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. The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs at UW-La Crosse also works with the campus Small Business Development Center and WiSys to promote technology transfer and intellectual property issues.

UW-La Crosse is the state’s top-ranked public or private higher education institution for master’s degree institutions according to U.S. News & World Report and has been ranked among the top four Midwestern public institutions for more than a decade. UW-La Crosse is also listed annually among Kiplinger’s Top 100 Best Values in Public Colleges and G.I. Jobs’ list of “Military Friendly Schools.” Also, Kiplinger’s has named UW-L among its 25 Best College Values under $30,000 a year.

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UW-La Crosse Website

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

WiSys Quick Pitch @ UW-La Crosse

WiSys Quick Pitch is a “pitch” competition that inspires UW System students to consider the impact of their research. Participants have thre...

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Campus News

​WiSys seeks business mentors for student entrepreneurship competition

WiSys is seeking business mentors, especially those in the Western region of the state, to participate in the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament on Saturday, April 18 in Eau Claire.

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Campus Technologies

Novel Catalysts for Improved Remediation of Sulfur-Containing Pollutants

Status: Patent Pending

Clean Technology, Materials & Chemicals

WiSys is currently seeking a strategic partner interested in providing a route to market for the commercialization and wide dissemination of its novel catalyst systems for sulfur remediation.

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