Biological Sciences

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From Biology Club to Breast Cancer Research

Madisson Oliwa ’19 graduated from UNH Manchester with a degree in Biotechnology and is currently halfway through her two-year research position at the Breast Tumor Immunology Lab at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.   Read More

Recent Stories

  • 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
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    - Pavlov’s Cells
    The phrase “Pavlov’s dogs” has long evoked images of bells, food and salivating dogs. Read More
  • Close-up image of North American carpenter bee on black background
    - What’s the Buzz?
    A new study looks at the "almost-social" North American carpenter bee to better understand how honeybees evolved such complex social lives. Read More
  • The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance
    - The Threat of Antibiotic Resistance
    Undermining a cornerstone of modern medicine, bacterial drug resistance has become an urgent threat to human health. A recent report by the CDC shows that, each year, antibiotic... Read More
  • Four horseshoe crabs partially submerged near shoreline
    - Crabs in Peril
    New research from UNH has found that horseshoe crabs, whose blue blood is harvested by the biomedical industry for its unique ability to test devices and injectable drugs for... Read More