Animals

CAHNR in the news

Fresh from the Field reported on biodegradable plastic mulch research done by Shuresh Ghimire when he was a graduate student at Washington State University. Ghimire recently joined UConn Extension as an extension vegetable educator. UConn Today depicted Keiona Khen, a nutritional sciences student, as she participated in the McNair Scholars poster presentation on July 25. […]

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 […]