Author: Sara Putnam

Meet graduate student Jingyue Duan

When graduate student Jingyue (Ellie) Duan completes her Ph.D. degree in animal epigenetics, she hopes to continue her studies before accepting a position as a research professor. As a Chinese exchange student, she misses her homeland, but has grown to appreciate life in Storrs, where she met her husband, also an exchange student from China. […]

Programming of bovine stem cells from adult cells may help improve human and animal health

Young Tang, assistant professor in the Department of Animal Science, is intrigued by unanswered questions. Tang is currently engaged in an intricate study, a large-scale next-generation genomic analysis that may help improve both human and bovine health. The study involves induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), which hold great promise for regenerative medicine. Human pluripotent stem […]

Post-baccalaureate certificate program prepares workplace health and safety professionals

The Department of Allied Health Sciences Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Online Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program is designed for professionals chosen to oversee OSH at their place of work, as well as those seeking a career change. “We’ve designed this program to give students the academic underpinning to really understand health and safety in the workplace […]

Image of the week

The Department of Kinesiology was exceptionally well represented at the 65th American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting, held May 29–June 2 in Minneapolis. Linda Pescatello (far right in the photo above) and Lawrence Armstrong, both professors in the department, gave talks, and eleven graduate students presented posters. Third from the left in the back […]