Graduate Programs in Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences

Illness-causing Vibrios in Great Bay oysters

Illness-causing Vibrios in Great Bay oysters

Steve Jones, Cheryl Whistler, and Vaughn Cooper are leading efforts to keep illness off the oyster raw bar menu through collaborative research on the occurrence of pathogenic Vibrios in Great Bay. Learn more....

Vision research at UNH

Vision research at UNH

Rick Cote has received a 5-year NIH grant to understand how defects in cGMP phosphodiesterase (PDE), the central enzyme in the visual signaling pathway, can lead to retinitis pigmentosa, a retinal disease that leads to blindness. Learn more…

NSF Fellowship Awardees

NSF Fellowship Awardees

Nicole Jaskiewicz (Biochemistry, Ph.D. Grad Program) and Liz Landis (Microbiology, M.S. Grad Program) received prestigious NSF Grad Fellowship Awards to fund their research for the next year.  Learn more...

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..

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...

Dairy Research

Dairy Research

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