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Latest News

BTI promotes faculty member Fay-Wei Li

The Boyce Thompson Institute (BTI) is delighted to announce that faculty member Fay-Wei Li has been promoted to Associate Professor on January 13. Li was evaluated on his achievements to date and likelihood of continued success in the future. Since joining BTI in...

A headshot of Fay-Wei Li in the BTI atrium.

Reflections on Sorina Popescu (1969 – 2022)

17We at BTI were saddened to hear that former faculty member Sorina Popescu passed away at the end of last year after a long battle with cancer.Born in Romania, Sorina received a Master's degree in biology from the University of Bucharest, a Ph.D. in molecular...

A headshot of Sorina Popescu.

Finding genes to help fruit adapt to droughts

As climate change is expected to lead to more frequent periods of drought, researchers are increasingly working to make discoveries that can help plants adapt to prolonged water stress. Researchers from Boyce Thompson Institute and Cornell University have completed...

Carmen Catalá and Philippe Nicolas in a BTI greenhouse.

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