Pathobiology

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today mentioned and depicted four CAHNR students who participated in the United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) 24th Climate Change Summit. They are UConn@COP24 Fellows: Luke Anderson (dual degree in anthropology and nutritional sciences with a minor in mathematics), Kayleigh Granville (environmental science with a concentration in global change), Risa Lewis (applied and resource […]

Awards and accomplishments

Six CAHNR students were recently named as University Scholars. Ten CAHNR faculty members are included in their committees. The University Scholar Program, according to its website, allows students to design and pursue an in-depth research or creative project and to craft an individualized plan of study that supports their intellectual interests during their final three […]

Virologist and partners awarded two patents for genetically engineered viruses to protect against African swine fever

African swine fever (ASF) virus is a deadly hemorrhagic disease affecting domestic and wild pigs. While historically found in Africa, ASF is currently considered an epidemic in Europe and Asia. In 2007 it was detected in the Republic of Georgia, and from there it spread through the Caucasus to Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. By 2014, […]

Study assesses effects of oil spills and dispersants on oysters

On April 10, 2010, the oil drilling rig Deepwater Horizon exploded and sank in the Gulf of Mexico, killing eleven workers. According to the EPA, it was the largest spill in the history of marine oil drilling operations, where over a period of several months, more than two hundred million gallons of oil flowed into […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today interviewed Associate Professor Paulo Verardi about Asian longhorned tick and his research with tick-borne diseases. Verardi is on the faculty of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. The Daily Campus reported on the establishment of a campus FFA alumni group. High school FFA programs allow students to explore careers in agriculture. The […]