Discover Biomedical Science at UNH!

Virus Catcher

Virus Catcher

Vicki (Wahl) Jensen read Richard Preston’s hit book about deadly viruses, The Hot Zone, as a freshman in college and thought, I want to do what those guys do. Vicki is a virologist in the Biosafety Level 4 lab (aka the hot zone) at the U.S. government’s Integrated Research Facility at Fort Detrick, Maryland.   For more....

2013 Outstanding Advisor Award - Dr. Paul Tsang

2013 Outstanding Advisor Award - Dr. Paul Tsang

As a professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Biomedical Sciences at UNH, Dr. Tsang has devoted his 24-year career to the success of his students.  Learn more..

Toxicology goes under the microscope in BMS 711

Toxicology goes under the microscope in BMS 711

Dr. Inga Sidor's course approaches toxicology in different ways making it an exciting and important focus for students. Learn more>>

Sidor shares her passion for "interactions at the molecular level leading to alterations in tissue function, visible changes in the whole animal, and effects on the larger population." - See more at: http://www.colsa.unh.edu/article/fall-2013/true-story#sthash.kzMDZXif.dpuf
Sidor shares her passion for "interactions at the molecular level leading to alterations in tissue function, visible changes in the whole animal, and effects on the larger population." - See more at: http://www.colsa.unh.edu/article/fall-2013/true-story#sthash.kzMDZXif.dpufv
Sidor shares her passion for "interactions at the molecular level leading to alterations in tissue function, visible changes in the whole animal, and effects on the larger population." - See more at: http://www.colsa.unh.edu/article/fall-2013/true-story#sthash.kzMDZXif.dpuf
Sidor shares her passion for "interactions at the molecular level leading to alterations in tissue function, visible changes in the whole animal, and effects on the larger population." - See more at: http://www.colsa.unh.edu/article/fall-2013/true-story#sthash.kzMDZXif.dpuf
True Story

A veterinary pathologist puts toxicology under the microscope in new course.

Dr. Sidor with her microscope.

Dr. Inga Sidor shares her passion for "interactions at the molecular level leading to alterations in tissue function, visible changes in the whole animal, and effects on the larger population."

- See more at: http://www.colsa.unh.edu/article/fall-2013/true-story#sthash.kzMDZXif.dpuf
True Story

A veterinary pathologist puts toxicology under the microscope in new course.

Dr. Sidor with her microscope.

Dr. Inga Sidor shares her passion for "interactions at the molecular level leading to alterations in tissue function, visible changes in the whole animal, and effects on the larger population."

- See more at: http://www.colsa.unh.edu/article/fall-2013/true-story#sthash.kzMDZXif.dpuf

Students working in a lab

Students working in a lab

Students working in a lab.

Microbiology lab

Microbiology lab

Students prepare for microbiology lab.

What's great about the UNH Biomedical Science Program?

  • Three exciting options: medical laboratory science, medical microbiology, and medical and veterinary sciences
  • Biomedical professions are among the 50 best careers of 2010 (U.S. News & World Report)
  • Outstanding academic preparation for
    • Medical and veterinary schools, M.S. and Ph.D. programs, physician assistant programs
    • Certification as a medical laboratory scientist
    • Research scientist/laboratory technician positions in hospitals, government labs, pharmaceutical, and biotechnology companies.
  • Highly experienced faculty with demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and career guidance
  • Experiential learning at the NH Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, UNH farm facilities, area hospitals, and biotechnology/pharmaceutical companies in the Greater Boston area.

Meet a Student

Yanna Tarasidis ('14)

"I am a senior Biomedical Science: Medical and Veterinary Science student..."

Brett Palmer (MVS '14)

"I grew up with a lot of exposure to the field of veterinary medicine."

Sarah Walstad (MVS '14)

"When I was younger I always wanted to be a small animal veterinarian..."

Andrew Phinney (MM '14)

"UNH is an excellent school to consider"

Christine Hebert (MM '14)

Before I came here, I didn’t realize all the opportunities and resources available at the University

Andrea (Tardif) Harper ('91)

"UNH has one of the few remaining medical laboratory science program in the nation."

David Staples ('81)

"UNH provided me with a quality education towards a successful and rewarding career."

Elizabeth Adeeko ('14)

Adeeko credits her positive experience to her advisor Dr. Mary Katherine Lockwood...