Pathobiology

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 […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Paulo Verardi, an associate professor in the¬†Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, and Joanne Conover, a professor in the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology, received a $1.7 million grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke to study the impact of postinfectious hydrocephalus on the stem cell niche of the […]

CAHNR in the news

Recent alumna Wanjiku “Wawa” Gatheru (Environmental Studies ’20) authored an article for Vice News on environmental scholarship. She describes mainstream environmental scholarship as reflecting the interests of the white and wealthy, largely excluding the lived experiences of people of color and indigenous peoples. The¬†New York Times cited research by Assistant Professor Sandro Steinbach of the […]

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 […]