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Ancient viral DNA in human genome guards against infections

Viral DNA in human genomes, embedded there from ancient infections, serve as antivirals that protect human cells against certain present-day viruses, according to new research.

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Genetics

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Geza Hrazdina, who advanced fundamental understanding about the compounds that give plants their color, flavor and protection against disease and pests, died June 2 in Geneva, New York.

  • Food Science
  • Genomics
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Spotlight

Meet Lawrence Jin, associate professor of finance, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Applied Economics
  • Behavior
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Spotlight

Meet Wendong Zhang, assistant professor of applied economics and policy, Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management.
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
  • Applied Economics
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Spotlight

Meet Hale Ann Tufan, associate professor, School of Integrative Plant Science.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
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Speaker, Jovan Lewis

Seminar

Seminar in Critical Development Studies hosted by Cornell Global Development and the Graduate Field of Development Studies Abstract: In this talk, I think through the history of Greenwood, Tulsa, Oklahoma, more famously known as Black Wall...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Applied Economics
Speaker, Kyle Davis

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Sustainable food systems aim to provide sufficient and nutritious food, while maximizing climate resilience and minimizing environmental impacts. Yet historical practices, notably the...
  • Global Development
  • Department of Global Development
  • Development