The Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics engages in cutting-edge research, training, and teaching to solve basic questions in the life sciences and to apply biological knowledge to critical medical, agricultural and environmental problems. Our goal is to inspire the next generation of scientists, teachers, and communicators by providing research mentorship and classroom instruction in biochemistry, bioinformatics, cell biology, genetics, and molecular biology and by initiating and participating in collaborative research across the Cornell campuses.


Molly Hammell


Distinguished Seminar Series in Genome Biology Molecular Biology & Genetics Seminar By Molly Hammell Associate Professor Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Hosted by: Cedric Feschotte and Andy Clark If you need accommodations to participate in this...
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Engaged Teaching Join us for a catered lunch as we learn about Professor Marvin Pritts' approach to engaged teaching and how he is connecting his students to the community through plant-based projects and collaborations with local berry growers...
  • Department of Global Development
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  • Global Development


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Meet Eirene Markenscoff-Papadimitriou, assistant professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics.
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Biology
  • Genetics
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The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences welcomed nine new faculty members this fall, advancing the college’s commitment to pursuing purpose-driven science and improving the lives of people across New York state and around the world.
  • Cornell AgriTech
  • Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management
  • Department of Communication

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