Research

CAHNR in the news

New England Cable News reported on Professor Yi Li‘s plant research using gene-editing technology to produce non-GMO varieties for use in several situations.  For one, Li, who is on the plant science and landscape architecture faculty, hopes to develop cultivars that are resistant to the most devastating citrus disease worldwide, citrus greening disease. See also […]

CAHNR in the news

UConn Today reported on research published in Food Policy, which found a relationship between greenhouse gas emissions and weekly household food spending on meats. Postdoctoral Research Associate Rebecca Boehm, who works with the Zwick Center for Food and Resource Policy in agricultural and resource economics, was the lead author of the study. See also The Washington […]

Meet graduate student Dominique Martin

  Dominique Martin is serious about horses, having owned one since the age of twelve. She plans a career in research, with her ultimate goal involving equine research. Martin is a mentor for the Department of Animal Science, training undergraduates in laboratory techniques and cell culture. She contributed to this blog as a recipient of […]

CAHNR provides many undergrad research opportunities

Various CAHNR students and faculty advisors/mentors are involved in undergraduate research projects. According to Associate Dean for Academic Programs Sandra Bushmich, undergraduates follow several avenues of exposure to research science. Some examples include students who do research for academic credit, through internship programs and as part of employment in a laboratory. Recent undergraduate research events […]