Faculty Directory

MOLB Faculty Accomplishments (5 yr)

  • Added around 10 new faculty to the program
  • Around $2.8 million external funding/year
  • 35 peer reviewed publications/year
  • 30 invited talks/year

Joining the MOLB Faculty

  • Prospective faculty submit CV
  • Screened by current faculty
  • Teach MOLB courses
  • Carry out funded MOLB research
  • Mentor MOLB graduate students
  • Publish peer reviewed research
     

MOLB Faculty Directory

Name

Title

Email

Phone

Department / Research Area

Ashley, Amanda K. Assistant Professor ashleyak@nmsu.edu (575) 646-2084 Biochemistry,
W372 Chemistry Bldg., MSC 3C (Lab: 329)
Area: Toxicology
Ashley, Ryan Assistant Professor ryashley@nmsu.edu (575) 646-4135
(575) 646-5411-Fax
Animal & Range Sciences,
229 Knox Hall, MSC 3I
Area: Reproductive Physiology
Cowley, David E. Professor dcowley@nmsu.edu (575) 646-1346 Department of Fish, Wildlife & Conservation Ecology,
119 Knox Hall, MSC4901
Area: Aquatic Ecology
Creamer, Rebecca Professor creamer@nmsu.edu (575) 646-3068 Entomology Plant Path & Weed Sciences (EPPWS),
N248 Skeen Hall, MSC 3BE (Lab: W341)
Curtiss, Jennifer Assistant Professor Curtij01@nmsu.edu (575) 646-5611
(575) 646-5630-Lab
Biology,
203 Foster Hall, MSC 3AF (Lab: 442)
Area: Cell & Developmental Biology
Hanley, Kathryn Associate Professor khanley@nmsu.edu (575) 646-4583 Biology,
479 Foster Hall, MSC 3AF (Lab: 551)
Area: Virus Evolutionary Ecology
Hanson, Steve Associate Professor shanson@nmsu.edu (575) 646-5073 Entomology Plant Path & Weed Sciences (EPPWS),
N322 Skeen Hall, MSC 3BE (Lab: W321)
Hansen, Immo Assistant Professor immoh@nmsu.edu (575) 646-7719 Biology,
Area: Molecular Vector Biology
Holguin, Omar Assistant Professor frholgui@nmsu.edu (575) 646-5813 Plant & Environmental Sciences
Hernandez Gifford, Jennifer Associate Professor jgifford@nmsu.edu (575) 646-5090 Animal & Range Sciences,
219 Knox Hall, MSC 3I
Area: Reproductive Physiology
Houston, Jessica Associate Professor jph@nmsu.edu (575) 646-5563 Chemical Engineering,
362 Chem. Bldg.
Area: Biomedical
Houston, Kevin D. Assistant Professor khouston@nmsu.edu (575) 646-3918
(575) 646-4427-Lab
Biochemistry,
W371 Chem. Bldg., MSC 3C (Lab: 328)
Indriolo, Emily Assistant Professor indriolo@nmsu.edu (575) 646-2175
(575) 646-2797-Lab
Biology,
477 Foster Hall MSC 3AF
Area: Plant Molecular Biology, Cell Signaling
Lodato, Patricia Assistant Professor plodato@nmsu.edu (575) 646-2382 Biology,
369 Foster Hall, MSC 3AF,
Area: Microbiology
Lopez, Giancarlo Assistant Professor gclopez@nmsu.edu (575) 646-3091 Biology,
361 Foster Hall, MSC 3AF
Area: Animal Physiology
Lusetti, Shelley L. Associate Professor slusetti@nmsu.edu (575) 646-6016 Biochemistry,
W370 Chem. Bldg. (Lab: 330/331) MSC 3C
Lyons, Barbara A. Associate Professor blyons@nmsu.edu (575) 646-3473 Biochemistry,
W373 Chem. Bldg.  (Lab: W365), MSC 3C
Area: Physical
Mera, Paola Assistant Professor mera@nmsu.edu (575) 646-7679 Biochemistry,
Chem. Bldg., MSC 3C
Area: Toxicology
Milligan, Brook Professor brook@nmsu.edu (575) 646-7980 Biology,
306 Foster Hall, (Lab: 308 & 306), MSC 3AF
Area:  Evolutionary Genetics
Nishiguchi, Michele Professor & Associate Department Head of Biology nish@nmsu.edu (575) 646-3721 Biology,
Foster Hall, MSC 3AF
Area: Evolutionary Biology
Pietrasiak, Nicole Asst. Professor, PES npietras@nmsu.edu (575) 646-1910 Plant & Environmental Sciences,
N328 Skeen Hall, MSC 3Q
Randall, Jennifer Research Associate Professor jrandall@nmsu.edu (575) 646-2920 Entomology Plant Path & Weed Sciences (EPPWS),
N333 Skeen Hall, MSC 3BE
Ray, Ian Professor iaray@nmsu.edu (575) 646-3819
(575) 646-3251-Lab
Department of Plant & Environmental Sciences,
342 Skeen Hall, MSC 3Q
Area: Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Sengupta-Gopalan, Champa Professor csgopala@nmsu.edu (575) 646-5784 Plant & Environmental Sciences,
N326 Skeen Hall, MSC 3Q 
Area: Biotechnology, Plant Genetic Engineering, Molecular Biology, Alfalfa
Serrano, Elba Regents Professor;
NIH RISE Program Director;
NIH Brain Director
Serrano@nmsu.edu (575) 646-5217 Biology,
459 Foster Hall, (Lab: 450), MSC 3AF
Area: Neuroscience, Biophysics
Shuster, Charles Associate Professor cshuster@nmsu.edu (575) 646-1325
(575) 646-5495-Lab
Biology,
463 Foster Hall, (Lab: 430), MSC 3AF
Area: Cell & Developmental Biology
Smith, Geoff Professor gsmith@nmsu.edu (575) 646-6080
(575) 646-3606-Lab
Biology,
363 Foster Hall, MSC 3AF (Lab: 355 & 357)
Area: Environmental Microbiology
Summers, Adam Assistant Professor asummers@nmsu.edu (575) 646-1549 Animal & Range Sciences,
326 Knox Hall
Van Voorhies, Wayne Molecular Biologist wvanvoor@nmsu.edu (575) 646-8610
(575) 646-8769-Lab
Molecular Biology,
W363 Chem. Bldg. (Lab: 357), MSC 3MLS
Area: Energy Research Lab / Metabolic Functions in Algae
Vilchis, Hugo Director hvilchis@nmsu.edu (575) 646-3057 Border Epidemiology & Environmental Health Center
Xu, Jiannong Associate Professor jxu@nmsu.edu (575) 646-7713 Biology,
469 Foster Hall, (Lab: 350), MSC 3AF
Area: Genomics
Yukl, Erik T. Assistant Professor Etyukl@nmsu.edu (575) 646-3176
(575) 646-4427-Lab
Biochemistry,
W376 Chem. Bldg. (Lab: 364), MSC 3C
Zhang, Jinfa Professor jinzhang@nmsu.edu (575) 646-3438 Plant & Environmental Sciences,
N338 Skeen Hall (Lab: W356), MSC 3Q
Area: Cotton Genetics