Latest Departmental News

Dr. Irene Salinas awarded UNM OVRP Ovation Award for Research and Scholarship

Posted: Sep 02, 2022 - 12:00pm

Dr. Irene Salinas, Professor of Biology, has been chosen as a recipient of the OVPR Ovation Award for Research and Scholarship.  The Ovation awards recognize full-time UNM faculty for recent accomplishments with unusually high impact,...read more

This month in publications...

Posted: Aug 22, 2022 - 12:00am

Here are some of the publications from the past month that are authored by UNM Biology's faculty, staff, and students: Badano, D; Lenzi, A; O'Hara, JE; Miller, KB; Di Giulio, A; Di Giovanni, F; Cerretti, P. 2022. A world review of the bristle fly pa...read more

Graduate student Maya Shamsid-Deen awarded prestigious Ford Foundation Fellowship

Posted: Jul 29, 2022 - 12:01am

Ph.D. student Maya Shamsid-Deen was awarded a Predoctoral Fellowship from the Ford Foundation in the 2022 cohort. This highly-competitive award will support her dissertation research for 3 years where she studies botany and phenotypic platicity with...read more

Microbial communities in Hawaiian lava tubes probed by UNM researchers

Posted: Jul 29, 2022 - 12:00am

Dr. Diana Northup and UNM graduate and current employee of the Northup Lab, Joseph Medley, contributed to work describing microbial communities in Hawaiian lava tubes. The news article below is based on their paper recently published in Frontiers in...read more

This month in publications...

Posted: Jul 08, 2022 - 12:00am

Here are some of the publications from the past month that are authored by UNM Biology's faculty, staff, and students: Shipley, ON; Olin, JA; Whiteman, JP; Bethea, DM; Newsome, SD. 2022. Bulk and amino acid nitrogen isotopes suggest shifting nitroge...read more

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