Author: Lacroix, Natalie

For Undergraduates, Early Research Experience Proves Vital

Students and faculty share the unique research opportunities that define their college experience, and how to seek out opportunities as an undergraduate. When Sarah Swetz and Cambria Andrews entered physiology and neurobiology 3294 as freshmen, they knew little about biological research and genetics. But after four semesters, they and their peers can detail the various […]

UConn Researcher Studying Disordered Breathing in Rett Syndrome

Physiology and neurobiology professor Daniel Mulkey is investigating how specific potassium channels contribute to a serious Rett syndrome symptom. UConn professor of physiology and neurobiology Daniel Mulkey has received a $2.1 million grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to investigate the cellular and molecular basis for disordered breathing in a rare genetic […]

Meet the Researcher: Dan Schwartz, Physiology & Neurobiology

Researcher Dan Schwartz’s talents have led him to pursue a dizzying array of projects at UConn. By: Samantha Korittke (this was originally featured in UConn Today)To say that UConn researcher Dan Schwartz wore many hats prior to becoming a faculty member would be an understatement. Classical piano teacher, Taekwondo instructor, personal trainer, math tutor – […]