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Ahern, Kevin - Research Assistant, Jander Lab
ka38@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 216 8129
office/lab# 131/116
Alexander, Mariko - Grad Student, Cilia Lab
mma98@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-5453
office/lab# 103/104
Amaro, Alex - Postdoc, Stern Lab
iaa3@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1304
office/lab# 311/302
Ampofo, Betsy - Grad Student, Giovannoni Lab
bba22@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1259
office/lab# 423/426
Apel, Klaus - Professor,
kha24@cornell.edu phone: 607-279-7734, lab phone: 607-254-1304
office/lab# 305/306
Arajs, Katrina - Intern, Stern Lab
kha25@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1304
office/lab# 303/302
Azodi, Christina - Research Assistant, Stern Lab
cba49@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1304
office/lab# 303/302
Bacile, Joshua - Grad Student, Schroeder Lab
jab826@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-5003
office/lab# 418
Bao, Zhilong - Postdoc, Martin Lab
zb36@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-220-9610
office/lab# 321/318
Barrows, Dale - IT Support Associate, IT Support
dcb273@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1250
office/lab# 200D
Bell, Brian - Greenhouse Manager, Greenhouse
bkb3@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1210
office/lab# 154
Bethke, Axel - Postdoc, Schroeder Lab
axel.bethke@gmail.com lab phone: 607 254 5003
office/lab# 422
Betsiashvili, Mariam - Visiting Scholar, Jander Lab
mb2264@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-216-8129
office/lab# 101/116
Bishop, Judy - Building Care, Building Care
jab222@cornell.edu
Blissard, Gary - Professor,
gwb1@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-1366, lab phone: 607-254-1369
office/lab# 201/202
Bose, Neelanjan - Grad Student, Schroeder Lab
nb323@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 5003
office/lab# 419/418
Boyle, Patrick - Postdoc, Martin Lab
pcb56@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 220 9610
office/lab# 319/316
Brauer, Liz - Grad Student, Popescu Lab
ekb57@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-2290
office/lab# 117/108
Bravo, Armando - Postdoc, Harrison Lab
ab2284@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 401/410
Calder, Jane - HR Manager, Human Resources
jmc498@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 3500
office/lab# 100
Calvino, Mauricio - Postdoc, Popescu Lab
mc2295@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-2290
office/lab# 108
Campbell, Stephen - Senior Research Specialist, Stern Lab
sjc53@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1304
office/lab# 309/304
Carruthers, Doug - Stockroom Supervisor, Stockroom
dic6@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1385
office/lab# 175
Castandet, Benoit - Postdoc, Stern Lab
bc467@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1304
office/lab# 307/302
Casteel, Clare - Postdoc, Jander Lab
clc269@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 216 8139
office/lab# 129/116
Catala, Carmen - Senior Research Associate,
cc283@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-8694, lab phone: 607-254-8757
office/lab# 315/316
Chen, Wenbo - Post Doc, Fei Lab
wc529@cornell.edu
office/lab# 229
Choi, Hyong Woo - Postdoc, Klessig Lab
hc746@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1255
office/lab# 211/206
Cilia , Michelle - Assistant Professor, Cilia Lab
mlc68@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-5453, lab phone: 607-254-5262
office/lab# 123/104
Claes, Donna - Technology Transfer Specialist, Administrative Support
dlm39@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 4757
office/lab# 103
Coluccio, Alison - Research Specialist, Kochian Lab
aec96@cornell.edu
office/lab# Robert W. Holley Center
Curtiss, Joan - VP of Operations and Chief Operating Officer, Information Technologies, Facilities, Greenhouses
jcc25@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 4758
office/lab# 200C
Daniels, Dierdra - Research Assistant, Harrison Lab
dad338@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 403/406
Darling, Sophia - Chief Financial Officer & Vice President for Finance & Treasurer, Business Office
sad82@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1225
office/lab# 100
De Blasio, Stacy - Postdoc, Cilia Lab
sld98@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-6052, lab phone: 607-254–5262
office/lab# 107/104
Debbie, Paul - Director of Technology Transfer and Licensing, Technology Transfer
ppd2@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 8729
office/lab# 105
Dong, Sicong - Postdoc, Blissard Lab
sd483@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1368
office/lab# 205/202
Du, Cynthia - Research Assistant, Van Eck Lab
cyd6@cornell.edu phone: 607 254 2895, lab phone: 607 254 1207
office/lab# 212/B4
Duan, Naibin - Visiting Scholar, Fei Lab
duannaibin@gmail.com lab phone: 607 254 1267
office/lab# 231
Dunham, Diane - Laboratory Manager, Martin Lab
dmd248@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 220 9610
office/lab# 323
Eaglesham, Allen - NABC Executive Director, Adjunct Faculty
lab phone: 607-257-1212
office/lab# B15
Edwards, Jeremy - Research Associate, Mueller Lab
jde22@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 3569
office/lab# 217
Elzinga, Dezi - Grad Student, Jander Lab
dae46@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 216 8129
office/lab# 129/116
Feder, Ari - Postdoc, Giovannoni Lab
af497@cornell.edu lab phone: 4-1259
office/lab# 421/426
Fei, Zhangjun - Associate Professor,
zf25@cornell.edu phone: 607 254 3234, lab phone:
office/lab# 227
Feiz, Leila - Research Associate, Stern Lab
lf259@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1304
office/lab# 309/302
Fernandez, Noe - Postdoc, Mueller Lab
nf232@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 5480
office/lab# 207
Fisher-York, Thomas - Bioinformatics Analyst, Mueller Lab
tly2@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 3569
office/lab# 217
FitzPatrick, Patti - Controller, Business Office
pwf2@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1248
office/lab# 100
Fleming, Tiffany - Director of Education and Outreach, Education and Outreach
tcf7@cornell.edu phone: 607 254 6732, lab phone: 607 254 2343
office/lab# 200B
Floss, Daniela - Postdoc, Harrison Lab
dsf73@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 403/410
Foerster, Hartmut - Research Associate, Mueller Lab
hf263@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 5480
office/lab# 207
Franciscus, Monica - Administrative Assistant, Business & Administrative Team,
mgf43@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 7042
office/lab# 200E
Gallusci, Philippe - Visiting Fulbright Scholar, Giovannoni Lab
pg398@cornell.edu
office/lab# 423
Gapper, Nigel - Postdoc, Giovannoni Lab
neg29@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1259
office/lab# 421/426
Germain, Arnaud - Postdoc, Stern Lab
ag297@cornell.edu phone: 607 280 7709, lab phone: 607 254 1304
office/lab# 303/302
Giovannoni, Jim - Professor,
jjg33@cornell.edu phone: 607 254 1414, lab phone: 607 254 1259
office/lab# 429/426
Granados, Bob - Emeritus Scientist, Professors Emeriti
rg28@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1265
office/lab# B1
Greenlee, Vanessa - Executive Assistant to the President / Corporate Secretary, Administrative Support
vrg23@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-4710, lab phone:
office/lab# 213
Guo, Sumin - Postdoc, Harrison Lab
sg877@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 405/406
Gupta, Sarika - Postdoc, Van Eck Lab
sg923@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-2895
office/lab# 203/212
Gupta, Kamala - Visiting Scholar, Popescu Lab
kg328@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 2290
office/lab# 117/108
Gupta, Bhaskar - Visiting Scholar, Popescu Lab
bg349@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 2290
office/lab# 117/108
Gutierrez, Berta - Stockroom Assistant, Stockroom
bgg2@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1203
office/lab# 175/158
Haines, Jerrie - Greenhouse Assistant, Greenhouse
jlh472@cornell.edu lab phone: 254 1210
office/lab# 154
Haribal, Meena - Manager, Mass Spectrometry Facility, Jander Lab
mmh3@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 301 1167
office/lab# 409
Harrison, Maria - Professor,
mjh78@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-6472, lab phone: 607-254-6424
office/lab# 405/406
Henkhaus, Natalie - Grad Student, Richards Lab
nah63@cornell.edu
office/lab# 133/122
Hind, Sarah - Postdoc, Martin Lab
srh226@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 220 9610
office/lab# 325/318
Hoki, Jason - Graduate Student, Schroeder Lab
jsh339@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 5003
office/lab# 414
Holl, Regina - Grants Coordinator, Business Office
rch275@cornell.edu lab phone: 4-1249
office/lab# 100
Horvath, Gary - Lab Services Supervisor, Lab Services
gh329@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-5387
office/lab# 158
Hotto, Amber - Postdoc, Stern Lab
amh264@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1304
office/lab# 309
Hsu, Shih-Chi - Postdoc, Stern Lab
sh872@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1304
office/lab# 309/304
Huang, Tengfang - Postdoc, Jander Lab
th267@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-216-8129
office/lab# 129/116
Hughes, Erika - Research Assistant, Richards Lab
ejh77@cornell.edu
office/lab# 120
Ivanov, Sergey - Postdoc, Harrison Lab
si225@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 401/406
Izrayelit, Yevgeniy - Grad Student, Schroeder Lab
yi62@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 5003
office/lab# 419/418
Jander, Georg - Associate Professor,
gj32@cornell.edu phone: 607 254 1365, lab phone: 607 216 8129
office/lab# 127/116
Jiao, Chen - Visiting Scholar, Fei Lab
cj334@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 2334
office/lab# 229
Judkins, Joshua - Grad Student, Schroeder Lab
jj388@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 5003
office/lab# 419/418
Kariya, Maro - Graduate Student, Schroeder Lab
mjk355@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 5003
office/lab# 414
Keen, Patricia - Research Assistant, Van Eck Lab
prk9@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1207
office/lab# B4
Kenaley, Shawn - Educational Specialist,
sck26@cornell.edu lab phone: 4-2343*
office/lab# 200
Kim, Chanhong - Research Associate, Apel Lab
ck438@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1304
office/lab# 309/306
Kim, Jeong Seob - Visiting Scholar, Fei Lab
jk2365@cornell.edu
Kindle, Karen - VP Research, Technology Transfer
klk9@cornell.edu phone: 607 254 7476, lab phone: 607 793 5798
office/lab# 219
Klessig, Dan - Professor,
dfk8@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-4560, lab phone: 607-254-1255
office/lab# 223/206
Kohut, Bob - Emeritus Scientist, Professors Emeriti
rjk9@cornell.edu phone: 607 254 1233, lab phone: 607 272 5632
office/lab# B1
Kraus, Christine - Graduate Student, Martin Lab
cmk253@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 220 9610
office/lab# 325/316
Krupnik, Kate - Lab Services Assistant, Lab Services
ksk29@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-5387
office/lab# 159
Kumar, Pavan - Postdoc, Jander Lab
fp248@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 216 8129
office/lab# 101 / 118
LaBarr, Shalina - Greenhouse, Greenhouse
lab phone: 607-254-1210
office/lab# 154
Levesque T., Veronique - Research Assistant, Harrison Lab
vl253@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 401/410
Lindsay, Penelope - Graduate Student, Harrison Lab
pll38@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 401/410
Linsler, Edward - Research Assistant, Van Eck Lab
eml233@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1207
office/lab# B4
Lipari, Susanne - NABC Executive Coordinator, Adjunct Faculty
sel3@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-4856, lab phone: 607-387-9308
office/lab# B15
MacDonald, David - Sr. Building Mechanic, Mechanical Shop
dm46@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1201
office/lab# B3
Mahoney, Jayclyn - Research Specialist, Cilia Lab
jem373@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-6052, lab phone: 607-254-5262
office/lab# 107/104
Manohar, Murli - Postdoc, Klessig Lab
mm829@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1255
office/lab# 225/206
Manosalva, Patricia - Research Associate , Klessig Lab
pmm92@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1255
office/lab# 225/206
Mao, Linyong - Postdoc, Fei Lab
lm585@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1267
office/lab# 231
Martin, Gregory - Professor,
gbm7@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-1208, lab phone: 607-220-9610
office/lab# 327/326
McQuinn, Ryan - Grad Student, Giovannoni Lab
rpm28@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1259
office/lab# 423/426
Menda, Naama - Postdoc, Mueller Lab
nm249@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 3569
office/lab# 217
Middleton, Lesley - Research Assistant, Van Eck Lab
lkm53@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1207
office/lab# B4
Miller, Jay - Greenhouse Assistant, Greenhouse
jpm14@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1210
office/lab# 154
Monce, Kelli - Executive Assistant for Research, Administrative Support
Email ksm84@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6775
office/lab# 200A
Mueller, Lukas - Assistant Professor,
lam87@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 255 6557
office/lab# 221
Nguyen, Cuong - Grad Student, Giovannoni Lab
cvn6@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1259
office/lab# 421/426
Panda, Oishika - Graduate Student, Schroeder Lab
op56@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-5003
office/lab# 414
Park, Hee-Jin - Postdoc, Harrison Lab
hp74@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 403/406
Pattison, Richard - Postdoc, Catala Lab
rjp226@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 8757
office/lab# 325/316
Paucke, Charlie - Building Mechanic, Mechanical Shop
cep38@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1201
office/lab# B3
Pavan-Kumar, Fnu - Post Doc, Jander Lab
fp248@cornell.edu
office/lab# 101/116
Pidgeon, Kaitlin - Research Assistant, Van Eck Lab
kep67@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1207
office/lab# B4
Pombo, Marina - Postdoc, Martin Lab
map383@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 220 9610
office/lab# 323/318
Popescu, Sorina - Assistant Professor,
scp78@cornell.edu phone: 607-255-6578, lab phone: 607-254-2290
office/lab# 121/108
Popescu, George - Senior Research Associate, Popescu Lab
gvp7@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1269
office/lab# 203
Ramsey, John - Research Specialist, Cilia Lab
jsr47@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-6052, lab phone: 607-254-5262
office/lab# 107/104
Reeves, Paige - Greenhouse/Research Assistant, Martin Lab
plr58@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 220 9610
office/lab# 319/316
Renwick, Alan - Emeritus Scientist, Professors Emeriti
jar14@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1358
office/lab# B1
Richards, Eric - Professor,
ejr77@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 4676
office/lab# 125/120
Rigas, Bridget - Vice President for Communications and Development, Development and Communications
bmr6@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 2923
office/lab# 200 F
Rosli, Hernan - Postdoc, Martin Lab
hgr28@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 220 9610
office/lab# 321/316
Salesse-Smith, Coralie - Graduate Student, Stern Lab
ces343@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1304
office/lab# 303/302
Scheve, Dustin - Lab Services Assistant, Lab Services
ds376@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-5387
office/lab# 159
Schmitz, Alexa - Grad Student, Harrison Lab
ams629@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 401/406
Schroeder, Frank - Associate Professor,
fs31@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-4391, lab phone: 607-220-9734
office/lab# 425/414-420
Schwizer, Simon - Grad Student, Martin Lab
ss968@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 220 9610
office/lab# 319/318
Scintu, Alessandro - Visiting Scholar, Giovannoni
ascintu@uniss.it lab phone: 607-254-1259
office/lab# 421/426
Shook, Molly - Grad Student, Richards Lab
mss338@cornell.edu
office/lab# 133/ 120
Shukla, Sanjeev - Director of Digital Communications, Development and Communications
sanjeev.shukla@cornell.edu
Singh, Dharmendra - Postdoc, Popescu Lab
dks95@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-2290
office/lab# 117
Slocum, Don - Facilities Manager, Mechanical Shop
ds60@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1210
office/lab# 154/B3
Smith, Kelly - Financial Coordinator, Business Office
kss78@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1238
office/lab# 109
Srivastava, Mamta - Plant Cell Imaging Center Mgr., Harrison Lab
ms226@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 4436
office/lab# 104B
Staples, Richard - Emeritus Scientist, Professors Emeriti
rcs8@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6583
office/lab# B1
Stern, David - Professor, President,
ds28@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-1306 , lab phone: 607-254-1304
office/lab# 301/213
Strickler, Susan - Postdoc, Mueller Lab
srs57@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 3569
office/lab# 217
Sun, Honghe - Visiting Scholar, Fei Lab
hs738@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 2334
office/lab# 229/203
Swartwood, Kerry - Research Assistant, Van Eck Lab
kec37@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1207
office/lab# B4
Sweeney, Michelle - Research Specialist, Cilia Lab
mms424@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-6052, lab phone: 607-254-5262
office/lab# 104
Taber, George - Greenhouse Assistant, Greenhouse
gwt1@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1210
office/lab# 154
Tzin, Vered - Postdoc, Jander Lab
vt223@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 216 8129
office/lab# 131/116
Valle Pinheiro, Patricia - Grad Student, Cilia Lab
pvp23@cornell.edu phone: 607-254-5262, lab phone: 607-254-6052
office/lab# 107/104
Van Eck, Joyce - Assistant Professor,
jv27@cornell.edu phone: 607-220-9532, lab phone: 607-254-1207
office/lab# B13/B4
VanEtten, Elaine - IT Support Associate, IT Support
eev1@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1250
office/lab# 200D
Vrebalov, Julia - Research Associate, Giovannoni Lab

Wang, Liangsheng - Postdoc, Apel Lab
lw349@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1304
office/lab# 311/306
Wang, HaiYi - Grad Student, Richards Lab
hw223@cornell.edu
office/lab# 101/120
Wang, Weihua - Research Assistant, Van Eck Lab
ww82@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1207
office/lab# B4
Westlake, Timothy - Grad Student, Popescu Lab
tjw222@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-2290
office/lab# 108
Westlake, Mary - Grants Coordinator, Business Office
mew14@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1317
office/lab# 100
White, Ruth - Research Assistant, Giovannoni Lab
raw34@cornell.edu phone: 607 254 1252, lab phone: 607 254 1259
office/lab# 427/426
White, Christianne - Communications Manager, Development
cmw84@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 227 6638
office/lab# 200
Woldemariam, Melkamu G. - Postdoc, Jander Lab
mgw75@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 216 8129
office/lab# 131/118
Wood, Alan H. - Emeritus Scientist, Professors Emeriti
haw5@cornell.edu
office/lab# B1
Worley, Jay - PostDoc, Martin Lab
jnw29@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-220-9610
office/lab# 323 / 326
Xu, Xia - Research Specialist, Apel Lab
xx79@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1304
office/lab# 311/306
Xu, Yimin - Research Specialist, Giovannoni Lab
yx25@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1259
office/lab# 429/426
Xu, Chen - Visiting Scholar, Fei Lab
cx58@cornell.edu lab phone: 607-254-1267
office/lab# 231
Yan, Jian - Postdoc, Jander Lab
jy555@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 216 8129
office/lab# 131/116
Yan, Aimit - Research Associate, Mueller Lab
ay247@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 5480
office/lab# 207
Yanosh, Amy - Accounts Payable Coordinator, Business Office
ay286@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 1212
office/lab# 100
Yosief Tecle, Isaak - Research Associate, Mueller Lab
iyt2@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 3569
office/lab# 217
Yuan, Ming - Visiting Scholar, Apel Lab
yuanmingsicau@yahoo.com.cn lab phone: 607-220-9491
office/lab# 405/310
Zhang, Xinchun - Postdoc, Harrison Lab
xz236@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 6424
office/lab# 403/406
Zheng, Yi - Postdoc, Fei Lab
yz357@cornell.edu lab phone: 607 254 2334
office/lab# 229