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With the end of the semester in sight, we'd like to take a moment to recognize the CALS graduating class of 2021. During their time at Cornell, members of this exceptional class have explored the corners of purpose-driven science, traveled the...
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Food Science
CCE Clinton County Senior Exercise with Mary Breyette

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They Zoom in from New York City, across upstate and downstate New York, the North Country, and states all across the U.S. Four mornings a week at 9 a.m., thousands of seniors join Cornell Cooperative Extension of Clinton County Executive Director Mary Breyette’s online fitness classes looking for exercise and connection.
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development
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These experiences had a lasting impact on him — imparting both the beauty and value of marine ecosystems and the ways in which these resources are exploited. “Even from a young age, I saw how we currently live in a world undergoing massive...
  • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biology
  • Environment
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  • Department of Global Development
  • Agriculture
  • Global Development

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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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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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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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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
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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