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NIH-funded research to address rising male infertility
Paula Cohen, associate vice provost for life sciences, is leading an eight-year, $8 million, multi-institution grant to untangle the complex genetic rulebook for how sperm develops.
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genetics
  • Medicine
 Olivia Graham examines a seagrass meadow at low tide on the San Juan Islands

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To seek solutions, the National Science Foundation’s Division of Ocean Sciences and Environmental Biology awarded a four-year, $2.5 million grant to Drew Harvell, professor emeritus in ecology and evolutionary biology in the College of...
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Biology
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Over the last 40 years, HIV has shifted from a deadly and mysterious virus to one that can be controlled with daily drugs. But attempts to completely eliminate the virus from the bodies of people living with HIV, curing them for good, have failed.
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Digital Agriculture
  • Biology
Buz Barstow working in his lab at a lab bench

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A new study identifies bacterial genes that may make it easier for scientists to engineer a bacteria that takes in renewable electricity and uses the energy to make biofuels.
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Energy
  • Bacteria
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Seed grants and symposia based on themes from the Office of Academic Integration have bridged researchers from the Ithaca and New York campuses and have brought a high return on investment to Cornell.
  • Computational Biology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biology
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