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Common Contacts

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

Alumni Engagement
btialumni@cornell.edu
607-288-3554

Donor Relations
bti-dev@cornell.edu
607-288-3554

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

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

Office for Finance, Facilities, and Operations
Samantha Nash
Executive Assistant
sln62@cornell.edu
607-254-4713

Human Resources
btihr@cornell.edu
607-254-1239

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, Grants and Contracts
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
Marty Alani
Undergraduate Student
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Graduate Student
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Financial Coordinator
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Greenhouse Manager
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Building Mechanic
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Director Information Technology
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Communications Associate
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Stockroom Supervisor
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Assistant Professor
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Visiting Scholars
Seung Ho Chung
Postdoctoral Scientist
Liam Cleary
Research Assistant
Alicia Conover
Executive Assistant to the VP of Finance and Operations
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Graduate Student
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VP for Finance & Operations; Corporate Treasurer
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Director of Research, Director of New Business Development
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Student Lab Assistant
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Lab Services Assistant
Aliza Doyle
Research Assistant
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Postdoctoral Scientist
Research Assistant
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Greenhouse Assistant
Sarah Evanega
Cornell Global Development Faculty/BTI Adjunct Faculty/Cornell Alliance for Science Director
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Donor Relations Manager
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Research Associate
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Director of Technology Transfer
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Bioinformatics Analyst
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Research Associate
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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GOBii Breeding Informatics and Application Specialist
Graduate Student
Jim Giovannoni
Professor, USDA Scientist
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Undergraduate Research Assistant
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Professor Emeritus/Charles E. Palm Scientist
Andika Gunadi
Postdoctoral Scientist
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New Visions Intern
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William H. Crocker Professor
Chloe Hecht
Undergraduate Student
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Associate Professor, USDA Scientist
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Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Graduate Student
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Director, Grants and Contracts
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Lab Services Supervisor
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Senior Research Associate
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USDA Scientist
Victoria Hoyle
Graduate Student
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Undergraduate Research Assistant
David Okeh Igwe
Research Assistant
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Research Specialist
Abby Kelly
Undergraduate Student
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Research Assistant
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Professor Emeritus
Undergraduate Student
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Graduate Student
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Research Assistant
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Greenhouse Worker
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GOBii Project, Pipeline and Back-End Tool Development
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Undergraduate Student
Georgia Lesh
Advancement Services and Alumni Engagement Manager
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Assistant Professor
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Research Associate
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Research Specialist
Marina Mann
Graduate Student
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Research Associate
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Boyce Schulze Downey Professor
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Cornell SIPS Professor/BTI Adjunct Faculty
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Accounts Payable Coordinator
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Vice President for Institutional Advancement
Elliot Myers
Undergraduate Student
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Graduate Student
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Greenhouse Assistant
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Technology Transfer Specialist
Graduate Student
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Human Resources Specialist
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Assistant Professor
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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GOBii Project, Software Development Group Leader
Alex Ogbonna
Graduate Student
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Data Architect, GOBii Project
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GOBii DevOps Engineer
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USDA Scientist/BTI Adjunct Faculty
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Research Associate
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Undergraduate Research Assistant
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Financial Controller
Narges Reiahisamani
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Research Associate
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Research Assistant
Angel Raquel
Software Developer
Makenna Raspantini
Undergraduate Student
Nathan Reem
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Professor Emeritus
Graduate Student
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Postdoctoral Scientist
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Senior Bioinformatics Analyst
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Director of Education and Outreach
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Facilities Manager
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Plant Cell Imaging Center Manager
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GL McNew Professor Emeritus
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BCBC Director; Senior Research Associate
Becky Stup
Undergraduate Student
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Postdoctoral Scientist
Hayley Sussman
Research Assistant
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Research Specialist
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Senior Research Associate
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Associate Professor
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Research Associate
Research Assistant
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Visiting Scholars
Meredith Williams
Administrative Assistant
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Professor Emeritus
Theo Wright
Advancement Assistant
Shan Wu
Postdoctoral Scientist
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Research Specialist
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Research Assistant
Hsiao Pei Yang
Research Associate
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Graduate Student
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Graduate Student
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Graduate Student
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Postdoctoral Scientist
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Visiting Scholar
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Postdoctoral Scientist
Jing Zhang
Bioinformatics Technician
Bingsen Zhang
Graduate Student
 

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