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Bushra Moussaoui receives scholarship!

Congratulations to Bushra Moussaoui for receiving the NMSU graduate school tuition scholarship for Fall 2020.

Biology Graduate Awards for Excellence Winners 2020

The Biology Department is pleased to salute the winners of the Biology Graduate Awards for Excellence for 2020

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...

NMSU alum among Forbes 2020 ‘30 under 30’ list of healthcare entrepreneurs

Bobby Brooke Herrera grew up in San Miguel and graduated from Gadsden High School. In 2012, he earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from...

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.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

USDA-AFRI; expected start date 15 June 2019

Biology faculty, Scott Ferrenberg and Donovan Bailey, along with Akasha Faist (Animal and Range Science), Omar Holguin (Plant and Environmental...

NSF awards 5-year grant to fund first-of-its-kind HSI STEM Resource Hub at NMSU

The National Science Foundation recently announced its first research awards under the Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program. In addition to 31...

NMSU biology professors research squid, bacteria for NASA grant

LAS CRUCES – Two biology professors at New Mexico State University were awarded a nearly $800,000 three-year NASA grant to study how...

$1.46 million grant to help NMSU professor study mosquito reproduction

A professor in New Mexico State University’s Department of Biology received a $1.46 million grant to study amino acid transport in mosquitoes...

Grad Excellence Award winners for 2017-18

From Left, Andy Lawrence, Matt Gould, Cody Champion, and Surya Banerjee.
Matt Gould is also the winner of the 2018 Wendy and Travis Traylor...

Congratulations to Kathryn Hanley for receiving the Regents Professorship.

The Regents Professorship was established in 2001 by the New Mexico State University Board of Regents to recognize faculty who have made...

NMSU alumna receives 2017 For Women in Science Fellowship

LAS CRUCES – A New Mexico State University alumna is one of only five recipients of the 2017 For Women in Science Fellowship awarded by...

NMSU alumna receives 2017 For Women in Science Fellowship

LAS CRUCES – A New Mexico State University alumna is one of only five recipients of the 2017 For Women in Science Fellowship awarded by...

Dr. Elba Serrano named a 2012 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science!

“New Mexico State University Regents Professor Elba Serrano has reached a pinnacle in her career. Serrano was recently named as a 2012...

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