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UNM Biology Annual Research Day

Photo - Research Day23rd Annual Research Day
Friday, April 4, 2014

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

This year's Keynote Speaker was Dr. Daniel Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, The University of Tennessee–Knoxville. He spoke about "Biological Invasions: What Do They Do, What Can We Do about Them, and Why Are They Controversial?"

Research Day Presentation Winners

Event Schedule

Beginning in the morning on Thursday, April 3rd (for Judges' Preview) through Research Day on Friday, April 4th, student posters were displayed in the hallways of Castetter Hall.

This year, our Thursday afternoon events were: an Open House; a community lecture, "Aquaculture Vaccines: The Past, Present and Future," by Dr. Irene Salinas, UNM Asst. Professor of Biology (3:30–4:30 p.m., 55 Castetter Hall); and a Silent Auction with refreshments (4:30–6:00 p.m., Castetter Hall basement). There also were tours of the Museum of Southwestern Biology and of the new greenhouse.

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. Daniel Simberloff, 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
will be available at the BGSA Sales Table.


2014 Research Day Committee Members

Co-Chair:  Lee Couch
Co-Chair: Jennifer Rudgers
Abstracts & Program:   Anne Rice
Web Page:   Anne Rice

Donna George
David Hanson
Kelly Howe
Steve Poe
Andrea Chavez, BGSA representative
Rachael Mallis, BGSA representative

Updated April 7, 2014

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