Past Events: 2021

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 7:00pm

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

Thoughtfully selected students from the top 5 agriculture schools in the world are also attending!  Yes, you heard correct! This is truly an international event with the potential for global impact.  Student and faculty guests are coming from Wageningen University (Netherlands), University of São Paulo (Brazil), China Agricultural University, and the University of California, Davis.

With the...

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 3:00pm

Robin DiAngelo, author of the New York Times best-selling book “White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism,” will present a keynote address during the AAVMC’s annual conference on March 5 at 3 p.m. DiAngelo, a consultant, educator and facilitator whose exploration of the notion of “white fragility” as it relates to racial and social justice has earned her international recognition, is a sought-after thought-leader and influencer in the area of diversity, equity and inclusion....

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 12:15pm

Seminars in Infection & Immunity
(Course VETMI 7120)

“Modulation of innate immunity by arboviruses: Feeling the STING”

Ana Fernandez-Sesma, PhD
Professor of Microbiology
Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 4:00pm

Climate Change and Health featuring Elisa Petkova

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 1:00pm

Immunology Over Lunch events are designed to foster scientific exchanges and connections in a fun, informal environment. Join us for short lunchtime lectures and questions-and-answer sessions with guest lecturers. This Immunology Over Lunch event features Sabine Ehrt, David Russell, and Tiago Alfredo Rodrigues Beites from 1-2pm on March 2.

Introduction to Mycobacterium tuberculosis 
Sabine Ehrt
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology...

Tuesday, March 2, 2021 - 8:45am

"Archaic Genomics"

Dr. Svante Pääbo, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology

Friday, February 26, 2021 - 12:15pm

Seminars in Infection & Immunity
(Course VETMI 7120)

“Understanding & developing low-immunogenic biomaterials”

Shaoyi Jiang, PhD
Robert s Langer ’70 Family & Friends Professor
Meining School of Biomedical Engineering
Engineering Cornell University

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 4:00pm

Environmental Justice and Public Health featuring Anjali Nayar

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

Wellbeing Tools & Resources for the CVM Community with Catherine Thrasher-Carroll, mental health promotion program director, Skorton Center for Health Initiatives. 

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 9:00am

February 23, 2021 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 

A crucial virtual dialogue with leading experts in public health and conservation on ways to foster global collaboration to mitigate zoonotic disease risks and prevent pandemics. 

Moderated by Thomas L. Friedman, three-time Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times columnist, and we'll also be joined by special guest speaker Dr. Jane Goodall, UN Messenger of Peace and inspiration to us all.



Friday, February 19, 2021 - 12:15pm

Seminars in Infection & Immunity
(Course VETMI 7120)

“COVID-19: Using chemogenomics to discover antivirals”

Sara Cherry, PhD
Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Penn Medicine

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 6:00pm

Join us for the 2021 Equine Seminar Series kick-off. Our presenter is Dr. Gillian Perkins, Large Animal Internal Medicine Specialist, presenting "Fat Horses - A talk About Equine MEtabolic Syndrome and Laminitis."


Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 8:30am

"Transitioning from Resident to Specialist: What I Wish I Had Known" presented virtually by former residents Michelle Coady, DVM, DACVECC (ECC), Pia Martiny, DVM, DACVECC (ECC), Alyssa Chandler, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), Dominick Valenzano, DVM (SASX), Lillie Davis, DVM, DACVIM (Onco), Eva Oxford, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (Cardio) and Elaine Claffey, DVM, DACVS-LA (LASX).

  • All CVM residents and interns encouraged to attend.
Monday, February 15, 2021 - 4:30pm

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program provides full funding for graduate and professional students conducting research or teaching in any field in more than 150 countries. Open to U.S. citizens only.

The Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program supports doctoral students conducting...

Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 12:00am

This is an event to test a patch made to our CVM Drupal Feeds module.

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 12:15pm

Seminars in Infection & Immunity
(Course VETMI 7120)

“Measles Virus: Endgame (?)”

Benhur Lee, MD
Ward-Coleman Chair of Microbiology
Department of Microbiology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Friday, February 12, 2021 - 12:00am

This is an event to test a patch made to our CVM Drupal Feeds module.

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 6:00pm

Group screening (6 p.m.-7:45 p.m.), facilitated discussion (8 p.m.-8:45pm)

In the film 13th, filmmaker Ava DuVernay explores the history of racial inequality in the United States, focusing on the fact that the nation's prisons are disproportionately filled with African-Americans.

Join others from the CVM community for: a group screening of the film at 6:00pm through Netflix Party (must have a Netflix account and Google Chrome installed), and/or: a facilitated film discussion on Zoom at 8:00pm. If you...

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 4:30pm


Join Zebadiah Hall, Executive Director of Student Disability Services, for the first of four sessions of Enhancing Access in the Vet School, an engaging presentation series about how you can create accessible and welcoming learning and professional environments. 

Session #1 Overview:

• Participate in interactive activities that spark discussion

• Gain further understanding about Ableism through historical and current contexts

• Explore how Transformational Leadership and Social Justice may blend with your own leadership and roles on campus


Tuesday, February 2, 2021 - 12:00pm

Dr. Gerlinde Van de Walle, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor in Viral Pathogenisis and Stem Cell Biology, Baker Institute for Animal Health

"A barry scots story aboot th' secrets o' pluripotent stem cells"

(Highlights of Dr. Van de Walle's Sabbatical in Scotland)