Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Experiential learning is a vital component of the undergraduate educational experience.  Our department offers students a variety of ways to move beyond the classroom and teaching laboratory into the real world of the conduct of original scientific research.  MCBS faculty are committed to mentoring undergraduate students who seek to gain new experiences, acquire new skills, better understand the scientific process, as well as advancing a possible career as a researcher in one of the life sciences.

General Information

For general information on research opportunities within the MCBS majors, visit the academic program web sites listed below:

Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cellular

Biomedical Science


Finding a research mentor

One of the best ways to find out about the wide variety of research projects being conducted by MCBS faculty is to visit the faculty profile pages and read about the exciting research that is being conducted in research laboratories across campus.

Financial Support

Support for conducting independent research is an outstanding feature of the UNH undergraduate experience.  The Hamel Center for Undergraduate Research provides the resources and financial support for the research, scholarly and creative projects of the UNH students.

Students may apply for: