Kyle MacLea

University of New Hampshire
Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

Kyle MacLea is an Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of New Hampshire at Manchester. As a teacher, his primary areas of interest include microbiology and molecular biology, with a focus on laboratory instruction and course-based undergraduate research. As a scholar, his two main areas of laboratory investigation are (1) understanding the biochemical basis of inheritance of infectious proteins called prions in the baker’s yeast, and (2) utilizing genomic and bioinformatics techniques to analyze and understand the genetic makeup of new, uncharacterized bacterial species.