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Chen, Ryan, Wolfner elected to arts and sciences academy

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
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Scientists have long believed that a newborn’s immune system was an immature version of an adult’s, but new research shows that newborns’ T cells – white blood cells that protect from disease – outperform those of adults at fighting off numerous...

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology
  • Genetics