JUNE 25, 2015
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Cilia: 5-year plan to save citrus

True to his roots

First-year Cornell student Felix Fernandez-Penny enjoys  BTI so much he appears perennially-first as a high school intern, now as a member of the Jander Lab.  Read more

2015 crop of interns arrives!

Interns have met their mentors and research has begun, starting with written research proposals and peer review. Read more

Meet Becky Sims, teaching lab coordinator

Sims is coordinating the BTI alumni science teachers' poster session for the Bioenergy & Bioproducts Education Program national conference and testing lab activities for BBEP classroom curriculum. Read more


Guiding young scientists

Mentors  clarify the path for BTI interns.  "Maybe you do 10 experiments and only one result will matter. And sometimes it’s not even clear what that result means."  Read more


Finding strengths in ancient traits

Professor Jim Giovanonni spoke at Mann Library about the history of tomato domestication and the tomato's use as a model for fruit ripening. Read more

New future for BTI Yonkers

Alan Renwick attended the groundbreaking for the renovation of the original BTI building by Simone Development Companies. Read more

New tool for pillaging pathogen

Alan Collmer and Greg Martin discovered a new twist to the evolutionary arms race between tomatoes and the bacterium that causes speck disease.  Read more

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