New Mexico Space Grant Consortium Graduate Fellowships and Undergraduate Scholarships
On April 16, 2013, New Mexico Space Grant Consortium awarded 26 Fellowships and Scholarships to students across New Mexico totaling $210,000. Neda Nourabadi, of Las Cruces, NM, and PhD student at New Mexico State University, was awarded $ 10000 for research entitled “The role of PH adaption and its effect on bacterial gene selection necessary for environmental persistence.”
New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC) is a member of the congressionally funded National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program which is administered by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). NMSGC Fellowships and Scholarships are competitively awarded based on application information, faculty recommendation, GPA, the research project, and its alignment to NASA.
Finalists for the American Way Road
Dr. Nish is one of the five finalists for the American Way Road Warrior
contest. Voting starts November 1st and ends on the 30th. Vote for her
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Douglas Miller, a New Mexico State University biology graduate student, shows a starfish shell and shark’s jaw to sixth-graders . Read Article
The Harlem Shake was performed during Dr. Nish' Zumba class, sh is the 3rd person in the back row. Look at Video
NMSU's Michele Nishiguchi, 2011-2012 Darnall Award recipient, inspires students with her innovative classroom teaching and contagious excitement for marine biology.
As a distinguished and internationally esteemed research scientist and an inspired teacher and mentor, Michele Nishiguchi has become one of the most respected scholars at NMSU.
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NMSU biologist tweaks, teaches intensive genetics course in the Philippines
Working to bolster future scientists around the globe, New Mexico State University biology professor Michele Nishiguchi jetted to the Philippines to teach an intensive course in microbial genetics at the Southeast Asian Fisheries and Aquaculture Development Center (SEAFDEC) over the summer.
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Nish gets the Dennis Darnall Faculty Achievement Award!
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N ish is the 2011-2012 recipient of the Dennis Darnall Faculty Achievement Award for New Mexico State University. The Dennis Darnall Faculty Achievement Award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated remarkable, broad-based accomplishments in teaching, research and service to the profession, the university and the community. The award carries a monetary gift and honors the achievements and services of Dennis W. Darnall as a New Mexico State University teacher, researcher, administrator, entrepreneur and civic leader.
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Dr. Nishiguchi's work was the focus for one of the SciLogs German science blogs (written by Valerie Schmidtt).
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NMSU News Release - Bobtail squids light the way for infection investigation at NMSU
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Its mission is to advocate for Hispanic students at New Mexico State University. Download Brochure
A multi-media event celebrating NMSU faculty from the past and present featuring music students and student ambassadors who represent our future.
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Research achievement award
Nish with Vice President of Research Dr. Vimal Chaitanya and President Barbara Couture receiving a research achievement award in recognition for research and development contributions to NMSU.
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State-of-the-art microscope comes to NMSU with help of NSF grant
The National Science Foundation awarded New Mexico State University with a Major Research Instrumentation grant to purchase a highly sophisticated optical imaging microscope. Read full article
NMSU MARC program prepares students for biomedical careers
Numerous career opportunities are available for those with a doctorate in a biomedical field. These include becoming a university professor, a scientist at a national or industrial laboratory, in pharmaceutical development or working for the Environmental Protection Agency and the Centers for Disease Control. Read More...
Dr. Michele Nishiguchi
Fred Martino speaks with Dr. Michele Nishiguchi, Biology Professor at New Mexico State University. Dr. Nishiguchi discusses how global warming and overfishing are affecting the world's oceans.
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Belize Field Study
Every year, students and faculty study and work in Belize. The country provides a rich experience for marine biologists. New Mexico State University biology professor Michele Nishiguchi talked with Fred Martino about her work in coral reef ecology and the importance of learning outside the classroom.
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