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By Mike HarrisonBioForward Manager, Business Development This has been a tough year for everyone, but as someone with young children, my thoughts are often with the many families experiencing hardships this holiday season.  With increasing job loss, food insecurity, and constant uncertainty at school, the low-income families in Milwaukee have been suffering beyond what most […]

By Brian MoellerBioForward Director, Operations & Member Services This past year was challenging for all of us in a whole host of ways, though as the crisis continued to drag on it became clear that not enough was done to protect those who are most at-risk in our communities and that more help might not […]

By Rissa GuffeyBioForward Marketing Manager At this time of year, especially during these unprecedented coronavirus times, it is challenging to give of yourself freely.  Time. Talent. Treasure. But how much? To what organization?  What makes a real impact? It is a heart-wrenching conundrum, further drawn out by the new questions of: is it safe to […]

By Lisa JohnsonBioForward CEO I am inspired every day when I see how so many people give their creativity, time, and money to support our communities and those in need. I know I could do much more and have had to self-reflect on being too self-centered and does that bring me as much joy as […]

By Janet WhiteBioForward Board MemberDirector of Strategic Portfolio Management, Promega With the rollercoaster of a year we’ve all experienced, the recently released Wisconsin Biohealth: Industry Landscape and Economic Impact Report has been a welcome bright spot highlighting the amazing successes of our region’s biohealth companies and organizations. Simply put, the biohealth industry is a leading […]

Read the full press release here Current disinfectant products for killing viruses like coronavirus take minutes to fully sanitize surfaces, which isn’t practical on high-contact areas such as door handles, elevators, and banisters. That’s why the University of Central Florida is co-developing a new, rapid-acting, long-lasting disinfectant spray that instantly kills viruses without using harsh […]

Jocelyn Cao joined the BioForward Wisconsin team in July 2020 as the Communication and Events Coordinator Intern. Jocelyn is a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Biology and in Life Science Communications.  As the Communications and Events Coordinator Intern, Jocelyn will be assisting with general communications needs, social media, […]

In June 2018, University of Wisconsin-Madison student and Wisconsin native, Cate Wilkinson, joined the team at BioForward Wisconsin as our Communications, Marketing, and Events Intern.  She was going to school to earn her Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. She thought that joining BioForward, as a biohealth membership association, would afford her the opportunity to learn […]