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We coordinate with the Cornell Office of Media Relations to distribute news releases and tip sheets for reporters and other entities. We also assist journalists who request information or interviews of CALS' personnel.

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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