The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station

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The mission of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station is to develop, advance, and disseminate scientific knowledge, improve agricultural productivity and environmental quality, protect plants, and enhance human health and well-being through research for the benefit of Connecticut residents and the nation.  Seeking solutions across a variety of disciplines for the benefit of urban, suburban, and rural communities, Station scientists remain committed to "Putting Science to Work for Society", a motto as relevant today as it was at our founding in 1875.
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
CAES Seminar Series
  NEW--CAES Seminar Series--Open to the Public--Wednesday, March 15, 2017--Dr. Walter Krol, Department of Analytical Chemistry, CAES, “Pesticide Residues in Food Sold in Connecticut: The Road to Gaining ISO Accreditation”--Friday, March 17, 2017--Comm. Steven Reviczky, Connecticut Department of Agriculture, "Agriculture in Connecticut"--Wednesday, March 29, 2017--Prof. Beth Lawrence, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Center for Environmental Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, title TBA--Wednesday, April 12, 2017--Dr. Gale Ridge, Department of Entomology, CAES, “The Maligned Human Bed Bug: A Masterpiece in Adaptation and Survival”--Wednesday, April 26, 2017--Dr. Zheng Wang, Yale University, “Traffic lights to fungal sex–toward systems biology of the asexual-sexual switch in fungi”--Wednesday, May 10, 2017--Dr. Craig Brodersen, Assistant Professor of Plant Physiological Ecology, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, title TBA--Wednesday, May 24, 2017--Prof. Julia Kuzovkina, Department of Plant Science, University of Connecticut, “Willows Beyond Wetlands: Uses of Salix L. Species for Ecosystem Services”

Wednesday, March 01, 2017
CAES in the News
  NEW--CAES in the News--February 27, 2017--Wallingford one of the first in state to allow beekeeping in residential areas--February 11, 2017--Ledyard committee racing against time to apply for gypsy moth spraying--February 7, 2017--Outside the boxwood--February 1, 2017--Boxwood blight spreads as researchers seek answers--January 24, 2017--New paper explains consequences of plant disappearance of Atlantic coast salt marshes--January 16, 2017--CDC provides $10 million grant for vector-borne disease prevention--January 10, 2017--JWMS Lego Robotics Teams Make an Environmental Impact--January 10, 2017--Once common bee now heading for endangered species list

Monday, February 27, 2017

Friday, February 24, 2017
Lockwood Lectures
  NEW--Lockwood Lecture--Open to the Public--Friday, March 24, 2017--Advances in Genomic Technology, Shrikant M. Mane, PhD, Director, MBB Keck Biotech Laboratory, Director, Yale Center for Genome Analysis

Thursday, February 23, 2017
Job Opportunities
  NEW--Postdoctoral Research Scientist-Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases (Statistics or Biostatistics)--Postdoctoral Research Scientist-Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases (Mosquito Ecology)

Wednesday, February 01, 2017
Current Events
  NEW--Creating and Improving Pollinator Health Habitat on Your Farm, Thursday, March 9, 2017, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Jones Auditorium, New Haven. Registration is Required.--SAVE THE DATE--CAES EVENTS--CAES SEMINAR SERIES—CAES LOCKWOOD LECTURES--SAVE THE DATE--Plant Science Day 2017, Wednesday, August 2, 2017, Event 10:00am-4:00pm, Lockwood Farm, Hamden

Thursday, January 19, 2017
Press Releases
  NEW--Thursday, January 19, 2017--The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station (CAES) Department of Analytical Chemistry Receives ISO Accreditation from American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA)