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 Post, Chicago Tribune, Science Daily and phys.org.
UConn Today described the new Engineering and Science Building, with some of its space dedicated to the Department of Allied Health Sciences pursuits. For example, both the Professional Master’s in Genetic and Genomic Counseling and the Professional Science Master’s in Health Care Genetics programs are housed there. In addition, the Institute for Systems Genomics includes faculty from several disciplines, including allied health. The genetics work conducted in the new building will teach students, prepare leaders in health care and further research and training. Continue reading