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Deborah Aller

Senior Extension Associate, Soil Health Program

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Contact

  • da352 [at] cornell.edu
Daniel Anstett

Visiting Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Biology Section

Contact

  • dna38 [at] cornell.edu

Interest

  • Landscape genomics
  • Rapid evolution to climate change
  • Herbivory and plant defenses
Terry Bates

Senior Research Associate

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Director

Cornell Lake Erie Research and Extension Lab

Cornell AgriTech

Contact

Interest

  • Viticulture
  • Digital agriculture
  • Concord (juice grape) production
Taryn Bauerle

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

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Interest

  • Woody plant root biology and physiological ecology
  • Water stress
  • Root herbivory
Adam Bogdanove

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

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Interest

  • Bacterial blight and bacterial leaf streak of rice
  • Transcription activator-like (TAL) effector proteins
  • Genome editing and custom gene regulation
Jean Bonhotal

Senior Extension Associate

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Graduate Student (Buckley Lab)

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Contact

Interest

  • Compost quality and use
  • Degradation of pharmaceuticals
  • Beneficial uses for organic residuals
Mark Bridgen

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Contact

Interest

  • Ornamental plant breeding
  • Cell and tissue culture
  • Greenhouse floriculture
Susan Brown

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Cornell AgriTech

Contact

Interest

  • Plant breeding (apples)
  • Marker-assisted breeding
Bryan Brown

Senior Extension Associate

NYS Integrated Pest Management

Adjunct Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Contact

Interest

  • Integrated weed management
  • Culturally appropriate extension
  • Weed seedbank dynamics
Edward Buckler

Adjunct Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section

Contact

  • esb33 [at] cornell.edu

Interest

  • Quantitative and statistical genetics in maize, cassava, biofuel grasses, and grapes.
Carlyn Buckler

Associate Professor of Practice

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Contact

  • csb36 [at] cornell.edu

Interest

  • Science communication and digital technologies
  • Plant genetics
  • Diversity, equity and inclusion
Dan Buckley

Professor and Section Head

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Professor

Microbiology

Contact

Interest

  • Microbial diversity
  • Bacterial population structure in soils
Kathryn Bushley

Courtesy Assistant Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

Contact

  • Kathryn.Bushley [at] usda.gov

Interest

  • Microbial ecology of emerald ash borer and other invasive woodboring insects
  • Nematophagous fungi for biocontrol of cyst nematodes
  • Host-Microbe interactions, endophytic fungi, and secondary metabolism and chemical ecology of fungi
Lance Cadle-Davidson

Adjunct Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section

Cornell AgriTech

Contact

Interest

  • Sustainable management of grapevine fungal and oomycete diseases
  • Host-pathogen co-evolution and disease resistance
  • Enhanced breeding using genomic tools
Shumei Cai

Associate Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Soil and Crop Sciences Section

Contact

  • sc3352 [at] cornell.edu