Anna Zarra Aldrich '20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research

Author Archive

UConn Researcher Receives $2 Million from NIH to Understand Role of Non-coding RNAs in Drug Metabolism

UConn researcher Xiaobo Zhong is studying how long non-coding RNAs influence the body's ability to metabolize drugs.

UConn Economist Studying Trends in Opioid-Related Deaths in CT, MA

UConn researcher Nathan Fiala is studying the connections between economic status and opioid-related deaths in Connecticut and Massachusetts through a USDA Hatch Grant.

UConn Researcher Working to Uncover Key to Cellular Mechanisms in Parasite

Aoife Heaslip has received a grant to study the molecular underpinnings of a parasite that can cause severe infections in people who are immunocompromised and babies.

Science and Art Combine on Microplastics Research Effort

UConn's Heidi Dierssen is conducting research to improve remote sensing of microplastics on the ocean's surface

The School of Business building on October 1, 2020.

CT Small Business Development Center Supports Businesses During, After COVID-19

The Connecticut Small Business Development Center, housed in the UConn School of Business, saw demand for its services soar during the pandemic

Tableau of drugs- pills, coke, marijuana, and alcohol.

UConn Researcher Evaluating an Intervention to Keep Young Adults Engaged in Substance Use Treatment

UConn researcher Kristyn Zajac is studying the feasibility of an innovative intervention that uses peers supports to help keep young adults engaged in substance use treatment.

Four students doing exercises

A Clinic Without Walls

Students help uninsured members of the local community with pro bono health and wellness services

Building a Better Plant: UConn Researcher Develops Improved Technology for Grafting

UConn researcher Yi Li has invented a novel grafting technique that improves several factors important for healthy plant growth

Novel Immune Checkpoints Have Applications for Cancer, Autoimmune Disease Treatment

UConn researcher Laijun Lai has developed recombinant proteins and antibodies to combat autoimmune diseases and immunosuppression in cancer patients

Meet the Researcher: Natalie Munro, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Natalie Munro uses what our human ancestors discarded to learn about how we started to domesticate animals.