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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

Benjamin Gerstner, Cassandra Miller selected as ESA Graduate Student Policy Award recipients

Posted: Mar 01, 2022 - 09:00am

Ph.D. students Benjamin Gerstner and Cassandra Miller were awarded the Ecological Society of America (ESA) Katherine S. McCarter Graduate Student Policy Award (GSPA). They will be part of the 2022 cohort that will participate in a virtual ...read more

Eric Denkers elected fellow in American Academy of Microbiology

Posted: Feb 18, 2022 - 12:00pm

Eric Denkers, professor of Biology at UNM, was named a 2022 fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. The Academy "recognizes excellence, originality, service and leadership in the microbial sciences", and Denkers is one of 65 in the 2022 clas...read more

Black History Month Events on campus and in the community

Posted: Feb 02, 2022 - 12:00pm

Here are some local and national events celebrating Black History Month. Please take some time this month to engage and reflect on the Black experience in our country. These links were curated by the UNM Anthropology Department (link below). &#...read more