The HSI-STEM grant at ENMU focuses largely on funding undergraduate research in the university’s research laboratories.  Undergraduate research is a great opportunity for students to gain hands-on experience within their field, better understand the careers available, and to earn money!

ENMU Undergraduate Research Labs

  • –Biological Sciences
    • –Dr. Ken Cradock- Entomology
    • –Dr. Ivana Mali- Wildlife and Fisheries
    • –Dr. Manuel Varela- Microbiology
    • –Dr. Matthew Barlow- Anatomy and Physiology
    • –Dr. Youngkoo Cho- Plant Biology
    • –Dr. Zhiming Liu- Molecular Biology
  • –Physical Sciences
    • –Dr. Elliott Stollar- Biochemistry
    • –Dr. Juchao Yan- Analytical Chemistry
    • Dr. James Finley- Theoretical Quantum Physics
    • Dr. William Cooper- Organic Chemistry
  • –Electronics Engineering Technologies
    • –Dr. Hamid Allemehzadeh- EET
  • –Agricultural Sciences
    • –Dr. Darren Smith- Animal Reproduction and Nutrition
    • –Dr. Leslie Judd- Agricultural Science
  • –Psychology
    • –Dr. Gary Bond- Cognitive Psychology


Opportunities available for undergraduate research students include (but are not limited to):

  • Publications in peer-reviewed journals
  • Oral and Poster presentations at local, national, and international science conferences
  • Assistance with applications process for internships, graduate school, professional school, and careers.


For more information about how to apply for our program, please speak with Robin May at or visit her office in COB 159.