Welcome to UNM Biology

With classes and research spanning genes to ecosystems and beyond, we are home to major research programs like the Museum of Southwestern Biology, the Sevilleta Long-Term Ecological Research Program (LTER), the Center for Evolutionary and Theoretical Immunology (CETI), and New Mexico Natural Heritage

As a leader in funded research and scholarly productivity, our graduate and undergraduate students learn about research by doing it. 

Undergraduate training programs in the department like U-RISE at UNM, the PREP at UNM program, and the Sevilleta REU sites program, as well as Graduate training programs like the Museum Research Traineeship, provide additional opportunities for students to engage with research. 

Please look around to see all of the activity across our department and find a place for your own study of Biology!

Undergraduate Opportunities:

Interested in Research?  Mentoring? Meeting other Biology students?  Check out these links.



U-RISE Program


Slice of Bio

STEM Gateway

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Upcoming Seminar

Aug 25, 2022 - 03:30pm

Title: TBA (Promotion Seminar)

Speaker/s:  Dr. Si-Ming  Zhang, Research Associate Professor, UNM Biology

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Upcoming Brown Bag

Aug 24, 2022 - 12:00pm

Biology Advisement Day

Speaker/s: Moses Michelsohn

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