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Katrine Bosley


Editing genes to target disease: Katrine Bosley's work targets poorly served diseases, patients

Although Katrine Bosley '90 doesn't get a lot of time to talk to patients as CEO of Editas Medicine, she relishes the opportunity.

"You only have to talk to one patient with one disease that you're working on to know why you go to work every day," says Bosley, whose company is working to translate genome editing technology into new drugs and treatments for poorly treated diseases and patients.

Brian Lukoff


Alumnus's interactive technology takes the guesswork out of teaching

Brian Lukoff '04 loves math.

This is not true for many Americans (30 percent according to a recent survey), who say they're just "not good at math."

Lukoff thinks there's a way to change that statistic, believing that part of the problem is the way students are learning in math and other disciplines as well. He has developed a tool that helps teachers and professors gauge what their students know and address gaps right away.

Maisie Wright and students


Africana alumna starts charter school in Arkansas

Dana Bottazzo '03 left a career as a corporate lawyer to start a new company, Route Atlas, which provides travelers reliable and up-to-date information on the best ways to get from city to city in South America. Photo by John Gutierrez.


Alumna maps how to navigate South America

Dana Bottazzo '03 has done her share of traveling. Raised in London and Kuwait, she attended school in Ithaca, worked for a law firm in Paris and Milan, and then fell in love with South America.

Bluegill fish


Alum's filming captures splendid visual record of underwater life

David O. Brown '83 has filmed orca whales feeding on sharks and underwater lava flows. He traveled to Alaska just a few days after the wreck of the Exxon Valdez to document its impact on wildlife and worked for the Cousteau Society, visiting the most remote and animal-rich places on the planet.

Kathy Savitt '85 speaks to alumni, students, faculty and entrepreneurs in October at Entrepreneurship@Cornell's summit in New York City. Photo: Jason Koski/University Photography.


Savitt '85 dreams the impossible, tries to make it come true

Had it not been for the beauty of Cornell and a memorable weekend back in 1980, this story about Kathy Savitt '85, chief marketing officer for Yahoo, might very well be appearing in a publication for Harvard alumni.

Scarlet Fu '94 in action as one of the early-morning anchors of "Bloomberg Surveillance" on Bloomberg Television. Photo: Bloomberg Television


Scarlet Fu brings Cornell devotion to financial journalism