Biological Sciences Spotlight

A Sophomore Year Fellowship, a Faculty Mentor and a Promising Research Career
Allison Nash graduated from UNH in 2017 with a degree in neuroscience and behavior and an enduring mentorship with professor emeritus Win Watson. 
Looking to the Brain for Answers
Meet Arturo Andrade, whose neurobiological research may lead to new, more effective treatments for chronic pain and anxiety.
A Goodbye, a Surprise Hello and an Unexpected Honor
In May, botanical sciences professor Alan (Al) Baker retired after 47 years at UNH, and the department of biological sciences threw Baker a retirement party that included a surprise guest.
Leading and Teaching By Example
This August, Piper Bartlett-Browne, who graduated from UNH in 2009 with a degree in biology, will be heading to Nome, Alaska, where she’ll spend three weeks collecting climate change data in the Bering and Chukchi Seas as a part of the PolarTREC...
Curiosity Keeps Runner on the Move
Ryan Spelman ’20 came to UNH with a deep curiosity for the world around him and a desire to study science.
Coming a Long Way and Going Much Farther
Angelica Beltrán Franco ’19 is a wildlife and conservation biology major and animal behavior minor who moved to the U.S. with her family in 2013 from Medellin, Colombia. 
The Joy of Discovery
Wyatt Shell ‘20G is poised to have a big impact on our understanding of bee sociality.
Learning Inside and Outside the Classroom
At UNH, Kiley Kennedy ’19 has found unique opportunities for learning in both traditional and nontraditional ways that are preparing her for the future.
A Lifelong Lover of Marine Animals Finds Her Calling
Mary Kate Munley '21 is driven to keep seizing opportunities and gaining the skills and knowledge she needs for a successful and rewarding career as a marine biologist.
Determined to make a difference
Emily Ray ’20 came to UNH with a strong interest in studying shark behavior, but shifted her focus to cyanobacteria in freshwater lakes after working in...
Accomplished Researcher Heading the Department of Biological Sciences
Bonnie Brown, who comes to UNH from...