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Human DNA influences gut bacteria

May 11, 2016

A Cornell-led study published May 11 in the journal Cell Host Microbe provides the strongest evidence yet that human DNA influences the type and number of bacteria that reside in each person’s gut.


"New gene drive technology" Clark Lab

Oct 1, 2015

Cornell researchers have used mathematical models to illuminate the promises – and potential problems – of a new genome editing mechanism, called a gene drive.

George Hess

George Hess, biochemist, dies at 92

Sep 21, 2015

George Paul Hess, professor emeritus of biochemistry and a pioneer in the study of a class of proteins called ion channels that allow specific small molecules to enter cells, died Sept. 9.