Animals

CAHNR in the news

Runner’s World interviewed Luke Belval about hydration and what to drink when exercising. Belval is a graduate student in kinesiology and director of research at the Korey Stringer Institute. CT Post quoted Department Head and Associate Professor Assistant Director Bonnie Burr about the interest in growing hemp and medical marijuana in Connecticut. Burr is part […]

Meet new faculty member Breno Fragomeni

Breno Fragomeni joined the Department of Animal Science this past August as assistant professor of genetics. He works in computational genetics, analyzing data related to animals’ performance in order to improve selection and breeding decisions for livestock. Here is what he said in an interview. Where did you get your degrees? I have a degree […]

CAHNR in the news

San Francisco Chronicle touched on CRISPR and crops and mentioned the work of Professor Yi Li using CRISPR to engineer citrus trees. Li is on the faculty of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. WNPR All Things Considered featured Professor Gerry Berkowitz from the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture. It talked about […]

Awards and accomplishments

Six CAHNR students were recently named as University Scholars. Ten CAHNR faculty members are included in their committees. The University Scholar Program, according to its website, allows students to design and pursue an in-depth research or creative project and to craft an individualized plan of study that supports their intellectual interests during their final three […]