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Student Spotlight: Sylvana Ross
What is your area of research and why is it important? I am interested in understanding how organisms’ interactions within cities influence their ecology and evolution. I am aiming to study the genetic variation between urban and natural ant...
  • Department of Entomology
  • Evolution
  • Climate Change
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Two populations of flycatchers that evolved on different remote islands separately developed the same trait – all-black feathers – according to a new study that used machine learning to understand the process that shaped the birds’ genome.
  • Lab of Ornithology
  • Evolution
  • Genetics

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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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  • Office of Undergraduate Biology
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biology

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The fourth annual Grow-NY Summit will bring food and ag startups and industry players together at the Syracuse Oncenter on Nov. 15-16, spotlighting the spaces where farms and food, innovation and sustainability overlap.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Biology
  • Environment
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Yuxin Mao

Seminar

Seminar By Yuxin Mao Associate Professor Cornell University Ubiquitin Hijacking in Intracellular Bacterial Pathogen-host Interactions Friday, December 9, 2022 G10 Biotech Building If you need accommodations to participate in this event please...
  • Biology
  • Genetics
Irene Kaplow

Seminar

Seminar By Irene Kaplow Lane Fellow Carnegie Mellon University Relating Enhancer Genetic Variation Across Mammals to Complex Phenotypes using Machine Learning Wednesday, December 7, 2022 G10 Biotech Building If you need accommodations to...
  • Biology
  • Genetics