Kevin, a BMCB graduate student in the lab of Maureen Hanson, is focused on increasing the efficiency of tobacco plants ability to turn atmospheric carbon dioxide into energy and biomass through photosynthesis with the goal of transferring this process to large-scale food crops. You can access the full article about Kevin’s research, including use of […]
Yi Wen, graduate student in the labs of Gerald Feigenson and Volker Vogt, has been chosen as the recipient of the 2018 Harry and Samuel Mann Outstanding Graduate Student Award for her research which is aimed at containing HIV. Literally. Read more about Yi Wen’s research and award here.
Aaron Joiner (2014) — and his research! — were featured in an article in Cornell Research. The article provides not only information about Aaron’s research but also some tips about graduate school! Read the full article here.
The Field of BMCB joins the rest of the Cornell Community in offering support to students and applicants from Puerto Rico who continue the process of recovering from Hurricane Maria. Faculty in the Field are participating in the Cornell University academic haven initiative for students from the University of Puerto Rico. Additionally, recognizing the difficulty […]
Dr. Scott D. Emr has been chosen to give the 2017 Keith Porter Lecture at the ASCB/EMBO Meeting that will take place in December 2017 in Philadelphia. He is the Frank H.T. Rhodes Class of 1956 Professor of Molecular Biology & Genetics as well as the Director of the Weill Institute for Cell and Molecular […]
Maria Liberti (2013) was awarded a Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellowship from the NCI entitled “Metabolic and Genetic Heterogeneity in Cancer”. Her PhD work has focused on therapeutic targeting of enzymes that differentially regulate the Warburg Effect – a form of glucose metabolism commonly observed in cancers – and determining the anti-tumor efficacy. Thus far, her studies […]
Debadrita Bhattacharya, a second year student in the Simoes-Costa Lab, won “Best Poster” at the Cornell Stem Cell Symposium. Her poster was on “the pluripotency factor Lin28A modulates the neural crest gene regulatory network”.
Aravind Sivakumar, a recent PhD graduate of the Kurpios lab, won the best trainee talk at the International Conference on Hyaluronan (ISHAS). He was also the recipient of the Mark Lauer Award, presented at the ISHAS.