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UConn, SCSU Partner on Postgrad Research Program for Underserved Communities (September 19, 2022)
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MIRA Award Recipient Jelena Erceg Unfolding the Mysteries of Genome Folding (September 14, 2022)
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Researchers to Expand the Encyclopedia of RNA (September 7, 2022)
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JAX’s Peter Robinson to serve on NHGRI Advisory Council (August 31, 2022)
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Defining long COVID with data (August 18, 2022)
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UConn Center on Aging Researcher Named to Board of Directors of The Gerontological Society of America (July 27, 2022)
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Science In Seconds: What We Can Learn from Zebrafish (July 21, 2022)
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JAX’s Roel Verhaak joins global Cancer Grand Challenges team taking on some of the most challenging forms of cancer (June 22, 2022)
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Innate Immune Cells and Metastatic Cancer (April 27, 2022)
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Three Faculty Selected for Board of Trustees Distinguished Professorship (April 27, 2022)
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Massive Collaboration Fills the Gaps in the Human Genome (March 31, 2022)
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Bunkers That Save Sight? UConn Researchers Take a Close Look (March 8, 2022)
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How Aging Affects Your Immune System (March 4, 2022)
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UConn Faculty Members Elected to Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (March 2, 2022)
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Trailblazer and Changemaker of Young Peoples’ Lives: Dr. Marja Hurley (February 16, 2022)
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UConn Researcher Studies Connections Between the Gut Microbiome and MS Symptoms in Intermittent Fasting Clinical Trial (February 9, 2022)
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Rabies Readiness: Genomic Surveillance Helps Prepare for Outbreaks in Bats (February 9, 2022)
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Steven Geary Named International Organization for Mycoplasmology Chair (February 7, 2022)
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Meet the Researcher: Linda Pescatello, CAHNR (February 1, 2022)
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Meat, Multiple Sclerosis, and the Microbiome (January 27, 2022)
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The consequences of alternative splicing in breast cancer (January 26, 2022)
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UConn Health Researcher Investigates Treatment for Eye Injuries from Mass Chemical Weapons Attacks (January 12, 2022)
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Dr. Roshanak Sharafieh was awarded as one of the 2022 UConn Center on Aging Pepper Center Scholar, which is part of the Research Education Component (REC) Pepper Scholar Program on her project titled “Biomarker Development for Chronic Wounds in the Aging Population”.
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Which Patients Benefit Most from Immunotherapy? This Tool Can Tell (December 8, 2021)
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JAX Professor Roel Verhaak is closing the circle to improve brain cancer care (December 7, 2022)
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Dr. Se-Jin Lee was awarded a 2020 International Space Station Research and Development Conference (ISSRDC) Award for his “mighty mice in space” research. (December 1, 2021)
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Dr. Marja M. Hurley has accepted the prestigious invitation to serve as a member of the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) Board of Scientific Counselors. (December 1, 2021)
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UConn Researchers: Deleting Dysfunctional Cells Alleviates Diabetes (November 22, 2021)
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UConn Recognized For Its Work Studying Covid-19 in Wastewater (November 17, 2021)
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UConn Established as Center of Excellence for Wastewater-based COVID-19 Surveillance (November 16, 2021)
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UConn Health and JAX Commemorate Joint Fight Against COVID-19 (October 29, 2021)
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Senescent Cell Tissue Mapping Will Facilitate Study of Aging and Chronic Diseases (October 21, 2021)
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Nurse Researcher Xiaomei Cong Receives the 2021 Virginia A. Henderson Award (October 20, 2021)
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UConn Health Researcher Investigating RNA Molecule’s Role in Bone Formation, Weakening (September 28, 2021)
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UConn Health Researcher Studying Walnuts’ Ability to Reduce Colon Cancer Risk (August 31, 2021)
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UConn Center on Aging Awarded $7 Million NIH Grant to Support Older Adults Initiative (August 18, 2021)
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Killing Off Old Cells Might Mean Relief from Persistent Jaw Pain (July 7, 2021)
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Odd Smell: Flies Sniff Ammonia in a Way New to Science (June 29, 2021)
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New course on Diversity and Inclusion in Genetics (June 22, 2021)
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ISG Member, Sandra Weller, is part of the team who received the Largest Research Grant in UConn History Awarded by the National Science Foundation (June 16, 2021)
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UConn Researcher Working to Uncover Key to Cellular Mechanisms in Parasite (June 8, 2021)
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Repairing Nerves Requires Prods of Protein (May 5, 2021)
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SHaW COVID-19 Morning Huddle: Finalist for 2021 UConn Spirit Award
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There’s More Than One Way to Splice a Gene (March 17, 2021)
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UConn Startup Developing Anti-Viral Drugs for Herpes, COVID-19 (February 9, 2021)
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UConn Health Researchers Track COVID-19 Immunity (February 8, 2021)
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Cytokine Storms Can Kill. Researchers Found the Protein that Sparks Them (January 11, 2021)
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COVID Wastewater Testing Continuing this Spring – with an Absorbent New Twist (January 6, 2021)
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UConn’s Unique COVID Testing Strategies Garnering Praise, Serving as Model for Others (December 9, 2020)
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Unique Schwann Cells: The Eyes Have It (November 20, 2020)
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Four UConn Researchers Named Women of Innovation by CT Tech Council (November 12, 2020)
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UConn Health Team to Investigate Link Between Gut Microbiome and Aging (November 9, 2020)
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Molecular epidemiologist tracks virus with genome sequencing and comparative phylogenetic analysis. (November 5, 2020)
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UConn Researcher Identifies Genetic Elements Involved in Heart Development. (November 3, 2020)
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Connecting Genetics with Epigenetics in Acute Myeloid Leukemia. (October 20, 2020)
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Bringing Hope and Understanding to People with Addiction. (October 20, 2020)
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Testing the Fluorescent Proteins That Light Up the Brain. (October 19, 2020)
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Faculty team and website provide science-based information on GMOs. (October 15, 2020)
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UConn Funds Five COVID-19 Research Projects, Announces Additional Funding. (October 2, 2020)
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UConn Health Researcher Receives Patent for Cancer-fighting Antibody. (October 1, 2020)
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Virtual Forum: New Strategies for Tackling Breast Cancer. (October 1, 2020)
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Charles Lee Appears on CBIA Bizcast. (September 22, 2020)
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Finding Ways to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease. (September 22, 2020)
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UConn Health Researchers to Study Role of Endothelial Splice Factor in Alzheimer’s, Dementia. (September 21, 2020)
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Fueling Cancer Metastasis. (September 21, 2020)
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UConn using mass testing for Covid-19. (September 18, 2020)
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Understanding Immune System Aging and Aging-Related Diseases. (September 15, 2020)
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Defective Protein Quality Control and Neuromuscular Disease. (September 15, 2020)
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Mighty Mice’ Stay Mighty in Space. (September 8, 2020)
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UConn Health, CaroGen Collaborate on Promising Technology for Colorectal Cancer Treatment.(August 31, 2020)
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UConn Faculty Receive Federal Funding to Develop Self-Administered Microneedle COVID-19 Vaccine Technology. (August 26, 2020)
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Meet the Researcher: Xiaomei Cong, School of Nursing. (August 25, 2020)
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As Storrs Campus Reopens, UConn Scientist Will Be Watching Wastewater. (August 18, 2020)
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Tracking Down Structural Variants in Cancer. (August 18, 2020)
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Extra-Chromosomal DNA and Cancer. (August 17, 2020)
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UConn and JAX Combine to Form Genomics Powerhouse. (August 11, 2020)
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Correcting Splicing-Factor Defects in Disease. (August 3, 2020)
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Understanding Lupus One Cell at a Time. (August 3, 2020)
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Massive Project to Understand Our Genes Reveals Secrets of RNA. (July 29, 2020)
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Novel Antibody Tests Reveal Complexity of the Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2. (July 28, 2020)
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NIH Awards $6M to UConn Health Biological Computer Modeling Teams .(July 28, 2020)
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Assembling the 3D Genome with ChIA-PIPE. (July 28, 2020)
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Researchers Receive $3M Grant to Study How Yoga Helps People with Chronic Low Back Pain. (July 23, 2020)
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UConn Researchers Collaborate with Ovid Therapeutics on Genetic Therapy for Angelman Syndrome. (July 23, 2020)
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UConn Researchers Overcome a Vexing Problem in Vaccine Research. (June 17, 2020)
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UConn Health Researchers Study Cell Regulation in Obesity. (June 16, 2020)
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From Tiny Shards to Tons in the Sea, Plastic Pollution Presents a Challenge to Labs, Beaches and Society. (June 12, 2020)
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JAX, UConn Health Partnering to Train the Next Generation of Genomic Scientists. (May 7, 2020)
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UConn Health Researcher Investigates Potential Therapeutic Target for Insulin Resistance. (April 30, 2020)
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For some local colleges, COVID-19 is now part of the curriculum. (April 11, 2020)
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UConn Students Watching and Learning from the Pandemic. (April 8, 2020)
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Five things to know about coronavirus and what state is doing to prepare. (February 26, 2020) 
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