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Solanum lycopersicoides growing in a BTI greenhouse

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Wild tomato genome will benefit domesticated cousins

A team of researchers has assembled a reference genome for Solanum lycopersicoides, a wild relative of the cultivated tomato, and developed web-based tools to help plant researchers and breeders improve the crop.

  • Boyce Thompson Institute
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Biology Section

News

Social justice and engineering blend beautifully. Last semester, Cornell students built a trailblazing food-sharing pantry to take an edge off chronic hunger among local residents.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
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The National Science Foundation has awarded Cornell $2 million to oversee the first federally funded midterm election survey in 20 years, engaging multiple partners and diverse methodologies.

  • Department of Communication
  • Communication
  • Health + Nutrition
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News

Benjamin Z. Houlton, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, testified June 15 to the U.S. House Agriculture Committee on the role of climate research in supporting agricultural resiliency.

  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
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A combination of ecological field methods and AI has helped an interdisciplinary research group detect eelgrass wasting disease from San Diego to southern Alaska, and determine that it’s caused by warmer-than-normal water temperatures.

  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Biology
  • Climate Change
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Events

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Lecture

Dale E. Bauman Lecture
“Nutrition and immunity against infectious diseases— through the lens of vitamin A” A. Catharine Ross, Ph.D. Professor of Nutrition and Physiology Dorothy Foehr Huck Chair Head, Department of Nutritional Sciences The Pennsylvania State...
  • Dairy
  • Animal Science
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
Tamara Toles O'Laughlin

Seminar

This event is supported by the CALS Office for Diversity and Inclusion and is part of the CALS Dean’s Inclusive Excellence Seminar Series, which highlights academic excellence through inclusive science and creates a platform for extended...
  • Climate Change
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Environment
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Seminar

Rodney Haring, Ph.D., M.S.W. is Director of the Roswell Park Center for Indigenous Cancer Research, research faculty at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office of Community Outreach and Engagement, Department of Cancer Prevention and...
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program