WB Young building in Storrs

Research Highlights

CAHNR graduate students are conducting award winning research across our priority areas. Research conducted as a graduate student builds the foundation of graduate student careers while enhancing the knowledge base. Faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students work collaboratively on research programs.

students in laboratory with Professor D'Amico working on yogurt

“Pasteurization and starter cultures for fermented dairy products have enhanced food safety, consistency and uniformity, but at the same time, they have imposed a diminished microbial diversity in many traditional fermented foods, resulting in diminished flavor diversity."

Lang Sun, graduate student in the Department of Animal Science

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