College of Veterinary Medicine
C3-513 Clinical Programs Center, Box 31
Ithaca, NY 14853-6401
The Department of Clinical Sciences (DCS) faculty decided to organize the administrative structure of the department with three Associate Chairpersons. Rory J. Todhunter, Associate Chair for Research and Graduate Education formed the Department of Clinical Sciences Research Committee, presenting volunteers from the department and other college faculty and staff to facilitate clinical research in the department. The committee’s goals are:
DCS Research Committee:
Chair: Rory J. Todhunter, Maurice R. and Corinne P. Greenberg Professor of Surgery, Associate Chair for Research and Graduate Education
Co-Chair: Jonathan Cheetham, Research Scientist, Section of Large Animal Surgery
Joel Baines, James Law Professor of Virology, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education
Philippe Baneux, Director of the Center for Animal Resources and Education, Attending Veterinarian
Sharon Center, James Law Professor of Internal Medicine
Kim Eaton, Grant and Contract Coordinator, Department of Clinical Sciences
Lisa Fortier, Associate Professor of Large Animal Surgery
Kei Hayashi, Associate Professor of Surgery
Marc Kraus, Senior Lecturer, Section of Cardiology
Carol Merkur, Director of Business Operations, Department of Clinical Sciences
Gillian Perkins, Senior Lecturer in Large Animal Medicine, Cornell University Hospital for Animals Biosecurity Director
Kenneth Simpson, Professor of Small Animal Medicine
Tracy Stokol, Associate Professor, Clinical Pathology, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
Joseph Wakshlag, Associate Professor of Clinical Nutrition, Section Chief
Judy Wood, Director of Research Affairs
Events and Seminars:
Recent Grants Received by DCS Faculty
The Committee on Research and Graduate Education is committed to helping researchers develop and submit the best proposals and applications for grant support. The committee offers voluntary review of proposals for all members of the Department of Clinical Sciences and faculty in other departments in the College.
College Research Office - Funding Opportunities, Budgetary Rates, Forms and Templates and many other useful links
Grant Due Dates - A listing of the main funding agency deadlines used by DCS faculty
Upcoming Funding Opportunities - an updated list of grant opportunities with links for more information
IACUC Deadlines - a timeline for review of most protocols and amendments submitted to the IACUC
Cornell Statistical Consulting Unit - A professional statistical consulting service that works to enhance research at Cornell by assisting researchers with their statistical analysis
Office of Sponsored Programs - OSP oversees the administration of sponsored programs at Cornell University including sponsored research, instruction and extension
Shared Facilities and Resources - within the College and University provide the capacity to conduct research and further advance research.
The Cornell University Life Sciences Core Laboratories Center - provides an array of shared research resources and services including fee-for-service and collaborative research, technology testing and development, and educational components.
The Cornell Center for Animal Resources and Education (CARE) - a service and a resource to the Cornell research and teaching community providing high quality animal care and veterinary services.
Cornell University's Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) - reviews and approves all research and teaching activities involving the use of biohazardous agents
Environmental Health and Safety - assists with compliance to the campus community that promotes health, safety and environmental stewardship
eSirius Proposal Submission System – Cornell’s electronic protocol submission system for managing the submission and review of protocols using animals in research.
eSirius Protocol Help Documents - These documents are intended to help PIs and their research personnel perform common functions related to their IACUC protocols in eSirius, and to provide guidance on what the IACUC expects to be in protocols.
PubMed - comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.
Library Gateway - Search for books, journals and more at Cornell and libraries worldwide