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Tracking the epigenetic evolution of a cancer, cell by cell

A powerful new set of scientific tools developed by Weill Cornell Medicine and New York Genome Center researchers enables them to track the molecular evolution of cancers.

Cornell selects eight Presidential Postdoctoral Fellows

The Cornell Presidential Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, which attracts some of the world’s best young talent to Cornell, has chosen eight new fellows.

Student research has CURB appeal

The student-run symposium recognizes research achievement and provides a venue for undergraduates to communicate their work in a scholarly environment.

Cornell scientists discover new antibiotic resistance gene

While sifting through the bacterial genome of salmonella, Cornell food scientists discovered mcr-9, a stealthy jumping gene so diabolical that it resists one of the world’s few last-resort antibiotics.

Discovery reveals potential pathway for treating obesity

A discovery by researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine has revealed that a molecule produced in stem-like cells may be therapeutic targets for obesity and related disorders.

Opinion: Oncology achievements merit academic promotion

The work of global oncologists has demonstrated value that academic medical leadership should consider when assessing these physicians for professional advancement.

Facility upgrades invigorate immunology, cell research

A collaboration between five colleges and a provost’s office investment of $2 million has led to a major revitalization of Cornell’s capabilities in flow cytometry, a vital part of cell research. 

Research explains diabetics’ increased metastatic cancer risk

Sugar glycation was shown to stiffen and alter the architecture of tissue and promote breast tumor cell movement, pointing to a possible mechanical link between diabetes and metastatic cancer.

Polson Institute to host food waste-reduction workshop

Cornell’s Polson Institute for Global Development will host “Reducing Campus Food Waste: Innovations and Ideas,” a lecture and workshop May 2-3 on campus.