Pathobiology

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Associate Professor Steven Szczepanek in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science and Thanh Duc Nguyen, an assistant professor in the School of Engineering, received a $432,990 contract from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to develop a single-use, self-administered microneedle vaccine technology for infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Szczepanek […]

Awards and achievements in CAHNR

PhD candidate receives research scholarship Arlind Mara received the 2020-2021 Jerry Yang Graduate Research Excellence Award. Mara is a PhD candidate in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science (PVS). The award, conferred annually in memory of Animal Science Professor Jerry Yang, is given to a continuing graduate student based on demonstrated academic achievement. It is […]

CAHNR in the news

Associate Extension Professor Thomas Worthley wrote an article for UConn Today with advice for homeowners on the task of cleaning up storm-damaged trees, addressing abundant problems, dangers and risks. Worthley teaches forest sustainability in the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment. Associate Professor Paulo Verardi spoke with NBC Connecticut about the importance of ventilation […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today announced Assistant Professor Young Tang and Professor Antonio Garmendia identified compounds that can effectively block the Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) virus from infecting pig cells. The discovery offers a promising pathway to an alternative treatment of the most economically damaging virus for global pork production. The virus, which is highly contagious […]