Cornell startups get $3M from NYS to impede disease outbreak

Halomine and Inso Biosciences – both from Cornell incubators – have received $3 million in New York state grants to help thwart disease outbreaks and expand the state’s life science industries.

Herrero to bolster global dietary report with food system modeling

Mario Herrero, a professor in the Department of Global Development and a Cornell Atkinson Scholar, has been appointed to the EAT-Lancet 2.0 leadership team to spearhead the modeling workstream.

Around Cornell

For the birds: Battling the threat of avian influenza

Faculty and staff at Cornell’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center have helped prevent the spread of the devastating disease in New York, keeping the number of cases remarkably low.

Louis Albright, pioneer in greenhouse energy systems, dies at 81

Louis Albright ’63, M.S. ’65, Ph.D. ’72, a world-renowned expert in environmental engineering of agricultural buildings and a pioneer in renewable energy systems, died March 26 in Ithaca.

Researchers to explore effect of big data on dairy farms

A $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund research on how big data and tech innovations affect organizational relationships on dairy farms and in the dairy industry.

$60M USDA grant supports NYS climate-smart farms and forests

A $60 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support organizations across New York – including Cornell CALS – in building climate-smart farms and forests.

‘One-stop shop’ marks century of ag research, extension on L.I.

The Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center on Sept. 22 will celebrate a century of applied research and education supporting the region’s agricultural and horticultural businesses.

Stanton Shannon, researcher of corn, onions and squash, dies at 94

Stanton Shannon, who supported New York farmers through his research on sweet corn, onions and squash, died Jan. 6 in Riverside, California. He was 94.

Study to unmask the true cost of food for NYS agencies

Researchers seek to support New York’s food and agriculture producers by calculating the “true cost of food,” which takes into account hidden costs like climate, environmental, fiscal, health and workers impacts.