College of Life Sciences & Agriculture

An image showing the retinal photoreceptors (left) and an image of the retina (right)

Predicting Eye Disease

A recently awarded $1.5 million grant from the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) National Eye Institute will support ongoing research into retinal degenerative diseases led by professor Rick Cote. Read More

Recent Stories

  • Albion Hodgdon's discovered documents
    - Herbarium Gets in Touch With Its Roots
    A treasure trove of long-forgotten documents from Albion Hodgdon, one of UNH’s most influential professors and scientists, has been discovered. Read More
  • David Beauregard working in a lab
    - A Supportive Space
    David Beauregard ’23 was in dire need of a parking space. With the clock ticking on his quest to find one, his last resort wound up being a virtual space. A member of the New... Read More
  • Close-up of southern pine beetle
    - Pine Pests
    UNH researchers Jeff Garnas, associate professor of forest ecosystem health, and Ph.D. student Caroline Kanaskie discovered the damaging southern pine beetle in New Hampshire and... Read More
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    - 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
  • Lab technicians working in lab
    - One Million And Counting
    The University of New Hampshire's uniquely designed lab has completed more than one million tests to detect and monitor the coronavirus. The cutting-edge lab not only performs... Read More
  • High-frequency water quality sensor
    - Going With The Flow
    Climate change is expected to cause more droughts and stronger storms, and a new UNH study suggests that as these precipitation extremes grow more common the effect on water... Read More
  • Andrew Strzykalski
    - Opening Doors
    The first cohort of students is enrolled in the UNH-4U program, designed to open doors to a mostly traditional college experience that was previously closed to students with... Read More
  • Madagascar beach
    - Industrial Fishing in Distant Waters
    As global commercial fishing expands, concerns about both legal and illegal fishing in the marine waters of developing countries have also grown. New research studying Madagascar... 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
  • Loading New Hampshire Food Bank truck
    - Focused on Helping Others
    The 2021 Food Drive Challenge at UNH, which took place during the first three weeks of November, generated food and monetary donations to the New Hampshire Food Bank totaling the... Read More