Academic Departments

Biomedical Sciences

Paul Soloway, PhDPaul Soloway, PhD
Chair of Biomedical Sciences

Assistant to the Chair
Heather Muñiz:

Phone: 607.253.3335
Location: T4 018 Veterinary Research Tower

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The Department of Biomedical Sciences is comprised of faculty engaged in research in the areas of cell and developmental biology, genetics, pathology, and physiology.

Clinical Sciences

Margaret C. McEntee, DVM
Alexander de Lahunta Chair of the 
Department of Clinical Sciences

Assistant to the Chair
Maria Hopko:

Phone: 607.253.3570
Location: C2 533 Clinical Programs Center

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The Department of Clinical Sciences contributes to classroom and laboratory teaching throughout the curriculum, provides clinical training of DVM professional students, interns and residents through their professional service in the Cornell University Hospital for Animals, and values both clinical and basic research. 

Microbiology and Immunology

Theodore Clark, PhD
Interim Chair of Microbiology and Immunology

Assistant to the Chair
Cindy Whittaker:

Phone: 607.253.3402
Location: C5-173

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The Department of Microbiology and Immunology is engaged in research in infectious disease and host immune response. They study a range of pathogens, including viruses, bacteria and parasites, and other insults such as toxins. Their immunology interests stretch from understanding immune protection to vaccine development.

Molecular Medicine

Maurine Linder, PhD
Chair of Molecular Medicine

Assistant to the Chair
Wendy Sweeney:

Phone: 607.253.3649
Location: C3-145 Veterinary Medical Center

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The Department of Molecular Medicine focuses on three major areas of research: signal transduction, cancer cell biology, and receptor and ion channel mechanisms. 

Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Bettina Wagner, DVM, PhD
Chair of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Assistant to the Chair
Cristina Carter:

Phone: 607.253.4136
Location: College of Veterinary Medicine

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The Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences' mission is to promote health, productivity, and welfare of food- and fiber-producing animals, companion animals, and wildlife populations; ensure safety of foods of animal origin; and prevent animal disease with its associated risks to human health. 

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