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Maureen Romine

Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
College of Science and Math

New Mexico Highlands University

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Overview

Education

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado Ph.D. 1973, Botany and Plant Pathology
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado M.S. 1970, Botany and Plant Pathology
Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado B.S. 1968, Biological Science

Professional Experience

9/22 to present Professor, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, N.M.
3/24/76 to 9/22/84 Associate Professor,New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas N.M.
9/1/72 to 3/24/7 Assistant Professor, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas N.M.

Professional Affiliations 

Member: Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi, American Association for the Advancement of Science, New Mexico Academy of Science, the Southwestern Association of Naturalists, New Mexico Network for Women in Science and Engineering, American Institute for Biological Science, National Association of Biology Teachers.

Professional Activities

(1) Director of the New Mexico Academy of Science Visiting Scientist Program 1988 to present.
(2) Northeastern Regional Director for the New Mexico Junior Academy of Science Paper Competition.
(3)President of the New Mexico Highlands University Sigma Xi Chapter.

Publications

Paper entitled “Properties of a Volatile Fungistatic Factor in Soil”, published in Phytopathology 62:602-605, co-authored with Dr. R.R. Baker of the Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Colorado State University

Paper entitled “Soil Fungistasis: Evidence for an Inhibitory Factor”, published in Phytopathology 63:756- 759, co-authored with Dr. R.R. Baker of the Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Colorado State University.

Paper presented: Anselm U. Emeanuwa and Maureen Romine, “Effects of Prescribed Burning on Endomycorrhizal Populations of a Ponderosa Pine Forest”, New Mexico Academy of Science, September 28, 1979.

Poster presentation : Missy Trujillo, supervised by Maureen Romine and Jennifer Lindline, “The Effects of Fire on the Chemical Properties of Soils and Mycorrhizal Populations in the Elk Mountain Area”, New Mexico Highlands University Research Day, Spring 2003

Supervision of Masters Thesis

(1) Effects of Prescribed Burning on Endomycorrhizal Populations of a Ponderosa Pine Forest, Anselm Emeanuwa, 1979.
(2 ) A Study on the Control of Fish Mycosis, John Hinkle, 1983.
(3) Endomycorrhizae Populations After Prescribed Burning of a Pinon Pine-Juniper Forest, Pauline Gutierrez, 1984.
(4) Recovery of Endomycorrhizae Populations After Prescribed Burning of a Pinon Pine-Juniper Forest, Kathy Ludi, 1988 (not completed).
(5) The Mechanisms of Poludification in Upland Forests Without Native Bog Trees, Alta Suzanne Morstad, 1997.
(6) The Effects of Vesicular-Arbuscular Mycorrhizae on The Growth and Drought Tolerance of Barley, Fereshteh Amirhosseini, 2004.
(7) The Effects of Fire on Vesicular-Arbuscular Mycorrhizae Populations, Missy Trujillo. In Progress

Research Interest

(1) Collection, identification and study of the distribution of plants in the Las Vegas area and other areas in northern New Mexico.
(2) The effects of fire and other disturbances on vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae populations.
(3) The effects of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae on growth and drought tolerance of various plants.