Contact Us

Cristina Takacs-Vesbach, Department Chair
167F Castetter Hall

Donna George, Department Administrator
167C Castetter Hall

Graduate Studies

Information about Graduate admissions, scheduling, timetables, financial aid, and programs
Sarina Ochoa, Graduate Program Coordinator, 505-277-1712

Undergraduate Studies

For questions about Undergraduate scheduling, timetables, fees, awards, transcripts, and programs, please consult the Biology Advising page or email the advisors ( 


Looking for payroll and financial assistance?
Tayli Lam, Mgr., Research Admin., 505/277-1794

General Inquiries

Don't know who to ask or where to find it? The Dept. of Biology's Main Office will try to help you.
Main Office Front Desk, 505/277-3411,

Tech Support

Departmental IT Problems
A&S IT Tech Support, 165C Castetter Hall
Submit a Help Ticket


Broken links, error messages, updates or website-related questions

Department Directory

Full list of department personnel


Mailing Address:
Department of Biology
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Shipping Address:
UNM Biology
Castetter Hall Rm 1480
219 Yale Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Main Office Location:
167 Castetter Hall
Phone: 505/277-3411
Fax: 505/277-0304