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Ben Fields_Malaysia

Field Note

Ben Fields ’20: Big heart, bigger hopes to change the world
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Health + Nutrition
Prabhu Pingali

Spotlight

Prabhu Pingali: Transforming food systems in India

  • Department of Global Development
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
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CALS Magazine

FutureCast

Genetic ingenuity: What does it take to put produce on your plate?
Our plant breeders are known for their innovative work in creating new varieties of fruits and vegetables. Developing these varieties is a complex yet creative process, and getting the varieties onto supermarket shelves also requires a tremendous amount of effort. Susan Brown, professor of horticulture, and Phillip Griffiths, associate professor of horticulture, explain how they bring the varieties they develop from seed to supermarket.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Horticulture Section
CALS Alumna Deborah Arrindell '79 walks outside the Amgen Inc. campus in Thousand Oaks, California.

CALS Magazine

Field Note

My Cornell story: Deborah Arrindell '79
Deborah Arrindell ’79 has 19 years of experience in the pharmacology and biotechnology industries. She currently works as an executive medical director in global patient safety and labeling at Amgen Inc. located in Thousand Oaks, California. My...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Biology
Yi Athena Ren sits at her desk.

CALS Magazine

Spotlight

Q&A with reproductive biologist Yi Athena Ren
How did you become interested in reproductive biology? It all started when I attended a lecture by a well-respected reproductive biology professor at my undergraduate university in China. I was dabbling in research at that time, and his lecture...
  • Animal Science
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Biology

News & Events

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News

National tick surveillance survey identifies gaps to be filled
Insufficient infrastructure, limited guidance on best practices and lack of institutional capacity also are impediments to improved tick monitoring, the researchers found. Their report, “A Survey of Tick Surveillance and Control Practices in the...
  • Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector Borne Diseases
  • Department of Entomology
  • Health + Nutrition
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News

Mann award winner illuminates infectious diseases
Over that same time, Legionella – the bacteria that causes Legionnaires’ disease – has developed defenses against humans’ white blood cells, known as the “defenders of the lungs.” “Immune cells in human lungs happen to act a lot like amoeba...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Disease