Graduate Programs in Molecular, Cellular and Biomedical Sciences

Vision research at UNH

Vision research at UNH

NIH has awarded to Rick Cote and his collaborators a 5-year grant to understand how defects in the structure and regulation of 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..

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...

Dairy Research

Dairy Research

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