Past Events: 2019

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 4:00pm

Tenure Seminar
Kathleen Kelly, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Assistant Professor, Anatomic Pathology
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Cornell University

"Comparative cardiopathology and molecular investigations of cardiac disease in domestic animals: cats, dogs, and horses"

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

"How do DNA Sequence Differences Affect Tanscription?" Shao-Pei Chou, Graduate Student, Danko Lab

"Clearance of Actively Engaged Pol II Controls Meiotic Transcriptional Repression" Adriana Alexander, Graduate Student, Danko Lab

Lunch provided with signup. Contact Sue at or 256-5600.

Monday, October 21, 2019 - 4:00pm

All Aboard: Vesicles, Viruses and Strength in Numbers 

Dr. Nihal Altan-Bonnet, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Hosted by: Ruth Collins

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

"15 years later: Elephants, EEHV and Conservation,"  presented by Dr. Noha Abou-Madi, DVM, MSc, DACZM, Associate Clinical Professor, Section of Zoological Medicine, Cornell University Department of Clinical Sciences.

  • All Cornell faculty, staff, students and collaborators are welcome to attend.
  • Light refreshments provided.
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 12:15pm

Cell-Autonomous Immunity to Infection:
The Art of Self-Defense

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 8:00am

Through a grant made possible by Dr. Hollis Erb, Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell is proud to offer subsidized spay/neuter clinics for outdoor & community cats of CU Faculty, Staff, and Students on specific dates through the end of November 2019. 

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 8:00am

Through a grant made possible by Dr. Hollis Erb, Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program at Cornell is proud to offer subsidized spay/neuter clinics for outdoor & community cats of CU Faculty, Staff, and Students on specific dates through the end of November 2019. 

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:30pm

Leanne Jankelunas - "Managing Animals in Flooding Disasters, A Focus on Two Common Presentations in a Cat and Two Horses"

Danny Sack - "T12-L4 Dorsal Laminectomy in a Doberman Pinscher with Von Willebrand Factor"

Ashley Nichter - "Sinonasal Aspergillosis in a 7-year-old Dog"

David Gludish - " Sequelae of prostatic hyperplasia in a ten year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback"

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 9:00am

Erik Contreras

Special Committee:  Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno (Chair), Dr. Susan Daniel, Dr. Brian VanderVen, Dr. Gary Whittaker

Robert Swanda

Special Committee:  Dr. Shu-Bing Qian (Chair), Dr. Richard Cerione, Dr. Justin Wilson, Dr. Carolyn Sevier

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 8:00am

Topic: Critical evaluation of literature.   Presented by Patrick Carney, Assistant Professor, Section of Community Practice Service, Cornell University Department of Clinical Sciences.

  • All CVM residents and interns encouraged to attend.
  • Coffee and light breakfast provided.
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 12:15pm

"HIV Infection of Macrophages:

 Implications for Viral Persistence and Cure"  & "Examination of Menaquinone Biosynthesis Genes in Chlamydia trachomatis"

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 12:15pm

“Exit strategies:

Regulation of S1P gradients in inflammation”

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 12:00pm

Facilitator: Travis Winter, LCSW-R

Topic: Motivation: Failure as the foundation for Success

Description: This workshop will present a basic overview of motivational theory and then focus on how failure becomes the foundation on which successes are built.  There will be interactive portion that allows participants to identify some of their own challenges and work as a small group to...

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 4:30pm

William LaTour - "Extra Capsular Repair of the Cranial Cruciate Ligament in a 2-year-old Dog"

Daniel Paushter - " The Role of TMEM106B in Lysosomal Physiology and Neurodegenerative Disease"

Lauren Johnson - "Parelaphostrongylus tenuis Migration in a 5-year-old Llama"

Claire Read - "Equine Colic - Pelvic Flexure Impaction"

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 - 9:00am

Kristel Yee Mon

Special Committee:  Dr. Brian Rudd (Chair), Dr. Andrew Grimson, Dr. Avery August, Dr. Cynthia Leifer

Adriana Alexander

Special Committee:  Dr. Paula Cohen & Dr. Charles Danko (Co-Chairs), Dr. John Schimenti, Dr. Andrew Grimson, Dr. Mark Roberson

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 7:00pm

The Cornell Equine Seminar Series presents its next installment with a focus on...donkeys! Presented by Dr. Erin Goodrich, Senior Extension Associate, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at Cornell's Animal Health Diagnostic Center.

The Cornell Equine Seminar Series occurs on the second Tuesday of every month and are free and open to the public. Come and learn about equine topics from Cornell experts.

Live stream available...

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 4:00pm

Lee Zou, PhD

Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School 
Associate Scientific Director, Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center 
James & Patricia Poitras Endowed Chair for Cancer Research

"The ATR Checkpoint Pathway: from Basic Research to Targeted Cancer Therapy"

Hosted by Dr. Bob Weiss

Monday, October 7, 2019 - 4:00pm

Dr. Mark Kahn, Professor, Department of Medicine

Cardiovascular Translation Through Mechanism

Hosted by: Natasza Kurpios


Sunday, October 6, 2019 - 8:00am



The 2019 New York State Veterinary Conference is a three-day continuing education opportunity that provides attendees with high-impact professional development, offering up to 22 RACE CE credits per person. This year’s conference includes innovative formats such as interactive case studies, hands-on labs, and panel discussions, on top of the more traditionnal lectures to help attendees practice applying what they have...

Saturday, October 5, 2019 - 4:00pm

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 - their continued sponsorship is celebrating its 10 years running in 2019!