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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

Mridu Saikia
Date: January 15, 2019
Speaker: Luis M. Schang, MV, PhD, Director, Baker Institute for Animal Health
TitleState of the Institute
Nicola Mason
Date: January 29, 2019
Speaker: Claudia Fischbach-Tesch, MS, PhD, Director, Cornell Center on the Physics of Cancer Metabolism, Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
Title: Physical sciences approaches to analyze tumor-associated ECM dynamics
Bluma Lesch
Date: Friday, February 8, 2019
Speaker: Lori Frappier, PhD, Professor, Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Canada
Title: Manipulation of Cellular Processes By Epstein-Barr Virus
Time: 9:00 AM

Goshca RDate: March 5, 2019
Speakers:Gosia Rychlowska, Research Associate and Consuelo Correa-Sierra, Postdoctoral Associate, Schang Lab, Baker Institute, Cornell University
Titles: "Zika Virus, DNA damage responses and microcephaly; is PNKP the molecular link?" and "On the sensitivity of viral membranes to lipid peroxidation"

Luis Martinez Sobrido

Date: March 12, 2019
Speaker: Luis Martinez-Sobrido, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center
Title: In vivo reverse genetics

Bluma Lesch
Date: March 26, 2019
Speaker: Kartik Chandran, PhD, Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Title: Unraveling and Inhibiting the Cell Entry Mechanisms of Emerging RNA Viruses
Yingying Guo
Date: April 16, 2019
Speaker: Cara Pager, Phd, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences, University of Albany
Title: It takes more than one methyl group to modulate positive-sense RNA virus genomes
Lauren Webb
Date: April 23, 2019
Speaker: Pranav Danthi, PhD, Associate Professor, Biology, Indiana University Bloomington
Title: Viral control of prosurvival and prodeath signaling
Yingying Guo
Date: April 30, 2019
Speaker: John Loftus, PhD, DVM, DACVIM, Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Title: Targeting the Retrobiome During Aging in Sled Dogs
Jonathan Shoag headshot
Date: May 7, 2019
Speaker: Jonathan E. Shoag, MD, Senior Clinical Associate and Resident Physician, Weill Cornell Medicine
Title: Harnessing clinical data to identify drugs with activity against the prostate

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