UNM Students Sweep SW Association of Biological Anthropologist Conference Awards

Departmental News

Posted:  Nov 13, 2018 - 12:00am

Congratulations to UNM students who presented at the annual Southwest Association of Biological Anthropologists' meeting in Las Vegas on November 3. UNM swept the student prizes.

First-year PhD student Megan Cole won the student poster prize for her study of "Biomarkers of cardiac health in sanctuary vs. laboratory living chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes)"

Sarah Phillips-Garcia won the student podium prize for her "Ecoimmunology of wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii) from Uganda and Tanzania: does Patr-B genotype or phenotype predict occurrence of respiratory illness".