Organized by BTI’s Postgraduate Society (PGS), BTI’s 2017 Symposium featured a jam-packed program with representation from more than 10 BTI research groups and affiliated projects.
Penelope Lindsay, a Cornell University graduate student in Plant Biology in the lab of BTI Professor Maria Harrison, has been awarded a 2-year fellowship from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
Industry scientists visited BTI to give young researchers inside advice on pursuing a research career at a company
The Boyce Thompson Institute gathered on Sept. 24 for its annual symposium to hear talks with the theme: Envisioning Our Role in Agricultural and Ecological Sustainability.
BTI’s Postgraduate Society explored intellectual property law with attorney—and former biochemist and cell biologist —Elysa Goldberg, at a recent professional development session.
Postgraduate Society members at BTI host EYH (Expanding your Horizon) workshop to help girls understand genetics and feel more comfortable in the world of science.
James Eaglesham began his career as an intern at BTI, and heads to the University of Cambridge, England as a Churchill scholar for pathology research. When back in US, Eaglesham will pursue his doctorate in virology at Harvard, in Cambridge, MA.
Dr. Patrick Boyle will be an “Emerging Leader in Science” after four years as a Postdoctoral Scientist in Professor Gregory Martin’s Lab at BTI.
Topics ranged from transitioning between academia and industry, developing tangible products, funding for business incubators, and more.
“When genomes meet:how RNA silencing and epigenetics can generate extraordinary phenotypes of hybrid plants.”
BTI collaborates with Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) to host Biology 101. The relationship is symbiotic, and BTI postdocs gain valuable teaching experience.
Speakers will include Dr. Frank Schroeder, postdocs Daniela Floss and Patricia Manosalva, Dr. Robert Granados and Dr. Maureen Hanson (from Cornell), and discussion of postgraduate training and education with Dr. David Stern and Dr. Eric Richards.