James Brent Loy, Professor of Plant Biology and Genetics at the University of New Hampshire, is known around the world for his work in plant breeding, agricultural plastics, and crop physiology. His innovative varieties of pumpkins, squashes, melons and gourds have helped local farmers and backyard garderners as well as farmers throughout the New England region and, in the case of his melons and pumpkins, around the world.
The University of New Hampshire’s National Estuarine Research Reserve System
(NERRS) Science Collaborative project has won a $4,727,383 competitive grant from the
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
Marc Sedam, Executive Director of the University of New Hampshire’s Office for Research Partnerships and Commercialization (ORPC) and the New Hampshire Innovation Research Center (NHIRC), recently earned the Certified Licensing Professional™ (CLP) credential. The CLP is a certification available to practitioners who have established a combination of high-level expertise in licensing intellectual property with high-impact transactions.
The US Department of Education (US ED) has officially withdrawn the notices inviting applications for new awards for Fiscal Year (FY)
2011 for the European Union-United States Atlantis (Atlantis) Program; the U.S.-Brazil
Higher Education Consortia (U.S.-Brazil) Program; and the North American
Mobility in Higher Education (NAM) Program.
The Department has determined that, as a result of final
Congressional action on FY 2011 appropriations, there are not sufficient funds
available in 2011 to support new awards under these programs.
The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has had to cancel its July and August meetings and reschedule both to a single meeting on Monday August 1, 2011. Any applications for the use of vertebrate animals in research or instruction that need to be reviewed at this rescheduled meeting must be submitted to Research Integrity Services by the end of the day on Tuesday, July 26, 2011. Please contact Julie Simpson in Research Integrity Services (603-862-2003) with any questions.