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NH-INBRE News and Updates

Biology Major Andrew Fuhs
May 7, 2019 –

Graduating senior and biology major Andrew Fuhs found that student research was his ticket to exploring his interests, and even determining his future career path. Andrew, from Milford, NH, connected with professors who guided him throughout his undergraduate studies at Keene State.

During a recent poster presentation session for the…

Wood Smoke Air Quality Research, 2
March 20, 2019 –

Under the direction of Dr. Nora Traviss and Dr. Chris Brehme, and with assistance from KSC grad JC Woodward, KSC students are conducting environmental health research on the effects of air inversions on wood smoke concentrations in the Keene valley.

Dr. Traviss, an Environmental Studies professor, has been studying the…

Criminal Justice Studies
October 26, 2018 –

With a passion for civic engagement and social justice, CJ Miceli ‘19 came to Keene State with an eye on law school. However, once CJ approached associate professor Dr. Angela Barlow to become their advisor, enthusiasm for sociology and data analysis emerged.

CJ chose criminal justice studies because of a…

Rachel Graves
September 25, 2018 –

Keene State College partners with businesses to create internship and employment opportunities for students. Now, the College is part of an exciting new grant that will lead to further opportunities. New Hampshire’s Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR), a program of the National Science Foundation (NSF), was recently awarded…

Keene State Students Present Their Biomedical Research and Network with Peers and Employers
August 22, 2018 –

Keene State students presented their biomedical research and networked with students from other colleges and universities during an annual meeting held by NH-INBRE (the New Hampshire IDeA Network of Biological Research Excellence). NH-INBRE is funded by the National Institutes of Health to support undergraduate biomedical research.

This year’s annual meeting…

Christine McInnis
August 9, 2018 –

Christine McInnis ’10 has a couple of related passions: science and supporting other women in science. In recent months, she’s made connections for two young alumna that landed them jobs, and gave a third advice on her job search.

McInnis had worked with strong female scientist mentors in the Biology…

Haley Zanga ’18
June 25, 2018 –

After studying regenerative properties in planarian worms with Biology professor Dr. Jason Pellettieri, Keene State biology graduate, Haley Zanga ’18, is moving on to work in a lab run by Harvard and Mass General Hospital. The new alumna will join Dr. Amar Sahay at the Center for Regenerative Medicine, where…

Professor Paul Baures
June 7, 2018 –

Keene State faculty and staff engage in professional development and scholarship opportunities both in and out of the classroom; they win honors, land fellowships, and undertake research and creative work. It all feeds back into the educational experience they bring to students. Here are a few recent faculty and staff…

Pam Slack ’02, Office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen, and Bobby Graham ’16, Office of Representative Annie Kuster in one of Keene State’s biology labs.
June 1, 2018 –

With an eye toward New Hampshire’s growing life sciences ecosystem, including the emerging field of engineered tissue manufacturing through the Advanced Regenerative Manufacturing Institute (ARMI), Keene State hosted an event on May 15 with the NH High Tech Council to promote workforce development collaboration among higher education, business, and government…

Undergraduate Biology Students Conduct Research Through NIH and NSF Grants
February 9, 2018 –

Students studying with Dr. Jason Pellettieri, associate professor of Biology, are researching critical building blocks of biology. Working with planarian flatworms, which quickly regenerate lost body parts after amputation, eight students in Dr. Pellettieri’s lab are searching for clues into how stem cells drive formation of new tissue. Their work…

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