Research & Discovery

Debarchana Ghosh wants to know how proximity to particular services affects people's health. (Christine Buckley/UConn Photo)

You Are What You Eat – And Where You Live

Geography faculty member Debarchana Ghosh studies how proximity to services, such as grocery stores and medical centers, affects people’s health.

Urs Boelsterli, left, Winfried Krueger, and Theodore Rasmussen in a stem cell research lab at the Physics/Biology Building on Aug.29, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Finding the Pathways to Drug-induced Liver Injury

UConn pharmaceutical researchers are searching for a genetic link to a significant public health concern – drug-induced liver injury.

Edison Liu, president and chief executive officer, The Jackson Laboratory speaks at the UConn/JAX Genomics Symposium, held at the Student Union Theater at the University of Connecticut on Sept. 6, 2012. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

UConn-Jackson Lab Symposium Features Genomics Research

Storrs, Farmington, and Jackson Laboratory researchers get together for two days of talks and strategy sessions.

Symposium to Highlight Research Partnership with Jackson Labs

Two days of presentations by UConn and Jackson Lab researchers will focus on aspects of systems genomics.

Kyle Hadden, assistant professor of Pharmaceutical Science, in the lab with a liquid handling machine on Nov. 14, 2011. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Internal Grant Program Fosters Inter-Campus Research

The University is providing seed money to six research teams in 2012, and has distributed nearly $2 million since 2008.

From left: James Rusling, professor of Chemistry, Bhaskara Chikkaveeraiah and Ruchika Malhotra in their lab in the Chemistry building. (UConn Photo / Jessica Tommaselli)

Chemist Improves Accuracy of Oral Cancer Detection

Chemistry professor James Rusling has developed a method to detect multiple proteins indicating that a person has oral cancer.

Cliffs and coastal landscape on Martha's Vineyard (Wikimedia Commons Photo)

Climate Change on Martha’s Vineyard

A UConn graduate student used GIS data to project what could happen on Martha’s Vineyard if sea levels rise dramatically.

Assistant professor Yao Lin is inspired by the elements of nature to create innovative materials. (Daniel Buttrey/UConn Photo)

Bio-inspired Science

Chemistry professor Yao Lin is tapping into the concepts of nature to make novel synthetic materials.

Map showing Long Island Sound.

UConn Marine Scientists to Help Map the Sound

Scientific maps of the seafloor will help to better manage and protect Long Island Sound.

Teacher talking with little girl.

Language Researchers Awarded $3M IGERT Grant

How do humans develop and learn language? UConn researchers have won an NSF ‘IGERT’ grant to train a new generation of scientists to answer that question.