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Research & Impact

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
five different green and red apples on a wood slab

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
A black and white short haired dog running through a grassy field with its tongue out

CALS Magazine

FutureCast

Sled dogs lead the way in quest to slow aging
By the end of her racing days, she had competed twice in sled dog racing’s equivalent to the Olympics – the International Federation of Sleddog Sports World Championships. And she ended her racing career with a bang, winning an extremely...
  • Animal Science
  • Health + Nutrition
  • Genetics

News & Events

Tents housing children at a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh.

News

Refugee children get better health, nutrition via e-vouchers
Electronic food vouchers provided young Rohingya children in Bangladeshi refugee camps with better health and nutrition than direct food assistance, according to new research led by Cornell, in conjunction with the International Food Policy...
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Agriculture
A green grape with a white substance on it

News

Robots armed with UV light fight grape mildew
Researchers at Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, have partnered with SAGA Robotics in Norway to develop the first commercial robotic units, and the autonomous vehicle robots will appear on the market this year. This spring, the researchers...
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section