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Faculty and Senior Academics

Manuel Aregullin

Senior Research Associate, MHIRT Director

Email: ma35@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca), Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Graduate Field: Plant Biology
Interests: Medicinal chemistry, chemical ecology; lipid biosynthesis in yeast
Full profile


Nina Bassuk

Terence Bates

Taryn Bauerle

Gary Bergstrom

Professor; Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section Chair

Email: gcb3@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Biology, epidemiology, and integrated management of diseases of wheat, corn, soybean, forage legumes
Full profile


Elizabeth Bihn

Elizabeth Bihn

Senior Extension Associate, Department of Food Science

Email: eab38@cornell.edu

Department of Food Science (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture
Interests: Produce safety, Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs)
Full profile


Thomas Björkman

Adam Bogdanove

Professor

Email: ajb7@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Computational Biology, Microbiology, Plant Biology
Interests: bacterial blight and bacterial leaf streak of rice; transcription activator-like (TAL) effector proteins; genome editing and custom gene regulation
Full profile, Research site, TALE design and prediction



Lori Brewer

Lori Brewer

Senior Extension Associate

Email: ljb7@cornell.edu

SectionHorticulture (Ithaca)
Interests: Garden-based learning, adult outreach, Master Gardener Volunteer program, horticultural citizen science
Full profile



Susan Brown

Professor; CALS Associate Dean and NYSAES Director

Email: skb3@cornell.edu

Sections: Horticulture, Plant Breeding & Genetics (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture, Plant Breeding
Interests: Marker-assisted breeding; apple breeding
Full profile




Thomas Burr

Professor

Email: tjb1@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Fruit crop diseases; grape crown gall; biological control
Full profile



Juliet Carroll

Senior Extension Associate; Fruit IPM Coordinator

Email: jec3@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Integrated pest management; tree fruit; grapes; berries
Full profile



C Thomas Chao

Lailiang Cheng



Michelle Cilia

Adjunct Professor

Email: Michelle.Cilia@ars.usda.gov

USDA-ARS, Boyce Thompson Institute, Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Entomology
Interests: Molecular interactions among plant pathogens, insect vectors, and plant hosts
BTI profile, USDA-ARS profile


Ronnie Coffman

Professor

Email: wrc2@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Breeding, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: Rice and wheat breeding and genomics; agricultural biotechnology; international agriculture
Full profile


Alan Collmer

Andrew J. and Grace B. Nichols Professor

Email: arc2@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Plant Biology, Microbiology
Interests: Molecular phytobacteriology; microbial genomics
Full profile, Research site


Kerik Cox

Associate Professor

Email: kdc33@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Orchard fungal ecology, fungicide resistance, pesticide stewardship, fruit pathology
Full profile




Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Biology
Interests: Systematics of the grass family (Poaceae) and other monocots; inference of species boundaries
Full profile


Walter De Jong

Associate Professor

Email: wsd2@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Breeding
Interests: Potato breeding and genomics; molecular genetics; insect, disease and nematode resistance
Full profile



Jeff J. Doyle

Professor

Email: jjd5@cornell.edu

Sections: Plant Biology, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Biology, Plant Breeding
Interests: Genome duplication; comparative genomics of polyploid species; legume systematics; nodulation
Full profile


Laurie Drinkwater

Bryan Duff

Christopher Dunn

Marcia Eames-Sheavly

Marcia Eames-Sheavly

Senior Extension Associate and Senior Lecturer

Email: me14@cornell.edu

SectionHorticulture (Ithaca)
Interests: Garden-based learning, children and youth development, art of horticulture, engaged learning
Full profile



Timothy Fahey

Professor

Email: tjf5@cornell.edu

Department of Natural Resources (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Natural Resources, Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Forest ecosystems, forest soil carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics, exotic earthworms in forest soil
Full profile


Gennaro Fazio

Zhangjun Fei

Adjunct Professor

Email: zf25@cornell.edu

USDA-ARS, Boyce Thompson Institute, Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Computational analysis of large datasets; modeling regulatory networks
Research site


Melanie J. Filiatrault

Courtesy Assistant Professor

Email: mjf66@cornell.edu

USDA-ARS, Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Small non-coding RNAs and RNA binding proteins; bacterial plant pathogens; Pseudomonas syringae
Full profile, USDA-ARS profile



Marc Fuchs

Associate Professor

Email: mf13@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Virus diseases of fruit and vegetable crops; grape viruses; plant virus-insect vector interactions
Full profile, Research site


David Gadoury

Senior Research Associate

Email: dmg4@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Diseases of grapevine, apple, and strawberry; powdery mildew; downy mildew
Full profile


Susheng Gan

Professor

Email: sg288@cornell.edu

Sections: Plant Biology, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Biology, Plant Breeding
Interests: Regulatory mechanisms of plant senescence; dimensional control of gene expression; tobacco; Arabidopsis
Full profile


Maria A. Gandolfo


James Giovannoni

Adjunct Professor

Email: jjg33@cornell.edu

USDA-ARS, Boyce Thompson Institute, Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Biology, Horticulture
Interests: Molecular and genetic analysis of fruit ripening and related signal transduction systems; tomato
Full profile, Research site


Christine Goodale

Associate Professor

Email: clg33@cornell.edu

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Acid deposition; biogeochemistry; climate change; ecosystem ecology; forest ecosystems
Full profile



Deborah Grantham

Senior Extension Associate

Email: dgg3@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Natural resources and the environment; watershed education; soil hyperspectral reflectance
Full profile


Stewart Gray

Courtesy Professor

Email: smg3@cornell.edu

USDA-ARS, Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: plant virus-insect vector interactions; virus diseases of potato and grain crops
Full profile, Research site


Peter Gregory

Senior Research Associate

Email: pg46@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Breeding
Interests: International development; agricultural biotechnology; GM crops
Full profile


Phillip Griffiths

Associate Professor

Email: pdg8@cornell.edu

Sections: Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture, Plant Breeding
Interests: Brassica and bean breeding; molecular breeding and diagnostics; international agriculture
Full profile


Russell Hahn

Associate Professor

Email: rrh4@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Weed science; field crops; herbicide resistance management
Full profile



Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Section:  Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Biology, Genetics and Development, Biochemistry, Molecular, and Cell Biology
Interests: Gene expression in plant organelles; organelle morphology and movement; photosynthetic enhancement
Full profile, Research site


Larry Harrington

Maria Harrison

Adjunct Professor

Email: mjh78@cornell.edu

Boyce Thompson Institute, Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Plant Biology
Interests: The arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis and phosphate acquisition in plants
Full profile



Peter Hobbs

Adjunct Professor, Associate Director IP-CALS

Email: ph14@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Soil and Crop Sciences, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: International agriculture; tropical cropping systems; agroforestry
Full profile, IP-CALS


Kathie Hodge

Associate Professor; Cornell Plant Pathology Herbarium Director

Email: kh11@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Fungal systematics, fungal pathogens of insects
Full profile, Research site, Herbarium


Susan Hoskins

Senior Extension Associate

Email: sbh1@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Geographic information systems (GIS); remote sensing; wetlands mapping
Full profile


Department of Ecology and Environmental Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Soil and Crop Sciences, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Natural Resources
Interests: Ecosystem science; biogeochemistry; aquatic ecology; oceanography; earth systems science
Full profile, Research site


Jian Hua

Professor

Email: jh299@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Biology, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Molecular mechanisms of plant response to temperature variation and pathogens; Arabidopsis
Full profile



John Hutson

John Hutson

Adjunct Professor

Email: jlh482@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Soil physics and chemistry (salinity, nutrients and pesticides), soil water, solute fate and transport modeling
Vivo profile




Jenny Kao-Kniffin

Lee Kass

Visiting Professor

Email: lbk7@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Plant biodiversity; tropical ecology and biology; herbarium curation
Full profile


Andre Kessler

Associate Professor

Email: ak357@cornell.edu

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Ecology and Evolutionary Behavior, Entomology, Plant Biology
Interests: Molecular, chemical ecology; plant-insect and multitrophic interactions; responses to herbivory
Full profile, Research site



Awais KIhan

Dan F. Klessig

Adjunct Professor

Email: dfk8@cornell.edu

Boyce Thompson Institute (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Plant Biology
Interests: Mechanisms of plant immunity; systemic acquired resistance; salicylic acid signaling
Research site



Anatole Krattiger

Joanne Labate

Julie Lauren

Senior Research Associate

Email: jgl5@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: International agriculture; rice-wheat cropping systems; soil management
Full profile


Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Soil and Crop Sciences, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: Soil biogeochemistry; carbon and nutrient cycling; biochar; tropical agroecosystems
Full profile, Research site




Rui Liu

Rui Liu

Professor, Department of Food Science

Email: RL23@cornell.edu

Department of Food Science (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture
Interests: Functional foods/nutraceuticals, bioactive compounds in natural products and herbal remedies, phytochemicals in fruits, vegetables and whole grains
Full profile


Jason Londo

Jason Londo

Adjunct Professor

Email: jason.londo@ars.usda.gov

USDA-ARS, Section: Horticulture (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture
Interests: Genetics and physiology of abiotic stress resistance in Vitis, genomics, population genetics, plant physiology
USDA-ARS profile


Gregory Martin

Professor

Email: gbm7@cornell.edu

Boyce Thompson Institute, Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Host recognition and immunity; plant defense against bacterial diseases
Full profile, Research site



Timothy Martinson


Neil Mattson

Michael Mazourek

Assistant Professor

Email: mm284@cornell.edu

Sections: Plant Breeding and Genetics, Horticulture (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Breeding
Interests: Cucurbit, pepper and pea breeding; biochemical genetics; organic systems
Full profile


Murray McBride

Professor

Email: mbm7@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Toxic and trace metal bioavailability; contaminated soil remediation; soil health
Full profile


Susan McCouch

Professor

Email: srm4@cornell.edu

Sections: Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Breeding, Plant Biology, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: Complex trait variation in rice; enhancing the performance of modern rice cultivars
Full profile, Research site


Margaret McGrath

Associate Professor

Email: mtm3@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Long Island)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Diseases of vegetable crops; fungicide resistance; powdery mildew; Phytophthora; air pollutants
Full profile, Research site


Jeffrey Melkonian

Senior Research Associate

Email: jjm11@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Crop, water-use and nitrogen modeling; nutrient and water management
Full profile



Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Population biology and evolution of plant pathogens; plant disease epidemiology; chestnut blight
Full profile, Research site


Bill Miller


Jane Mt. Pleasant


Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Breeding, Horticulture
Interests: Tomato and onion breeding and genomics; disease and insect resistance; intellectual property
Full profile


June Nasrallah

June Nasrallah

Professor

Email: jbn2@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Biology
Interests: Plant reproduction; Self-incompatibility; Receptor-ligand interactions; cell-cell signaling
Full profile


Rebecca Nelson

Professor, McKnight Collaborative Crop Research Program Scientific Director

Email: rjn7@cornell.edu

Sections: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Plant Breeding, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: Genetics of quantitative disease resistance; international agriculture; northern corn leaf blight; gray leaf spot
Full profile


Karl Niklas

Professor

Email: kjn2@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Biology
Interests: Evolution of plant form and function with emphasis on shape, size, internal structure, and reproductive biology
Full profile, Research site


Kevin Nixon

Professor, L.H. Bailey Hortorium Curator

Email: kcn2@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Biology
Interests: Theory and methodology of phylogenetic analysis; angiosperm phylogeny; systematics and taxonomy of the oak family
Full profile, Bailey Hortorium


Thomas Owens

Associate Professor

Email: tgo2@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Biology
Interests: Impact of polyploidy on legume photosynthesis; improving instruction in large classroom environments
Full profile


Travis Park

Teresa Pawlowska

Associate Professor

Email: tep8@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Microbiology
Interests: Bacterial endosymbionts of fungi; arbuscular mycorrhizae
Full profile, Research site



Greg Peck

Jeff Perry

Keith Perry

Associate Professor, New York State Foundation Seed Potato Program Director

Email: klp3@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Plant virus - insect vector interactions; diagnostic technologies; virus diseases of potato and grape
Full profile, Research site, Uihlein Farm


Sarah Pethybridge

Assistant Professor

Email: sjp277@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Diseases of vegetables; Sclerotinia; epidemiology and fungicide resistance
Full profile


Miguel A Pineros

Adjunct Professor

Email: map25@cornell.edu

USDA-ARS, Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Crop adaptation to soil abiotic stresses; bioavailability of iron, zinc and phytochemicals for improved health
Full profile


Marvin Pritts

Robert A. Raguso

Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Behavior Chair

Email: rar229@cornell.edu

Department of Neurobiology and Behavior (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Biology, Neurobiology and Behavior, Entomology
Interests: Reproductive ecology; plant volatile biosynthesis; floral evolution; plant signaling
Research site


Don Rakow

Donald Rakow

Associate Professor

Email: dr14@cornell.edu

SectionHorticulture (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Horticulture, Landscape Architecture
Interests: Public garden management; social impact of public gardens and parks; botanical history
 
Full profile


Kandukuri Raman

Adjunct Professor & Associate Director (Special Projects)

Email: kvr1@cornell.edu

International Programs, Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Agricultural biotechnology; curriculum development; agri-business
Full profile


Anusuya Rangarajan

Stephen Reiners

Bruce Reisch

Professor

Email: bir1@cornell.edu

Sections: Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture, Plant Breeding
Interests: Grape breeding and genomics; molecular genetic mapping; marker-assisted selection
Full profile, Research site


Susan Riha

Professor

Email: sjr4@cornell.edu

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Soil and Crop Sciences, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Interests: Soil-plant-atmosphere dynamics and modeling; land use and climate change; plant water use
Full profile


Terence Robinson

Eloy Rodriguez

Professor

Email: er30@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Biology
Interests: Medicinal chemistry and toxicology of small molecules and glycoproteins from plants and arthropods
Full profile



Jocelyn Rose

Professor, Director Institute of Biotechnology

Email: jr286@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Biology, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Horticulture
Interests: Functional genomics and proteomics of plant cell walls; cell wall composition; biofuels
Full profile


Frank Rossi


Jonathan Russell-Anelli

Jonathan Russell-Anelli

Senior Lecturer

Email: jmr5@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Interests:  Spatial arrangement and characterization of soil properties, nutrient and contaminant distribution, soil surveys, urban soils.
Full profile


Michael Rutzke

Senior Research Associate

Email: mar9@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Atomic spectroscopy; mineral nutrition; international agriculture
Full profile


Matthew Ryan

Assistant Professor

Email: mrr232@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Sustainable cropping systems; ecological weed management; cover crops
Full profile



USDA-ARS, Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Systems biology of P. syringae; comparative genomics; computational models of gene regulation networks in bacteria
USDA-ARS profile


Tim Setter

Professor

Email: tls1@cornell.edu

Sections: Soil and Crop Sciences, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Soil and Crop Sciences, Plant Breeding
Interests: Maize, wheat and cassava breeding and genomics; drought and environmental stress physiology; marker-assisted selection; international agriculture
Full profile, Research site


Frank Shotkoski

Senior Research Associate, Agriculture Biotechnology Support Project II Director

Email: fas23@cornell.edu

IP-CALS, Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Agricultural biotechnology
Full profile, ABSPII


Tom silva


Sonja Skelly

Sonja Skelly

Director of Education, Cornell Botanic Gardens

Email: sms92@cornell.edu

Section: Horticulture (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture
Interests: Public garden management, plants and human well being, school & youth gardening, adult education
Full profile


Christine Smart

Professor; SIPS Interim Director

Email: cds14@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Biology and management of vegetable diseases; host-pathogen interactions
Full profile, Research site



Section: Plant Breeding and Genetics (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Breeding, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: Maize breeding and genomics; abiotic stress tolerance; insect and disease resistance; organic systems; agricultural biotechnology
Full profile


Stephen Smith

Senior Extension Associate

Email: sds3@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: Geographic information systems (GIS); land use mapping
Full profile


Karen Snover-Clift

Senior Extension Associate, Plant Disease Diagnostic Lab Director

Email: kls13@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Plant disease diagnosis; plant pathology training of Master Gardeners, Extension Educators, and green industry members
Full profile, Diagnostic Lab


Dawit Solomon

Senior Research Associate

Email: ds278@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Biogeochemical cycling of major elements; soil fertility and land degradation; synchrotron-based micro- and nano-spectromicroscopy
Full profile



Laurel Southard

Laurel Southard

Senior Lecturer

Email: les3@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca),
Interests: Undergraduate research, cell biology, viral protein targeting, infectious diseases, spices as antibacterials
Full profile


Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Soil and Crop Sciences, International Agriculture and Rural Development, Biological and Environmental Engineering
Interests: Watershed management; soil physics; global water issues; modeling
Full profile, Soil and Water Lab


David Stern

Adjunct Professor, Boyce Thompson Institute President

Email: ds28@cornell.edu

Boyce Thompson Institute, Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Biology
Interests: Chloroplast biology; bioenergy; nuclear-cytoplasmic interactions
Full profile, Research site


Ying Sun

Assistant Professor

Email: ys776@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences
Graduate Field: Soil and Crop Sciences
Interests: geospatial analysis, big data synthesis, remote sensing, canopy to global scale modeling
Full profile


Bryan Swingle

Courtesy Assistant Professor

Email: bms45@cornell.edu

USDA-ARS, Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Regulation of bacterial stress tolerance; genetic recombination; Pseudomonas syringae
Full profile, USDA-ARS profile


Alan Taylor

Janice Thies

Associate Professor

Email: jet25@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Soil and Crop Sciences, International Agriculture and Rural Development
Interests: Soil ecology; soil remediation; soil biology quality assessment; international agriculture
Full profile


Terry Tucker

Terry Tucker

Senior lecturer; Director, Agricultural Education Outreach; Associate Director, International Programs-CALS

Email: twt2@cornell.edu

SectionHorticulture (Ithaca)
Interests: International agriculture and rural development in Asia, Africa and Latin America, agricultural education in New York State public schools.   
Full profile



Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Microbiology
Interests: Fungal pathogens of cereals; fungal genomics; secondary metabolites
Full profile


Robert Turgeon

Professor

Email: ert2@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Biology (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Plant Biology
Interests: Leaf development; plasmodesmata structure and function; phloem transport; virus movement
Full profile




Justine Vanden Heuvel

Olena Vatamaniuk

Associate Professor

Email: okv2@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Soil and Crop Sciences, Plant Biology, Environmental Toxicology
Interests: Functional genomics of mineral nutrient homeostasis; toxic metal detoxification; biofortification, phytoremediation
Full profile, Research site



Conrad Vispo


Chris Watkins


Courtney Weber

Associate Professor

Email: caw34@cornell.edu

Sections: Horticulture, Plant Breeding and Genetics (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture, Plant Breeding
Interests: Berry breeding for improved disease and insect resistance and fruit quality
Full profile


Ross Welch

Nancy Wells

Nancy Wells

Associate Professor, Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, College of Human Ecology

Email: nmw2@cornell.edu

Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, College of Human Ecology​ (Ithaca)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture
Interests: Environmental psychology, human-environment interaction, school gardens, ecological literacy
Full profile


Tom Whitlow

Thomas Whitlow

Associate Professor

Email: thw2@cornell.edu

SectionHorticulture (Ithaca)
Graduate Field: Horticulture
Interests: Urban ecology, restoration ecology, ecosystem services, plant physiological ecology
Full profile


Wayne Wilcox

Professor

Email: wfw1@cornell.edu

Section: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology (Geneva)
Graduate Field: Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Interests: Fungal diseases of grapevines; epidemiology; disease management
Full profile




David Wolfe

Peter Woodbury

Senior Research Associate

Email: pbw1@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Agricultural and forest ecosystems; land use and environmental quality, greenhouse gas emissions; geospatial modeling
Full profile


Kenong Xu

Kenong Xu

Associate Professor

Email:

Sections: Horticulture (Geneva)
Graduate Fields: Horticulture, Plant Breeding
Interests: Tree fruit genomics; gene regulatory networks in apple
Full profile


Stephen L. Young

Adjunct Professor, Northeastern IPM Center Director

Email: sly27@cornell.edu

Section: Soil and Crop Sciences (Ithaca)
Graduate Field:
Interests: Integrated pest management; weedy and invasive plants
Full profile


Gan-Yuan Zhong