Animals

US Animal Vaccinology Research Coordination Network connects with partners, sets priorities

Vaccination is one of the safest and most effective ways to protect individuals from disease. According to the World Health Organization, two to three million deaths are prevented every year because of immunizations. In addition to the crucial role they play in human health, vaccines are also an important tool to prevent illness in hundreds […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced UConn as the eleventh institution to earn status as a Platinum-level Skin Smart Campus from the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention, which seeks to prevent skin cancer through education, advocacy, and raising awareness. Dr. Sherry Pagoto was lead author of a 2015 study that documented the prevalence of tanning salons and indoor tanning options on and […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Yangchao Luo named to 2019 Highly Cited Researchers List UConn Today announced that Yangchao Luo, assistant professor in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, was named to a list of the world’s most highly-cited researchers. The 2019 Highly Cited Researchers list, released recently by the Web of Science Group, identifies scientists and social scientists who produced […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced that Sarah Reed, associate professor of animal science, has received a $499,990 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to try to identify the effects of poor maternal nutrition during pregnancy on sheep offspring. Reed is conducting her research as part of the Fetal Programming Research Group with animal science colleagues […]