science and Health, along with the School of Education. UW-La Crosse has many science departments, including the departments of biology, chemistry & biochemistry, microbiology, computer science, and physics. The university's fast-growing undergraduate and graduate research programs provide opportunities for faculty/student research collaborations. 

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Mycophyte Fights "Superbugs"

Case Study

Mycophyte Fights "Superbugs"

How are researchers at UW-La Crosse combatting antibiotic-resistant infections?

By developing plant-based treatments. Under the supervision of UW-La Crosse and Gundersen Medical Foundation, researchers have been working to identify anti-infectives from both Native American herbal remedies and wild fungi. Aaron Monte, a professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry at UW-LaCrosse, has been integral in this research and the subsequent development of the researchers’ findings.

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Campus Events

Entrepreneurial Mindset for Researchers

Faculty and student researchers will learn to think about the problem they’re solving, who they’re solving it for and define their project u...

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WiSys announces summer virtual series on research, innovation, and entrepreneurship for UW System students and faculty

The WiSys SPARK Symposium Virtual Series will include 14 events, stretching from May to August.

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Method for the Synthesis of a Zinc Oxide Graphene Composite Material

Status: Patent Pending

Materials & Chemicals

WiSys is seeking a strategic partner interested in providing a route to market for the commercialization and use of this method for the synthesis of a zinc oxide graphene composite material.  There is also interest in identifying an industry partner for the continued testing and commercialization of the ZnO/graphene thin-films developed from this method.

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