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 MARC 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.



STEM Collaborative

STEM Gateway

Biology UnderGraduate Society (BUGS)


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Upcoming Seminar

Jan 27, 2022 - 03:30pm

Title: TBA

Speaker/s:  Dr. Lydia  Jennings

Host/s:  BGSA  DEI Committee

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Upcoming Brown Bag

Jan 26, 2022 - 12:00pm

Past, Present, and Future of the Museum of Southwestern Biology

Speaker/s: Chris Witt

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Upcoming Event

Feb 28, 2022 - 04:00pm

Undergraduate Coffee/Tea/Snack Hour

Where: Castetter 55

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