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Full-service campus facility offers RNA sequencing

Full-service campus facility offers RNA sequencing

April 3, 2014

The new RNA Sequencing Core housed in the College of Veterinary Medicine will offer its services to researchers across campus. read more

Schaffer elected to University Faculty Committee

Schaffer elected to University Faculty Committee

March 28, 2014

Prof. Chris B. Schaffer was elected to the University Faculty Committee. This committee serves as one of the main links between the university administration and the faculty and acts as the executive... read more

BEST program will train Ph.D.s for nonacademic careers

BEST program will train Ph.D.s for nonacademic careers

March 13, 2014

With so few available academic jobs, Cornell will start a NIH-funded pilot program to help train life sciences graduate students and postdocs for nonacademic positions. A kickoff event is March 18. read more

Dennis Chua selected Merrill Presidential Scholar

Dennis Chua selected Merrill Presidential Scholar

March 12, 2014

Dennis Chua, an undergraduate student in the Lammerding Lab, was selected as a Merrill Presidential Scholar, an award honoring Cornell University’s most outstanding graduating seniors. read more

Maya Bakshi selected for the 2014 TFA Corps

Maya Bakshi selected for the 2014 TFA Corps

March 12, 2014

Maya Bakshi, an undergraduate student in the Lammerding Lab, was selected for the 2014 Teach for America Corps. read more

Engineered molecules tag proteins for destruction

Engineered molecules tag proteins for destruction

March 5, 2014

Engineered molecules called ubiquibodies can mark specific proteins inside a cell for destruction, paving the way for new drug therapies or powerful research tools. read more

NIH Program Trains Scientists for Nontraditional Careers

NIH Program Trains Scientists for Nontraditional Careers

February 24, 2014

Science: A love of science can inspire a career in research, but it is not enough to deliver the goods: Only about 15% of biomedical Ph.D. researchers ever secure a tenure-track position. The rest... read more

Schaffer gives talk on science policy

Schaffer gives talk on science policy

February 21, 2014

Chris Schaffer spoke about science policy at the Optical Society of America’s annual conference for the Society’s leadership. read more

NSF: Cornell researcher studies crystal growth that may lead to biomaterials for both and tooth repair

NSF: Cornell researcher studies crystal growth that may lead to biomaterials for both and tooth repair

February 12, 2014

NSF press release features Professor Lara Estroff's research on crystal growth and tooth repair. read more

BME Professor King elected to the AIMBE college of fellows

BME Professor King elected to the AIMBE college of fellows

February 7, 2014

The College of Fellows are the most accomplished and distinguished leaders in the fields of medical and biological engineering in academia, industry and government. read more

Good Morning Rochester interviews Prof. Mike King

Good Morning Rochester interviews Prof. Mike King

January 24, 2014

Good Morning Rochester interviews BME Professor Mike King to talk about his breakthrough cancer research read more

Video: Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

Video: Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

January 22, 2014

By attaching a cancer-killer protein to white blood cells, Cornell biomedical engineers - led by Professor Michael King - have demonstrated the annihilation of metastasizing cancer cells traveling... read more

Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

Metastatic cancer cells implode on protein contact

January 6, 2014

By attaching a cancer-killer protein to white blood cells, Cornell biomedical engineers have demonstrated the annihilation of metastasizing cancer cells traveling throughout the bloodstream. read more