Past Events: 2021

Tuesday, December 21, 2021 - 12:00pm

Vimal Selvaraj, B.V.Sc., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Integrative Physiology, Animal Science, College of Agriculture Life and Sciences

"On securing the future of livestock production: systems biology driven functional discoveries in ruminant reproduction"

Tuesday, December 14, 2021 - 6:00pm

The checklist for evaluating and caring for a newborn foal is extensive. Beginning the first moments after birth, there is much to look out for. Understanding what is normal and abnormal is crucial as we help our animals begin what will hopefully be a healthy and happy horsey life.

Dr. Barbara Delvescovo, large animal internal medicine specialist and emergency critical care fellow at Cornell's Equine hospital, presents this month’s seminar. ...

Monday, December 13, 2021 - 4:00pm

Join us for an information session to learn more about the new cycle of Migrations grants, open to all PI-eligible faculty (including tenured, tenure-track, professors of practice, senior research associates, and clinical-track faculty), irrespective of their college or school. Faculty-led programs and centers within the university are also welcome to apply. 


Thursday, December 9, 2021 - 12:15pm

Now "ewe" see-um, now 'ewe" don't

Hosted by the Department of Microbiology & Immunology


Dr. Elizabeth Buckles,  Department of Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Elisha Frye, Department of Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences

Dr. Hector Aguilar-Carreno, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Special guest appearance from Dr. Constentin Diem




Friday, December 3, 2021 - 12:15pm

Investigating CD8 T cell responses against cancer and self in engineered animal models

Nikhil Joshi, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Immunology
Yale School of Medicine

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 - 12:00pm

Bettina Wagner, DVM, Dr. vet. med. Habil, Chair, Professor of Immunology, Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences.

"Mucosal immunity during EHV-1 infection - mechanisms of defense and protection"

Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

Kyeong-OK Chang, DVM, MS, PhD, Professor, Virology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University

"Coronavirus 3C-like protease as a therapeutic target"

Friday, November 19, 2021 - 12:15pm

Emerging deadly viruses and their glycoproteins-From viral entry to vaccines and antivirals

Hector Aguilar-Carreno, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Microbiology & Immunology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 12:00pm

Raina K. Plowright

Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Microbiology & Cell Biology,
Montana State University

Dr. Plowright conducts transdisciplinary research on the dynamics of diseases that connect animal and human populations. Her research group focuses on pathogens that are considered high priorities by the World Health Organization, including henipaviruses and coronaviruses, as well as wildlife-pathogen systems that have conservation implications....

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 4:00pm

Heather Feaga, Cornell University

Stalling ribosomes to speed up the search for new antibiotics

Host: Craig Altier

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Friday, November 12, 2021 - 12:15pm

The immune system in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: one cell at a time

Andrew Grimson, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Molecular Biology & Genetic
College of Arts & Sciences
Cornell University

Wednesday, November 10, 2021 - 4:00pm

Romney Humphries, Vanderbilt University

Bringing modernized susceptibility testing to the clinic: Progress and pitfalls

Host: Lars Westblade

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 3:00pm



Christina Towers, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory
Salk Institute of Biological Studies

“Mechanisms to Circumvent Autophagy Inhibition”

Hosted by Dr. Praveen Sethupathy

Friday, November 5, 2021 - 8:00am

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Wednesday, November 3, 2021 - 4:00pm

Andrew Lovering, University of Birmingham

Using structural biology to understand the bacterial predator Bdellovibrio

Host: Kelsi Sandoz

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Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 12:00am

Postponed until Fall 2022

Dr. Alexander Rudensky is an internationally acclaimed scientist and is considered the world’s leading authority on a subset of blood cells that are critical for the regulation of the body’s response to pathogens. The study of these cells, known as regulatory T cells, has provided important insights into the fundamental biology of the immune system. Recent data indicate that targeted manipulation of these cells represent a novel and important therapeutic tool that will have far-ranging implications for human health. Rudensky will...

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

Learn more about how MPH students work with organizations to improve public health around the world!

Join us in the CVM atrium from 1:00-2:30 on October 29, 2021 for a poster showcase of public health students' work in the field! Students will be available with their posters to talk to attendees about their projects, public health skills, and impact.

Each year, MPH students apply the skills they've learned in coursework to...

Friday, October 29, 2021 - 12:15pm

Putting the spotlight on the molecular choreography of viral RNAs

Alex Borodavka, PhD
Sir Henry Dale Research Fellow
Department of Biochemistry
University of Cambridge

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 - 4:00pm

Barbara Kazmierczak, Yale University

Understanding “intrinsic resistance” in Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Host: Kyu Rhee

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