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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. 

Two biologists elected to National Academy of Sciences

Maria Harrison and Mariana Wolfner are among 100 new members of the National Academy of Sciences, the academy announced April 30. 

Lab of Ornithology’s Global Big Day bird count is May 4

More than 30,000 people, including three groups of expert birders from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology, will take part in the annual Global Big Day bird count on May 4.

Destructive plant pest thwarted by two native fungi

Cornell-led research reports that two local fungal pathogens could potentially curb an invasive insect that has New York vineyard owners on edge. 

3M partnership celebrated with new food safety lab

In April, Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and 3M, the Minnesota-based technology company, celebrated the renewal of their five-year partnership with the naming of the 3M Food Safety and Quality Lab, overseen by professor Randy Worobo.

Rawlings scholars exhibit wide-ranging research

About three dozen Cornell seniors presented their undergraduate research at the 17th annual Hunter R. Rawlings III Research Scholars Senior Expo on April 17.

Study reveals link between starch digestion gene, gut bacteria

A newly discovered relationship between genetic variation and the gut microbiome could help nutritionists personalize their recommendations.

Five inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Five Cornell doctoral candidates have been inducted into the Cornell chapter of the Edward A. Bouchet Graduate Honor Society.

‘World According to Sound’ creators to be artists-in-residence

Cornell’s Media Studies Initiative has announced that radio producers Chris Hoff ’02 and Sam Harnett, co-creators of the 90-second public radio show and podcast, “The World According to Sound,” will be artists in residence in Fall 2019.