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Stephanie Meyer joins BTI as Sr. Director of Development and Communications

Meyer has significant experience working within the non-profit and scientific communities and has strong ties to the Ithaca Area. Read More

BTI co-hosts greenhouse curators conference

Attendees of the 2016 Association of Education and Research Greenhouse Curators annual meeting in July will spend a morning at BTI learning about its history and research. Read More

Learning the Business: Industry Panel advises PGS

Industry scientists visited BTI to give young researchers inside advice on pursuing a research career at a company. Read More

Celebrating the life of Karl Maramorosch

The distinguished scientist left an incredible legacy of plant and insect discoveries and he will be missed by his many friends and colleagues. Read More

Intern anniversary series: Grace Yu

Yu was a two-time intern in the PGRP, which confirmed her love of botany. She is now a research assistant at the Arnold Arboretum at Harvard University and has plans to attend graduate school. Read More

BTI intern picks up awards on his way to Berkeley

Patel is about to graduate from Cornell--and the Martin lab--to return to his native California to continue his career in plant science. Read More

Intern anniversary series: Gwendolyn Beacham

Beacham returned to Ithaca this year to start her Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Molecular and Cell Biology at Cornell University, Read More

Potato plants trigger aboveground defenses in response to tuber attacks

Mimicking the effects of a Guatemalan tuber moth infestation in agricultural fields could increase potato yield and reduce pest damage. Read More

BTI researcher elected to National Academy of Sciences

Jim Giovannoni, BTI professor, USDA-ARS research molecular biologist and Cornell University adjunct professor, is recognized by the National Academy of Sciences for his significant contributions to plant science. Read More

Peter Cornelius of AlpInvest Partners joins BTI board

Cornelius, an expert in governance, global economic development and investing, will work closely with BTI's Technology Transfer Office. Read More

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