Past Events: 2018-09

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 4:30pm

Angela Jin - "Megacolon in a 3-year-old Cat"
Lisa Jones - "Diarrhea in a Week Old Holstein Calf"
Jenna Hill - "Bilateral Fragmented Medial Coronoid Processes in a 10-month-old Labrador Retriever"
Abby Davenport - "Asymmetrical Mandibular Malocclusion in a 3-month-old Kitten"
Emily Frollo - Moderator

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 9:00am

Duc Pham

Special Committee: Dr. Jonathan Butcher (chair), Dr. Cynthia Leifer, Dr. Katie Kelly, Dr. Costa Simoes-Costa, Dr. Natasza Kurpios

Oyebola Oyesola

Special Committee: Dr. Elia Tait Wojno (chair), Dr. Avery August, Dr. Barbara Baird, Dr. David Holowka, Dr. Theodore Clark

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 4:00pm

Mayumi Ito, PhD
Assistant Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Cell Biology
NYU Langone Medical Health

Hosted by Dr. Andrew White

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

Canine CARs - a four wheel drive for all terrains

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

Comparative immunology to dissect type 2 immune responses during helminth infection and allergy

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

New strategies to target the microenvironment of malignant brain tumors

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 12:00pm

Simultaneous antibody repertoire sequencing and transcriptome profiling in single cells using DART-seq

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:00pm

Dr. Julie Blander, "Detecting and Responding to Microbial Viability."

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 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. This year, the Big Red takes on Yale at 3:00 p.m.
DON'T MISS: Free class t-shirts for undergrads and grad students, a visit from Touchdown, the Big Red Marching Band and much more!

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 4:30pm

All are welcome to attend this introductory event for the Science Communication Workshop-COMM 5660*

David Pizarro, Psychology. Co-host of “Very Bad Wizards” podcast.

Cindy Leifer, Microbiology & Immunology. Co-host of “Immune” podcast.

Lyza Maron, Boyce Thompson Institute....

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 3:00pm

"Feline coronaviruses and FIP: A tale of two viruses," presented by Dr. Gary Whittaker, PhD, Professor of Virology, Cornell University Department of Microbiology and Immunology.

  • All Cornell faculty, staff, students and collaborators are welcome to attend.
  • Light refreshments provided.
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 12:15pm

Javier Buceta, Associate Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at Lehigh University, will be giving a seminar titled Can we predict Ebola outbreaks by watching the Weather Channel?

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 9:00am

Title:  Intense threat switches dorsal raphe serotonin neurons to a paradoxical operational mode

Survival depends on the selection of behaviors adaptive for the current environment. For example, a mouse should run from a rapidly looming hawk but should freeze if the hawk is coasting across the sky. Although serotonin has been implicated in adaptive behavior, environmental regulation of its functional role remains poorly understood. Using optical methods in freely moving mice, we found that stimulation of dorsal raphe serotonin neurons suppressed movement in low- and...

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 9:00am

Brooke Marks

Special Committee: Dr. Scott Coonrod (chair), Dr. Richard Cerione, Dr. Kristy Richards, Dr. Charles Danko

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 4:00pm


Sponsored by the Sandra Atlas Bass Endowment for Cancer Research and
the Comparative Cancer Biology Program at the College of Veterinary Medicine

Joan Massagué, PhD

Executive Director, GMTEC, Director, Sloan Kettering Institute
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Origin, Latency and Outbreak of Metastatic Stem Cells

If you need special accommodations or would like more information,
please contact Jackie Creque (

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 12:00pm


Erika Matunis, PhD
Professor, Department of Cell Biology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Dynamics of Stem Cell Regeneration in the Drosophila Testis

Hosted by Dr. Paula Cohen

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 8:00am

“Board Prep: Tried and true tips from those who have lived to tell the tale," panel presention by Drs. Erin Epperly, Mason Jager, John Loftus, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and Dr. Catherine Cortright, Veterinary Medical Center of Central New York.

  • All Veterinary Medicine residents and interns encouraged to attend.
  • Post-seminar recording may be viewed at
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Monday, September 17, 2018 - 4:00pm

Sandra Schmid, "A Dual Role for Dynamin in Clathrin-mediated Endocytosis".

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 4:30pm

Alexander Quilty - "Splenic and Adrenal Masses in a Dachshund "

Amy Trey - "Perineal Urethrotomy in a 15-year-old Gelding Appendix Quarter Horse"

Kelly Sullivan - "Aggressive Periodontitis in a 3-year-old Domestic Shorthair Cat"

Margaret Milano - "Otitis Media/Interna in a 5-year-old Domestic Shorthair Cat"

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 9:00am

Jessica Elmore

Special Committee: Dr. Avery August (chair), Dr. Ankur Singh (chair), Dr. Elia Tait Wojno, Dr. Jeongmin Song