Past Events: 2017-11

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:00am

A Joint Cornell University & Weill Cornell Medicine Symposium

Open to all members of the Cornell-Ithaca and Weill Cornell Medicine Community

Travel, food, accommodations, and registration are provided by The Academic Integration Initiative, with funding from the Offices of the Cornell University Provost and the Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine.


Trainees are strongly encouraged to participate in the poster session.

Please register by September 29 at

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 - 12:00pm

Title: Towards generation of human organs in domesticated large animals

Pablo J. Ross, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Animal Science, UC Davis

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 3:00pm


"Strategies for sanity as veterinary faculty in academia." Advice for setting boundaries, saying no, and separating work from life as faculty members.  Presented by Dr. Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, DACVECC, wellness and emergency/critical care consultant.

Light refreshments provided.

All Cornell faculty, staff, students and collaborators welcome.

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 9:00am

"Overcoming perfectionism and imposter syndrome during residency training."  A discussion about perfectionism and imposter syndrome and how to replace negative self-talk with self-compassion.  Presented by Dr. Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, DACVECC, wellness and emergency/critical care consultant.

This seminar is open to All Veterinary Medicine residents.

Coffee and bagels will be provided.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 4:30pm

Dan Bloomfield - "Hypernatremia in a 4-Month-Old Puppy with Agenesis of the Corpus Callosum"

Ellie Matheny - "Idiopathic Megaesophagus in a 9-month-old Labrador Mix"

Jessica Schlauer - "Congenital Portosystemic Shunt and Staghorn Nephrolithiasis in a Yorkshire Terrier"

Rayne Ellington-Lawrence - "Medical management of a right dorsal displacement of the large colon in a 10-year-old Quarter Horse "

Yanick Couture - Moderator

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 4:00pm

Ken Zaret, PhD
Professor,  Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Overcoming Chromatin Barriers to Control Cell Fate

Hosted by Drs. Paul Soloway and John Schimenti

Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 5:00pm

Cornell's chapter of the Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) is having their annual auction fundraiser on November 11th. Join us in the brand new vet school atrium (it's beautiful, so come see!!) for a silent auction from 5-7pm and a live auction from 7-8:30pm. You don't need to be a veterinarian to find something to love at this year's auction. Aside from the items being auctioned, we'll have performances from Julz and Mike, Dance Collective, and Ultrasound.

A few highlighted items:

  • Wine from your favorite local wineries
  • Autographed
  • ...
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 3:30pm

Join us on campus or online for a special lecture by "Dr. D!" 

The lecture will be followed by late afternoon 
coffee and sweets from 4:30 to 5:30 PM
outside Lecture Halls 4/5 .
Can't make it in person? Watch it live online at 

RSVP to by November 3rd

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 4:30pm

Robert Blakely - ''Pleural Port Placement in a MIniature Poodle with Chronic Idiopathic Pleural Effusion''

Katherine Walden - "Hydrocephalus in a Red Panda Cub"

Christy Moore - " Chronic Cholangiohepatitis in a Middle-Aged Thoroughbred"

Melissa King-Smith - "Esophageal Squamous Cell Carcinoma in a Yellow-headed Amazon Parrot (Amazona oratrix)"

Bridget Bickers - Moderator

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:00pm

Life, Leadership, and Lessons Learned - the entire College of Veterinary Medicine community (staff, students and faculty) is invited to a conversation with President Martha Pollack.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 4:00pm

Adam Boyko, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Cornell University

"The Impact of Selection and Inbreeding on Canine Genetic Diversity and Health"

Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 12:00pm

Title: Genetic and microRNA regulation of the microbial metabolite TMAO, a driver of cardiometabolic disease

Praveen Sethupathy, PhD

Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences, Cornell University 

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 4:00pm

Dr. Toshi Kawate, Department of Molecular Medicine, Cornell University.   "Membrane Proteins in Purinergic Signaling: Architecture and Mechanisms".

Friday, November 3, 2017 - 3:00pm

"Hypocalcemia in postpartum dairy cows: good or bad?" Presented by Dr. Jessica McArt, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cornell University Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences.

Light refreshments provided.

All Cornell faculty, staff, students and collaborators welcome.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 4:30pm

Morgan Feldman - "Primary Hyperparathyroidism in a 9-year-old Bluetick Coonhound"

Abigail Carr - "Immune Mediated Polyarthritis in a 4-year-old Mixed Breed Dog"

Cynthia Willems - "Pneumoperitoneum in a 2-year-old Mastiff"

Samantha Lovering - "Septic Peritonitis in a Mixed Breed Dog"

Samuel Burkhardt - "Moderator"