Past Events: 2022-02

Friday, February 25, 2022 - 12:15pm

Due to weather conditions, this seminar has been switched to Zoom.


The epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition (EMT) drives refractory responses of breast carcinomas to immune checkpoint blockade therapies


Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 2:40pm

Mariteuw Chimère Diaw is an associate and Deputy Director General of the Consortium D’Entreprises in Senegal, and a member of the Multistakeholder Expert Panel of IPBES, the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosytem Services.  He was until recently the Director General of the African Model Forest Network (AMFN) and a member of the Board of EcoAgricultural Partners and of the International Networking Committee of the International Model Forest Network (IMFN). He holds a PhD in Economic...

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 - 4:45pm

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...

Monday, February 21, 2022 - 2:45pm

Many students and scientists were motivated to go into science not just out of curiosity about the world, but because they wish to solve societal problems and make a difference in the world – for example on environmental issues, climate change, or societal responses to sustainability challenges. But how do we make sure science is even relevant to what decision-makers and policy-makers need? How do we do this in a world that seems to speed up from year to year? Can we stay relevant? Scientists’ interactions with decision-makers have gone through several revisions of the so-called “social...

Friday, February 18, 2022 - 12:15pm

SARS-CoV-2 virus –host interactions

Adolf Garcia-Sastre, PhD
Director, Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute
Professor, Microbiology
Professor, Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Professor, Pathology, Molecular and Cell-Based Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 9:30am

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic has strained the world's healthcare systems and compounded challenges for governments and NGOs dealing with global waves of forced and voluntary migration. These movements of peoples across borders have magnified pressing issues ranging from social and economic inequalities and global climate change to civil war and political unrest. In the United States and worldwide, how can we promote the best public health outcomes while working to protect human rights, manage resources, and address inequality?

With a focus on the intersection of...

Tuesday, February 15, 2022 - 6:00pm

We are kicking off the spring season of Cornell's Equine Seminar Series with a fascinating presentation by Doug Antczak, VMD, PhD, the Dorothy Havemeyer McConville Professor of Equine Medicine at the Baker Institute for Animal Health. This seminar will explain the current understanding of the relationship between breeds and review some of the new data on inherited disease and genetic susceptibility to disease....

Monday, February 14, 2022 - 12:20pm

Title: Predicting vector-borne disease transmission in a human-modified world.

Hosted by Alex Flecker

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 12:15pm

Regulation of Herpesvirus Transcription during Productive and Latent infection

Joel D. Baines, VMD, PhD
James Law Professor of Virology
College of Veterinary Medicine
Cornell University

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 5:00pm

Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine, in partnership with Entrepreneurship at Cornell, is pleased to host this annual (and very popular) hackathon for the 7th year in a row! It might have gone virtual, but this interdisciplinary event maintains many of your favorite things about hackathons. Meeting Mentors (virtually), Networking with Companies (hopin), Food (grubhub), Swag, Meeting other Students (via team formation app), and more.  ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME AND INVITED TO PARTICIPATE!

This event

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 12:30pm

Speaker: Roger Figueroa, PhD, MPH, MSc is an Assistant Professor of Social and Behavioral Science in Nutrition in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University

Talk Topic: "Geospatial profiles of a residential urban food environment and diet outcomes among adults in Brooklyn, NY"

Register Here!

Friday, February 4, 2022 - 12:15pm

The Battle of Leuven against SARS-CoV2 and Dengue

Johan Neyts, PhD
Professor of Virology
School of Medicine & Dentistry
University of Leuven Belgium


Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - 4:30pm


Come hear how local Ithaca nonprofits are working toward food justice in Tompkins County! This roundtable will feature a conversation between Christa Núñez, director of Khuba International, and Juliana Quaresma, incubator farm and aggregation manager at Groundswell Center. They will discuss how their organizations provide land access and training for aspiring farmers of color in order to create more equitable and sustainable local food systems.

The discussion will be moderated by Dr...