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  Lab meetings 2015  
Wednesdays 4:00pm-5:30pm
143 Foster Hall

4/1 Neda Kira brings treats
4/8 Randy Neda brings treats
4/15 Brian Randy brings treats
4/22 Sherri Brian brings treats
4/29 Amy Sherri brings treats
5/6 Apple Amy brings treats
5/13 Kira Apple brings treats

  Squid Feeding Spring 2015  
Weekly Feeding Schedule

  Birthdays 2015  
Amy Nava April 2nd

Lab News
updated April 2nd 2015

Kirby does Flamenco
Applehelen Kirby will be dancing flamenco April 10th and 11th to raise money for the NMSU Flamenco group.

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Kira Turnham wins the 2015 Honors College Scholarship for International Research
The NMSU Honors College Scholarship provides an NMSU student with an unique opportunity for a self-designed international travel and research experience.


Brennon Shay accepted to the University of Arizona’s Pharmacy PharmD program
Brennon Shay (previous HHMI undergrad) was recently accepted to the University of Arizona’s Pharmacy PharmD program. Way to go Brennon!

Hundreds participate in inaugural Run with Your Doc event to benefit indigent clinic.
More than 600 participants — many of whom were doctors — laced up their running shoes Saturday morning to raise money for St. Luke's Health Care Clinic. The Run with Your Doc race, organized by Las Cruces OB/GYN Dr. Catherine Kemmer of Women's Medical Associates, drew runners of all skill levels.
Read theLas Cruses Sun-News article>

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 2015                                         

146 Foster Hall Tuesday 6-8 Pm
April 28th

  Biology Seminar Series 2015                               
(Thursdays, 4 PM, Foster Hall 231 unless noted)

April 4 Alvaro Molina-Cruz  Affiliation: NIH-NIAID
Host: Xu   Topic: "TBA"

April 9 Katrina Dlugosch  Affiliation: University of Arizona
Host: Wright   Topic: "Special seminar at noon in FH 146
Ecological and genomic insights into a plant invasion"

April 9 Mike Barker  Affiliation: University of Arizona
Host: Bailey   Topic: "The risks, rewards, and rules of living with a duplicated genomen"

April 16 Felix Schweizer  Affiliation: UCLA’s School of Medicine
Host: Wright HHMI   Topic: "Regulation of Synaptic Transmission by Ubiquitin"

April 23 Manda Clair Jost  Affiliation: Western New Mexico University
Host: Nishiguchi   Topic: "TBA"

April 30 Colleen Caldwell  Affiliation: Western New Mexico University
Host: Nishiguchi   Topic: "TBA"

Scientific Meetings 2015                             

Rio Grande Branch of the American Society of Microbiology

When: Friday & Saturday April 24-25th, 2015
Starting at: 6:00 PM APRIL 24
Ending at: 8:30 PM APRIL 25
Where: Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO
Keynote speakers:
Dr. Jill Stewart - " Global Environmental Change: Are we making
populations of antibiotic resistant bacteria?"
Dr. John Stoltz - "Life in the Frack Pit"

American Society of Microbiology 2015

May 30-June 2, 2015
New Orleans, LA
Abstracts due January 27th, 2015

Gordon Conference on "Animal-Microbe Symbioses"
Identifying the Common Language of Host-Microbe Associations
June 21-26, 2015

Society for the Study of Evolution
June 26-30, 2015, Guaruja, Sao Paulo, Brazil