Biological Sciences

Aerial view of river with researchers working on sandbar

Research Snapshot: Protecting Smelt

On a sandbar in the Squamscott River in Exeter, UNH researchers and collaborators from New Hampshire Fish and Game and Coastal Research Volunteers collect rainbow smelt caught in a fyke net.  Read More

Recent Stories

  • Sarah Prescott, associate professor of biochemistry at UNH Manchester
    - Advancing Life Science Education
    Associate professor Sarah Prescott has been selected as executive director of the BioQUEST curriculum consortium, a collaborative community empowering life science educators to... Read More
  • Drone image of research tower in forest in autumn
    - Excellence in Citations
    Forty-one current and emeritus UNH researchers are among the world's 100,000 most cited, according to a new study. Read More
  • American Physiological Society Honor
    - American Physiological Society Honor
    Biology professor Patricia Halpin has been elected as chair of the teaching of physiology section for the American Physiological Society. Read More
  • First-Year Mentor Spotlight: Juan Reyes '23
    - First-Year Mentor Spotlight: Juan Reyes '23
    Get to know Juan Reyes '23, one of our orientation and peer assistant leaders who helps incoming first-year students adjust to life at UNH Manchester. Read More
  • Gulf of Maine
    - Fish Futures
    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has recently awarded a team lead by a UNH scientist more than half a million dollars to study how warming waters and migrating fish... Read More
  • Alyssa Lombardi '21, a biological sciences major and transfer student mentor at UNH Manchester
    - Transfer Mentor Spotlight
    Get to know Alyssa Lombardi '21, one of our Mentor Ambassadors for Transfer Engagement (MATEs) who helps incoming transfers adjust to the academic, cultural and social climate at... Read More
  • Ben Gutzler extracts a lobster spermatophore
    - The Joy of Specs
    A new study from UNH discovered a better way to count sperm in lobster that could help researchers of any animal species understand this key aspect of species survival. Read More
  • Enhancing Teaching
    - Enhancing Teaching
    The American Physiological Society selected Patricia Halpin, associate professor of biological science and biotechnology at UNH Manchester, to receive its Teaching Career... Read More
  • UNH Manchester, Great Bay Community College Announce New Transfer Pathways
    - UNH Manchester, Great Bay Community College Announce New Transfer Pathways
    Great Bay Community College and the University of New Hampshire at Manchester announced the development of two new transfer pathway programs in communication arts, including... Read More
  • unh-neuroscience-researcher-mao-chen
    - Pavlov’s Cells
    The phrase “Pavlov’s dogs” has long evoked images of bells, food and salivating dogs. Read More