Past Events: 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 7:30pm
w/post-screening faculty panel discussion with Professor Gary Whittaker (Microbiology & Immunology, College of Veterinary Medicine) and Dr. Karyn Havas (Population Medicine & Diagnostic Science, College of Veterinary Medicine, moderated by Laura Harrington, Program Director of the CDC Northeast Regional Center for Excellence in Vector-borne Diseases & CU Professor of Entomology 2017 > Directed by Su Rynard Mosquito takes a timely in depth look at this very tiny, very dangerous creature, and how it is changing in unpredictable and unprecedented ways. The film chronicles the...
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm
Paul Higgins, PhD Professor & Co-Chairman Albany Medical Center CANCELLED Hosted by Dr. Andrew Yen
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 8:00am
"What to Look For When Considering Your First Post-Residency Job." Panel presentation by Drs. Fiani, Goggs, Hackner and Luschini. This seminar is open to All Veterinary Medicine residents. Coffee and bagels will be provided.
Monday, September 18, 2017 - 4:00pm
Dr. Heather True, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology, Washington University School of Medicine, "Prions: 31 Flavors of Infectious Disease".
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 4:00pm
DISTINGUISHED LECTURE IN CANCER BIOLOGY Sponsored by the Sandra Atlas Bass Endowment for Cancer Research and the Comparative Cancer Biology Program at the College of Veterinary Medicine Tyler Jacks, PhD David H. Koch Professor of Biology and Director of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Engineering the Cancer Genome If you need special accommodations or would like more information, please contact Jackie Creque (
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 4:30pm
Alyssa Cornelius - "Risk Factors for Canine Dystocia and Stillbirths" Kathleen Russell - "Meconium Impaction in a Neonatal Thoroughbred Foal" Ali Lindsay - "Coxofemoral Agenesis and Femoral Head Ostectomy in a Labradoodle Puppy" Bryan Artemis - "Mitral Valve Endocarditis in a 4-year-old Labrador Retriever" Zoe Greenfield - Moderator
Monday, September 11, 2017 - 4:00pm
Dr. Patrick Tso, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, University of Cincinnati. "The Role of Apolipoprotein AIV in Glucose Homeostasis".
Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 9:00am
Friday, September 8, 9:00-4:45 ILR Conference Center, 229 Saturday, September 9, 9:00-5:00 A.D. White House Sunday, September 10, 9:00-5:00 A.D. White House Zoographein Program Schedule The Cornell University Departments of Classics and History of Art and Visual Studies in Collaboration with the Research Network Zoomathia present Zoographein: Depicting and Describing Animals in Ancient Greece, Rome, and Beyond Greek and Roman culture is replete with verbal and visual descriptions and depictions of animals, from Herodotus’ gold-digging ants or Pliny’s bestiary to Greek vase painting or...
Saturday, September 9, 2017 - 7:00am
Every year, the Veterinary Public Health Association, a student organization within the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, hosts a Veterinary Public Health Symposium. This year, the format will be short talks, followed by interactive panel discussions on topics in public health such as planetary health, herd health (from the perspective of wildlife conservation, food animal production, and shelter medicine), and mental health. Dr. W. Ron DeHaven, who recently retired as CEO of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), will deliver the keynote address. Our ultimate...
Friday, September 8, 2017 - 3:00pm
"Engaged Learning for One Health: DVM-Undergraduate Teams in the Congo, Uganda, and Indonesia," presented by Dr. Robin Radcliffe, DVM, Dipl. ACZM, Senior Lecturer, Cornell University Department of Clinical Sciences. Light refreshments provided. All Cornell faculty, staff, students and collaborators welcome.
Thursday, September 7, 2017 - 5:30pm
The Cornell University Hospital for Animals is committed to helping veterinarians and technicians in the region meet their continuing education needs. The evening CE events target the veterinary team with both veterinarians and licensed veterinary technicians invited. This program meets NY State requirements for CE credit with one credit per 50 minute talk. We hope the lectures provide you valuable continuing education as well as networking opportunities for local practitioners, technicians, and Cornell faculty and staff. This lecture reviews current practice and the evidence base around...
Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - 12:00pm
Transcriptional regulation through the lens of ChRO-seq Charles Danko, PhD Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences
Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 6:00pm
The Equine and Nemo Farm Animal Hospital at Cornell University is committed to helping veterinarians and technicians in our region meet their continuing education needs. Evening seminars will be scheduled twice per year specifically for our referring veterinarians and their technicians. This program meets the New York State Education Department requirements for 1.5 CE credits. This lecture will focus on joint injury and disease and how they are major causes of morbidity in equine athletes and companions alike. For equine practitioners, diagnosing, treating and managing these patients can be...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 - 4:30pm
Tyler Barnes - "Marek's Disease in Backyard Poultry" Ari Boltax - "Transvenous Electrical Cardioversion of a Horse in Atrial Fibrillation" Nick Ruocco - " ''Windswept'' Angular Limb Deformity in a Newborn Foal" Amy Molitoris - "Uveitis in an 8-year-old Golden Retriever" Nancy Cross - Moderator
Friday, August 25, 2017 - 3:00pm
"Flip Don’t Flop: The Flipped Classroom: Pre-Teaching and Pre-Learning for Enhancing your Teaching," presented by Mr. John Graves, Assistant Director, Educational Technology and Innovation, Cornell Veterinary Medicine Information Technology. Light refreshments provided. All Cornell faculty, staff, students and collaborators welcome.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 4:30pm
Bethany Austin - Ross - "Caval Syndrome in a Dog from Jamaica" Bethany Rappleyea - "Strangulating Lipoma in a 21-year-old Arabian Gelding" Natasja Lavin - "Pheochromocytoma in a 9-year-old Cane Corso" Benjamin Miller - Ross - "Degenerative Lumbosacral Stenosis in a German Shepherd" Vittoria Capria - Moderator
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
"Technology and Health Trends: Inspire, Interact, Innovate!" Presented by Dr. Theresa Bernardo, IDEXX Chair in Emerging Technologies and Bond Centered Animal Healthcare, University of Guelph, Canada. Light refreshments provided. All Cornell faculty, staff, students and collaborators welcome.
Friday, August 18, 2017 - 8:00am
The 16th annual BBS Symposium titled "Technology and Health Trends: Inspire, Interact, Innovate! will feature Keynote - Dr. Theresa Bernardo of the University of Guelph. All are welcome to attend. The registration form can be found here Graduate and veterinary students are highly encouraged to submit an abstract for a poster or oral presentation. Please fill out the form to present at the following link. Should you have any questions or need more information, please feel free to email us at or
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 4:30pm
Nicole Toso - Ross - "Mammary Adenocarcinoma in a 6-year-old Domestic Shorthair Cat" Javier Avendano - SGU - "Management of a Down Cow" Elbert Chow - SGU - "Tracheal Collapse and Endotracheal Stent Placement in a Yorkshire Terrier-Mixed Breed Dog" Kelsey Faber-Hammond - SGU - "Bilateral Sciatic Neuropathy in a 4-year-old Mixed Breed Dog" Diana Tornbaum - "Moderator"
Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 4:00pm
Ullas Kolthur Seetharam, PhD Associate Professor Department of Biological Sciences Tata Institute of Fundamental Research “Metabolic sensing, mitosis and meiosis: (de)acetylation emerges as a key player” Vet Research Tower Lecture Hall III Hosted by Dr. Paula Cohen