Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) recently announced recipients in the 2019 Research Excellence Program (REP). The grants “provide seed funding to fuel innovative research, scholarship, and creative endeavors with strong potential for significant extramural funding and/or achievements consistent with the highest standards of accomplishment in the discipline,” according to an article […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) announced student accomplishments for spring 2019. The list included CAHNR students who gave presentations. Plant and Animal Genome XXVII Conference – January 12-16, 2019 – San Diego, CA,  Alyssa Ferreira ’20, OUR Travel Award recipient, Investigation of Strategies to Improve Annotation and Assembly of Conifer Genomes Emerging Researchers National […]

Scientists study health of Cape Cod’s gray seals

Assistant Research Professor Milton Levin, a faculty member in the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, is part of a team of scientists who conduct an annual health assessment of gray seal pups at Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge off Chatham on Cape Cod, MA. The team members, from Tufts University, NOAA, UConn, Mystic Aquarium and […]

Meet alumnus Luigi Sartori

Editor’s note: Kim Colavito Markesich, our long-time freelance contributor, graduated from the Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture, then went on to earn her bachelor of science in agriculture with a focus on environmental writing. Recently she caught up with some of her fellow RHSA alumni. Luigi Sartori’s career path included a few unexpected turns. He […]

Pathobiology lab developed test for Apollo 11 moon rocks

During the week of July 15, 2019, the Office of Communications received a phone call from alumna and former staff member Mary Adams, who thought we’d be interested to know about the role of Prof. Alan Kenyon’s laboratory in the Apollo 11 space flight. Ms. Adams is a UConn graduate, having earned a B.S. degree […]