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Podcast explores human health, the environment

Clifford Kraft, professor of natural resources who studies ecosystem interactions that influence the management of freshwater fish, is featured in a new podcast episode.

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Kotlikoff part of international research effort to prevent heart arrhythmia

Provost Michael Kotlikoff, professor of veterinary medicine, has collaborated with researchers from Germany and the University of Pittsburgh on a novel procedure for correcting heart arrhythmia.

New York State Senate names Kathryn Boor a 2018 Woman of Distinction

The New York Senate named Kathryn J. Boor ’80, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, a 2018 Woman of Distinction May 1. 

Two on faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Chemistry professor Hector Abruña and plant geneticist Susan McCouch have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences, which recognizes distinguished achievement in original research. 

Computational biology symposium to showcase research, celebrate new center

Boyce Thompson Institute will host an inaugural symposium for the institute’s new Computational Biology Center May 8.

Three on faculty honored by World Economic Forum

Ilana Brito, Michael Niemack and Marcos Simoes-Costa have been honored by the World Economic Forum as three of its 2018 Young Scientists, which recognizes top researchers under age 40.

Weill Cornell Medicine community honored at diversity awards

Weill Cornell Medicine honored 18 faculty, trainees, students and staff April 23 for their outstanding service and leadership in promoting diversity.

Conference to strengthen data sharing among animal, public health labs

The College of Veterinary Medicine will host a conference on sharing antimicrobial resistance data among veterinary and public health agencies and stakeholders May 3-4.

Mural connects soil, oceans, planetary health

A new two-part art installation in Mann Library, created by Viola Yu ’18, celebrates the connections among soil, oceans and the health of the planet

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