The NMSU Biology Department with the support of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) is increasing persistence in science by nurturing students’ interest in science and providing support for them to succeed in their majors.This is accomplished by:

  • enhancing NMSU biology courses to incorporate a research-based component,
  • by providing in and out of classroom support to students through peer instructors and peer advisers, and
  • by offering undergraduate research opportunities.

Undergraduate Research Scholars Poster Session, August 1, 2019

On August 1, 2019, twelve junior NMSU-HHMI Research Scholars will present their research conducted over the summer in a poster session. The poster session will take place at Corbett Center from 4:00 pm-5:00 pm, Ballroom West on the 3rd floor. Stop by and see what they have accomplished over the summer. Research projects are ranging from the electric organ of the electric eel, the use of ciprofloxacin in suppressing dengue virus replication, the survival of plants in different concentrations of gypsum, the types of endoparasites in kit foxes at White Sand, cattle nutrition and much more.


Do you want to do “real” science?

Research Experiences at NMSU