Life Sciences & Healthcare

The University of Connecticut’s long history of distinguished life sciences research continues in many new and exciting ways. Today, UConn research faculty are actively engaged in the fields of chemistry, biology, physics, and plant and animal science. Building on these multidisciplinary fields is robust and growing health care-related expertise in the fields of genetics, genomics, and personalized medicine. Drawing upon the University’s research strengths and partnership with The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, UConn faculty are building relationships with industry partners to engage in world-class research and product development in these and many other areas.