Current research discussions are presented by Graduate level students and NMSU faculty. Graduate Enrichment Seminar's are only held throughout Spring and Fall Semesters. Seminars will take place in Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 200, unless otherwise indicated.

Seminar Speaker Title
January 22 -Dr. Todd Sandrin, Professor ASUMixing It Up: Rapid Characterization of Microalgae and Bacterial Mixtures using Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS)
January 29 - Dr. Rajan Ghimire, Asst Prof Clovis rghimire@nmsu.eduSoil Organic Matter Dynamics and Sustainable Crop Production in the High Plains Cropping Systems
February 5 - Monica Ramirez - Andreotta UAZ Building a Culture of Health in the Green: Gardens as Hubs for Community Engaged Research and Environmental Health Literacy
February 12 - TBATBA
February 19 - Dr. Paul De Ley, Associate Professor and Associate Nematologist, Dept. Nematology, UC Riverside"21st Century Systematics and Ecology of Microbiota: Pattern, Process and the Single Molecule"
February 26 - Dr. Owen Burney, Asst. Professor / Superintendent John T. Harrington Forestry Research Center, NMSU, Mora, NM The Target Plant Concept: A Southwestern Forest Perspective
March 4 -Yuqing WangThe nutraceutical properties including antioxidant capacity of 'Wichita' and 'Western' Pecan kernels are affected by soil zinc fertilizer application
March 11 - Kelly LajePhytoene Accumulation in the Microalga Chlorococcum sp.
March 18 - Spring BreakNo Seminar
March 25 - Spring BreakNo Seminar
April 1 - Zach LarsonThrips and Verticillium Wilt Resistance in Glandless and Glanded Cotton
April 8 - Laura Johnson(590)Evaluation of organic fertilizers on the growth and yield of two New Mexico green chile cultivars (Capsicum annuum L.)
April 15 - James FultonChile Pepper Stip: A Physiological Disorder of Peppers
April 22 - Katie McCarverCapacity building of female farmers' group through the use of bio fertilizers in an off-season vegetable system in Shankapur, Nepal
April 29 - Gurjinder Baath(590)Irrigation Water Salinity Influences at Various Growth Stages of Capsicum annuum
May 6 - Dr. Kenneth CarrollFlexible Subsurface Science: Pore-Scale Imaging of Two & Three-Phase Immiscible-Fluid Transitions and Switchable Fluids for Hydraulic Fracturing in Geothermal Systems
May 13 - Exam WeekNo Seminar