Biological Sciences

The Cod and the Tern

The Cod and the Tern

With new grants, UNH researchers will study how climate change in the Gulf of Maine is affecting species like the Atlantic cod and the common tern. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Students work on the plasmid toolbox
    - A Hypothesis, a Collaboration and a Solution
    It isn’t often that an entire class of undergraduate students has an opportunity to fill a scientific knowledge gap that may eventually lead to the design of better drugs or... Read More
  • UNH Manchester's STEM Teaching Fellows meet via Zoom with Boys and Girls Club STEM director Keith Darling to plan outreach activities
    - STEM Outreach Success
    The COVID pandemic provided no shortage of opportunities for organizations to adapt, and that’s precisely what four STEM Teaching Fellows did when they developed outreach... Read More
  • Researcher stands alone in marsh
    - Keeping Great Marsh Great
    With a $3.1 million grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, UNH researchers will work to protect Great Marsh in northern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. Read More
  • Women studying biotechnology in the UNH Manchester biotechnology innovation center
    - Be Inspired by Women in STEM, Nov. 9
    Women make up nearly half of the U.S. workforce, but only 27% of the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) workforce. Women are vastly underrepresented in STEM—and at... Read More
  • UNH Professor Chris Neefus talks to his students about mushrooms.
    - Mushroom Madness
    Say what you will about 2021, but the year is shaping up to be phenomenal for mushrooms. Read More
  • Dr. Sue Cooke with UNH Manchester students
    - Faculty Spotlight: Sue Cooke ’94, ’04G, Biological Sciences
    Since joining the UNH Manchester faculty in 2013, Dr. Sue Cooke, lecturer of biological sciences, has designed courses that not only appeal to her students’ interests, but also... Read More
  • 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... Read More
  • Female researcher scoops into large fish tank with net
    - Research Snapshot: Raising Lumpfish
    At UNH’s Coastal Marine Lab in New Castle, N.H., Elizabeth Fairchild raises and researches lumpfish as a potential pest-management solution for the aquaculture industry. Fairchild... Read More
  • Image of neurons lit up on dark background
    - Brain Monitor
    With a new National Institutes of Health grant, UNH researchers Edward Song and Arturo Andrade will conduct research on the neurotransmitter glutamate that will contribute to our... Read More
  • Madison Oliwa Headshot
    - 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... Read More