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Awards promote life sciences research and industry partnerships in NY

Nine projects were awarded Center for Advanced Technology grants in 2018-2019. The grants are given to faculty members in life sciences fields who partner with a New York state industry for research and development.

J. Meejin Yoon named dean of AAP

J. Meejin Yoon, B.Arch. ’95, will return to Cornell as the next dean of the College of Architecture, Art and Planning. Her five-year term as the Gale and Ira Drukier Dean begins Jan. 1, 2019.

Apps make it easy for domestic abusers to spy

A new study from Cornell researchers finds domestic abusers can choose from thousands of apps to spy on their partners, from traditional spyware to software intended for legitimate purposes, like finding phones.

Immunology symposium unites Ithaca, New York City scientists

Cornell experts from Ithaca and New York City gathered June 26-27 at the College of Veterinary Medicine for the Immunology in Health and Disease Symposium.

Scholars train for research in real-world settings

Thirty-three researchers from across the globe visited the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research last month to learn how to conduct research through community partnerships that will inform real-world practices and decisions.

Lab-grown tumors provide insights on rare prostate cancer

Growing miniature tumors from a patient’s cells in the laboratory may help scientists personalize treatments for those with a rare form of prostate cancer, according a study by Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian scientists.

Low-carb, high-fat diet may boost targeted cancer therapy

A very low carbohydrate, high-fat diet called the ketogenic diet may improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, according to a new study.

Choi family featured in new book about immigrants to America

Every family in America has an immigration story. In a new anthology, Andrew Tisch and Mary Skafidas showcase a variety of voices whose own origin stories illustrate the rich fabric of cultures and backgrounds that comprise the United States.

ILR teaches employment rights at correctional facility

Every other Friday, individuals incarcerated at the Queensboro Correctional Facility take the Know Your Employment Rights course on employment rights taught by the ILR Labor and Employment Law Program.