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Spotlight

Corrie Moreau: Sharing 7 million insects with the digital world
As director and head curator of the Cornell University Insect Collection, Corrie Moreau has numerous tasks on her to-do list, including one that could last her entire career: digitizing the collection’s 7 million specimens. Digitization is a...
  • Entomology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Department of Entomology
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Spotlight

Candid cameras: The avian world, up close and personal
With a network of more than a dozen live-streamed cameras located as far away as New Zealand, the Lab of Ornithology’s Bird Cams project offers a constant dose of eye (and ear) candy — from the breeding habits of a bonded pair of Bermuda petrels...
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Environment
Dara Stockton holding berries

Field Note

Dara Stockton: Adapting field and lab research during the pandemic
Dara Stockton—a postdoctoral associate working in the lab of Greg Loeb, professor of entomology—researches spotted-wing drosophila (SWD), an invasive vinegar fly that reproduces in berries and other small fruit. Stockton’s research is helping...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Entomology
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Field Note

Ashley Leach: Advancing arthropod management in Indiana
In what ways did your experience as a graduate student at Cornell AgriTech shape your current career path? Cornell AgriTech is an excellent place to pursue your graduate degree. I was fortunate to have a diverse community supporting my research...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Department of Entomology
  • Agriculture
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Field Note

Adrienne Gorny: Applying her experience at Cornell AgriTech to the North Carolina sweet potato industry
What kinds of research did you perform while at Cornell AgriTech, and what do you research now? My research at AgriTech focused on the Northern root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne hapla, and the root-lesion nematode Pratylenchus penetrans in Irish...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

News & Events

Blue Shark, Prionace glauca.

News

Massive, indeed: Shark MOOC has attracted thousands
Sharks! Global Biodiversity, Biology, and Conservation has introduced more than 32,000 people from 182 countries to sharks, rays and chimaeras – also known as “ghost sharks.” “Before the first offering of the shark MOOC in the summer of 2016, I...
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Biology
  • Animals
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News

New research may help revive New York’s fall berry industry
The farm is experiencing one of its best seasons to date, thanks to better management of fall infestations of spotted wing drosophila (SWD), part of a research collaboration with Greg Loeb, professor of entomology at Cornell AgriTech, part of...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • School of Integrative Plant Science