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UNM Biology Annual Research Day

Photo - Research Day25th Annual Research Day
Thursday, March 31 &
Friday, April 1, 2016

A Presentation of Student Research Celebrating
Discovery and Education in the Biological Sciences


2016 Research Day Winners      2016 Abstracts

This year's Keynote Speaker was DR. KEVIN LAFFERTY, Senior Ecologist, Western Ecological Research Center, U.S. Geological Survey; Principal Investigator, Marine Science Center, University of California–Santa Barbara; and Adjunct Faculty, Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology, University of California–Santa Barbara. Dr. Lafferty's lecture was: "Parasites and Food Webs."

Event Schedule

Wednesday, March 30th was Judges' Preview of the posters that were displayed in the first-floor hallways of Castetter Hall.

Thursday's schedule was:

8:30 a.m. Registration Table opens:  pick up badges and Program & Abstracts or Presentation Lists
9:30–11:30 a.m. Student Poster Presentations and Judging, Session 1, first-floor hallways of Casetter Hall
(odd-numbered posters judged).
1:30–3:20 p.m. Student Poster Presentations and Judging, Session 2, first-floor hallways of Casetter Hall
(even-numbered posters judged).
3:30–4:20 p.m. Departmental Research Presentation by Dr. Seth Newsome, Biol. Asst. Prof., 100 Castetter Hall.
He spoke on "The Role of Historic Ecology in Establishing Baselines for Conservation: A Few Case
Examples from the North Pacific Ocean."
4:30–4:45 p.m. Departmental Picture taken of Biology Faculty, Research Faculty, Graduate Students and Staff,
Courtyard of Castetter Hall.
4:30–6:00 p.m. Open House in the Museum of Southwestern Biology (CERIA, Bldg. 83)

Friday's schedule was:

8:00 a.m. Registration Table opens:  pick up badges and Program & Abstracts or Presentation Lists
9:00–11:30 a.m. Student Oral Presentations, Session 1,
100 Castetter Hall
9:00–11:30 a.m. Student Oral Presentations, Session 2,
107 Castetter Hall
11:30 a.m.–
1:00 p.m.
▪ Lunch, Basement & Courtyard of Castetter Hall
BGSA Lunch with Keynote Speaker, 107 Castetter Hall
1:00–3:15 p.m. Student Oral Presentations, Session 3,
100 Castetter Hall
1:00–3:15 p.m. Student Oral Presentations, Session 4,
107 Castetter Hall
3:30–4:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture, 122 Northrup Hall
5:00–8:00 p.m. Reception for our Keynote Speaker, Silent Auction, and Awards Ceremony, UNM University Club, 1923 Las Lomas.
   
   
The Biology Department T-shirts and other items
were available at the BGSA Sales Table.

Research Day Posters

Research Day Posters





2016 Research Day Committee Members

Co-Chair:   Dr. Robert Waide
Co-Chair:  Dr. Dorothy Scholl
Abstracts & Program:  Anne Rice
Web Page:  Anne Rice

Dr. Donna George
Dr. Ben Hanelt
Nathan Holscher
Dr. Thomas Kennedy
Catherine Osborn
Dianna Kresja, BGSA
Rosalee Reese, BGSA

Updated April 8, 2016