Faculty Spotlight

Dennis D'Amico
My primary research and outreach efforts focus on improving the safety and quality of cheese. For more than a decade I have worked extensively with small to very-small producers on product continue…

Research Spotlight

Develop genetic transformation and gene editing technologies for cannabis plants to improve composition and quantity of various cannabinoids, and to develop other traits beneficial to medicinal and industrial applications. continue…

Student Research

Research conducted alongside faculty is a significant part of the graduate student experience. CAHNR supports student research in the broad field of agricultural sciences, forestry and human and animal health.

CAHNR Impacts

Research achievements and outcomes addressing food security, food safety, natural resources, nutrition, human health, and the environment.

International Research

In Cuba with Biostatistician Tania Huedo-Medina

Cuba has had extraordinary success in communicating important health messages around preventing things like HIV, obesity, and addiction to its citizens, but ...


CAHNR in the news

November 15, 2019

Patch reported that a new disease affecting dogs, Canine Circovirus, was pinpointed for the first time in the state by investigators at the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (CVMDL). The CVMDL is part of the Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science. The Hartford Business Journal mentioned UConn’s cannabis-growing course in an article on the growing […]