A Presentation of Student Research Celebrating
Discovery and Education in the Biological Sciences
Our Keynote Speaker was DR. THOMAS SWETNAM, Regents’ Professor of Dendrochronology Emeritus, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research, University of Arizona, Jemez Mountains Tree-Ring Lab, Jemez Springs, New Mexico. (Short CV.) He spoke about "Multi-Century Tree-Ring Perspectives of Human, Climate and Forest Interactions in New Mexico."
2018 Winners Program & Abstracts
Beginning on the morning of Wednesday, March 21st (for Judges' Preview) through Research Day on Friday, March 23rd, student posters were displayed in the first-floor and basement hallways of Castetter Hall.
Thursday's schedule was:
|3:30 p.m.||Departmental Research Presentation, "Of Mosquitoes and Men: Modeling the Ecology of Dengue and Zika Viruses," by Dr. Helen Wearing, 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 schedule was:
|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.|
|Student Poster Presentations,
Session 1, First Floor of Castetter West-wing Hallways.
|▪ 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.
Keynote Lecture, SUB Ballroom B:
|5:00–8:00 p.m.||Reception and the Silent Auction, SUB Ballroom C.|
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
Catherine St. Clair
Aurora Kraus, BGSA
Diana Macias, BGSA
Updated April 19, 2018