NMSU Regent's Professor
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Manasse Endowed Scholar, NMSU College of Arts and Sciences.
Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
AAAS Lecturer in Women in Science and Engineering
NMSU Roush Award for Excellence in Teaching.
biophysics - sensory cells and organs - systems biology- neuroinformatics - nanobioscience - organogenesis (acoustico-vestibular) - stomata - mechanoreception - membrane transport
neuroethics - science, ethics, and society - gender and ethnic equity in STEM disciplines - research education for graduate and undergraduate students -plants and the nervous system