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Global food systems expert Johan Swinnen, Ph.D. ’92, will explore the lessons learned and the steps needed to prevent a hunger catastrophe in the first talk of a new speaker series dedicated to confronting the world’s most urgent and complex challenges.

  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Global Development
  • Climate Change
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Spotlight

Academic focus: Cellular homeostasis and aging Research summary: I study how cells maintain their homeostasis and function under diverse stresses. Cells have evolved the process of autophagy, which allows them to degrade parts of themselves and...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biology
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Academic focus: Ecology, evolution and genomics of aquatic microbial communities Research summary: My lab studies the microbial inhabitants of aquatic ecosystems through a combination of field, molecular and computational approaches. Despite...
  • Microbiology
  • Biology
  • Biodiversity
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Spotlight

Academic focus: Fruit crop physiology and climate adaptation Research summary: I study how environmental stresses such as temperature, water availability and soil chemistry impact apple and grapevine physiological performance. The key to climate...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
Yu Jiang and Ph.D. student Ertai Liu stand with an agricultural robot in a grape vineyard

Spotlight

Academic focus: Multimodal sensing, agricultural robotics and artificial intelligence in agriculture Research summary: I study systems engineering and digital solutions to enhancing the productivity, quality, sustainability and resilience of...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section

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  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
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Forget sending bull semen out for complicated laboratory tests to learn whether the agricultural animal is virile. Cornell scientists have developed a faster, easier microfluidics method.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Food Science
  • Agriculture
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Specialists at Cornell University and New York Sea Grant (NYSG) have established a program of stewards who are being trained to help their communities mitigate the causes of, and adapt to become more resilient to climate change. “Climate change...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • New York Sea Grant Institute
  • Climate Change
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Cornell received the grant to continue efforts to monitor and research the lower part of the food web, particularly zooplankton like Mysis and benthic invertebrates.
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
  • Water
  • Ecosystems
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A Cornell-designed probe shows how water vapor penetrates powders and grains – a finding that could have wide-ranging applications in pharmaceutical research, agriculture and food processing, and planetary exploration.
  • Microbiology
  • Environment
  • Nature
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Students are now taking classes the Discovery Kitchen, a state-of-the-art teaching space built into the ground floor of Toni Morrison Hall on North Campus.
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
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The Cornell University Dairy Science Club (CUDS) held their 2022 Dairy Open House and Spring Classic Sale on March 18-19, after a three-year pause due to COVID-19. This was the first entirely student run event in years. Here, animal science major and CUDS co-sale chair, Isabel Hall ’23, reflects on the sale’s success and excitement for the next sale year.
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
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Field Note

Meet Nasra Ismail ’22, an undergraduate in Global Development with a commitment to develop critical health solutions for underserved communities globally. As an intern with the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of the World Health...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition
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Plant pathology and plant-microbe biology doctoral candidate Juliana González-Tobón won the the People’s Choice Award and $250 at the seventh annual Cornell University Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
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PhD candidate Martin Liu is interested in how hemp might function as a food source, and particularly, as a source of protein.
  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
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With this CAREER award, Meredith A. Holgerson, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, is studying how the strength of benthic-pelagic coupling influences ecosystem function in temperate ponds.
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Biology
  • Biodiversity
Big Red at the nest, with her four eggs.

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For the first time since the Lab of Ornithology installed a live camera on the nest in 2012, Big Red, the female red-tailed hawk, has produced a fourth egg during breeding season.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Nature
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This fact sheet was published in PRO-DAIRY e-Leader, a monthly e-Leader newsletter distributed to an email list of nearly 7,000 dairy producers, agriservice and legislators. Significant focus is on the cost and availability of key inputs for...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • PRO-DAIRY
  • Animal Science
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A Cornell collaboration crossing medicine, law, technology and communication is aiming to encourage the use of health care benefits by refugees in the U.S. – who often suffer poor health but are using these entitlements less than they have in the past.
  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, in partnership with Cornell, is announcing a chance for Hudson riverfront communities to host the university’s Department of Landscape Architecture’s Climate-Adaptive Design Studio in...
  • Landscape Architecture
  • Climate Change
  • Water