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June 22, 2018

New England Cable News reported on Professor Yi Li‘s plant research using gene-editing technology to produce non-GMO varieties for use in several situations.  For one, Li, who is on the plant science and landscape architecture faculty, hopes to develop cultivars that are resistant to the most devastating citrus disease worldwide, citrus greening disease. See also […]

Meet graduate student Arlind Mara

June 20, 2018

As a child growing up in Albania, Arlind Mara was frequently sick. In order to understand his diagnosis and the discussions between his parents and doctors, he would read his older brother’s medical textbooks. The experience sparked a lifelong interest in science and medicine and led him to pursue a Ph.D. in bacteriology in the […]

Extension’s Center for Learning in Retirement offers memoir writing club

June 19, 2018

Professor Emeritus of Political Science Curt Frederic Beck recently self-published a memoir entitled From Wannsee to Storrs: A Perpetual Optimist’s Journey. Beck penned the book while a member of an ongoing weekly memoir writing club offered through UConn’s Center for Learning in Retirement. CLIR is a UConn Extension program. Beck is past president of CLIR, […]

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