Environment

CAHNR in the news

New England Cable News reported on Professor Yi Li‘s plant research using gene-editing technology to produce non-GMO varieties for use in several situations.¬† For one, Li, who is on the plant science and landscape architecture faculty, hopes to develop cultivars that are resistant to the most devastating citrus disease worldwide, citrus greening disease. See also […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on research published in Food Policy, which found a relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and weekly household food spending on meats. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, who works with the¬†Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy in agricultural and resource economics, was the lead author of the study. See also The Washington […]

CAHNR provides many undergrad research opportunities

Various CAHNR students and faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects. According to Associate Dean for Academic Programs Sandra Bushmich, undergraduates follow several avenues of exposure to research science. Some examples include students who do research for academic credit, through internship programs and as part of employment in a laboratory. Recent undergraduate research events […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on Assistant Professor Lindsey Lepley‘s new grant to study how anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) rehabilitation can be improved to prevent the development of post-traumatic osteoarthritis. Lepley is on the faculty of kinesiology. Med City News ran an article co-authored by Professor Sherry Pagoto about digital health. Pagoto, who is on the faculty […]