Past Events: 2020

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 12:00pm

Dr. Christine A. King, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Suny Upstate Medical Center

"HHV8* induced activation of pro-inflammatory tissue resident mast cells; Implications for Kaposi sarcoma disease development and maintenance"

Sunday, November 22, 2020 - 1:00pm

Microbiology and Immunology supports Black In Immuno Week

Sunday, November 22 - Saturday, November 28, 2020


Friday, November 20, 2020 - 12:15pm

Polyparasitism in school-aged children living in the schistosomiasis endemic focus of Muyuka-Cameroon: a cross-sectional study on infection outcomes and determinants

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 4:00pm

Fall 2020 Antimicrobial Resistance Seminar Series

Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 3:00pm

Join us for virtual presentations on research funded by the
Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research at 
Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine.

Register in advance to recieve the Zoom link.
More information is available at

Bettina Wagner, DVM, Dr. med. vet. habil.
Professor and Chair
Department of Population Medicine and...

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 12:00pm

Dr. SarahCaddy, VetMB, PhD, Wellcome Trust Clinical ResearchCareer Development Fellow, Cambridge Institute for Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease, Senior Research Fellow, Magdalene College.

"Unraveling mysterious interactions between viruses and antibodies: Molecular mechanisms and importance in vaccination"

Friday, November 13, 2020 - 1:15pm

Immunologic regulation of immunity, inflammation, and cancer

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Fall 2020 Antimicrobial Resistance Seminar Series

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 12:00pm

Dr. Susan Hafenstein, PhD, Director of the Center for Structural Biology; Huck Chair of Structural Virology; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State College of Medicine

"High resolution cryo EM analysis of human papillomavirus describes capsid flexibility and reveals minor structural protein"

Friday, November 6, 2020 - 1:15pm

“Protective and pathogenic T cell responses to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection”

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 12:00pm

Fall 2020 Antimicrobial Resistance Seminar Series

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 4:00pm

Immune Response to SARS - CoV2

Akiko Iwasaki, PhD

Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology and Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology; Professor of Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Hosted by: Diverse Interdisciplinary Student Council (DISC)

Friday, October 30, 2020 - 12:00pm

Immunological Memory: the key to returning to normalcy

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 4:00pm

Fall 2020 Antimicrobial Resistance Seminar Series 

Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 4:00pm

Antibodies Against Emerging Infectious Disease: A Global Collaboration

Dr. Erica Ollmann Saphire

Professor, La Jolla Institute for Immunology


Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

Dr. Raina Plowright, Ph.D,  Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Montana State University

"Pathogen spillover: lessons learned from emerging bat viruses"

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 1:15pm

"Control of viral infection by inhibitory natural killer cell receptors"

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 1:00pm

Rainer Storb, MD, Professor, Head of Transplantation Biology Program Clinical Research Division, Milton B. Rubin Family Endowed Chair, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

"History and Future of Allogeneic Transplantation Driven by Intensive Bench-to-Bedside Research"

Ed Sullivan, DVM, Bellingham Washington Veterinary Clinic, Washington

"Bone Marrow Transplantation & Tumor Immunotherapy in humans and dogs"

Friday, October 16, 2020 - 12:15pm

Imaging and imagining the bacterial flagellum

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 6:00pm

Join us for the next installment of the Equine Seminar Series, ONLINE ONLY, where we will be talking about lyme disease in horses. We are very excited to welcome presenter Dr. Thomas Divers, Internal Medicine specialist and leader in his field, whose decades of clinical practice and research have extensively advanced large animal veterinary medicine, resulting in many animal lives saved and over 185 peer reviewed publications. He has earned many professional and educational awards and honors.

The Cornell Equine Seminar Series occurs on the...