The 2020 NMSU-HHMI BioCat Program Application Period is Now Open- Application Deadline is December 6, 2019.

BioCat Application Form Spring 2020

BioCat Application Form Spring 2020-Fillable

Program Flyer


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.

Coming Up

Biology Seminar Series, Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 pm, Foster Hall, Room 231

November 21: Lauren Palmer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center: Microbiology Faculty Candidate Research Presentation.

December 5: Lucas Sullivan, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center: TBD.


Plant & Environmental Graduate and Faculty Seminar Speaker Series, Fridays, 3:30 pm, Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 200


Climate Change Education Seminar Series (NMSUCCESS)

November 20: Subhankar Banerjee: “Multispecies justice in the age of biological annihilation & climate breakdown”. 7:00 pm, Rio Grande Theater. Flyer