Rick Cote, professor of molecular, cellular, and biomedical sciences, and his colleagues study the enzyme phosphodiesterase (PDE), the central enzyme in the photoreceptor cells (rods and cones) in the eye that transform light into images.
Sandra Rehan, assistant professor of biological sciences, UNH Cooperative Extension specialist Cathy Neal, and Woodman Farm staff have constructed a bee "hotel" at UNH's Woodman Farm as part of a new research project that will assess for the diversity of New Hampshire’s bee population for the first time. The launch of the research project comes just in time for National Pollinator Week June 16-24, 2014, which highlights the urgent issue of declining pollinator populations.
Kathleen Shannon of WCSH-TV (Portland, Maine) talked with Jenn Dijkstra, affiliate assistant professor in the UNH Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center, and Wendy Lull of the Seacoast Science Center in Rye, New Hampshire about sea squirts, a particularly harmful invasive species threatening the habitats of the North Atlantic Ocean. Watch the video at: http://www.wcsh6.com/story/news/local/207/2014/06/18/sea-squirts-invasive-species/10770703/.
We’re nearing the end of the 2014 Summer Analytics Institute at UNH. This year’s participants are juniors, seniors, or degree holders who are interested in using analytics to support their career goals.
What is analytics? According to the website for the Analytics Institute, “Analytics seeks to find patterns across broad sources of data and bring them to bear on the problems of industry and populations”.
A meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Grappone Conference Center in Concord to begin the process of developing New Hampshire’s next NSF EPSCoR academic research infrastructure proposal.
UNHInnovation (UNHI) has worked with the UNH School of Law since 2010 to bring law school student interns into our office to gain technology transfer experience within a higher education setting.
This year, we are very pleased to welcome Cassie Simmons and Andrew Schmid to the office. Andrew and Cassie started on June 2, 2014 and will work with us over the course of the next year. Both interns have just completed their 1L year (first year of law school).
Understanding that abstracts and titles serve to justify the expenditure of federal funds to a broad public audience, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued Notice No. 136 in order to clarify its policy and promote awareness.
The notice describes two major components of the NSF Abstract:
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