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Longtime NMSU research program director retires

Throughout the last two decades, Michael Johnson has made it his mission to educate and empower underrepresented students in biomedical research as...

Bushra Moussaoui receives scholarship!

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

Grace Smith Vidaurre receives NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

Congratulations to Grace Smith Vidaurre on her receipt of an NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology.

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

Posting Notice for filing an ETA-9035

New Mexico State University has filed a Labor Condition Application (LCA) seeking employment for One H-1b nonimmigrant as Assistant Professor...

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...

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: ...

College of Arts and Sciences Award Winners 2020

Congratulations to Maddie Strom, Debradita Pal, Jorge Galarza, Zebibi Abraha, and Thujitha Thuraisamy for receiving travel grants from the College...

Dept Biology Newsletter Fall 2019

Dept Biology Newsletter Fall 2019

Seminar Speakers Spring 2020

Seminar Speakers Spring 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.

#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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Dr. Michele Shuster will be doing a Science and Math night at Vista Middle school

On March 14th, Dr. Michele Shuster will be doing a Science and Math night at Vista Middle school, along with grad students Dom Hellmich, Maddie...

NSF-EPSCOR; underway

Department of Biology faculty members, Brook Milligan and Scott Ferrenberg, are part of a network of researchers who recently received funding from...

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...

New paper by Dr. Shuster on “design and impacts of the NMSU FHCRC Cancer Teaching Fellows”

Dr. Michele Shuster and colleagues recently published a paper describing the design and impacts of the NMSU FHCRC Cancer Teaching Fellows program: ...

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