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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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 Biology graduate student award winners for Spring 2019.

 Biology graduate student award winners for Spring 2019. From left to right: Michael Balogh, Grace Smith-Vidaurre, Stacey (Daisy) Scroggs, and Aditi Kulkarni. Michael and Aditi are winners of Summer Research…
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NMSU RISE to the postdoctorate program is renewed for another 5 years.

New Mexico State University’s RISE to the Post doctorate Program has generated nearly two decades of success is expanding. The RISE 5 program, recently renewed by the NIH will engage…
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Dr. Donovan Bailey is a co-author on one of the most comprehensive papers on the phylogeny for members of the large Mustard Plant Family

Dr. Donovan Bailey is a co-author on a paper that has just developed the most comprehensive phylogeny for members of the large Mustard Plant Family.  The institutions involved in the work…
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Two new papers from the Hanley lab

Two new papers from the Hanley lab demonstrating collaboration of NMSU faculty within and across departments and with the NM Department of Health:   Karna, A.K, S.R. Azar, J.A. Plante, R. Yun, N….
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