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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 […]

New grant funds genetic engineering professional development for educators

The American public is growing increasingly skeptical about the safety of genetically modified (GM) foods. Despite consensus in the scientific community that foods containing GM ingredients are safe, nearly half of Americans believe otherwise. In 2016, a Pew Research Center survey found that 39 percent of the American public thought GM foods were worse for […]

Awards and achievements for CAHNR

  Congratulations to CAHNR’s outstanding and distinguished faculty, staff, students and alumni (depicted above) who were recognized recently at the 2019 Awards and Honors event. Not shown are the Connecticut 4-H Volunteer Awards recipients: Abigail Button (4-H Alumni Award), Marguerite Rauch (4-H Meritorious Service Award) and Rachael and Ken Manzer (4-H Leadership Award). All photos […]