Bobby Brooke Herrera, Cofounder, E25Bio

As a PhD student, Herrea developed T-cell based diagnostic tools for Zika, Dengue and Ebola viruses that where implemented in local hospitals and labs. Now, he is the cofounder and Chief Scientific Officer at E25Bio Inc. which is developing cheap, rapid diagnostic tests for patients in developing countries. ON FORBES LISTS 30 Under 30 –…
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NMSU alum among Forbes 2020 ‘30 under 30’ list of healthcare entrepreneurs

A New Mexico State University graduate who grew up in a small town south of Las Cruces was named by Forbes magazine among the top 30 young entrepreneurs creating solutions to some of healthcare’s most pressing problems. Bobby Brooke Herrera grew up in San Miguel and graduated from Gadsden High School. In 2012, he earned…
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Dom Hellmich and Soumi Mitra win best student talk awards

Congratulations to graduate students Dom Hellmich and Soumi Mitra for their best student talk awards at the URC Research and Creativity week.

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#GivingTuesday- December 3, 2019

 SAVE THE DATE – NMSU’s #GivingTuesday is December 3, 2019. It’s a day where Aggies support other Aggies. For more info, visit support.nmsu.edu/GT  For the fifth year in a row, the NMSU Foundation will localize #GivingTuesday to the NMSU system and its students, rallying community support across our five campuses and online. We need all…
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Yashoda Kandel wins the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Graduate Award!

Yashoda is working on the development and testing of artificial diets for different species of mosquitoes that can replace blood meals. She is focused on how such diets affect the mosquitos general and reproductive fitness. Her project is part of a larger effort to develop green alternatives to pesticides for mosquito control.

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Research Scholar Carlos Campos at work in the Wright Lab on his project studying the conservation genetics of the endangered blue-throated macaw.

Biology major and HHMI Research Scholar Carlos Campos at work in the Wright Lab on his project studying the conservation genetics of the endangered blue-throated macaw. Carlos was recently recognized with an Outstanding Undergraduate Award from the College of Arts and Sciences, and won the Best Undergraduate Talk award at the Biology Department’s annual Biosymposium.

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Wildlife shots from our spring break FLIP course in Costa Rica.

Photos from camera traps deployed during the spring 2019 BIOL 450/550 Tropical Field Ecology course in Costa Rica taught by Tim Wright and Bill Gould (Applied Statistics). Cameras were placed in tropical dry forest habitat at CIRENAS field station and a tropical moist forest habitat at Pocosol field station. Individual pictures are labelled by their…
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Sierra Strebe and Nubia Rivas become latest Fulbright Scholars from NMSU Biology Department.

Congratulations to the latest in a growing list of Fulbright Scholars from NMSU Biology Department: Sierra Strebe and Nubia Rivas!  Sierra is a recent graduate of the MARC program and the Mera Lab, now working as a post-bacc in the Wright Lab. She will be doing research in Germany before heading to a PhD program…
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Michele Shuster wins Truly Innovative Teaching Award.

Congratulations to Michele Shuster for winning this year’s Truly Innovative Teaching Award from the Teaching Academy. The Truly Innovative Teaching Award was established in 2014 in memory of Harry and Jenny Truly by Elise “Pookie” and Michael Sautter. The award is presented to an NMSU educator (full-time, part-time, or graduate student) from any NMSU campus…
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Faculty paper accepted in the Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning (IJPBL) 2019 Special Issue

Faculty in the Department of Biology at NMSU have recently had a manuscript entitled “Implementing and Evaluation a Course-Based Undergraduate Research Experience (CURE) at a Hispanic-Serving Institution” accepted in the Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning (IJPBL) 2019 Special Issue. Spearheaded by NMSU-HHMI program director, MichèleShuster, different Biology faculty have offered this HHMI-sponsored CURE course over…
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