University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences

Our facility contains two buildings. The 120,000ft2 Port Building supports major marine operations, on-site collaborators, research activities, and the Great Lakes Aquaculture Center. We moved into this converted ceramic tile factory back in the 1970s. Our 92,000ft2 Starboard research building houses state-of-the-art facilities and analytic tools. The $53 million building opened in 2014 and features biosecure and quarantine labs for studying aquatic species; a pathogen testing facility; and the Great Lakes Genomics Center—the first DNA sequencing lab in the United States dedicated to water and environmental issues.

Come celebrate with us! In 2016, UW-Milwaukee scientists and students will have been conducting internationally recognized freshwater research on the shores of Lake Michigan for 50 years. This is your chance to visit the state-of-the-art School of Freshwater Sciences and dive in with tours, displays, demonstrations, an inside look at the R/V Neeskay, and more to see how we earned a reputation for freshwater research.

Building Info :

600 E. Greenfield Avenue
http://freshwater.uwm.edu
1pm - 5pm
4:45pm
NOT OPEN
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