Michael Gore, co-lead for the Phenomics component of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement, was elected as a fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his distinguished contributions to the field of genetics and genomics.

Gore, the Liberty Hyde Bailey professor and professor of molecular breeding and genetics for nutritional quality in Cornell University’s Plant Breeding and Genetics Section in the School of Integrative Plant Science, was recognized for investigating genetic diversity and identifying genes and alleles for genetic improvement of crop nutritional quality. Gore uses quantitative genetics, genomics, analytical chemistry and remote sensing to elucidate the genetic basis of complex trait variation in various crops.

AAAS is the the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals. The 2022 class of AAAS Fellows includes 505 scientists, engineers and innovators from around the world and across all disciplines.

“AAAS is proud to elevate these standout individuals and recognize the many ways in which they’ve advanced scientific excellence, tackled complex societal challenges and pushed boundaries that will reap benefits for years to come,” said Parikh.