Entries by Casey Moore

MBG Graduate Students Receive Outstanding TA Awards

Our students move science forward not only through their own research in their labs but also by helping increase knowledge about science and scientific research in Cornell classrooms! Sara Downs (BMCB Class of 2018) received an Outstanding Teaching Award for her work in BIOMG1350: Cell & Developmental Biology. Dashiell Massey (GGD Class of 2016) received […]

Life Sciences Diversity Recruitment Weekend: June 11-12

Graduate students from Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology (BMCB), Genetics, Genomics and Development (GGD), Biophysics, and the department of Microbiology and Biomedical and Biological Sciences (BBS) are organizing Life Sciences Diversity Recruitment Weekend – a virtual information session geared towards helping historically underrepresented minority students navigate the graduate school application process. This event will take […]

Julius Judd Publishes Research in Genes & Development

Julius Judd (Class of 2017) published a paper entitled “Pioneer-like factor GAF cooperates with PBAP (SWI/SNF) and NURF (ISWI) to regulate transcription“ in the journal Genes & Development.  His article was featured in an article in the Cornell Chronicle.  Julius is a graduate student in the lab of John Lis.

MBG Graduate Students Advance Diversity & Inclusion

Graduate students in the MBG graduate programs established the MBG Diversity Council. The mission of this group is to promote, enhance and expand the diversity of the MBG community. They initiate and support programing that promotes inclusivity in the Department. All students, postdocs, staff and faculty in MBG and associated Fields are welcome to join; […]

GGD @ the Virtual Graduate School Fair — October 27 11am-3pm

Genetics, Genomics & Development will be participating in the Graduate School’s Virtual Fair!  This will give prospective students the opportunity to  talk to staff, current students and faculty! The Cornell University Graduate School is hosting a Virtual Graduate School Fair on Tuesday, October 27 from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm (eastern time).   More information and a […]

Donald Long receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowships Program grant

Donald Long (Class of 2019) was awarded a fellowship through the NSF GRFP program.  Don is in the Praveen Sethupathy lab. His research focuses on tumor metabolism in Fibrolamellar Carcinoma (FLC), a rare form of liver cancer that is highly metastatic with a low rate of detection.  This disease results in devastating levels of mortality […]

MBG Graduate Recognition Ceremony

Graduates from the Fields of BMCB, Biophysics and GGD participated in the first annual MBG Graduate Recognition Ceremony.  Hosted by Chris Fromme, DGS of BMCB and Faculty Advisor of the MBG Diversity Council, this event allowed members of the Department and Fields to recognize and congratulate the participants and their families.  For a look at […]

Cvic Innocent (PhD, 2015), GGD Alumni, awarded $1M grant from the Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative to create new core facilities prototype

BIO: Cvic Innocent’s expertise is in the testing and diagnostics of customized microscopy instrumentation. Her journey in imaging started in graduate school at Cornell University, where her thesis focused on vesicular trafficking dynamics in fly synapses. She then finished a postdoc at Oxford University, where her research centered on the application of reversible-switchable fluorescent proteins […]