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Department of Biomedical Sciences


Schedule

Seminar Series are held every Tuesday in Lecture Hall III VRT (Veterinary Research Tower) from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM unless otherwise noted.

Lecture Hall I and Lecture Hall II are located in the Veterinary Education Center (VEC).

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Sue Hawk

Administrative Assistant
Biomedical Sciences

smh3@cornell.edu

phone: 607-253-3458

Seminar Series - Fall 2012

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29, 2012             
CANCER BIOLOGY SEMINAR
12:00PM – 1:00PM, MURRAY LECTURE HALL I, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. CHAND KHANNA

Senior Scientist
Center for Cancer Research - Pediatric Oncology
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD
http://ccr.cancer.gov/staff/staff.asp?profileid=8295
"A comparative approach to cancer biology and therapy"
Hosted by Dr. Margaret McEntee
Sponsored by the Department of Clinical Sciences and the Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
CANCER BIOLOGY SEMINAR
4:00PM – 5:00PM, LECTURE HALL III, VETERINARY RESEARCH TOWER
DR. ALEA MILLS
Professor
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, NY
http://www.cshl.edu/Faculty/mills-alea-a.html
"CHD5: chromosome engineering, chromatin dynamics, and cancer"
Hosted by Dr. John Schimenti (jcs92@cornell.edu, 253-3636).
Sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
CANCER BIOLOGY SEMINAR

4:00PM – 5:00PM, LECTURE HALL III, VETERINARY RESEARCH TOWER
DR. RALPH DEBERARDINIS
Assistant Professor
Sowell Family Scholar in Medical Research
Children's Medical Center Research Institute
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX
http://www.utsouthwestern.edu/fis/faculty/99018/ralph-deberardinis.html
"Intermediary Metabolism and Cancer: Cell Biology and Translational Opportunities"
Hosted by Dr. Natasza Kurpios
Sponsored by the Department of Molecular Medicine and the Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2012
SPECIAL SEMINAR

DR. CYNTHIA LEIFER
RECIPIENT OF THE 2012 PFIZER ANIMAL HEALTH AWARD FOR RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

Associate Professor
Microbiology and Immunology
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/microbiology/faculty/Leifer/
"Innate Immune Receptors: When a good thing goes bad."
Wine and cheese reception to follow outside Lecture Hall III

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
DR. ANDREW YEN
Professor of Pathology
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Director, Cornell Biomedical Sciences Flow Cytometry Core Laboratory
Director of Graduate Studies, Graduate Field of Environmental Toxicology
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/biosci/faculty/Yen/index.htm
“Retinoic Acid-induced Leukemic Stem Cell G0Arrest/Differentiation:
Driven by Raf Kinase Via a CD38 and CXCR5 Triggered Signaling Complex”

(A Tail of Two Receptors By What The Dickens)

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
CANCER BIOLOGY SEMINAR
12:00PM – 1:00PM, BOYCE THOMPSON AUDITORIUM
DR. CHERYL LONDON
Associate Professor
The Thekla R. and Donald B. Shackelford Professorship in Canine Medicine
Department of Veterinary Biosciences
Ohio State University - College of Veterinary Medicine
Columbus, OH
http://vet.osu.edu/CherylLondon
"Spontaneous Cancer in Dogs: Opportunities for Preclinical Evaluation of Novel Therapeutics"
Hosted by Dr. Scott Coonrod (sac269@cornell.edu, 256-5657)
Sponsored by the James A. Baker Institute of Animal Health and the Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2012
DR. AGATA SMOGORZEWSKA

Assistant Professor
Laboratory of Genome Maintenance
The Rockefeller University
New York, NY
http://www.rockefeller.edu/research/faculty/labheads/AgataSmogorzewska/
"DNA Crosslink Repair and Human Disease"
Hosted by Dr. Paula Cohen, (paula.cohen@cornell.edu, 253-3401)
(Dr. Smogorzewska's CV can be obtained in Dr. Cohen's office)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2012
CANCER BIOLOGY SEMINAR

12:15PM – 1:15PM, BOYCE THOMPSON AUDITORIUM
DR. YUAN CHANG
Professor of Pathology
University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
Pittsburgh, PA
http://www.gradbiomed.pitt.edu/mvm/faculty.asp?ID=89
“Using Viral Genomics to Find Causes and Potential Cures for Human Cancers”
Hosted by Dr. James Casey
Sponsored by the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
CANCER BIOLOGY SEMINAR

4:00PM – 5:00PM, LECTURE HALL III, VETERINARY RESEARCH TOWER
DR. JEFFREY TORETSKY
Associate Professor
Division of Hematology/Oncology
Department of Pediatrics, Blood, and Marrow Transplantation
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
Washington, DC
http://www.georgetownuniversityhospital.org/body_dept_fw.cfm?id=558049&action=detail&ref=3180
"Small-molecule targeting of fusion protein transcription factors and the biochemistry of intrinsically disordered proteins"
Hosted by Dr. Peter Frazier and Natasza Kurpios
Sponsored by the Operations Research and Informational Engineering Department, the Department of Molecular Medicine, and the Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2012
TO BE ANNOUNCED

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2012
DR. FRANCESCA COLE

Assistant Professor
Department of Molecular Carcinogenesis
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Smithville, TX
http://www.mdanderson.org/
"Preaching About the Converted: Homologous recombination mechanisms in mouse meiosis."
Hosted by Dr. Kim Holloway, (jkh44@cornell.edu, 253-4273)
(Dr. Cole's CV can be obtained in Dr. Holloway's office)

CANCELLED! - TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2012
DR. ANNA DI GREGORIO

Associate Professor
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY
http://weill.cornell.edu/research/adigregorio/biography.html
"Control of gene expression in notochord evolution and development: lessons from a sea squirt"
Hosted by Dr. Robin Davisson, (rld44@cornell.edu, 253-3537)
(Dr. Di Gregorio’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Davisson’s office)

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2012
DR. YI ZHOU

Research Associate, Department of Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/labs/Davisson/
"Dysregulation of Thrombospondin 2 in Preeclampsia"

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2012
TO BE ANNOUNCED

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2012
DR. PAUL HIGGINS
Professor and Director
Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
https://www.amc.edu/Research/CBC/cbcresearcher.cfm?id=18
"The TGF-β Target SERPINE1 Gene in Fibrosis and Cancer: Complex regulation and therapeutic opportunities."
Hosted by Dr. Andrew Yen, (ay13@cornell.edu, 253-3354)
(Dr. Higgins' CV can be obtained in Dr. Yen's office)