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  1. Angert named CALS Dean!

    January 20, 2021

    Professor Esther Angert, CIHMID faculty member and former Chair of Microbiology, joins the CALS senior leadership team. Congratulations, Esther! LINK to full story:

  2. Janelle Veazey, CIHMID Postdoctoral Fellow

    New Call for Postdoctoral Fellows

    August 24, 2021

    Now accepting applications to the CIHMID Postdoctoral Training Program. Applications are due Dec 1, 2021.

  3. Pawlowska: Food safety and fungi

    December 3, 2020

    Assoc. Prof. Teresa Pawlowska discusses her lab’s work on food safety and fungi. The full text of the Cornell Chronicle story is below. CORNELL CHRONICLE STORY By Krishan Ramanujan A new grant will investigate how bacteria that live inside the cells of fungi may shape the biology, evolution, biodiversity and function of these fungi – […]

  4. Hendry lab: Packing Light!

    October 1, 2019

    Hendry lab postdoc Dr. Lydia Baker collaborated with artist Gideon Gerlt ( to produce a lovely comic explaining the Hendry lab’s research on the luminous symbionts of deep-sea anglerfish.

  5. Ellner develops new tool for modeling

    August 1, 2020

    Prof. Stephen Ellner is developing new statistical tools for ecological modeling with Associate Professor Giles Hooker through a project supported by the NSF, as described in this Cornell Research article from last summer. LINK:

  6. Whittaker lab: Coronaviruses and Musteloidea

    January 1, 2021

    The Whittaker lab has a new paper out in mBio that looks deeper into coronaviruses and their relationship to the superfamily Musteloidea. PAPER:  

  7. Brito lab: HIPR-FISH paper in Nature

    December 1, 2020 Spring

    The Brito lab has published a paper in Nature in collaboration with the De Vlaminck Lab; “Highly multiplexed spatial mapping of microbial communities.” PAPER:

  8. Aguilar lab: Proteases paper

    August 1, 2020

    New paper out, produced with David Bucholz, Microbiolgy & Immunology, CVM. “Finding proteases that make cells go viral”, J Biol Chem. 2020 Aug. PAPER:

  9. Casteel: Nature Plants paper

    December 1, 2020

    Associate Professor Clare Casteel (SIPS) has a paper out in Nature Plants, in collaboration with labs at UC Davis: “Organic management promotes natural pest control through altered plant resistance to insects” PAPER:

  10. Helmann lab: new elongasome function paper

    September 1, 2020

    The John Helmann lab has a new paper out, “A regulatory pathway that selectively up-regulates elongasome function in the absence of class A PBPs” in eLife.  LINK TO PAPER: