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UNM Biology Annual Research Day

A Research Day Poster Presentation28th Annual Research Days
Thursday, March 28 &
Friday, March 29, 2019

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


Our 2019 Keynote Speaker will be DR. WHENDEE SILVER, the Rudy Grah Chair and Professor of Ecosystem Ecology and Biogeochemistry in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California–Berkeley.

2018 Winners                 2018 Program & Abstracts

Event Schedule

Beginning on the morning of Wednesday, March 27th (for Judges' Preview) through Research Day on Friday, March 29th, student posters were displayed in the first-floor hallways of Castetter Hall.

Thursday's tentative schedule is:

3:30 p.m. Departmental Research Presentation, speaker to be determined, Castetter Room 100.
4:30 p.m. Scholarship Awards, by Dr. William Pockman, Chair & Professor of UNM Biology.
4:45–6:30 p.m. Museum of Southwestern Biology (MSB) Open House, CERIA (Bldg. 83).

Friday's tentative schedule is:

8:30–9:30 a.m. Check In at the Registration Desk, foyer, Castetter Hall.
9:00–10:45 a.m. Student Oral Presentations, 12 talks in two concurrent sessions, 51 & 57 Castetter Hall.
11:00 a.m.–
12:30 p.m.
Student Poster Presentations,
Session 1, First Floor of Castetter West-wing Hallways.
12:30–
1:30 p.m.
▪ Lunch, Basement & Courtyard of Castetter Hall.
BGSA Lunch with Keynote Speaker, 107 Castetter Hall.
1:30–3:00 p.m. Student Poster Presentations,
Session 2, First Floor of Castetter West-wing Hallways.
4:00–5:00 p.m.

Keynote Lecture, SUB Ballroom B:
Introduction of the Keynote Speaker by Dr. William T. Pockman, UNM Professor & Chair of Biology.
Keynote Lecture.
Presentation of a Gift of Appreciation by Dr. Robert B. Waide, Professor of UNM Biology & Co-Chair of the 2019 Research Day Committee.

5:00–8:00 p.m. Reception and the Silent Auction, SUB Ballroom C.

Research Day Hallway

Research Day BGSA Sales


The Biology Department apparel will be available at the BGSA Sales Table.





2018 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
Joanne Kuestner
Catherine St. Clair
Aurora Kraus, BGSA
Heather Mercer, BGSA

Updated October 25, 2018