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  Elizabeth Stone

Department of Biology, University of New Mexico

135 Castetter Hall, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 87131-0001

estone01@unm.edu |

Lab: (505)-277-3316



August 2008-     University of New Mexico                                                                           Albuquerque, NM              

                        Biology Major (GPA: 3.95)

·         Undergraduate Fellowship with the National Science Foundation’s UnO Program

·   Study Abroad at the University of Granada.


August 2004-

June 2008          Academic Magnet High School                                                                       Charleston, SC                                                        

·         Honors Magnet High School Diploma

·         South Carolina State High School Diploma




2010-                Dr Ursula Shepherd’s  Lab                                                                                                                 

Research Intern, UnO Program

                        University of New Mexico Department of Biology.

·         Learned techniques for research in molecular ecology.

·         Working on a thesis project involving field research completed over the summer of 2010

·         Faculty advisor: Ursula Shepherd; Graduate Student Advisor: Justine Garcia


June 2010-

July 2010          Field Research Assistant                                                                                                                                                                                                    

                        Lizard Island Research Station, Queensland, Australia                                                                              

·         Assisted PhD student, Justine Garcia, with sample collection and running experiments in the field.


2005-2008           Operation Home                                                                                             Charleston, SC                                                                                                             

                        Fundraising Coordinator, Personal Assistant

·         As the position becomes less recent, you might have fewer bullets for the position. You might condense what were 3 bullets into one. The assumption is that over time you have advanced in your career, and the interesting content is at the more recent positions.                                   



  • Amigo Scholarship
  • Goldwater Scholarship Nominee
  • University Honors International Study Grant
  • Regents’ International Study Grant
  • Highest Honors on Senior Thesis at the Academic Magnet High School
  • UNM Dean’s List




·         Proficient at speaking Spanish;  competent with Microsoft Word and Excel

·         Swing dancing competitions; ceramic art