Baker Institute for Animal Health



All seminars are held Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in Thaw Lecture Theatre unless otherwise specified. Lunch is provided for those attending the seminar, with advanced sign-up by Monday, 11:00 AM prior to the Tuesday seminar. Email to sign up for lunch. Note: You do not need to sign up to attend the seminar, only to order lunch.

2019 Baker Institute Events

Dr. Travis holding his beagle puppy
Date: September 3, 2019
Speaker: Alexander J. Travis, VMD, PhD, Professor of Reproductive Biology, Associate Dean for International Programs and Public Health, Baker Institute for Animal Health
Title: "Diagnosing Male Fertility: From Basic to Translational Science"
Dr. Cheetham headshot
Date: September 17, 2019
Speaker: Jonathan Cheetham, VetMB, PhD, DACVS, Associate Professor, Section of Large Animal Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Title: "Opportunities for Immunomodulation in Peripheral Nerve Injury"
Dr. Brown with her spotted black and white dog
Date: September 24, 2019
Speaker: Diane Brown, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Scientific Officer, AKC Canine Health Foundation
Title: TBA
Location: LH 4, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Jennifer Nagashima

Date: October 1, 2019
SpeakerJennifer Nagashima, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute
Title: "Ice, Ice, Baby": Cryopreservation (+other assisted reproductive technologies) for endangered carnivore conservation

Ian Voorhees

Date: October 15, 2019
Speaker: Ian Voorhees, Graduate Student, Parrish Lab
Title: "Sick as a dog! The evolutionary dynamics of two emerging viruses in canines"

Speaker: Charlotte Marx, Postdoctoral Associate, Van de Walle Lab, Baker Institute for Animal Health
Titles: “Antimicrobial properties of equine mesenchymal stromal cells”

Shao Pei Chou
Date: October 22, 2019
Speaker: Adriana Alexander, Graduate Student, Danko Lab, Baker Institute for Animal Health
Title: “Clearance of Actively Engaged Pol II Controls Meiotic Transcriptional Repression” 

Speaker: Shao-Pei Chou, Graduate Student, Danko Lab, Baker Institute for Animal Health
Title: How do DNA sequence differences affect transcription?
Dr Diego Diel
Date: October 29, 2019
Speaker: Diego Diel, DVM, MS, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Title: “Vaccine delivery platforms: from empirical development to rational design”
Dr. Scott Coonrod
Date: November 12, 2019
Speaker: Brooke Marks, Graduate Student, Coonrod Lab
Title: “Use of a CRISPR dCas9 Screen to Identify Novel Endocrine Resistance Pathways in Era+ Brease Cancer"

Speaker: Chinatsu Mukai, Research Associate, Coonrod Lab
Title: "Chasing the Elusive PADI2/PADI4 Double Knock-Out Phenotype”
Dr. Daley-Bauer
Date: November 19, 2019
Speaker: Lisa Daley-Bauer, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology Aflac Cancer & Blood Disorders Center, Emory University School of Medicine
Title: “Harnessing Virus-Induce Cell Dath Properties to Boost Vaccine Immumogenicity”
Date: December 3, 2019
Speaker: TBD
Title: TBD
Dr. Cohen and his beagle puppy, Kiwi
Date: December 17, 2019
Speaker: Roy Cohen, PhD, Research Assistant Professor, Travis Lab, Baker Institute for Animal Health
Title: TBA

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