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
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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.
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to Dr. Nishiguchi for being awarded a Regents Professorship at the 2015 spring convocation ceremony Jan. 13 at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall. Read more >> Large View
Movie from Spring Convocation, 2015
Undergraduate Diversity talk
Nish gave the Plenary Undergraduate Diversity talk at the Society for the
Study of Evolution meetings in Raleigh, NC June 20-24th.
Self made movie at the Monterey Bay Aquarium. They have a special exhibit on squids and octopuses. Go to webpage
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.
Read more: http://newscenter.nmsu.edu/
Watch the Youtube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r13pOw3ONAI
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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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Dr. Nishiguchi's video
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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USC Wrigley Institute BIO466 trip
By NMSU Student- Chandler Merchant
Directing Debut film- Human Error
By NMSU Student Clayton Gorman
"Shine On!" College event April 2011
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Spring 2010 TV Commercial
NMSUs Michele Nish Nishiguchi on inspiring students
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Carrers in STEM
(science, technology, engineering, and mathematics)
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Girls Can event draws almost 250 sixth-grade girls from Hatch, Gadsden and Las Cruces school districts.Check out this story on lcsun-news.com: http://lcsun.co/2me4XoH
KiraTurnhamwins scholarship from the Honors College
KiraTurnhamwins scholarship from the Honors College and travel to the Philipines for internatioanl research. Published in the Roundup (our NMSU paper) on April 7. Read the article.
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.
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Run With Your Doc raises awareness, funds for homeless clinic. Dr. Nishiguchi runs with the labto raise funds for St. Luke's Health Care Clinic. The clinic serves homeless and indigent patients
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2015 spring convocation ceremony
Dr. Nishiguchi wasg awarded a Regents Professorship at the 2015 spring convocation ceremony Jan. 13 at NMSU’s Atkinson Recital Hall.
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Write up of the convocation at krwg.org and at lcsun News
American Society for Microbiology Salutes Dr. Nishiguchi
The Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities Salutes Dr. Michele Nishiguchi for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Microbiology. Read full article online | Donwload PDF
International Innovation magazine
Linking microbial ecology with disease evolution.
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Squids help to light way to knowledge. Luminescent bacteria in creature's belly is useful tool for researchers.
Las Cruces Sun News
Bobtail Squid light the way for research.
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Las Cruces Sun News
Article about a conference that Dr. Nishiguchi is going to be doing a presentation at on March 10th (the conference is called "Girls Can!" and it will be held from 8-12 at Lynn Middle School, 950 W. Walnut Street, Las Cruces.
Las Cruces Sun News & Las Cruces Bulletin
Bobtail squid may provide answers on how to remedy bacterial
infections. Also appeared in the Las Cruces Sun News
Las Cruces Sun News Article
Las Cruces Bulletin