Entries by Casey Moore

4th Biennial BMCB-GGD Symposium

The BMCB-GGD Symposium is completely graduate student driven and organized.  It includes talks, discussion sessions, and a happy hour poster session. Talks will take place in G10 of the Biotechnology Building and the Poster Session will take place at the Big Red Barn.  To reserve your spot in the discussion sessions, get a free lunch […]

Kevin Hines uses tobacco as a model for solving potential food crises

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 wins Mann Award for HIV Research

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.

BMCB supports students and applicants from Puerto Rico

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 […]

Maria Liberti awarded National Cancer Institute F99/K00 Fellowship

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 […]