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The mission of UNM Rainforest Innovations is to foster a Rainforest in the Desert, UNM Rainforest Innovations nurtures innovation and catalyzes economic development. In an effort to achieve this mission, UNM Rainforest Innovations makes a top priority of building and maintaining strong relationships with UNM Inventors. This section of the website should serve as a resource for UNM inventors. Should you have questions or would like to speak with UNM Rainforest Innovations Staff, please don’t hesitate to give us a call or send us an email.


Life Sciences Inventors:

gbanningerGregg Banninger, Ph.D
Innovation Manager, Life Sciences
Telephone: (505) 272-7908
Email: gbanninger@innovations.unm.edu


Physical Sciences Inventors:

roerickAndrew (“Alex”) Roerick
Senior Innovation Associate, Engineering & Physical Sciences
Telephone: (505) 277-0608
Email: aRoerick@innovations.unm.edu


For Marketing Activities:

amirabal(75x100)Arlene Young
Director of Commercialization
Telephone: (505) 272-8774
Email: ayoung@innovations.unm.edu