Past Events: 2017-10

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 4:00pm
Effie Apostolou, PhD Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology in MedicineWeill Cornell Medicine Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center Title: TBA Hosted by Dr. Paula Cohen
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 4:00pm

Effie Apostolou, PhD
Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology in Medicine
Weill Cornell Medicine   
Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology
Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

"Role of Chromatin Organization in Cell Fate Decisions"

Hosted by Dr. Paula Cohen

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 3:00pm

"What to ask for in your contract for your first post-residency job."  Panel presentation by Drs. Rob Goggs, Nadine Fiani, Meredith Miller, Susan Hackner, and Margaret McEntee, Cornell Department of Clinical Sciences, and Maureen Luschini Medical Director, Veterinary Medical Center, Syracuse, NY.

This seminar is open to All Veterinary Medicine residents.

Coffee and bagels will be provided.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 1:00pm

Title: No Patients – No Worries: Development of an Ebola Therapeutic Through the FDA Animal Rule

Robert Jordan, PhD

Director, Biology, Gilead Sciences

Monday, October 30, 2017 - 4:00pm

Dr. Brandt Eichman, Department of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.  "New Structural Mechamisms for DNA Repair of Bulky Lesions and Interstrand Crosslinks".

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

Raul Andino, PhD
Professor
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
University of California San Francisco
http://cancer.ucsf.edu/people/profiles/andino_raul.3785
Sponsored by the University Lectures Committee

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 4:30pm

Nick Buscaglia - Senior Seminar
"Presumptive Avian Bornavirus-Induced Blindness in a Pet African Grey Parrot"

Hannah Brodlie - "Central Nervous System Cryptococcosis in a Domestic Shorthair Cat"

Nat Violette - "Open Reduction of Type II Congenital Elbow Luxation in a Dog Using Ulnar Osteotomy"

Rachel Gates - "Equine Multinodular Pulmonary Fibrosis in a 13-year-old Thorougbred"

Hailey Quercia - Moderator

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 4:00pm

Feng Yue, PhD
Assistant Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Penn State College of Medicine

Genetic Variations and Their Impact on Gene Regulation and 3D Genome Organization in Cancer

Hosted by Drs. Paul Soloway and John Schimenti

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 4:00pm

Dr. Robert Oswald, James Law Professor of Molecular Medicine, Cornell University. "Glutamate Receptors as Drug Targets in Neurological Disease: Structural and Functional Studies".

Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 12:00pm

Everyone is invited to celebrate Cornell Homecoming and Big Red football with an assortment of free events geared toward all ages, including demonstrations from many of the colleges and units, tailgate parties, rides, music, and more. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from local vendors.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 7:00pm

Don't miss the Fireworks and Laser Light Show, a Homecoming tradition. This celebration includes live music from For the Win, special guests, and an exciting finale. This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.

Friday, October 20, 2017 - 3:00pm

"Hip Disorders in Children and Their Counterparts in Our Small Animal Friends," Presented by Dr. Randall T. Loder, MD, George J. Garceau Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Indiana University School of Medicine.

Light refreshments provided.

All Cornell faculty, staff, students and collaborators welcome.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 4:30pm

Joe DiBenedetto - "Stertorous Breathing in an 11 year old Female Spayed Dog"

Zach Brett - "Pyothorax in a 16-month-old Great Dane"

Chyna Wagoner - "Urolithiasis in a 25-year-old Sulcata Tortoise"

Meagan Wheatley - "Caudal Maxillectomy of an Oral Fibrosarcoma in a 3-year-old Dog"

Rhiannon Desideri - Moderator

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 4:00pm

Oliver Rando, MD, PhD
Professor
Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology
University of Massachusetts Medical School

Daddy Issues: paternal effects of environment on the next generation

Hosted by Dr. Paula Cohen

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 11:15am

This panel follows Monday's University Lecture by Richard Harris. The panel will provide perspective on how Cornell can provide leadership in restoring rigor by counteracting some of the problematic dynamics. Faculty perspectives include issues associated with getting published in top journals, acquiring the appropriate merits for tenure and promotion, and for proposing projects so innovative that they get funding.

Panelists are Marjolein vander Meulen, Biomedical Engineering; Tony Bretscher, Molecular Biology and Genetics; and Paula Cohen, ...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 9:15am

This panel follows Monday's University Lecture by Richard Harris. The panel will provide perspective on how Cornell can provide leadership in restoring rigor by counteracting some of the problematic dynamics. Faculty perspectives include issues associated with getting published in top journals, acquiring the appropriate merits for tenure and promotion, and for proposing projects so innovative that they get funding.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 8:00am

"Exercising When Your Schedule is Nuts!  How to fit it in and what really counts."  Presented by Kerry Howell, MS, ACSM CEP, ACSM/ACS CET.

This seminar is open to All Veterinary Medicine residents.

Coffee and bagels will be provided.

Monday, October 16, 2017 - 4:30pm

The pressure to publish quickly in order to continue getting grants is resulted in a reduction in rigor. Ironically, setting the competitive bar higher is resulted in moving it lower. This lecture begins with examples of the problem, and the consequences of the misinformation on society, and continues to explore the policies and practices that make the problem inevitable. 

Mr. Harris derives the lecture from his recent book, Rigor Mortis: How Sloppy Science Creates Worthless Cures, Crushes Hope and Wastes Billions, and 30 years...

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:30pm

Tyler Junco - "Metastatic Hemangioma of the Ribcage in a Pit Bull"

Megan Bernard - "Neonatal Encephalopathy in a Standardbred Colt"

Mark Sibley - "Amyloid-producing Odontogenic Tumor in a 6-year-old Shih Tzu"

Steven Moirano - "Survival Times in Dogs with Presumptive Intracranial Gliomas (2008-2017)"

Jonah Zitsman - Moderator
 

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 12:15pm

A one hour concert featuring violinists and rising stars of the Stradivari Society Tim Fain and Francisco Fullana, accompanied by Grammy Award nominated pianist Robert Koenig. This concert honors our animals and well-socialized pets are welcome to attend. Cornell University extends its gratitude to Clement and Karen Arrison for their sponsorship of this annual performance.

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