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Field Note

Global collaborations spark wheat breeding discoveries
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
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News

Building networks not enough to expand rural broadband
High operations and maintenance costs and low population density in some rural areas result in prohibitively high service fees – even for a subscriber-owned cooperative structured to prioritize member needs over profits, the analysis found...
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Development
  • Applied Economics
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News

SIPS Community Commits to Diversity and Inclusion
In response to the growing awareness of the need to support marginalized groups, faculty, staff, postdoctoral associates, and graduate students in Cornell University’s School of Integrative Plant Science (SIPS) began meeting last fall to map out...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
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News

Buckley elected to American Academy of Microbiology
Congratulations to SIPS Professor Dan Buckley, elected in February as one of 65 new Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows represent an honorific leadership group with the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) elected annually...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Microbiology
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Students use active learning to solve COVID-19 problems
Instructors Jillian Goldfarb, assistant professor of biological and environmental engineering in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS), and Alex Maag, postdoctoral associate with Cornell’s Active Learning Initiative, assigned...
  • Biological and Environmental Engineering
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Disease
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News & Events

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News

Buckley elected to American Academy of Microbiology
Congratulations to SIPS Professor Dan Buckley, elected in February as one of 65 new Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology. Fellows represent an honorific leadership group with the American Society of Microbiology (ASM) elected annually...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
  • Microbiology

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$750K awarded for intercampus research

The Office of Academic Integration has awarded $750,000 in seed grants to 10 studies ranging from refugee health and legal rights, to a vaccine treating fentanyl addiction and overdose, to pancreatic cancer and antibiotic tolerance.

  • Microbiology
  • Department of Communication
  • Microbiology