Graduate Programs in Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences

NSF Fellowship Awardee

NSF Fellowship Awardee

Nicole Jaskiewicz (Biochemistry, Ph.D. Grad Program) receives prestigious NSF Grad Fellowship Award to work on molecular mechanisms underlying ovarian cancer.

MCBS 2014 Grad Open House

MCBS 2014 Grad Open House

The MCBS Grad Open House on March 21st brought potential graduate students from across the country to the UNH campus to check out the variety of outstanding research and educational opportunities that await them here.

Cellular and Molecular Biology Research at UNH

Cellular and Molecular Biology Research at UNH

Watch the short film highlighting the opportunities for research in cellular and molecular biology at UNH.
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Environmental microbes: the “dark matter” of biology

Environmental microbes: the “dark matter” of biology

The National Science Foundation awarded UNH and UC Davis $500,000 to develop a Research Coordination Network on eukaryotic biodiversity. The work will apply new genome sequencing technology to study microscopic eukaryote species.  Learn more..

Creature Feature

Creature Feature

Microbiologists at UNH have received a $716,000 to study the evolution of beneficial microbes by examining the relationship between the Hawaiian bobtail squid and a bacterium that helps it avoid predators by emitting light. Cheryl Whistler and Vaughn Cooper, both associate professors of microbiology and genetics, are the investigators on the three-year grant from the National Science Foundation. Learn more >>>

Genome Evolution and Environmental Adaptation

Genome Evolution and Environmental Adaptation

Matt MacManes is an evolutionary biologist who works at the intersection of genomics, ecology, and evolutionary biology.  His research program focuses on genomic approaches to understanding complex phenotypes in animals and the influence of environment.  Learn more...

Agricultural Experimental Station

Agricultural Experimental Station

Several faculty utilize traditional and organic farms to study nutritional requirements and reproductive physiology of dairy cattle.

Meet a Student

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Kenny Flynn is a Ph.D. Candidate in Microbiology at the University of New Hampshire. He works in Dr. Vaughn Cooper's lab, studying a soil microbe that infects people with Cystic Fibrosis.

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