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Ivy on Bradfield Hall

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Twelve faculty members elected AAAS fellows

Twelve Cornell and Weill Cornell Medicine faculty members – six of whom are also Cornell alumni – have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Martha Mutschler-Chu checks tomato plants in a greenhouse

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A Cornell researcher has completed a decades-long program to develop new varieties of tomato that naturally resist pests and limit transfer of viral disease by insects.

  • Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Ribosomes

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Heather Feaga, Microbiology, is identifying and characterizing strategies used by gram-positive bacteria to detect and rescue stalled ribosomes.
  • Microbiology
  • Bacteria
  • Microbiology

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Based on an article from Genes to Genomes: A Blog from the Genetics Society of America The Genetics Society of America recently announced the election of five new leaders to the GSA Board of Directors, including two of Cornell's own. Mariana...

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genetics

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The Albert’s lyrebird is a talented mimic, but as its rainforest habitat in Australia shrinks, so does the number of sounds that the bird can produce, degrading lyrebird culture.

  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Animals
  • Biodiversity
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Jonathan Friedman

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Seminar By Jonathan Friedman Assistant Professor UT Southwestern Medical Center Dynamic Spatial Organization of Mitochondria Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 3:30 PM G10 Biotech Building If you need accommodations to participate in this event please...
  • Biology
  • Genetics
Iwijn De Vlamnick

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Seminar By Iwijn De Vlamnick Associate Professor Cornell University Spatial Transcriptomics and Cell-Free Nucleic Acids to Map Host-Microbe Interactions Friday, January 27, 2023 | 3:30 PM G10 Biotech Building If you need accommodations to...
  • Biology
  • Genetics