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CAHNR Graduate Research

The College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources supports Graduate student research by providing resources to assist students find funding to support their graduate education and research, and through access to the services provided by the College Grants Development Office

We also support the Graduate Student Council which sponsors a variety of social events and professional development opportunities.

This year's Graduate Student Research Forum will be Saturday, March 25th 9 am - 3pm. in Oak Hall.  More information on this event can be found on the Research Forum page.

If you are interested in applying for graduate study in UConn’s College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, please contact the relevant department directly.

 

College Departments

Department of Allied Health Sciences http://www.cag.uconn.edu/ahs/ahs/

Department of Animal Science http://www.animalscience.uconn.edu/

Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics http://are.uconn.edu/

Department of Natural Resources and the Environment http://www.nrme.uconn.edu/

Department of Nutritional Sciences http://www.cag.uconn.edu/nutsci/nutsci/index.html

Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science http://www.patho.uconn.edu/

Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture http://www.cag.uconn.edu/plsc/plsc/

 

Information on the University’s application process is available through the Graduate School.

http://www.grad.uconn.edu/

 

 

China Scholarship Council Doctoral Training Program at CAHNR

The University of Connecticut offers a special program for doctoral students sponsored by the China Scholarship Council (CSC)  and the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources, starting each Fall Semester.  Ph.D. programs are offered in Animal Science, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Natural Resources: Land, Water, and Air, Nutritional Science, Pathobiology and Plant Science.  Please refer to the College Department links above for more detailed program information and application deadlines.     

 

In additions to CSC benefits, selected students will receive tuition remission, an additional stipend of over $10,000 US, and a subsidized health benefits package.   Click here for more application information.  

 

 

 

 

News and Events

 


Graduate Student Reseach Forum

Save the date: Satuday, March 25th

9am - 3pm Oak Hall

More details here

 


 

Grant Announcements:

Congratulations! 

New grant awards

October-December 2016

SPS full list

Agricultural and Resource Economics:

Tatiana Andreyevea, $14,832. Updating the Rudd Tax Calculator, Healthy Food America

 

Animal Science:

Mary Anne Amalaradjou, $179,826  Understanding Nutrition Through Biomics, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research

Mary Anne Amalaradjou $95,013, Listeria Monocytogenes Growth and Survival on Peaches and Nectarines as influenced by Stone Fruit Operations. USDA/NIFA

Dennis D'Amico, $19,788, Determining the Efficacy of Commercial Protective Cultures for the Control of Salmonella and Shiga-Toxin Producing Escherichia Coli in Raw Mike for Cheesemaking, Walker (George) Mile Research Fund

 

Extension:

Chet Arnold, $144,138,  Water and Sustainability: Education Curriculum using Online Mapping Tools to Support Teaching and Student Learning, USDA/NIFA

David Dickson, $28,000, Nitrogen Outreach Along the Connecticut Coast, EPA/Long Island Sound Office/ CT DEEP

Tessa L. Getchis, $7,573, Sea Grant Aquaculture Research Program, DOC/NOAA/Oceanic and Atmospheric Research/UNH

 

Kinesiology:

Douglas Casa, $22,039, Relationship Between Classical Magnet School and University of CT, Hartford Public Schools.

Douglas Casa, $24,999, Relationship SMSA and University of CT, Hartford Public Schools. 

Douglas Casa, $7,573, POLAR  Team Pro Validation and Comparison,   Polar Electro

Natural Resources and the Environment:

Beth A. Lawrence, $85,786, Increasing Biodiversity and Habitat Complexity in Invaded Wetlands., EPA/Loyola University Chicago

Anita Morzillo, $253,054, Attitudes Toward Black Bears and their Management in CT, DOI/US Fish and Wildlife Service/CT Dept of Energy and Eniv.Protection

Nutritional Sciences:

Christopher Blesso, $17,057, Anti-inflammatory and Hypolipidemic Effects of Egg Sphingomyelin for the Prevention of AtherosclerosisL A pilot study, American Egg Board

Pathobiology

Paulo Verardi, $413,291, Rapid Development of Replication-controlled Vaccinia Virus Vectors for Vaccines and Therapeutics with Single or Double Safety Features, DHHS/NIH

Plant Science and Landscape Architecture

Joan E. Allen, $21,000, Northeast Plant Diagnostic Network, USDA/Dept of Agriculture

Donna R. Ellis, $6,586, Forest Pest Outreach, USDA/APHIS/CT AG Experiment Station

Jason Henderson, $78,323, Organic Turf and No-Pesticide Turf Demonstration Project, CT Dept of Energy and Envir.Protection

 


 

How to Join a Multistate Project

Instructions to join a Multistate Project   - Link to directions for viewing project proposals and for creating an Appendix E to authorize participation by your scientist(s) /specialist(s) in the above proposed projects. 

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