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Common Contacts

 

Special Note: Email recommended during pandemic as employees work remotely and phones checked less frequently.

General information:
contact@btiscience.org
607-254-1234

Accounts Payable
ap@btiscience.org

Development Office and Alumni Relations
Georgia Lesh
Philanthropy and Engagement Director
gel56@cornell.edu
607-252-6670

Communications / Media Relations
communications@btiscience.org
607-288-2578

Education and Outreach
Delanie Sickler
Education & Outreach Director 
dbs266@cornell.edu 
607-252-6566

Office for Finance, Facilities, and Operations
Alicia Conover
Executive Assistant
aaw76@cornell.edu
607-254-1234

Human Resources
btihr@cornell.edu
607-254-4713

Office of the President
Meredith Williams
Executive Assistant
mcw262@cornell.edu
607-254-4710

Research, Business Development, Translational Science
Paul Debbie
Director of Research, Director of New Business Development
ppd2@cornell.edu
607-254-8729

Sponsored Research Administration
Gina Holl
Director, Research Administration
rch275@cornell.edu
607-254-1249

Technology Transfer & Licensing
Julien Fey
Director of Technology Transfer
Jpf23@cornell.edu
607-319-3022

Full Directory

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Graduate Student
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Graduate Student
Graduate Student
Student Worker
Student Worker
Warren Ang headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Paula Arzac Aubeca headshot
Advancement Administrative Assistant
Advancement Administrative Assistant
Kelly Aylesworth Headshot
Financial Coordinator
Financial Coordinator
Tyler Bales
Undergraduate Student
Undergraduate Student
Khadija Batool headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Kevin Baudry
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Undergraduate Student
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Greenhouse Manager
Greenhouse Manager
Julie Bell headshot
Greenhouse Supervisor
Greenhouse Supervisor
Dariusz Bienkowski headshot
Systems and Software Engineer
Systems and Software Engineer
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Professor
Professor
Headshot of AJ Bouchie
Editorial Content and Media Relations Manager
Editorial Content and Media Relations Manager
Jo Bui Headshot
Research Specialist
Research Specialist
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Building Mechanic
Building Mechanic
Joel Byrnes
Full Stack Developer
Full Stack Developer
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Director Information Technology
Director Information Technology
Mike Carroll Headshot
Communications Manager
Communications Manager
Headshot of Doug Carruthers
Stockroom Supervisor
Stockroom Supervisor
Headshot of Carmen Catala
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Headshot of Yao Chen
Visiting Scholar
Visiting Scholar
Headshot of Rachel Christopherson
Student Worker
Student Worker
Liam Cleary
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Alicia Conover
Executive Assistant to the VP of Finance and Operations
Executive Assistant to the VP of Finance and Operations
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Graduate Student
Graduate Student
Julia Dahl Headshot
Undergraduate Student
Savanah Dale
Rotational Student
Rotational Student
Headshot of Sophia Darling
VP/Chief Operating Officer
VP/Chief Operating Officer
Gisel Delacerda
Post-bac Student
Post-bac Student
Headshot of Paul Debbie
Director of Research, Director of New Business Development
Director of Research, Director of New Business Development
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Lab Services and Safety Manager
Lab Services and Safety Manager
Naibin Duan headshot
Visiting Scholars
Kathryn Eshenour
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Joseph Ettenberger headshot
Lab Services and Safety Coordinator
Lab Services and Safety Coordinator
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
BTI Full Professor Zhangjun Fei
Professor
Professor
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Research Associate
Research Associate
Headshot of Honglin Feng
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Julien Fey Headshot
Director of Technology Transfer
Director of Technology Transfer
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Bioinformatics Analyst
Bioinformatics Analyst
Undergraduate Student
Headshot of Mirelle Flores Gonzalez
Database Programmer
Database Programmer
Headshot of Bennett Fox
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Hayde Galvez
Visiting Scientist
Visiting Scientist
Ying Gan Headshot
Undergraduate Student
Undergraduate Student
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Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Mikaela Garcia
Student Worker
Student Worker
Elise Garner
Rotational Student
Rotational Student
Lauren Garnese headshot
Donor Relations Associate
Donor Relations Associate
Jim Giovannoni
Professor, USDA Scientist
Professor, USDA Scientist
Headshot of Bob Granados
Professor Emeritus/Charles E. Palm Scientist
Professor Emeritus/Charles E. Palm Scientist
Yumi Green Headshot
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Zhen Guo
Visiting Scholar
Visiting Scholar
Headshot of Ben Haefner
Undergraduate Student
Undergraduate Student
Program Coordinator
Program Coordinator
Headshot of Maria Harrison
William H. Crocker Professor
William H. Crocker Professor
Riley Henderson Headshot
Graduate Student
Graduate Student
Anna Hermanns
Graduate Student
Graduate Student
Ryan Hildreth
Finance Manager
Finance Manager
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Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Gina Holl Headshot
Director, Research Administration
Director, Research Administration
Dan Hong headshot
Undergraduate Student
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Senior Research Associate
Senior Research Associate
Elizabeth Hudson Headshot
Grants Manager
Grants Manager
Maryam Rahmati Ishka
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Ian Jablonski
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Kelly Jackson Headshot
Greenhouse Assistant
Greenhouse Assistant
Sainabou Jallow
Research Assistant
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Professor
Professor
Qingzhen Jiang headshot
Facility Manager of Center for Plant Biotechnology Research (CPBR)
Facility Manager of Center for Plant Biotechnology Research (CPBR)
Guillermo H. Jimenez Headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Jason Jordan headshot
IT Specialist
IT Specialist
Magdalena Julkowska
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Alyssa Kearly Headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Research Specialist
Research Specialist
Abby Kelly
Undergraduate Student
Undergraduate Student
Visiting Student
Visiting Student
Undergraduate Student
Undergraduate Student
Olga Khmelnitsky
Research Intern
Research Intern
Hillary King Headshot
Grants Manager
Grants Manager
Dan Klessig headshot
Emeritus Scientist
Emeritus Scientist
Chris Knight
Multimedia Specialist
Multimedia Specialist
Headshot of Bob Kohut
Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus
Undergraduate Student
Tobias Krug Headshot
Visiting Scholars
Greenhouse and Lab Services Helper
Greenhouse and Lab Services Helper
Ritesh Kumar
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Greenhouse Worker
Greenhouse Worker
Declan Lafferty headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Rohit-Lal
Bioinformatics Assistant
Bioinformatics Assistant
Isabella Lambert
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Headshot of Josh Lamos Sweeney
GOBii Project, Pipeline and Back-End Tool Development
GOBii Project, Pipeline and Back-End Tool Development
Philanthropy and Engagement Director
Philanthropy and Engagement Director
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Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Amber Lockrow Headshot
Bioinformatics Analyst
Bioinformatics Analyst
Headshot of Andreas Ludewig
Research Associate
Research Associate
Headshot of Greg Martin
Boyce Schulze Downey Professor
Boyce Schulze Downey Professor
Headshot of Susan McCouch
Cornell SIPS Professor/BTI Adjunct Faculty
Cornell SIPS Professor/BTI Adjunct Faculty
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Headshot of Naama Menda
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Headshot of Jay Miller
Greenhouse Assistant
Greenhouse Assistant
Romina Minen
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Headshot of Kelli Monce
Technology Transfer Specialist
Technology Transfer Specialist
Graduate Student
Graduate Student
Darly Morishige headshot
Visiting Scientist
Visiting Scientist
Undergraduate Student
Headshot of Lukas Mueller
Professor
Professor
Visiting Scientist
Visiting Scientist
Samantha Nash headshot
Human Resources Specialist
Human Resources Specialist
Boaz Negin Headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Andrew Nelson Headshot
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
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Lab Manager
Lab Manager
Payton Netherland headshot
Lab Technician
Lab Technician
Headshot of Philippe Nicolas
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Headshot of Sheila Ochugboju
Alliance for Science Executive Director
Alliance for Science Executive Director
Alex Ogbonna headshot
Graduate Student
Graduate Student
Olivia Ohlsten headshot
Administrative Assistant
Administrative Assistant
Jennifer Redenback-Olcott Headshot
Grants Manager
Grants Manager
Headshot of Kevin Palis
Data Architect, GOBii Project
Data Architect, GOBii Project
Kyle Palos Headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Headshot of Miguel Pineros
USDA Scientist/BTI Adjunct Faculty
USDA Scientist/BTI Adjunct Faculty
Caroline Pleckiheadshot
Research Technician
Research Technician
Headshot of Adrian Powell
BCBC Assistant Director; Research Associate
BCBC Assistant Director; Research Associate
Bioinformatics Analyst
Bioinformatics Analyst
Bioinformatics Analyst
Bioinformatics Analyst
Headshot of finance guru, Pete Radez
Financial Controller
Financial Controller
Closeup photo of Caylyn Railey in the BTI auditorium. She is wearing a gray shirt and standing in front of some large ferns.
Graduate Student
Graduate Student
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Research Associate
Research Associate
Angel Raquel
Software Developer
Software Developer
Ana Rita Rebelo
Harrison lab
Harrison lab
Narges Reiahisamani
Researcher
Researcher
Headshot of Alan Renwick
Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus
Administrator
Headshot of Eric Richards
Professor
Professor
Annet Richter headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Headshot of Surya Sahafor
Senior Bioinformatics Analyst
Senior Bioinformatics Analyst
Chinda Sam headshot
HR Administrative Specialist
HR Administrative Specialist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Delanie Sickler Headshot
Education & Outreach Director
Education & Outreach Director
Jeff Sill Headshot
Facilities Supervisor
Facilities Supervisor
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor
Headshot of Don Slocum
Facilities Manager
Facilities Manager
Aparna Srinivasan
Research Technician
Research Technician
Headshot of Mamta Srivastava
Plant Cell Imaging Center Manager
Plant Cell Imaging Center Manager
David Stern standing at his farm
President
President
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BCBC Director; Senior Research Associate
BCBC Director; Senior Research Associate
Jacob Suissa headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Hayley Sussman
Research Assistant
Research Assistant
Kerry Swartwood headshot
Research Specialist
Research Specialist
Bioinformatics Analyst
Bioinformatics Analyst
Titima Tantikanjana Headshot
Senior Research Associate
Senior Research Associate
Research Associate
Research Associate
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Trevor Tivey headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Elise Tomaszewski
Graduate Student
Graduate Student
Megan Truesdail headshot
Education and Outreach Coordinator
Education and Outreach Coordinator
Joyce Van Eck Headshot
Associate Professor
Associate Professor
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Research Associate
Research Associate
Fumin Wang headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Ziqing Wei headshot
Rotational Student
Rotational Student
Graduate Student
Undergraduate Student
Meredith Williams
Executive Assistant, Assistant Secretary
Executive Assistant, Assistant Secretary
Teena Marie Wilson
Director of Human Resources
Director of Human Resources
Headshot of Taehyung Won
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Visiting Scholars
Headshot of Alan Wood
Professor Emeritus
Professor Emeritus
Shan Wu
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Fan Xia headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Headshot of Yimin Xu
Research Specialist
Research Specialist
Headshot of Gordon Younkin
Graduate Student
Headshot of Yan Yu
Graduate Student
Jingyin Yu
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Liang YU Headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Jing Zhang
Bioinformatics Technician
Bioinformatics Technician
Ning Zhang headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
Jiantao Zhao Headshot
Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist

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