CVM Essentials

CVM Essentials brings you the latest updates and events happening (virtually) around the college. It is for all CVM faculty, staff and students.

Summer 2021 update: Please note that for the summer of 2021, we will be switching from a weekly schedule to every other week. CVM Essentials will be back on a weekly schedule in the academic year.

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If you have an event or update you'd like to see included in Essentials, please plan ahead: Submissions to Essentials are accepted on a rolling basis and we need time to collect and update the site. Essentials sends to the CVM community on Tuesdays, so please have your content submitted by 5 p.m. the previous Friday.

Have all the relevant information ready, such as the individuals involved, sponsors, Zoom links, deadlines, summaries and more.

When you are ready to send, do so via our intake form here. Summer 2021 update: Please note that for the summer of 2021, we will be switching from a weekly schedule to every other week. CVM Essentials will be back on a weekly schedule in the academic year.

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Week of July 19, 2021

Here are your essentials.

Latest news and updates

* Hellos and goodbyes
* The latest issue of 'Scopes is now live!
* See the latest Employee Wellbeing newsletter, updated July 12.

Upcoming events

July 20, 11 a.m.: “Utilizing Human Stem Cell Models to Study Reproductive Biology” Presented by Min (Mia) Yang. Hosted by the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Join via Zoom here.

July 22, 11 a.m.: "The Symphony of Sexual Dimorphism: The Gonad as Conductor and Orchestra" Presented by Tony de Falco, Ph.D. Hosted by the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/DeFalco-SeminarMeeting ID: 948 2091 0604. Passcode: BMSDeFalco

July 30-Aug. 1: The 33rd Annual Fred Scott Feline Symposium  

This year, registrants will enjoy very timely presentations addressing the diagnosis, epidemiology, and public health impacts of SARS-Cov-2 on our feline friends and those that love them. Speakers will include Dr. Diego Diel, Director of the Virology lab at Cornell’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center, Dr. Gary Whittaker, Professor of Virology at the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and the College’s resident expert on coronaviruses, and Dr. Vanessa Barrs, Professor and Associate Dean of the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences in Hong Kong.

In addition to the latest information on COVID-19, sessions being offered will include a presentation by Dr. Larry Cowgill of the University of California at Davis on renal replacement therapy and extracorporeal blood purification in cats with renal disease, and Dr. Santiago Peralta, Associate Professor in the department of Clinical Sciences at Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine, will present an informative and entertaining review of the diagnosis and management of a variety of feline oral/dental diseases.

Once again, we are happy to extend a special invitation to veterinary students from around the word to attend free of charge.

CVM staff and faculty are invited to attend for free using discount code FREECVM when registering as “CVM Staff” on our website. For those who wish to attend for CE credit, we kindly request that you purchase the $100 registration option to assist in covering program costs and fees. Learn more here

August 5, Noon: "Defining the cellular orchestration of regenerative tissue plasticity" Presented by Dr. Yvon Woappi.  Hosted by PACE. If you would like to attend, RSVP to Val at pace@cornell.edu for the Zoom link. 

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