Nichols , a Rising Senior majoring in Molecular and Cell Biology, is performing research at UConn Health this summer by using a mouse model to identify the types of sound stimuli that are more likely to induce tinnitus, a medical condition characterized by the perception of a sound that is not really there. Read full […]
Month: July 2019
Announcing the New Executive Board of GO:MCB
Congratulations to the new executive board of GO:MCB for the 2019-2020 academic year! President – Kathleen Kyle Vice President – Irio Schiano Treasurer – Patrick Grady Secretary – Jacob Kellermeier Outreach Coordinator – Meghan Wyatt
Horseshoe Crabs – The Fortunate Ones?
The horseshoe crab has persisted, unchanged, for hundreds of millions of years. But now, its survival is threatened by the harvesting of its prized baby-blue blood. A team at UConn seeks to map its DNA and save it from extinction. Dr. O’Neill, graduate student Kate Castellano and colleagues are mapping a full assembly of the […]
Researchers are the New Influencer
Social media is revolutionizing how scientists interact with the public “One of the goals for my science communication, and my career, is to help people connect with sources of information that they can trust.” – Sarah McAnulty