Current Semester Graduate Courses

*Please check current course catalog at the Registrar website for most up-to-date course list

Spring 2024

A maximum of 4 credit hours may be applied toward the Biology major. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Invert Immunoparasitology
00234339


Topics
Coenraad M Adema - coenadem@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Insect Symbiosis & Genomics
00334176TopicsEllen O Martinson - emartinson@unm.edu1 TO 38
Fees: $5
T: Alpine Plant Diversity
00455606


Topics
Hannah E Marx - hmarx@unm.edu17
Fees: $5
T: Ecosystems Ecology
00539393


Topics
Marcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu18
Fees: $5
T: Amphibian & Reptile Biodiv
00655608


Topics
Lisa N Barrow - lnbarrow@unm.edu18
Fees: $5
T: Current Lit in Symbiosis
00753533


Topics
Vincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu1 TO 38
Fees: $5
T: Computational Biology
00855616


Topics
Davorka Gulisija - dgulisija@unm.edu18
Fees: $5
T: Immunology Discussion
00937299

M 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 57

Topics
Eric Y Denkers - edenkers@unm.edu17
Fees: $5
T: Global Change & Forests
01042688


Topics
Matthew D Hurteau - mhurteau@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Evoltnary Ecol of Mutalism
01136927


Topics
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu1 Section Full
Fees: $5
T: Systematics Discusn Group
01249695


Topics
Michael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu19
Fees: $5
T: Ecological Genetics
01337173


Topics
Kenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu19
Fees: $5
T: Biodiversity Justice Visual
01459213

TR 9:30 AM - 12:15 PM
Masley Hall (Art Education) 201

Web Enhanced - Topics
Subhankar Banerjee - subhankar@unm.edu32
Fees: $82.5
T: Research Ethics
01561977


Topics
William L Gannon - wgannon@unm.edu120
Fees: $5
T: Biology BLOG
01636229

F 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 1424

Topics
Felisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu112
Fees: $5
T: Animal Phys Ecol
01734612TopicsBlair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu125
Fees: $5
T: Math-Theory Ecology
01936855


Topics
Helen J Wearing - hwearing@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Immunology Letters
02053948


Topics
Robert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu13
Fees: $5
T: PREP Research & Integrity
02146527

T 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 258

Topics
Alexis L Kaminsky - akaminsky@salud.unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: LAAW: Creative Production
02257035

F 1:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Art 304

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jeanette L Hart-Mann - hartmann@unm.edu31
Fees: $382.5
T: Photosynthesis
CANCELED
023
36924Topics Staff 1 Section Full
Fees: $5
T: Aridland Ecology
02439396


Topics
Scott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu17
Fees: $5
T: Arthropod Discussion
02554003


Topics
Kelly B Miller - kbmiller@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Herpetology Collection Res
02636301


Topics
Jacek T Giermakowski - tomas@unm.edu115
Fees: $5
T: Ecol & Evolution of Fishes
02737174TopicsThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu111
Fees: $5
T: Fungal Biology
02938313


Topics
Donald O Natvig - dnatvig@unm.eduJennifer Anne Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.eduDonald Lee Taylor - fflt@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Paleoecology-Macroecology
03036158

F 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 1424

Topics
Felisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu112
Fees: $5
T: Avian Sci Specimen Prep
03239461


Topics
Christopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu18
Fees: $5
T: Developmental Neurobiology
03354018


Topics
Mubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu19
Fees: $5
T: LAAW: Field Investigations
03457042

Off Campus - Albuquerque ONE

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jeanette L Hart-Mann - hartmann@unm.edu31
Fees: $382.5
T: Entering Mentoring in STEM
03557324


Topics
Cristina D Takacs - cvesbach@unm.edu1 TO 35
Fees: $5
T: UGrad Research Experience
03657480


Topics
Kelly A Howe - khowe@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $5
T: Mammal Sci Prep
03738017

R 1:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Cons for Env Rsrch, Info & Art 237

Topics
Joseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Mammal Sci Prep II
03849759


Topics
Joseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $5
T: Writing Clearly for Biology
03957323


Topics
Eva Stricker - evadr@unm.edu1 Section Full
Fees: $5
T: NeuroDeGen Journal Club
04057408


Topics
Mubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu110
T: Sevilleta LTER Research
04157712


Topics
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu19
Fees: $5
T: Readings in STEM DEI
04360051

W 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 107

Topics
Michael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu17
Fees: $5
T: Current Lit in Microecology
04434610TopicsCristina D Takacs - cvesbach@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $5
T: Molecular Systematic Disc
04535801


Topics
Christopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu18
Fees: $5
T: Museum Science Colloquium
04656865

T 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Physics & Astronomy Interdis 2120

Topics
Christopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu1 Section Full
Fees: $5
T: Museomics
05344529


Topics
Joseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $5
T: MRT Workshop
05461077

W 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Physics & Astronomy Interdis 2120

Web Enhanced - Recitation
Thomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu13
Fees: $5

Continually changing selection of sections that satisfy upper-division Ecology/Evolution breadth requirement. Prerequisite: 304 and 304L. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Plant-Microbe Interactions
00455583

TR 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 107

Web Enhanced - Topics
Donald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu38
Symbiosis
00561097

TF 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 100

Web Enhanced - Topics
Ben Hanelt - bhanelt@unm.edu3 Section Full
Ecosystem Biogeochemistry
00661251

MWF 1:00 PM - 1:50 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 107

Web Enhanced - Topics
Alexandra J Webster - awebster2@unm.edu321

A large-scale statistical approach to study the abundance, distribution and diversity of organisms.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00161416

TR 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 1424

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Felisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu38

Continually changing selections of sections that satisfy upper division Interdisciplinary breadth requirement. Prerequisite: 304 and 304L. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Human Genetics and Genomics
00262114

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Topics
Jeffrey C Long - jlo@unm.edu312
T: Microbiomes
00362244

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 57

Web Enhanced - Topics
Vincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu31
T: Biology Toolbox
01149395

F 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Cons for Env Rsrch, Info & Art 335

Topics
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu343
T: Microbiomes
CANCELED
012
61072Topics Staff 32
Immunology Education
01361095

TR 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 57

Topics
Robert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu39
T: Wrtng for Pub-Natural Sci
01460341


Web Enhanced - Topics
Julianne N Engberg - newmark@unm.edu36

This course provides engagement between UNM students and faculty with the wider scientific community. Each week a different scientist is invited by UNM Biology faculty or students to present their research to the department. Each seminar concludes with a short audience question period.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00161091

R 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 100

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Ellen O Martinson - emartinson@unm.edu123

This course provides engagement between UNM biology graduate students, UNM biology majors, and the wider UNM biology community. Graduate students in the Department of Biology present their research each week.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00161089

W 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 100

Web Enhanced - Seminar
Moses J Michelsohn - mmichelsohn@unm.edu12

Principles of toxicology; pharmacology and biotransformation of xenobiotics. Mechanism of action, medical uses, and evolutionary ecology of biological toxins. Prerequisite: 304 and 304L.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00138630

W 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 55

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Eric C Toolson - toolson@unm.edu32

Individual research into an area proposed by the student and conducted under the direction of a faculty member.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00129924Independent StudyCoenraad M Adema - coenadem@unm.edu1 TO 1225
00329926Independent Study Staff 1 TO 1225
00440274


Independent Study
Michael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu1 TO 1225
00542691


Independent Study
Staff 1 TO 1225
00629927Independent StudyScott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu1 TO 1224
00729928


Independent Study
Joseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu1 TO 1224
00829930Independent StudyEric Y Denkers - edenkers@unm.edu1 TO 1225
00929931Independent StudyDavorka Gulisija - dgulisija@unm.edu1 TO 1223
01129934Independent StudyDavid T Hanson - dthanson@unm.edu1 TO 1223
01240275


Independent Study
Matthew D Hurteau - mhurteau@unm.edu1 TO 1225
01429935Independent StudyMarcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu1 TO 1223
01729938Independent StudyHannah E Marx - hmarx@unm.edu1 TO 1223
01829933Independent StudyKelly B Miller - kbmiller@unm.edu1 TO 1223
01929939Independent StudyRobert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu1 TO 1224
02129941Independent StudyDonald O Natvig - dnatvig@unm.edu1 TO 1223
02229942Independent StudyKenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu1 TO 1225
02329943Independent StudyWilliam T Pockman - pockman@unm.edu1 TO 1225
02429944Independent StudySteven Poe - anolis@unm.edu1 TO 1225
02629946Independent StudyFelisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu1 TO 1224
02729955Independent StudyMubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu1 TO 1225
02929948Independent StudyCristina D Takacs - cvesbach@unm.edu1 TO 1225
03129950Independent StudyEric C Toolson - toolson@unm.edu1 TO 1225
03229951Independent StudyThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu1 TO 1224
03529964Independent StudyChristopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu1 TO 1224
03629953Independent StudyBlair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu1 TO 1225
03729929Independent StudyIrene Salinas - isalinas@unm.edu1 TO 1224
03829932Independent StudyBen Hanelt - bhanelt@unm.edu1 TO 1225
04035407Independent StudyHelen J Wearing - hwearing@unm.edu1 TO 1210
04136750


Independent Study
Rebecca J Bixby - bbixby@unm.edu1 TO 1225
04241024


Independent Study
Donald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu1 TO 1224
04329961Independent StudySeth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu1 TO 1223
04529958Independent Study Staff 1 TO 1225
04635198Independent StudyKelly A Howe - khowe@unm.edu1 TO 12 Section Full
04847106


Independent Study
Christopher A Johnston - johnstca@unm.edu1 TO 1225
05029963Independent StudyDiana E Northup - dnorthup@unm.edu1 TO 1223
05129954Independent StudyEsteban H Muldavin - muldavin@unm.edu1 TO 1225
05229956Independent StudyPaul J Watson - pwatson@unm.edu1 TO 1225
05329957Independent StudyLisa N Barrow - lnbarrow@unm.edu1 TO 1223
05435839Independent StudyEllen O Martinson - emartinson@unm.edu1 TO 129
05538245


Independent Study
Vincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu1 TO 1224
05637176


Independent Study
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu1 TO 1220
05737177


Independent Study
Christopher A Johnston - johnstca@unm.edu1 TO 1225
05837178


Independent Study
Thomas L Kennedy - tkennedy@unm.edu1 TO 1225
05941707


Independent Study
David J Van Horn - vanhorn@unm.edu1 TO 1224
06041708


Independent Study
Sara V Brant - sbrant@unm.edu1 TO 1220
06147062


Independent Study
Seth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu1 TO 127
06249807


Independent Study
Vincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu1 TO 1225

Immunoglobulin structure, antigen-antibody reactions, immunity and hypersensitivity; experimental approach will be emphasized. Three lectures.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00145350

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 100

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Robert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu34
Fees: $5

Application of mathematics to models of biological systems, from genes to communities. Emphasis placed on broadly-applicable concepts and qualitative solution techniques. Laboratory exercises introduce students to MATLAB programming. Prerequisite: (MATH 1430 and MATH 1440) or (MATH 1512 and MATH 1522).

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00161094

MWF 10:00 AM - 10:50 AM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 107

Web Enhanced - Laboratory
Helen J Wearing - hwearing@unm.edu31

Faculty-supervised investigative study that results in the development and writing of a master’s thesis. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00130438ThesisCoenraad M Adema - coenadem@unm.edu1 TO 625
00339934


*Thesis/Dissertation
Michael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu1 TO 625
00542692


*Thesis/Dissertation
Lisa N Barrow - lnbarrow@unm.edu1 TO 625
00630440ThesisScott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu1 TO 623
00735006ThesisJoseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu1 TO 623
00830443ThesisEric Y Denkers - edenkers@unm.edu1 TO 625
00930445ThesisDavorka Gulisija - dgulisija@unm.edu1 TO 625
01130449ThesisDavid T Hanson - dthanson@unm.edu1 TO 622
01239936


Thesis
Matthew D Hurteau - mhurteau@unm.edu1 TO 625
01430450ThesisMarcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu1 TO 623
01730453ThesisHannah E Marx - hmarx@unm.edu1 TO 625
01830448ThesisKelly B Miller - kbmiller@unm.edu1 TO 625
01930454ThesisRobert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu1 TO 625
02030455ThesisEllen O Martinson - emartinson@unm.edu1 TO 625
02130457ThesisDonald O Natvig - dnatvig@unm.edu1 TO 625
02330458ThesisWilliam T Pockman - pockman@unm.edu1 TO 625
02430459ThesisSteven Poe - anolis@unm.edu1 TO 625
02630468ThesisFelisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu1 TO 624
02730462ThesisMubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu1 TO 625
02830463ThesisStephen A Stricker - sstr@unm.edu1 TO 625
02930464ThesisCristina D Takacs - cvesbach@unm.edu1 TO 625
03030465ThesisVincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu1 TO 625
03130466ThesisEric C Toolson - toolson@unm.edu1 TO 625
03230467ThesisThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu1 TO 625
03330469ThesisDonald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu1 TO 625
03530472ThesisChristopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu1 TO 624
03630471ThesisBlair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu1 TO 625
03735491ThesisThomas L Kennedy - tkennedy@unm.edu1 TO 625
03830447ThesisIrene Salinas - isalinas@unm.edu1 TO 625
04035405ThesisHelen J Wearing - hwearing@unm.edu1 TO 610
04138617


*Thesis/Dissertation
Ben Hanelt - bhanelt@unm.edu1 TO 610
04337179


Thesis
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu1 TO 624
04437180


Thesis
Christopher A Johnston - johnstca@unm.edu1 TO 625
04537181


Thesis
Kenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu1 TO 624
04637182


Thesis
Seth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu1 TO 625
04762758


Thesis
Alexandra J Webster - awebster2@unm.edu1 TO 623
04862759


Thesis
Lomeli C Shull - lshull1@unm.edu1 TO 625
04962760


Thesis
Andrea L McQuate - amcquate@salud.unm.edu1 TO 625

Approval of Committee on Studies required.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00542694


Practice Experience
Diana E Northup - dnorthup@unm.edu4 TO 82
00636340


Practice Experience
Scott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu4 TO 810
01430485Practice ExperienceMarcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu4 TO 810
02434979Practice ExperienceSteven Poe - anolis@unm.edu4 TO 810
02630481Practice ExperienceFelisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu4 TO 825
02730492Practice ExperienceMubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu4 TO 825
03030495Practice ExperienceAlbert R Thornhill - rthorn@unm.edu4 TO 825
03230496Practice ExperienceThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu4 TO 825
03340979


Practice Experience
Donald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu4 TO 824
04136576


Practice Experience
Irene Salinas - isalinas@unm.edu4 TO 825
04337183


Practice Experience
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu4 TO 825
04537184


Practice Experience
Kenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu4 TO 825
04637185


Practice Experience
Seth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu4 TO 825

Faculty-supervised investigative study that results in the development and writing of a doctoral dissertation. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00130504DissertationCoenraad M Adema - coenadem@unm.edu3 TO 1224
00542693*Thesis/DissertationLisa N Barrow - lnbarrow@unm.edu3 TO 1224
00630505DissertationScott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu3 TO 1224
00730506DissertationJoseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu3 TO 1223
00830507DissertationAlexandra J Webster - awebster2@unm.edu3 TO 1225
00930508DissertationLomeli C Shull - lshull1@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01030509DissertationDavorka Gulisija - dgulisija@unm.edu3 TO 1224
01130513DissertationDavid T Hanson - dthanson@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01430514DissertationMarcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01654807


Dissertation
Ellen O Martinson - emartinson@unm.edu3 TO 124
01730517DissertationVincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01830511DissertationKelly B Miller - kbmiller@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01930521DissertationRobert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu3 TO 1224
02030519DissertationHannah E Marx - hmarx@unm.edu3 TO 1225
02130522DissertationDonald O Natvig - dnatvig@unm.edu3 TO 1224
02240980


Dissertation
Donald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu3 TO 1224
02330523DissertationWilliam T Pockman - pockman@unm.edu3 TO 1224
02430524DissertationSteven Poe - anolis@unm.edu3 TO 1224
02630532DissertationFelisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu3 TO 1223
02730526DissertationMubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu3 TO 1223
02930528DissertationCristina D Takacs - cvesbach@unm.edu3 TO 1223
03130530DissertationEric C Toolson - toolson@unm.edu3 TO 1225
03230531DissertationThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu3 TO 1222
03330533DissertationMichael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu3 TO 1221
03534829DissertationChristopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu3 TO 1224
03630536DissertationBlair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu3 TO 1224
03738618


Dissertation
Eric Y Denkers - edenkers@unm.edu3 TO 1223
03830510DissertationKenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu3 TO 1224
04035406DissertationHelen J Wearing - hwearing@unm.edu3 TO 1224
04136577


Dissertation
Irene Salinas - isalinas@unm.edu3 TO 1224
04337186


Dissertation
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu3 TO 1224
04437187


Dissertation
Christopher A Johnston - johnstca@unm.edu3 TO 1225
04537188


Dissertation
Matthew D Hurteau - mhurteau@unm.edu3 TO 1224
04637189


Dissertation
Seth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu3 TO 1225
04762761


Dissertation
Andrea L McQuate - amcquate@salud.unm.edu3 TO 1225