Museum of Southwestern Biology

Undergraduate Opportunities Program

Museum of Southwestern Biology

The Museum of Southwestern Biology is a research and teaching facility in the Department of Biology at the University of New Mexico.

open weekdays 8am - 5pm
visitors welcome by appointment
information for visitors

phone: (505) 277-1360
fax: (505) 277-1351
museum administrator


Museum of Southwestern Biology
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131

University of New Mexico
302 Yale Blvd NE
CERIA 83, Room 204
Albuquerque, NM, USA 87131


Collaborative Mentoring

Mentoring Institute Conference and Project STEP AHEAD

UnO student MJ Vargas presented at the Mentoring Institute Conference at UNM on August 28, 2010. She and the Biology undergraduate advisors presented their poster on Envisioning a Community of Practice: The Evolution of Peer Mentoring within UNM Biology, which details the project outline of a peer mentoring effort of the Biology Undergraduate Society of UNM.

Pre-Graduate Mentoring Program (PGMP)

UnO students MJ Vargas and Jesse Trujillo, along with UnO program coordinator Yadéeh Sawyer are working with the biology undergraduate advisors to start a partnership and mentoring program between upper level undergraduates (BUGS) and graduate students (BGSA).

Other Collaborators

UNM Biology Department

IInitiative for Maximizing Student Development - IMSD

Maximizing Access to Research Careers - MARC