Honors student Sarah Robbins is a full time junior at the University of Connecticut. She has conducted research with UConn’s pathobiology department on infectious diseases and viral vectors. Robbins is also an Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) peer research ambassador, and she talks to undergraduate students about her lab experiences. A Manchester resident, Robbins enjoys traveling, running, hiking and the outdoors. Here is what she said about her experiences as a CAHNR student.
What attracted you to UConn? The research opportunities and the pathobiology department were both huge factors in attracting me to UConn. There aren’t very many colleges that have a department focused specifically on infectious diseases. Additionally, there is ample support and resources for student research.