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Kevin Maloney: Developing seriously good apples at Cornell AgriTech
Kevin Maloney is a research specialist who works in the apple breeding program at Cornell AgriTech, part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Maloney has worked on the Geneva campus for 35 years, where he has been collaborating with...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section

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Aimee Schulz: In the field with a phenotyping robot
Aimee Schulz is a second-year Ph.D. student working with Edward Buckler, adjunct professor of plant breeding and genetics. Her research in the Buckler Lab for Maize Genetics and Diversity examines the plant’s competitive ability. Shulz said,...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
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Alireza Abbaspourrad: From gummies to water purification filters
Ensuring food products meet with consumer expectations isn’t easy. Take vitamin C–infused gummies: keeping the vitamin C stable is so tricky that gummy manufacturers regularly add up to 200 percent more vitamin C to the product than they list on...
  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
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Dara Stockton: Adapting field and lab research during the pandemic
Dara Stockton—a postdoctoral associate working in the lab of Greg Loeb, professor of entomology—researches spotted-wing drosophila (SWD), an invasive vinegar fly that reproduces in berries and other small fruit. Stockton’s research is helping...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Entomology
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In Good Taste: Crème de Cornell
For the past decade, Big Red foodies have been cooking up an increasingly impressive online magazine — featuring recipes, essays, travelogues, photography, illustrations, and more. And in the COVID era, the epub has only gained in popularity, as...
  • Food Science
  • Food
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Cooking holiday foods safely with Elizabeth Demmings
Elizabeth Demmings is the program coordinator at the Institute for Food Safety at Cornell University (IFS@CU), located at Cornell AgriTech. The IFS@CU’s motto is to cultivate food safety knowledge. Demmings helps develop and deliver food safety...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Food Science
  • Food
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Meet our faculty: Elad Tako
Academic focus: Nutrigenomics, trace mineral bioavailability, dietary mineral deficiencies, physiological biomarkers, bioactive compounds, the microbiome, and the functionality and morphology of the small intestinal brush border membrane (which...
  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition