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.
February 20. Thomas Eiting, University of Utah: “Making Sense of Scents: Functional Morphology and Olfactory Airflow in the Nasal Cavity of Mammals”.
February 27. Kenny Chapin, University of Arizona: “The Evolution of Animal Contests”.
March 5. Jonathan Alberts, University of Washington: TBD
March 12. Alan Mabry, NMSU: TBD
March 19. Eric Griffin, New Mexico Highlands University: “The Little Things That Run the World: Understanding Plant Community Dynamics through the (Small) Lens of Microbiomes”.
April 2. Danielle Miyagishima, Yale School of Medicine: “The Importance of Transcription Factor Networks and Clonal Heterogeneity in Treating Brain Tumors: A Pharmacogenomic Approach”.
April 9. Henry Adams, Oklahoma State University: “Influences of Temperature and Ontogeny on the Physiology of Tree Mortality “.
April 16. Chris McClure, The Peregrine Fund: TBD
April 23. Department of Biology Student Travel Award Winners.
April 30. Vanessa Gonzalez, Smithsonian Institute: TBD
Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 200, 3:30 pm
Research Scholars Graduation Fall 2019