Meet the Researcher: Colin Cleary, Physiology and Neurobiology
“Undergraduates can publish original research.” This statement made by Colin Cleary, a first year doctoral student in the Department of Physiology and Neurobiology (PNB) at the University of Connecticut, is certainly true, as Cleary’s own standout educational track proves. Cleary was recently awarded a prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Predoctoral Fellowship […]
Startup Advances Carbon-Zero Fuels through UConn Partnership
As part of the Technology Incubation Program (TIP), Mattershift is developing ways to convert carbon dioxide from the air into fuels, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, and construction materials.
UConn Health Startup Wins Patent for Heart and Immune Disease Diagnostic
UConn professor of cell biology, Dr. Annabelle Rodriguez-Oquendo, developed a test to detect a genetic predisposition for an abnormal inflammatory response that causes several life-threatening disorders.
Role of Religious Beliefs in Physical Health and Well-Being
Crystal Park, a professor in the UConn’s Department of Psychological Sciences has received $234,800 from the John Templeton Foundation to study the role of religious beliefs in physical health and well-being. While all religions have certain traditions and beliefs associated with them, not all followers adhere to beliefs in the same way. Some research suggests […]
New Grant Tests Potential Target for Age-Related Blindness
A research team from UConn Health has received more than $400,000 from the National Institutes of Health to study a potential target for Age-Related Macular Degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.
Unlocking the Genomic Mechanisms of the Atlantic Silverside
This joint project with Cornell University will be the most comprehensive genomic assessment to date for local adaptations, and is critical to understanding how marine organisms may be able to respond to rapid environmental change.
Submarine Engineers Simulate Real-Time Conditions to Test Key Components
The new method to test vibrating, manufactured components includes a mathematical model that simulates the rest of the ship and the surrounding ocean.
Using Magnetic Fields to Improve Optical Tomography Resolution
Optical imaging has become a powerful technique in biomedical research. A team of UConn chemists received funding to improve the resolution of optical tomographic images with the use of magnetic fields.
UConn Health’s Liisa Kuhn Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Liisa Tiina Kuhn, Ph.D., associate head and associate professor of biomedical engineering in the UConn School of Dental Medicine to its College of Fellows. Kuhn was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for advancing […]
Exploring Earth’s Core with Seismic Wave Measurements
UConn professor of physics, Vernon F. Cormier, has received funding from the National Science Foundation to study the transition from liquid to solid in the Earth’s core using seismic wave measurements.