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Julie Raway picking greens in a large garden

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Julie Raway
Julie Raway is a registered dietitian with Broome Tioga BOCES Food Services, a farm to school chair of the New York School Nutrition Association, and a leader of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Farm to School Program Work Team.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Health + Nutrition

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Meet our faculty: J. Brooks Crickard

Academic focus: My academic focus is in understanding how cells protect the integrity of their genome. This includes how chromosomes are repaired during DNA damage events and how they are even maintained during normal cell growth. Research...

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Biology
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Meet our faculty: Lori Huberman
Academic focus: Fungal genetics and genomics Research summary: I study how fungi sense and respond to their environment. Specifically, I am interested in understanding how fungi sense available nutrients and efficiently utilize them. Accurate...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
  • Plants

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Meet our faculty: Heather Feaga

Academic focus: Molecular microbiology, bacteriology, biochemistry and genetics Research summary: My lab studies how bacteria translate the genetic code into protein. We use genetic screens to identify new factors that interact with the ribosome...

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition

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Meet our faculty: Matt Marx

Academic focus: Innovation & entrepreneurship Research summary: I focus on reducing barriers to the commercialization of science and technology, which I experienced firsthand during a decade as an executive and engineer at two startups in the...

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
Joyce sitting on a rock in the forest

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Meet our faculty: Joyce G. Chery
Academic focus: My lab focuses on the evolutionary developmental biology (evo-devo) of plants. We integrate classical plant anatomical and developmental techniques with systematics, phylogenetic comparative methods, and cell and molecular...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section
  • Plants
Ginny Moore hiking outside up a mountain carrying hiking poles and wearing a hate and backpack

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Meet our faculty: Virginia Moore
Academic focus: Breeding for sustainable cropping systems, cover crops, intercropping, polycultures, organic farming systems, Legumes, forages, alfalfa, hemp Research summary: My research focus is on plant breeding for sustainable cropping...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
a minecraft reproduction of Bailey Hall

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Block Party: Videogame version of campus brings the Hill to life
Welcome to CornellCraft, a virtual world created in the videogame Minecraft. Designed by a cadre of enterprising students and recent alumni, this ersatz East Hill is a massive work in progress — and it’s more than just a pastime. Since the COVID...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Biology
cinnamon buns in a metal tin

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In Good Taste: Crème de Cornell
For the past decade, Big Red foodies have been cooking up an increasingly impressive online magazine — featuring recipes, essays, travelogues, photography, illustrations, and more. And in the COVID era, the epub has only gained in popularity, as...
  • Food Science
  • Food
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Building international partnerships for global food security

  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section