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Academic focus: Biochemistry, cancer biology, cancer metabolism. Research summary: The aim of my research is to identify and study mechanisms through which cancer cells acquire and utilize nutrients. We currently mainly work on pancreatic cancer...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Health + Nutrition
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Academic focus: Data-driven dairy management Research summary: I have worked over 15 years in the dairy industry in research, education and extension. My lab focuses on developing data-driven agriculture and integrated precision dairy farming...
  • Animal Science
  • Statistics and Data Science
  • Digital Agriculture
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Academic focus: Applied systems ecology Research summary: I seek to understand how arthropod communities are affected by the interacting drivers of climate and land-use change. I’m an applied ecologist, with interests in agricultural entomology...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Entomology
  • Agriculture
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Jasdeep Singh recently joined the Nutrient Management Spear Program (NMSP), a program within the animal science department, as a postdoctoral fellow. Since coming to Cornell, he has focused on facilitating Cornell University’s part in the Dairy...
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture
  • Field Crops
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Academic focus: Operations, technology and information management. Research summary: My research areas revolve around sustainable operations, addressing practical challenges in smart city operations and urban mobility. My research leverages a...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Academic focus: Financial accounting, taxation and fraud examination. Research summary: My research focuses on two main areas: the role of information intermediaries in capital markets and the impact of regulation in accounting, including...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Academic focus: Finance. Research summary: I am fascinated with studying disruptive and innovative companies. I research how financial markets can spur the growth of entrepreneurial companies, focusing on the role of venture capital and private...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Academic focus: Quantitative marketing, industrial organization. Research summary: My primary research provides policy and managerial implications on the role of vertical relations between producers and suppliers in shaping market competition...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Academic focus: Vegetable crop breeding and genetics. Research summary: I am a plant breeder working on the improvement of vegetable crops for traits including disease resistance, productivity, flavor and quality. My objectives are to discover...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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Academic focus: Bacterial development and evolution. Research summary: I am interested in the regulation of development and antibiotic production in bacteria. I primarily study soil-dwelling bacteria belonging to a genus called Streptomyces that...
  • Microbiology
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Academic focus: Stratospheric aerosol, climate dynamics, climate intervention strategies. Research summary: I study how aerosols in the stratosphere impact the climate through their interaction with radiation, chemistry and atmospheric dynamics...
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
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Academic focus: Food security, environmental sustainability and climate change. Research summary: My research examines judgment and decision making related to agricultural sustainability, environmental change and food security. Drawing on the...
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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Academic focus: Computational and community-based sustainable solutions. Research summary: Broadly, I explore how computational models can help communities achieve their envisioned futures. My research is centered on designing sustainable...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Computational Biology
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Academic focus: Ocean conservation and social-ecological systems. Research summary: I study the relationship between people and the ocean, ranging from Indigenous Pacific Islander communities traditionally managing coral reefs to geopolitical...
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Development Sociology
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Academic focus: Corporate social responsibility; environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices; sustainable financing. Research summary: My research interests focus on corporate ESG practices, ESG standard setting and sustainable...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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Academic focus: History/theory of landscape design, urbanism and architecture; focus on urban ecological design and 20th century politics of everyday environments. Research summary: I am a historian and theorist of international urban and...
  • Landscape Architecture
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Academic focus: Postharvest technologies for food and agricultural products. Research summary: My research program focuses on fundamental and applied aspects of postharvest technologies to improve food quality, safety and sustainability of...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Food
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Academic focus: Plant ecology and environmental health. Research summary: My goal is to generate the ecological knowledge necessary to address plant-related public health problems. Much of my research centers on allergenic pollen, from creating...
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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Leslie Woodward founded Edenesque with the same mantra she followed during her two-decade career as a chef in some of New York’s finest restaurants – source ingredients locally and make high-quality foods that are delicious and good for you...
  • Center of Excellence in Food and Agriculture
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Food Venture Center
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Academic focus: Nutritional and metabolic sources of DNA damage that impacts cancer and aging. Research summary: As a physician scientist, my research aims to identify the chemicals produced by our metabolism that damages our DNA and to better...
  • Nutritional Sciences