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Sim City for food science takes on Listeria outbreaks

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Sim City for food science takes on Listeria outbreaks
Researchers from Cornell are blending food science expertise and computer programming savvy to help the food industry stop Listeria outbreaks.
  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Health + Nutrition
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For Sammi Lin ’24, who spent her summer in New York City working with urban farmers, including refugees from Burma, immigrants from East Africa and the Caribbean, and seventh-generation Americans reconnecting with agriculture, the lessons went...
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Food
Youth participants and researchers celebrate the completion of the program at the Boys and Girls Club of Harlem

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Over the course of 12 sessions, researchers in the lab of Tashara Leak, assistant professor in the Division of Nutritional Sciences, taught 36 teens about nutrition, food systems and food justice in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of...
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Food
  • Development
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In a new Cornell-led food science study, researchers now demonstrate how viticultural trash could be a nutritive treasure. The group showed that two stilbenes – beneficial molecular compounds found in plants – can affect human intestines and the...
  • Food Science
  • Food
  • Beverages
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In rural and Indigenous communities with limited access to weather data, generations of farmers, fishers, herders, hunters and orchardists have relied on indicators such as the first snowfall, emergence of a certain plant or arrival of a bird species to guide when to plant, harvest or perform other tasks. But because of climate change, many of these ecological patterns have shifted.
  • American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program
  • Cornell Botanic Gardens
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
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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
  • 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