New Hampshire Union Leader
Biomanufacturing, Biopharmaceutical

Inside one of the new labs at the University of New Hampshire’s Manchester campus on a recent afternoon, assistant professor of biotechnology Kristen Johnson and two students evaluated genes as part of pancreatic cancer research.

The process is known as quantitative polymerase chain reaction, or qPCR.

“We are looking at various aspects of...


From discoveries of new drugs and treatment therapies to the lofty goal of becoming the global hub for tissue and organ manufacturing, NH’s biotech and biomed sector is poised to become a major economic driver for the state. And NH’s colleges and universities will play a key role in the success of this fledgling industry.

In an unprecedented move...