Unravelling the human genome

"Cornell is on the cutting edge of trying to tackle [the world's most pressing health problems]. And in the process, we're making all kinds of discoveries that we had never before imagined."— Praveen Sethupathy, Director, Center for Vertebrate Genomics

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Tackling the great issues of our age, from theory to practice and back

At the heart of Cornell, we find brilliant individuals working at the frontier of human knowledge. Cornellians engage directly with meaningful issues that challenge our world and our society.


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Cornellians everywhere are joining together to make a lasting difference for the world. Learn how you can help to do the greatest good.

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