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  Lab Meetings Fall 2017  
4/3 Lizet (Andy brings treats)
4/10 Brian (Lizet brings treats)
4/17 Haneen (Brian brings treats)
4/24 Sydney (Haneen brings treats)
5/1 Alba (J) (Sydney brings treats)

“J” denotes journal discussion….please zip me your choice the week before so I can OK it.  In this semester we will only look at recent pubs in the squid-Vibrio work from other labs.


  Birthdays 2017  
Lizet Martinez 4/18







Lab News
Updated April 2nd, 2017

Congratulations Haneen!
Congratulations to Haneen Omari, who received a Jornada LTER graduatesummer fellowship for 2017.





The Sundt Seminar Hawaii trip video

Twelve New Mexico State University students traveled to Hawaii over spring break where they studied various aspects of climate change. The trip was part of the Sundt Honors Seminar course with NMSU Biology Regents Professor Michele Nishiguchi. The Hawaii excursion included lectures by University of Hawaii professors with expertise in various areas, and the students visited the State of Hawaii’s Division of Aquatic Resources (DAR), where coral restoration is being conducted. They also visited The Nature Conservancy, The National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration’s Inouye Center and The Hawaiian Seafood Company’s fish auction. The students will present their research projects at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Arts Symposium Friday, April 29. Watch Video


William Conroy Honors College
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NMSU biology Regents professor to lead Sundt seminar students on Hawaii research trip.
Many New Mexico State University students will probably spend their spring break next year in some tropical location, enjoying the sun and sand. One class of honors students will travel to Hawaii – not to bask in the tropical climate, but to learn about how changes to that climate are affecting corals and the other species that make up the island ecosystem. >> Read Press Release
Watch video about this course


Nish lab on billboard and bus advertisements

Nish lab goes public throughout the state of New Mexico via billboard and bus advertisements for NMSU (the attached picture). Nish with Lizette Favella and Emily Holodnick.

Now on the corner of Stewart and Williams Street on the NMSU campus




  Mega Sym Meetings 2017                                

Foster Hall, Room 145 Tuesdays 6-8pm
April 4
May 2



  Biology Seminar Series 2017                               
231 Foster Hall, Thursdays 4pm

4/6 Christopher Olson, Midwestern University
Host: Wright
Topic: To be announced

4/13 Michelle T. Juarez, Ph.D.,
Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education
Host: Unguez
Topic: To be announced

4/20 Camilo Khatchikaian, UTEP
Host: Hanley
Topic: Ecology of Lyme disease

4/27 Diana Wall, Colorado State University
Host: BGSO
Topic: To be announced

5/4 Fitsum Abadi Gebreselassie,
NMSU Fish, Wildlife and Conservation Ecology
Host: Xu
Topic: To be announced


  Scientific Meetings 2017                                 

Gordon Research Conference
Animal-Microbe Symbioses
June 11-16, 2017
Registration due May 14, 2017
Meeting website

Society for the Study of Evolution
June 23-27, 2017
Portland, OR
Meeting Website

American Malacological Society 83rd Meeting
July 16-21, 2017
Newark, Delaware
Meeting Website