Current Semester Graduate Courses

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

Fall 2022

Course emphasizes investigation, evaluation, and discussion of areas of specialized knowledge or inquiry relevant to the profession or field of study. Offered on a CR/NC basis only.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00111229SeminarKenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu16
Fees: $5

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

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Brown Bag Research Seminar
00130562

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

Web Enhanced - Topics
Moses J Michelsohn - mmichelsohn@unm.edu118
Fees: $5
T: Analysis of Long Term Data
00269013


Topics
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu19
Fees: $5
T: Avian Biogeoraphy Discussn
00330573


Topics
Michael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu1 TO 3 Section Full
Fees: $5
T: Museum Science Colloquium
CANCELED
004
69029Topics Staff 12
Fees: $5
T: Research Ethics in Biology
00567465

W 4:00 PM - 5:40 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 107

Topics
William L Gannon - wgannon@unm.edu120
Fees: $5
T: MRT Workshop
00669031

W 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Science Math Learning Center 120

Web Enhanced - Topics
Thomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu12
Fees: $5
T: Fou. Papers on Evolution
00770626


Topics
Christopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu115
Fees: $5
T: LAAW: Research
00870876

Art 304

Off Campus - Albuquerque ONE

Topics
Jeanette L Hart-Mann - hartmann@unm.edu31
Fees: $377.5
T: LAAW: PresentationDissemina
00970879

F 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Art 304

Topics
Jeanette L Hart-Mann - hartmann@unm.edu31
Fees: $377.5
T: Ecosystems Ecology
01050968


Topics
Marcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu18
Fees: $5
T: Math-Theory Ecology
01171004


Topics
Helen J Wearing - hwearing@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Immunology Letters
01267830


Topics
Robert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu18
Fees: $5
T: Fungal Biology
01371355


Topics
Donald L Taylor - fflt@unm.eduDonald Owen Natvig - dnatvig@unm.eduJennifer Anne Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu19
Fees: $5
T: Ecological Genetics
01471388


Topics
Kenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu19
Fees: $5
T: Ecology and Evol of Fishes
01533928TopicsThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu123
Fees: $5
T: Invert Immunoparasitology
01671694


Topics
Coenraad M Adema - coenadem@unm.edu19
Fees: $5
T: Aridland Ecology
01771717


Topics
Scott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu1 TO 35
Fees: $5
T: Comp Evolution & Genetics
01871493


Topics
Davorka Gulisija - dgulisija@unm.edu11
Fees: $5
ST: Synthetic Cells &Organelle
01974056

MW 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Dane Smith Hall 128

Web Enhanced - Topics
Gabriel P Lopez - gplopez@unm.edu35
Fees: $5
T: Amphibian & Reptile Biodiv
02071910


Topics
Lisa N Barrow - lnbarrow@unm.edu16
Fees: $5
T: Alpine Plant Diversity
02171917


Topics
Hannah E Marx - hmarx@unm.edu17
Fees: $5
T: Biology BLOG
02248440

F 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 1424

Topics
Carson P Hedberg - chedberg@unm.edu19
Fees: $5
T: Isocamp
02371840


Topics
Seth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu310
Fees: $5
T: Immunology Discussion
02449087


Topics
Eric Y Denkers - edenkers@salud.unm.edu18
Fees: $5
T: Scientific Integrity
02539577


Topics
William L Gannon - wgannon@unm.edu17
Fees: $5
T: Molecular Systematics Disc
02639141


Topics
Christopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu111
Fees: $5
T: Insect Symbiosis & Genonics
02771491


Topics
Ellen O Martinson - emartinson@unm.edu1 TO 39
Fees: $5
T: Paleoecology-Macroecology
02871931

F 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 57

Topics
Felisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu15
Fees: $5
T: Conservation Bio Seminar
02973108

W 4:00 PM - 6:45 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 57

Topics
Joseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu33
Fees: $5
T: Stable Isotope Sem
03073418

M 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM
Physics & Astronomy Interdis 1010

Topics
Nicu-Viorel Atudorei - atudorei@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Current Lit in Symbiosis
03171496


Topics
Vincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu1 TO 37
Fees: $5
T: Sevilleta LTER Research
03263027


Topics
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu18
Fees: $5
T: Wolf Lab Sem
03328754TopicsBlair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Microbial Ecology
03474022

MW 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 55

Web Enhanced - Topics
Diana E Northup - dnorthup@unm.edu34
Fees: $5
T: Neuronal
03574236


Topics
Mubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Museum Science Colloquium
03674204

T 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Sara Raynolds Hall 107

Web Enhanced - Topics
Christopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu1 Section Full
Fees: $5
T: Entering Mentoring in STEM
03771759


Topics
Cristina D Takacs - cvesbach@unm.edu1 TO 35
Fees: $5
T: Global Change and Forests
05352059


Topics
Matthew D Hurteau - mhurteau@unm.edu1 Section Full
Fees: $5
T: Evolutionary Genomics
05432478


Topics
Joseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu1 TO 310
Fees: $5
T: Entomology Discussion
05939929


Topics
Kelly B Miller - kbmiller@unm.edu110
Fees: $5
T: Plant Physiological Ecology
06036579TopicsWilliam T Pockman - pockman@unm.edu1 Section Full
Fees: $5

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

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
T: Physiological Ecology
00172369

W 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 100

Topics
Blair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu39

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: Human Evolution
00174251

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Anthropology 176

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Hibben Center 105

Web Enhanced - Topics
Sherry V Nelson - svnelson@unm.edu35

Major themes in current ecological research, with in-depth exploration of the theoretical and empirical literature of individual, population, community, ecosystem and landscape ecology. Recommended for all Biology Department graduate students in any field of ecology, evolution and behavior. Three lectures, 1.5 hours lab/discussion.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00172362

W 2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 53

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

Lecture
Scott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu44

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: Biodiversity Informatics
00167127

MW 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM
Cons for Env Rsrch, Info & Art 335

Web Enhanced - Topics
Lisa N Barrow - lnbarrow@unm.edu31
T: Microbiomes
00269027

MW 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Ortega Hall 217

Web Enhanced - Topics
Vincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu38
T: Interdisc Mus Science
00369033

TR 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Science Math Learning Center 352

Web Enhanced - Topics
Thomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu32
T: Developmental Neurobiology
CANCELED
004
69035Topics Staff 310
T: Lizard Macroevolution
00672071


Topics
Steven Poe - anolis@unm.edu35
T: Astrobiology
00852321

MW 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Northrop Hall (Earth&Plan Sci) 122

Web Enhanced - Topics
Thomas L Kennedy - tkennedy@unm.edu37

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
00167112

W 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 100

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Eric C Toolson - toolson@unm.edu35

Principles of DNA and RNA purification, enzymatic manipulation of nucleic acids, molecular cloning, gel electrophoresis, hybridization procedures and nucleotide sequencing. Two hours lecture, 5 hours lab. Restriction: permission of instructor.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00111850

MF 1:00 PM - 3:50 PM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 41

Web Enhanced - Combined Lecture/Lab
Coenraad M Adema - coenadem@unm.edu41
Fees: $100

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

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00143746


Independent Study
Michael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu1 TO 1224
00269018


Independent Study
Lisa N Barrow - lnbarrow@unm.edu1 TO 1219
00369023


Independent Study
Hannah E Marx - hmarx@unm.edu1 TO 1224
00411855Independent StudySteven Poe - anolis@unm.edu1 TO 1225
00511856Independent StudyIrene Salinas - isalinas@unm.edu1 TO 1224
00611858Independent StudyScott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu1 TO 1221
00711859Independent StudyJoseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu1 TO 1223
00811861Independent Study Staff 1 TO 1225
01042589


Independent Study
Kim D Eichhorst - kimde@unm.edu1 TO 1224
01111866Independent StudyDavid T Hanson - dthanson@unm.edu1 TO 1223
01311867Independent StudyCoenraad M Adema - coenadem@unm.edu1 TO 1225
01411868Independent StudyMarcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu1 TO 1225
01511869Independent StudyEllen O Martinson - emartinson@unm.edu1 TO 1225
01911872Independent StudyRobert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu1 TO 1224
02011873Independent StudyVincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu1 TO 1223
02111875Independent StudyDonald O Natvig - dnatvig@unm.edu1 TO 1224
02252747


Independent Study
Matthew D Hurteau - mhurteau@unm.edu1 TO 1225
02311857Independent StudyBen Hanelt - bhanelt@unm.edu1 TO 1225
02411877Independent StudyWilliam T Pockman - pockman@unm.edu1 TO 1225
02511879Independent StudyMubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu1 TO 1223
02611893Independent StudyFelisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu1 TO 1225
02963222


Independent Study
Eric Y Denkers - edenkers@salud.unm.edu1 TO 1223
03011882Independent StudyCristina D Takacs - cvesbach@unm.edu1 TO 1223
03111883Independent StudyDavorka Gulisija - dgulisija@unm.edu1 TO 1223
03211884Independent StudyEric C Toolson - toolson@unm.edu1 TO 1225
03311885Independent StudyThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu1 TO 1225
03511886Independent StudyChristopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu1 TO 1223
03711889Independent StudyBlair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu1 TO 1224
03811860Independent StudyHelen J Wearing - hwearing@unm.edu1 TO 1225
03911878Independent StudyKenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu1 TO 1225
04011887Independent StudyKelly B Miller - kbmiller@unm.edu1 TO 1223
04145764


Independent Study
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu1 TO 1219
04242470


Independent Study
Christopher A Johnston - johnstca@unm.edu1 TO 1225
04345107


Independent Study
Rebecca J Bixby - bbixby@unm.edu1 TO 1224
04447049


Independent Study
Seth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu1 TO 1225
04646006


Independent Study
Sara V Brant - sbrant@unm.edu1 TO 1225
04711896Independent StudyWilliam L Gannon - wgannon@unm.edu1 TO 1225
04947050


Independent Study
Christopher A Johnston - johnstca@unm.edu1 TO 1225
05047051


Independent Study
Donald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu1 TO 1223
05347052


Independent Study
Thomas L Kennedy - tkennedy@unm.edu1 TO 1225
05611894Independent StudyPaul J Watson - pwatson@unm.edu1 TO 1225
05852692


Independent Study
David J Van Horn - vanhorn@unm.edu1 TO 1225
05958840


Independent Study
Blair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu1 TO 1225
06161539


Independent Study
Christopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu1 TO 12 Section Full

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

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00111904

TR 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Northrop Hall (Earth&Plan Sci) 122

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Eric Y Denkers - edenkers@salud.unm.edu36
Fees: $5

The course surveys the diversity of strategies in animal sexual systems and examines the evolutionary derivation of those strategies. The influence of varying sexual strategies on animal behavior, morphology, diversity and other attributes is examined. Prerequisite: 203 and 203L and 204 and 204L.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00172372

MWF 11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
Castetter Hall (Biology) 100

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Kelly B Miller - kbmiller@unm.edu39

An advanced ecology course that gives students a broad overview of biological responses to global change at multiple levels of organization, and the scientific approaches used to study these responses. Prerequisite: 304 and 304L.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00260349

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

Web Enhanced - Lecture
Marcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu37

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
00113561ThesisMichael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu1 TO 625
00269019


Thesis
Lisa N Barrow - lnbarrow@unm.edu1 TO 624
00369024


Thesis
Hannah E Marx - hmarx@unm.edu1 TO 625
00463223


Thesis
Eric Y Denkers - edenkers@salud.unm.edu1 TO 625
00513567ThesisBen Hanelt - bhanelt@unm.edu1 TO 625
00613568ThesisScott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu1 TO 622
00713569ThesisJoseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu1 TO 625
00813573Thesis Staff 1 TO 625
01113583ThesisDavid T Hanson - dthanson@unm.edu1 TO 624
01413585ThesisMarcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu1 TO 624
01513587ThesisEllen O Martinson - emartinson@unm.edu1 TO 624
01813581ThesisKelly B Miller - kbmiller@unm.edu1 TO 625
01913591ThesisRobert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu1 TO 625
02013592ThesisVincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu1 TO 624
02113595ThesisDonald O Natvig - dnatvig@unm.edu1 TO 624
02252748


Thesis
Matthew D Hurteau - mhurteau@unm.edu1 TO 624
02313598ThesisWilliam T Pockman - pockman@unm.edu1 TO 625
02413600ThesisSteven Poe - anolis@unm.edu1 TO 624
02513602ThesisMubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu1 TO 625
02643747


Thesis
Irene Salinas - isalinas@unm.edu1 TO 625
02713604Thesis Staff 1 TO 625
02913596ThesisDonald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu1 TO 624
03013608ThesisCristina D Takacs - cvesbach@unm.edu1 TO 625
03113609ThesisDavorka Gulisija - dgulisija@unm.edu1 TO 625
03213610ThesisEric C Toolson - toolson@unm.edu1 TO 625
03313611ThesisThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu1 TO 625
03513612ThesisChristopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu1 TO 623
03647055


Thesis
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu1 TO 623
03713615ThesisBlair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu1 TO 625
03813565ThesisHelen J Wearing - hwearing@unm.edu1 TO 625
03913594ThesisThomas L Kennedy - tkennedy@unm.edu1 TO 625
04147058


Thesis
Kenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu1 TO 625
04242471


Thesis
Coenraad M Adema - coenadem@unm.edu1 TO 624
04347054


Thesis
Christopher A Johnston - johnstca@unm.edu1 TO 625
04413571ThesisFelisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu1 TO 624
04547053


Thesis
Seth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu1 TO 624

Approval of Committee on Studies required.

Sections
#CRNTime/LocationInstructorCreditsSeats Available
00147059


Practice Experience
Michael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu4 TO 825
00247060


Practice Experience
Jennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu4 TO 825
00347061


Practice Experience
Seth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu4 TO 825
00413619Practice ExperienceThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu4 TO 825
00542472


Practice Experience
Donald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu4 TO 825
01252749


Practice Experience
Matthew D Hurteau - mhurteau@unm.edu4 TO 825
01413638Practice ExperienceMarcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu4 TO 825
02052750


Practice Experience
Kenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu4 TO 825
02713652Practice Experience Staff 4 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
00113675DissertationMichael J Andersen - mjandersen@unm.edu3 TO 1222
00269020


Dissertation
Lisa N Barrow - lnbarrow@unm.edu3 TO 1225
00369025


Dissertation
Hannah E Marx - hmarx@unm.edu3 TO 1225
00413689DissertationJennifer A Rudgers - jrudgers@unm.edu3 TO 1224
00513693DissertationCoenraad M Adema - coenadem@unm.edu3 TO 1224
00613698DissertationScott L Collins - scollins@unm.edu3 TO 1223
00713701DissertationJoseph A Cook - cookjose@unm.edu3 TO 1224
00813704Dissertation Staff 3 TO 1225
01113714DissertationDavid T Hanson - dthanson@unm.edu3 TO 1224
01313716DissertationKenneth Whitney - whitneyk@unm.edu3 TO 1223
01413717DissertationMarcy E Litvak - mlitvak@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01513720DissertationEllen O Martinson - emartinson@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01833386DissertationKelly B Miller - kbmiller@unm.edu3 TO 1225
01913728DissertationRobert D Miller - rdmiller@unm.edu3 TO 1224
02013725DissertationVincent G Martinson - vmartinson@unm.edu3 TO 1225
02113730DissertationDonald O Natvig - dnatvig@unm.edu3 TO 1225
02313732DissertationWilliam T Pockman - pockman@unm.edu3 TO 1223
02413733DissertationSteven Poe - anolis@unm.edu3 TO 1224
02513734DissertationMubarak Hussain Syed - syedm@unm.edu3 TO 1225
02613741DissertationFelisa A Smith - fasmith@unm.edu3 TO 1222
02713735Dissertation Staff 3 TO 1225
02943748


Dissertation
Irene Salinas - isalinas@unm.edu3 TO 1225
03013737DissertationCristina D Takacs - cvesbach@unm.edu3 TO 1225
03113738DissertationDavorka Gulisija - dgulisija@unm.edu3 TO 1225
03213739DissertationEric C Toolson - toolson@unm.edu3 TO 1225
03313740DissertationThomas F Turner - turnert@unm.edu3 TO 1221
03513711DissertationChristopher C Witt - cwitt@unm.edu3 TO 1225
03647062


Dissertation
Donald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu3 TO 1223
03713746DissertationBlair O Wolf - wolf@unm.edu3 TO 1224
03813750DissertationHelen J Wearing - hwearing@unm.edu3 TO 1225
03947063


Dissertation
Seth D Newsome - newsome@unm.edu3 TO 1224
04013743DissertationChristopher A Johnston - johnstca@unm.edu3 TO 1225
04152751


Dissertation
Matthew D Hurteau - mhurteau@unm.edu3 TO 1223
04261495


Dissertation
Donald L Taylor - fflt@unm.edu3 TO 1210
04363224


Dissertation
Eric Y Denkers - edenkers@salud.unm.edu3 TO 1210