Boyd Science Center

The heart of scientific research and study at PSU is the Boyd Science Center.  The University’s proximity to the lakes, rivers and mountains of New Hampshire gives students access to a unique natural laboratory.  Resources at Boyd provide students with a place to explore nature’s questions, generated in the great outdoors or under the microscope.

Resources at Boyd include:

  • Paid summer research opportunities for students
  • Climate-controlled chambers for whole organism research
  • Dedicated spaces for student research
  • Several 300+-liter marine aquaria
  • Human and animal physiology labs
  • Fully functional herbarium
  • Dedicated tissue culture facilities
  • Fully equipped molecular and microbiology labs
  • Computerized rooftop greenhouse
  • Millions of dollars-worth of equipment – PCR, animal tracking, western blotting, etc.