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Research and Outcomes / Data on STEM at NMHU

STEM Majors at NMHU report prepared by the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Research, August 2009

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ARMAS Center data

Spotlight ​Biology graduate student Laurel Carr isolates E. coli bacteria for her antibiotic resistant bacteria research study of Gallinas River water. Las Vegas, N.M. – A Highlands University biology graduate student is conducting research to help determine how much impact humans and livestock have on bacteria in the Gallinas River, the primary water supply for Las Vegas. Laurel Carr’s research will shed new light on antibiotic-resistant bacteria that occur naturally in untouched environments like the Gallinas River headwaters in the Pecos Wilderness. Baseline data is lacking for these kinds of bacteria from natural areas, and Carr’s is the first such study




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