Plant Breeding & Genetics contacts

Cornell University
233 Emerson Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Chair, Mike Gore
Phone: (607) 255-5492
Email: mag87 [at] cornell.edu

Assistant to the Chair, Amy Collins
Phone: 607-255-2180
Email: acl10 [at] cornell.edu

Director of Graduate Studies: Jean-Luc Jannink
Email: jj332 [at] cornell.edu
Office: 258 Emerson Hall

Graduate Field Assistant: Alicia Caswell
Email: amd33 [at] cornell.edu
Phone: 607-255-3267
Office: 231 Emerson Hall

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Tenured and Tenure-track Faculty, Senior Research Associates, and Senior Extension Associates

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These faculty have primary affiliations with other SIPS sections and Cornell units or with USDA-ARS

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Faculty emeriti and other retired academics

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Graduate students in the Field of Plant Breeding

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Post-doctoral associates, research associates, extension associates, and lecturers

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Staff members support research scientists, maintain greenhouses and research fields, and manage administrative functions

Plant Breeding & Genetics News

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Spotlight

Meet our faculty: Hale Ann Tufan
Meet Hale Ann Tufan, associate professor, School of Integrative Plant Science.
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Agriculture
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Michael A. Gore, professor and chair of the School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Breeding and Genetics Section, and collaborators are working to create an open-source digital ecosystem to optimize food crops, starting with maize, with help...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
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Canaan Boyer, project manager for NextGen Cassava, earned the 2022 CALS Core Value Staff Award for her commitment to inclusion for "one of the most successful crop breeding projects in the world."
  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
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  • Department of Global Development
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section