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UNM Biology Annual Research Day

Photo - Research Day24th Annual Research Day
Friday, March 27, 2015

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

This year's Keynote Speaker was Dr. Janine Caira, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Department, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT. She spoke on "On the Implications of Going Global for Our Understanding of Biodiversity and Coevolution: The Case of Sharks, Rays and Their Tapeworms.”

2015 Winners             Student Presentation Lists

Event Schedule

Beginning in the morning on Thursday, March 26th (for Judges' Preview) through Research Day on Friday, March 27th, student posters were displayed in the hallways of Castetter Hall.

The Thursday afternoon events were:

Friday's schedule was:

9:00–11:00 a.m.

Judging of Student Posters, Session 1,
(students with odd-numbered posters should be at their posters to take questions)

10:00–11:35 a.m.

Student Oral Presentations, Session 1,
100 Castetter Hall

Noon–1:00 p.m.

Lunch, Basement & Courtyard of Castetter Hall

1:00–2:15 p.m. Student Oral Presentations, Session 2,
100 Castetter Hall
1:00–3:00 p.m.

Judging of Student Posters, Session 2
(students with even-numbered posters should be at their posters to take questions)

4:00–5:00 p.m.

Keynote Lecture by Dr. Janine Caira, 103 Regener Hall

5:00–5:30 p.m.

Awards Ceremony.
103 Regener Hall

Research Day Posters

Research Day Posters


The newest Biology Department T-shirts with the following designs (front; back) in both black and gray
were available at the BGSA Sales Table.


2015 Research Day Committee Members

Co-Chair:   Dr. Donna George
Co-Chair:   Dr. Steve Poe
Abstracts & Program:   Anne Rice
Web Page:   Anne Rice

Dr. Ulfar Bergthorsson
Lee Couch
Kelly Howe
Dr. Bruce Milne
Catherine Osborn
Larissa Anderson, BGSA
Jenny Noble, BGSA

Updated March 30, 2015