Research

Striving for a better understanding of the brain and its disorders
Kostandina Bicja is a neuroscience and behavior major and psychology minor from Manchester, New Hampshire. She is also a first-generation college student whose family immigrated to the U.S. shortly before she was born....
UNH snare drummer prepares for career searching for life in the universe
Andrea Pecora is a biomedical science: medical laboratory science major and classics minor who received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship to conduct research with Professor Lou Tisa.
Undergraduate research, an accelerated master’s and a plan
Quinn Beek is a biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology major who received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to conduct research in the lab of Sarah Walker, assistant professor of molecular, cellular and biomedical sciences. 
A strong foundation to address the impacts of climate change
Megan Wimsatt is an environmental sciences: ecosytems major who has received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to conduct research under the guidance of Ruth Varner, professor of biogeochemistry in both the UNH College of Engineering and Physical Sciences and at the...
A focus on fish behavior
Matthew Scott is a marine, estuarine and freshwater biology major who received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to conduct research in the lab of Nathan Furey, assistant professor of biological sciences. His research topic is “Modeling the Impacts of Invasive Streamside Plants and...
Building a foundation for a career involving animals
Jackie Robidoux is a zoology majorwho received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship to conduct research under the guidance of David Needle, professor and senior veterinary pathologist at the New Hampshire Veterinary Diagnostic Lab at UNH.
On the right path
Madeleine Clement is a biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology major who received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to spend the summer 2022 investigating novel treatments for a rare type of skin cancer called Merkel Cell Carcinoma.
Discovering her passion for cancer research
Evie Proctor, a double major in biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology and justice studies from Marlborough, N.H., says UNH was the only school she applied to because it was the only school she wanted to attend.
Reaching new heights, both academically and personally
Grace Higgins is a double major in biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology and music. She is one of 17 COLSA students to receive a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship in 2022.
Learning How to Protect Our Natural Resources
Isabelle Lopez is a wildlife and conservation biology major with a geospatial analysis minor who received a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) to study the use of drones to monitor and protect natural resources. 
Already an Accomplished Researcher
Hannah Manning is a biomedical science: medical and veterinary sciences major with a double minor in classics and zoology and is the recipient of their second Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF).
On the Pre-Veterinary Track
Maggie Hayes is an animal science major from Newmarket, N.H. who recently won a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF).