Faculty

Animal scientist studies effects of maternal nutrition on offspring

Associate professor Kristen Govoni has spent the majority of her career at UConn, having earned her BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in animal science in the College. Her research focuses on animal growth, development and health. For the past eight years, Govoni has been involved in a collaboration with two other faculty in the Department […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

Mark Brand receives SPARK award from Office of Vice President of Research The Office of Vice President of Research announced the award decisions for the SPARK Technology Commercialization Fund Program. Professor Mark Brand of the Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture was chosen as an awardee in the highly selected competition. SPARK supports innovative […]

CAHNR in the news

Tina Detelj of WTNH discussed new federal funding for Connecticut aquaculture with Anoushka Concepcion, an assistant extension educator and aquaculture specialist with Connecticut Sea Grant. UConn Today spoke with Douglas Casa, a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and chief operating officer of the Korey Stringer Institute, about exertional heat stroke and athlete safety. Associate […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today featured an interview with Chandi Witharana, an assistant research professor in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Witharana discusses a project he is helping lead in the Eversource Energy Center to develop a drone detection system to protect electrical substations. An article in Medium mentions a study led by Gregory Panza, […]