Advancing the health and well-being of animals and people


Schedule

Seminar Series are held every Tuesday in Lecture Hall III VRT (Veterinary Research Tower) from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM unless otherwise noted.

Lecture Hall I and Lecture Hall II are located in the Veterinary Education Center (VEC).


More Information

Sue Hawk
Administrative Assistant
Biomedical Sciences

smh3@cornell.edu

phone: 607-253-3458

Seminar Series - Spring 2013

PREVIOUS SEMINARS - SPRING 2013

FEBRUARY 13
Co-sponsored by the Division of Nutritional Sciences and The Department of Biomedical Sciences
The Clive M. McCay Lectureship
Richard Weindruch, PhD
Professor, Department of Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Caloric Restriction and Aging: Past, Present & Future”
Hosted by:
Dr. Maria Lujan, mel245@cornell.edu, 255-3153
Dr. Mark Roberson, msr14@cornell.edu, 253-3336

FEBRUARY 18 - SPECIAL SEMINAR: 
DR. ANDREW MILLER
Instructor of Pathology
New England Primate Research Center
Harvard Medical School
“Peripheral Neuropathy in Simian Immunodeficiency Virus Infected Rhesus Macaques”
(For more information, please contact Lorraine Capogrossi, 253-3537, lmh5@cornell.edu)

FEBRUARY 25 - SPECIAL SEMINAR: 
Dr. Molly Murphy
Resident, Anatomic Pathology
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Iowa State University
“Molecular Epidemiology of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease Viruses in the United States”
(For more information, please contact Lorraine Capogrossi, 253-3537, lmh5@cornell.edu)

FEBRUARY 27 - SPECIAL SEMINAR:
Dr. Matthew Spite
Assistant Professor
University of Louisville School of Medicine
"Lipid mediators in the resolution of inflammation”
(For more information, please contact Elena Cestero, 253-3302, ec443@cornell.edu)

MARCH 4 - SPECIAL SEMINAR: 
Dr. Kathleen Brennan
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
“The Role of CCR5 in HIV-Associated Diastolic Dysfunction: Lessons from Animal Models”
(For more information, please contact Lorraine Capogrossi, 253-3537, lmh5@cornell.edu)

MARCH 7 - SPECIAL SEMINAR: 
Dr. Eyleen O'Rourke
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School
Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital
“Surviving without Food”
(For more information, please contact Elena Cestero, 253-3302, ec443@cornell.edu)

MARCH 11 - SPECIAL SEMINAR:
Dr. Colin Young
Postdoctoral Associate
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Cornell University
“Blame it on the brain: Cardiometabolic disease from mouse to man”
(For more information, please contact Elena Cestero, 253-3302, ec443@cornell.edu)

MARCH 14 - SPECIAL SEMINAR:
Dr. Bethany Cummings
Assistant Project Biochemist
Department of Molecular Biosciences
University of California, Davis
“Ileal interposition and vertical sleeve gastrectomy delay type 2 diabetes onset in the UCD-T2DM rat: Role of GLP-1, bile acids and ghrelin”
(For more information, please contact Elena Cestero, 253-3302, ec443@cornell.edu)

MARCH 18 - SPECIAL SEMINAR: 
Dr. John Dominy
Research Fellow
Department of Cell Biology
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
“Novel pathways controlling PGC-1alpha acetylation and hepatic gluconeogenesis”
(For more information, please contact Elena Cestero, 253-3302, ec443@cornell.edu)

APRIL 2
DR. PAULA E. COHEN
Associate Professor of Genetics
Director, Center for Reproductive Genomics
Department of Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
http://www.vet.cornell.edu/biosci/faculty/cohen/ 
“Molecular regulation of recombination and silencing during mammalian meiosis”

APRIL 16
DR. HAL DIETZ
Victor A. McKusick Professor of Institute of Genetic Medicine and Professor of Pediatrics
Investigator of Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Johns Hopkins University of School of Medicine
Institute of Genetic Medicine
Baltimore, MD
"Found in Translation: New Insights into the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Marfan Syndrome and Related Disorders"
Hosted by Dr. John Schimenti, jcs92@cornell.edu, 253-3636
and Dr. Jonathan Butcher, ajtbutcher@gmail.com, 255-3575

APRIL 30
DR. XIN CHEN
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
http://www.bio.jhu.edu/Faculty/Chen/
"Epigenetic Regulation in Drosophila Male Germline Stem Cell Lineage"
Hosted by Dr. Robe rt Weiss, 253-4443, rsw26@cornell.edu