Past Events: 2020-02

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 5:00pm

We’ve invited the cream of the crop to this hackathon and that includes you! All students, any major, any year, any school- everyone is welcome!

Cornell students are some of the best and brightest minds out there, with the resources and mentors we gathered, it's your opportunity to explore what technology can do for agriculture. It’s time to take your ideas from concept to reality.

Join us for conversations with senior leaders and faculty from four colleges, networking with companies creating the agri-tech industry, and ~36 hours to level up your digital ag experience. ...

Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12:15pm

"Cell envelope turnover and antibiotic tolerance in Gram-negative pathogens"

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:30pm

Alexandra Kravitz - "Efficacy of Computed Tomography on Diagnosis of Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease in Toy Poodles"

Albert D'Agostino - "Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy in a Three-Legged Dog"

Karina Roinestad - "Post-Amputation Pain in Canine Amputees: A Retrospective Study"

Shalini Radhakrishnan - Moderator

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 11:00am

We invite you to attend a presentation entitled "Equine Transfusion Medicine" by Dr. Danielle Gordon, Clinical Pathology Resident at University of Illinois. She is a candidate for a clinical track faculty position in Clinical Pathology at CVM. 

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 9:00am

Robert Lopez-Astacio

Special Committee:  Dr. Colin Parrish (chair), Dr. John Parker, Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Dr. Gary Whittaker


Weilun Pang

Special Committee:  Dr. Fenghua Hu (chair), Dr. David Lin, Dr. Cynthia Leifer, Dr. Scott Emr

Monday, February 24, 2020 - 11:00am

Please join us for a seminar entitled, "One Health Pathogen Discovery & Surveillance with Advanced  Molecular Detection" presented by Dr. Laura Goodman, Assistant Research Professor at the Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine and Molecular Diagnostic Laboratory Director in the Animal Health Diagnostic Center on Monday, February 24th from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in Classroom 7 (S1-226). 

Friday, February 21, 2020 - 12:15pm

Functional aggregates in immunity”

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 4:30pm
Sarah Morrisey - "Cleft Palate Surgery in a 7-month-old Labrador Retriever"

Cassandra Bianco - "Gastric Dilatation Volvulus in a Mixed Breed Dog"

Anthony LaBarbera - "Mixed Breed Dog Hit By Car: Management of Hemoabdomen and Pulmonary Contusions"

Holly Loeffler - "Toxoplasmosis in a 3-year-old Cat"

Emily Tuttle - Moderator
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 9:00am

Seth Lieberman

Special Committee:  Dr. Chris Schaffer (chair), Dr. Joseph Fetcho, Dr. Linda Nowak, Dr. Bethany Cummings, Dr. Theodore Schwartz


Candice Limper

Special Committee:  Dr. Avery August (chair), Dr. Nathaniel Vacanti, Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Dr. Brian Rudd

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 4:00pm

Michael Verzi, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Genetics
Rutgers, State University of New Jersey

"Epigenomic regulatory mechanisms using mouse genetic models"

Hosted by Dr. Praveen Sethupathy

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 3:30pm

As part of the Public Health Spring Seminar Series, faculty from the Master's of Public Health program are hosting a panel discussion on the recent outbreak of COVID-19.

Friday, February 14, 2020 - 3:00pm

"Metabolomics: From Pathogenesis to Precision Medicine” Presented by Dr. Jan Krumsiek, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physiology and Biophysics, Weill Cornell Medicine Physiology and Biophysics. 

  • All Cornell faculty, staff, students and collaborators are welcome to attend.
  • Light refreshments provided.
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 12:15pm


“Redefining the targets and endpoints of checkpoint immunotherapy”

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 12:00pm

BAKERS, enter your favorite baked goods for a chance to win a prize in multiple categories.  Bakers get to taste all the baked goods for free!  Submit your entry/entries online by Sunday, February 9.

TASTERS, donate $5 to sample treats and vote for your favorite.  Randomly selected tasters will receive a door prize donated from local businesses!  Payment will be accepted at the door but you can ...

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 4:30pm

Elvina Yau - "Medical and Surgical Management of Sand Colic in a White Rhino"

Jaret Pullen - "Contralateral Limb Laminitis in a 10 Year old Hanoverian Warmblood"

Maria Martes Bermudez - "Third Eyelid Hemangiosarcoma in a 14-year-old Dog"

Cheyenne Cannarozzo - "Phacoemulsification in a 5-year-old Reindeer Cow"

Yvette Huizar - Moderator

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 11:00am

Please join us as Dr. Julie Webb presents her seminar entitled, "Cross-matching Veterinary Patients: What We Don't Know Might Be Hurting Them." Dr. Julie Webb is currently an Instructor with the Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences. She will be presenting her seminar on Wednesday, February 12 from 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Lecture Hall 3 (T1-003).

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 9:00am

Ruizhi Li

Special Committee:  Dr. Richard Cerione (chair), Dr. Hening Lin, Dr. Carolyn Sevier, Dr. Maurine Linder


Lok Joshi

Special Committee:  Dr. Diego Diel (chair)

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Come learn about the coronavirus context from faculty experts across Cornell.

Or click this link to join by webinar.


  • Welcoming remarks by Ying Hua, Director, Cornell China Center
  • A campus to global perspective, Wendy Wolford, Vice Provost for International Affairs
  • Roundtable with Cornell experts, moderated by Allen Carlson, Director, China and Asia-Pacific Studies (CAPS)
  • Q&A


  • Gary Whittaker, Professor of Virology, Department of
  • ...
Tuesday, February 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

David Rickman, PhD

Associate Professor of Research, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Med

"N-Myc-mediated epigenetic reprogramming drives lineage plasticity in advanced prostate cancer"

Hosted by Dr. Alex Nikitin

Monday, February 10, 2020 - 11:00am

We invite you to a seminar entitled, "“Streptococcus suis Diagnosis Paradigm Shift,” presented by the candidate for a tenure track faculty position in Molecular Diagnostics and Director of the Molecular Diagnostics Lab.