Latest Departmental News

Students help host 2nd Southwest Native American Workshop on Bats

Posted: Jun 07, 2022 - 12:00am

The USGS-Fort Collins Science Center, New Mexico Landscapes Field Station is located in the UNM Biology Department (Castetter Rm 105) and together with the Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education, we organized and held the 2nd Southw...read more

Congratulations, Biology graduates!

Posted: Jun 06, 2022 - 12:00am

On May 14th, 2022 graduates of the Biology Department participated in a special graduation ceremony on the Yale Mall. This year, UNM Biology awarded degrees to 198 Bacherlor of Science students, 21 Bachelor of Arts students, 22 Master's students, an...read more

This month in publications...

Posted: May 31, 2022 - 12:00am

Here are some of the publications from the past month that are authored by UNM Biology's faculty, staff, and students:   Alnaqeb H, Stephen E. Greiman, Kurt J. Vandegrift, Mariel L. Campbell, Shawn Meagher & F. Agustín Jiménez (2022) ...read more

This month in publications...

Posted: May 04, 2022 - 12:00pm

Here are some of the publications from the past month that are authored by UNM Biology's faculty, staff, and students: Becker, Danielle M; Jessica E Griffin, Cassandra ML Miller (2022). Identifying factors that contribute to positive and negative st...read more

PhD student Chris McDaniels awarded prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Posted: Apr 05, 2022 - 12:00pm

UNM Biology PhD student, Chris McDaniels, was awarded a 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship. Chris began his PhD with Dr. Lisa Barrow in Fall 2021, after completing his Bachelor's in Biology at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is currently...read more

This month in publications...

Posted: Apr 01, 2022 - 12:00pm

Here are some of the publications from the past month that are authored by UNM Biology's faculty, staff, and students: Chung, Oksung; Jung, Ye-Eun; Lee, Kyeong Won; An, Young Jun; Kim, Jungeun; Roh, Yoo-Rim; Bhak, Jong; Park, Kiejung; Weber, Jessica...read more

"Building Diversity in Neuroscience" workshop brings local high school students to campus

Posted: Mar 28, 2022 - 12:00pm

Dr. Mubarak Hussain Syed hosted a workshop last week for local high school students and UNM undergrads as part of the outreach for his NSF Career Award. The three-day workshop, titled "Building Diversity in Neuroscience", introduced students to...read more

Ph.D. student Antonia Androski featured in Graduate Studies spotlight series

Posted: Mar 09, 2022 - 12:00pm

Antonia Androski, Ph.D. student in Joseph Cook's lab, was interviewed by the Graduate Studies program for their 2022 Grad Student Spotlight series. Androski describes her research projects and shares her experiences thus far as a grad student i...read more

Public genome aids in quest to identify unknown Southwestern hummingbird

Posted: Mar 04, 2022 - 09:00am

A mysterious hummingbird has recently been spotted near El Paso, TX. Birders and scientists are not sure if it is a new species or a hybrid, but they are working together to identify it. Chris Witt, professor and curator of the Museum of Southwester...read more

This month in publications...

Posted: Mar 03, 2022 - 12:00pm

Here are some of the publications from the past month that are authored by UNM Biology's faculty, staff, and students: Adelizzi, Rose; O'Brien, Elizabeth A; Hoellrich, Mikaela; Rudgers, Jennifer A; Mann, Michael; Fernandes, Vanessa Moreira Camara; D...read more