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Department of Biomedical Sciences


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).

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Sue Hawk

Administrative Assistant
Biomedical Sciences

smh3@cornell.edu

phone: 607-253-3458

Seminar Series - Fall 2011

AUGUST 30             
DR. HUAI-HU CHUANG
Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology
Department of Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Molecular Tuning of Bio-electricity

                 

SEPTEMBER 13            
SPECIAL SEMINAR  
DR. ERIC C. LEDBETTER
Robert Hovey Udall Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Cornell University Hospital for Animals, Department of Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
RECIPIENT OF THE 2011 PFIZER ANIMAL HEALTH AWARD FOR RESEARCH EXCELLENCE
Feline Acanthamoeba keratitis: identification and preliminary characterization
Wine and Cheese Reception to follow outside Lecture Hall III

 

SEPTEMBER 20            
DR. CLIFFORD TABIN
Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Deveopment and Evolution of the Vertebrate Limb
Hosted by Dr. Drew Noden, 253-3558, dmn2@cornell.edu and Dr. Natasza Kurpios, 253-4452, natasza.kurpios@cornell.edu   
(Dr. Tabin’s CV can be obtained in Drs. Noden’s and Kurpios’s offices)

 

SEPTEMBER 30
CANCER BIOLOGY FALL SEMINAR SERIES
CORNELL UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
FRIDAY, 12:30PM, BOYCE THOMPSON AUDITORIUM
DR. HELEN PIWNICA-WORMS
Professor and Head, Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
Washington University School of Medicine
Translation of Fundamental Cell Cycle Principles To Targeted Cancer Therapies
Hosted by Dr. Maurine Linder
Sponsored by The Department of Molecular Medicine and The Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

                 

OCTOBER 4               
DR. ELEANOR M. MAINE
Professor, Department of Biology
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Regulation of meiotic silencing in C. elegans
Hosted by Dr. Paula Cohen, 253-3401, paula.cohen@cornell.edu
(Dr. Maine’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Cohen’s office)

 

OCTOBER 18             
DR. PAUL J. HIGGINS
Professor and Director, Center for Cell Biology & Cancer Research
Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
“The TGF-ẞ Target SERPINE1 Gene in Fibrosis and Cancer:Complex Regulation and Therapeutic Opportunities”
Hosted by Dr. Andrew Yen, 253-3354, ay13@cornell.edu
(Dr. Higgins’ CV can be obtained in Dr. Yen’s office)

 

OCTOBER 26             
CANCER BIOLOGY FALL SEMINAR SERIES
CORNELL UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
WEDNESDAY, 12:30 PM, MURRAY LECTURE HALL I, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. PHILIP J. BERGMAN
Diplomate ACVIM-Oncology, Chief Medical Officer, BrightHeart Veterinary Centers
Of Mice & Men (and Dogs!): Xenogeneic DNA Vaccines for the Treatment of Cancer
Hosted by Dr. Margaret McEntee
Sponsored by The Department of Clinical Sciences and The Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

 

NOVEMBER 2
CANCER BIOLOGY FALL SEMINAR SERIES
CORNELL UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
WEDNESDAY, 12:30 PM, MURRAY LECTURE HALL I, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. JAIME F.  MODIANO
Perlman Professor of Oncology/ Comparative Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine
Masonic Cancer Center, University of Minnesota
The Tumor Cell and its Microenvironment – Insights into Tumor Evolution and Tumor Heterogeneity
Hosted by Dr. Scott Coonrod
Sponsored by Baker Institute for Animal Health and The Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

 

NOVEMBER 9               
CANCER BIOLOGY FALL SEMINAR SERIES
CORNELL UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
WEDNESDAY, 12:30 PM, MURRAY LECTURE HALL I, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. STEPHEN WEISS
Professor of Medicine and Oncology, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor
Molecular Regulation of the Cancer Cell EMT Invasion Program
Hosted by Dr. Alexander Nikitin
Sponsored by The Department of Biomedical Sciences and The Comparative Cancer Biology Training Program

 

NOVEMBER 15
DR. ASHLEY W. SEIFERT
Post-doctoral Associate, Department of Biology
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Perfect Skin Regeneration: New Models for Scar-Free Healing
Hosted by Dr. Susan Suarez, 253-3589, sss7@cornell.edu
(Dr. Seifert’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Suarez’s office)


NOVEMBER 22
DR. MINGMING WU
Adjunct Associate Professor of Biological Engineering, The Biological and Environmental Engineering Department, Cornell University
Roles of Molecular Gradients on Cell Migration

 

NOVEMBER 29
DR. ELAINE A. OSTRANDER
Chief and Senior Scientist, Cancer Genetics Branch
Head Comparative Genomics Section
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
National Institute of Health (NIH)
How to Build a Canine: Genetics of Complex Traits in the Domestic Dog
Hosted by Dean Michael Kotlikoff, 253-3771, mik7@cornell.edu
(Dr. Ostrander’s CV can be obtained in Dean Kotlikoff’s office)