Meet graduate student Yuxiang Wang

Yuxiang Wang first became interested in science during a middle school biology course when he found himself intrigued with biological processes. Recently, his vaccine research has refocused from tick-borne diseases to the COVID-19 virus, and for the first time in his career he feels a sense of urgency and importance to work that could contribute […]

Allied Health Sciences completes departmental review, launches 4-year major at Waterbury Campus

The Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS) has recently completed its first departmental review since its 2006 establishment within CAHNR, and the results were very favorable. “The Department of Allied Health Sciences is highly regarded across the UConn campus,” says Indrajeet Chaubey, dean and director. “The department is a leader in preparing undergraduate and graduate […]

Meet graduate student Tyler Gavitt

In the midst of a worldwide pandemic, Tyler Gavitt says he’s never felt more relevant. It took him a few departmental moves as an undergraduate to find his niche, but he now feels a calling to use his knowledge and join the fight against infectious respiratory diseases such as COVID-19. He is interested in a […]

CAHNR in the news

As many states prepare plans to restart high school and collegiate sports, organizations need to consider how to safely return athletes to activity and avoid injury, illness and sudden death in sport. Recognizing that many organizations will need to develop enhanced safety policies when athletics resume, the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) created the “Return to […]

Medical laboratory sciences graduates staff COVID-19 diagnostic labs across the state

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, those working in medical laboratories have garnered much more attention than usual. Many graduates of the Department of Allied Health Sciences (AHS) Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program have found themselves in the middle of the pandemic, working as key members of healthcare teams fighting this novel virus. “One […]