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Grant writing course for female faculty tackles funding gap

To address a funding imbalance, the Cornell Women’s Grant Fellows Workshop aims to familiarize female assistant professors with the landscape of federal funders, program officers and grant applications, and to teach tips for writing a winning proposal.

Scientists discover key plant virus-insect virus interaction

Researchers in Michelle Heck’s lab at the Boyce Thompson Institute are working to better understand how plant viruses interact with aphids on a molecular level, which could lead to better pest-control methods.

Framework predicts endangered species’ pathogen risk

Dr. Wendy Beauvais, a postdoc in the College of Veterinary Medicine, has used a 2015 mass mortality event to create a framework to assess and prioritize future risks of pathogens jumping to wildlife.

Cornell funds projects in NYC visioning initiative

Four new faculty projects have been selected to receive funding for collaborative, cross-disciplinary opportunities for learning and research in New York City.

Cornell improves global access to potato breeding material

Cornell plant breeders and geneticists, who’ve played a significant role in the improvement of the potato, are expanding their efforts as they make more wild potato seeds available to breeders around the world.

Eighteen receive Engaged Graduate Student Grants

Eighteen Cornell doctoral students from 13 fields of study have received 2019-20 Engaged Graduate Student Grants to support community-engaged research relevant to their dissertations.

Master of Public Health Program graduates inaugural cohort

Eleven students from five countries made history May 25 as they became the first graduates of Cornell’s Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) program in a ceremony at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Veterinary College Class of 2019 celebrates hooding ceremony

After countless hours of work in the lecture hall, lab and field, the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2019 was recognized at the college’s hooding ceremony May 25 in Bailey Hall.

Book reveals wild honeybees’ biology, with insights for beekeepers

A new book describes the biology and behaviors of wild honeybees and takes lessons from nature to inform small-scale beekeepers on how to manage their hives to better face modern challenges.