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Chinese fruit fly genomes reveal global migrations, repeated evolution
Fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster), which humans have inadvertently spread around the globe, arrived in China roughly 4,000 years ago, according to a new population genomics study that adds to our understanding of the insect’s global...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics

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Professors Peng Chen, Mariana Wolfner ’74 and Timothy A. Ryan, M.S. ’86, Ph.D. ’89, have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy announced on April 24.

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
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Academic focus: Biochemistry, cancer biology, cancer metabolism. Research summary: The aim of my research is to identify and study mechanisms through which cancer cells acquire and utilize nutrients. We currently mainly work on pancreatic cancer...
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genomics
  • Health + Nutrition
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Cornell faculty members Ailong Ke, David Shmoys and Martin T. Wells have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society.

  • Statistics and Data Science
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
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A cross-college collaboration is opening new doors in the study of male infertility by breaking down a key step in sperm formation. Isolating the intricacies of meiotic sex chromosome inactivation, will now enable researchers to identify what...

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Genetics