Baker Institute for Animal Health

DEDICATED TO THE STUDY OF VETERINARY INFECTIOUS DISEASES, IMMUNOLOGY, CANCER, REPRODUCTION, GENOMICS AND EPIGENOMICS

Events

Date/Time: September 1, 2020 at 12PM EST
Speaker:Clarissa Strieder-Barboza, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dept. of Surgery, O’Rourke and Lumeng Laboratories, University of Michigan
Title“Understanding the role of distinct adipocyte progenitors in the pathogenesis of adipose tissue dysfunction in human obesity and type 2 diabetes”

Host: Dr. John Parker

Date/Time: September 8, 2020 at 12PM EST
Speaker: Vertebrate Genomics Club (VERGE) Seminar

Date/Time: September 15, 2020 at 12PM EST
SpeakerAlix Berglund, Research Scholar, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
Title"Regulation of MHC expression in equine mesenchymal stem cells for improved clinical use"

Host: Dr. Gerlinde Van de Walle

Date/Time: September 22, 2020 at 12PM EST
SpeakerCharles Danko, Robert N. Noyce Assistant Professor in Life Science and Technology, Dept. of Biomedical Sciences. Faculty at Baker Institute for Animal Health
Title: "Transcription as a lens for interpreting genome sequence"

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Date/Time: September 29, 2020 at 12PM EST
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Date/Time: October 6, 2020 at 12 PM EST
Speaker: Vertebrate Genomics Club (VERGE) Seminar

Date/Time: October 13,2020
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Title: BMCB-GGD Symposium

Date: October 20, 2020 at 1PM EST *Note special start time
Speaker:Rainer Storb, MD, Professor, Head of Transplantation Biology Program Clinical Research Division, Milton B. Rubin Family Endowed Chair, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, “History and Future of Allogeneic Transplantation Driven by Intensive Bench-to-Bedside Research”, & Dr. Ed Sullivan, Bellingham Washington Veterinary Clinic, Washington. Baker Institute 70th Anniversary Seminar, “Bone Marrow Transplantation & Tumor Immunotherapy in humans and dogs”

Host: Dr. Doug Antczak

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Date/Time: October 27, 2020 at 12PM EST
SpeakerRaina Plowright, Associate Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, Montana State University
Title: "Pathogen spillover: lessons learned from emerging bat viruses."

Host: Dr. Colin Parrish

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Part I
Part II

Date/Time: November 10, 2020 at 12PM EST
Speaker: Vertebrate Genomics Club (VERGE) Seminar

Date/Time: November 11, 2020 at 12PM EST (WEDNESDAY)
Speaker: Susan Hafenstein, PhD, Director of the Center for Structural Biology; Huck Chair of Structural Virology; Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State College of Medicine
Title: "High resolution cryo EM analysis of human papilloma virus describes capsid flexibility and reveals minor structural protein”

Host: Dr. Colin Parrish

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Date/Time: November 17, 2020 at 12PM EST
Speaker: Sarah Caddy, VetMB, PhD, Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Career Development Fellow Cambridge Institute for Therapeutic Immunology & Infectious Disease, Senior Research Fellow, Magdalene College
Title: “Unraveling mysterious interactions between viruses and antibodies: Molecular mechanisms and importance in vaccination”

Host: Dr. John Parker

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Date/Time: November 24, 2020 at 12PM EST
SpeakerChristine King, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, SUNY Upstate Medical Center
Title: “HHV8 induced activation of pro-inflammatory tissue resident mast cells; Implications for Kaposi sarcoma disease development and maintenance”

Host: Dr. Luis Schang

Date/Time: December 1, 2020 at 12PM EST
SpeakerLeslie Lyons, PhD, Gilbreath-McLorn Endowed Professor of Comparative Medicine, Dept. of Vet. Med & Surgery, University of Missouri-Columbia
Title“Precision Medicine and Genomic Resources for Domestic Cats”

Host: Dr. Bruce Kornreich, Director Cornell Feline Health Center

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Meeting ID: 967 0734 9739
Passcode: 115552

Date: December 8, 2020 at 12PM EST
Speaker: Vertebrate Genomics Club (VERGE) Seminar

Date/Time: December 15, 2020 at 12PM EST
SpeakerJacquelyn Evans, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) Fellow, Ostander Laboratory, Dog Genome Project, National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH
Title: "Genetic investigation of hematopoietic cancer risk in a canine model”

Host: Dr. Scott Coonrod, Director Baker Institute for Animal Health 

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Meeting ID: 987 0837 7527
Passcode: 195212