Inaugural BTI Alumni Recognition AwardsIt is with great enthusiasm and pride that Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) will recognize the first recipients of BTI’s Alumni Recognition Awards during the 2019 PGS Career Symposium on April 26, 2019. Several highly qualified individuals were nominated for the...
Plant scientists call for renewed focus on empowerment of traineesChanges in the workforce are challenging academia to prepare scientists to be adaptable and adept at communicating across boundaries. To meet these demands, the Plant Science Research Network (PSRN) is shifting the focus to enable trainees to take ownership of their...
2017 BTI Symposium highlights plant development and evolution
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.
Lindsay awarded USDA/NIFA pre-doctoral fellowship
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.
Learning the Business: Industry Panel Advises PGS
Industry scientists visited BTI to give young researchers inside advice on pursuing a research career at a company
2015 Science Symposium Centers on Sustainability
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.
Patent Law for PhDs
BTI’s Postgraduate Society explored intellectual property law with attorney—and former biochemist and cell biologist —Elysa Goldberg, at a recent professional development session.
BTI Hosts “Genetic Freaks” Workshop at Girls’ Science Event
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.
Eaglesham Bridges BTI and Both Cambridges
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.
Patrick Boyle Off to Private Sector
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.
Dr. Lee Henderson, CEO of Vybion, Briefs PGS
Topics ranged from transitioning between academia and industry, developing tangible products, funding for business incubators, and more.
Professor Sir David Baulcombe at Cornell and BTI
“When genomes meet:how RNA silencing and epigenetics can generate extraordinary phenotypes of hybrid plants.”
BTI Postdocs Teach Bio 101 at BTI
BTI collaborates with Tompkins Cortland Community College (TC3) to host Biology 101. The relationship is symbiotic, and BTI postdocs gain valuable teaching experience.
Postgraduates Hosted Annual BTI Symposium, September 25, 2014
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.