Medicinal Plants of the Southwest
NMSU’s Medicinal Plants of the Southwest (MPSW), funded by the National Institute of Health, strives increase the number of minority students pursuing and obtaining advanced degrees in t he biomedical sciences. It gives students a chance to explore their natural world. By studying native plants, students learn how field and laboratory science can strengthen their academic skills and expand their career opportunities.
Students have the opportunity to participate in summer workshops and academic year activities.
All of the work and research generated by participants is published at the MPSW web site.
Students gain hands-on experience while learning herbal preparations, proper storage protocol
and use of advanced lab equipment. For more information, go to their homepage: