Academic Disciplines

Our faculty, students and staff work across disciplines but are also part of academic departments within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.


Research in lab

As one of the top-ranked entomology programs in the country, the Department of Entomology's work spans the globe and affects human lives on many levels, influencing many disciplines such as human and veterinary medicine, farming, biodiversity and genomics.

Administrative Assistant: Holly King
Phone: (315) 787-2323

The Department of Food Science offers comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs which prepare students for leadership positions in the food industry, academia and government. Their research expands understanding of the biological/microbiological, chemical, physical, sensory, nutritional and engineering properties of foods and beverages.

Administrative Assistant: Sarah Lincoln
Phone: (315) 787-2255

As the only horticulture program in the Ivy League, we work to shape food systems and landscapes. Their faculty includes over 40 scientists across New York who discover and share knowledge of fruits, vegetables and landscape plants.

Administrative Assistant: Amy Andersen
Phone: (315) 787-2394

The Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section makes discoveries about the interactions between plants and microbes, developing innovative solutions to address the challenges of 21st-century agriculture across the globe.

Administrative Assistant: Kate Keagle
Phone: (315) 787-2331