Research Spotlight Spotlight

Assistant professor Jeff Garnas, and his lab of undergrad and graduate researchers are looking into the threat from the emerald ash borer, which highlights a looming forest health crisis.
New grant will fund study on one of the most unique biomaterials known to humankind
Hagfish slime, which has been described as the grossest super-material in existence, might be one of the most unique biomaterials known known to humankind — and UNH scientist and assistant professor David Plachetzkihas received a grant from the...
Professor Pete Pekins leads a team of undergraduate and graduate students as they track radio-collared moose and their calves to chart their survival.
Advisor: Dr. Thomas M Davis Research Topic: Genomic and phylogenetic analysis of strawberry species Investigation of the genome composition and phylogeny of species with the Fragaria (strawberry) genus. Genome-wide phylogenetic analyses were performed based on data collected from next generation...
Advisor: Dr. Sandra Rehan Research Topic: Environmental and genetic signals of behavioral plasticity and social evolution Although advanced eusocial species like the honey bee are globally ubiquitous, the evolutionary origins of their highly complex behavior remain mysterious. The socially diverse...
Advisor: Dr. Larry Harris Research Topic: Phylogenetics, systematics of nudibranch mollusks; invertebrate ecology My research seeks to produce a comprehensive phylogeographic study of the Nudibranch Genus Tenellia. Tenellia spp. are found in temperate estuarine waters worldwide, and there is most...
Meet Xena, the synthetic cadaver who entered lab classrooms earlier this semester. Her guts, arteries, organs, blood flow and real-feeling flesh give the anatomy and physiology students who work with her a truly hands-on learning experience. 
UNH has been awarded a five-year, $10 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) grant to accelerate the translation of its basic biomedical and bioengineering research into clinical and commercialization opportunities leading to improved diagnosis...
One of Dr. Todd Guerdat's new "recirculating farm greenhouses," which will be used for farm-scale research with aquaponic systems at UNH Kingman Research Farm. They will...
Scientists with the New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station have launched a research project that aims to develop the first varieties of strawberries specifically designed for organic...