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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 - Spring 2011

RESCHEDULED
JANUARY 24
SPECIAL SEMINAR
NOTE: CHANGE IN DAY: MONDAY, 3:00-4:00 P.M.
LECTURE HALL III, VETERINARY RESEARCH TOWER
DR. BRIDGETT vonHOLDT
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
University of California, Irvine
Investigating the canid genome
Hosted by Dr. John Schimenti, jcs92@cornell.edu, 253-3636
(Dr. vonHoldt's CV can be obtained in Dr. Schimenti's office)

JANUARY 27
SPECIAL SEMINAR
NOTE: CHANGE IN DAY/PLACE: THURSDAY, 4:00PM – 5:00 PM
PADDOCK LECTURE HALL II, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. ADAM BOYKO
Research Associate, Department of Genetics, Stanford University
Comparative population genomics of village and purebred dogs
Hosted by Dr. John Schimenti, jcs92@cornell.edu, 253-3636
(Dr. Boyko’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Schimenti’s office)

JANUARY 31
SPECIAL SEMINAR
NOTE: CHANGE IN DAY: MONDAY, 4:00PM – 5:00 PM
LECTURE HALL III, VETERINARY RESEARCH TOWER
DR. RONGLING WU
Professor and Director,Center for Statistical Genetics, Department
of Public Health Sciences
Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA
Bayesian Group LASSO for functional genome-wide association studies
Hosted by Dr. John Schimenti, jcs92@cornell.edu, 253-3636
(Dr. Wu’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Schimenti’s office)

FEBRUARY 1
DR. RAM SHARMA
Principal Research Scientist
Department of Biomedical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
The role of miRNAs in two different models of hypertension

FEBRUARY 3
SPECIAL SEMINAR
NOTE: CHANGE IN DAY/TIME/PLACE: THURSDAY,
3:00PM – 4:00 PM
PADDOCK LECTURE HALL II, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. ANNA KUKEKOVA
Principal Research Scientist
Baker Institute for Animal Health
College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
Canid genetics: what dog and fox can tell us about each other
Hosted by Dr. John Schimenti, jcs92@cornell.edu, 253-3636
(Dr. Kukekova’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Schimenti’s office)

FEBRUARY 10
SPECIAL SEMINAR
NOTE: CHANGE IN DAY/TIME/PLACE: THURSDAY, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
PADDOCK LECTURE HALL II, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. MARALICE CONACCI-SORRELL
Postdoctoral Researcher
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA
Regulation of terminal differentiation by calpains and myc
Hosted by Dr. Robert Weiss, rsw26@cornell.edu, 253-4443
(Dr. Conacci-Sorrell’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Weiss’s office)

FEBRUARY 16
SPECIAL SEMINAR
NOTE: CHANGE IN DAY/TIME/PLACE: WEDNESDAY, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
PADDOCK LECTURE HALL II, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. SARAH KNOX
Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow, Matrix and Morphogenesis Unit, Laboratory of Cell and Developmental Biology, National Institute
of Dental and Craniofacial Research,
National Institute of Health
Neuronal-epithelial communication: the language of glandular
development

Hosted by Dr. Robert Weiss, rsw26@cornell.edu, 253-4443
(Dr. Knox’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Weiss’s office)

FEBRUARY 21
SPECIAL SEMINAR
NOTE: CHANGE IN DAY/TIME/PLACE: MONDAY,
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
PADDOCK LECTURE HALL II, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. GABSANG LEE
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Disease modeling & drug discovery using human iPSCs of neural crest related diseases
Hosted by Dr. Robert Weiss, rsw26@cornell.edu, 253-4443
(Dr. Lee’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Weiss’s office)

FEBRUARY 22
CANCELLED - DR. JEFFREY C. MURRAY
Professor of Neonatology and Genetics
Division of Neonatology/Department of Pediatrics
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Genomic approaches to complex traits in pediatrics
Hosted by Dr. Robin Davisson, rld44@cornell.edu, 253-3537
(Dr. Murray’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Davisson’s office)

FEBRUARY 23
SPECIAL SEMINAR
NOTE: CHANGE IN DAY/TIME/PLACE: WEDNESDAY, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
PADDOCK LECTURE HALL II, VETERINARY EDUCATION CENTER
DR. TRUDY OLIVER
Ludwig Postdoctoral Fellow
Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Molecular mechanisms of chemotherapy resistance in lung cancer
Hosted by Dr. Robert Weiss, rsw26@cornell.edu, 253-4443
(Dr. Oliver’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Weiss’s office)

MARCH 1
SPECIAL SEMINAR
NOTE: CHANGE IN TIME: TUESDAY, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
LECTURE HALL III, VETERINARY RESEARCH TOWER
DR. BOYI GAN
Instructor, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School
PI3K-regulated tumor suppressor network: stem cell maintenance and cancer metabolism
Hosted by Dr. Robert Weiss, rsw26@cornell.edu, 253-4443
(Dr. Gan’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Weiss’s office)

MARCH 8
DR. PIERRE COMIZZOLI
Reproductive Physiologist, Center for Species Survival
Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute, Washington, D.C.
Cutting-edge approaches for preserving the fertility of rare and
endangered species

Hosted by Dr. Alexander Travis, ajt32@cornell.edu, 256-5613
(Dr. Comizzoli’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Travis’s office)

MARCH 15
DR. HARVEY M. FLORMAN
Professor, Department of Cell Biology
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA
Function(s) and evolution of the sensor domain of a sperm voltage-sensitive phosphatase
Hosted by Dr. Susan Suarez, sss7@cornell.edu, 253-3589
Co-Hosted by Dr. Mariana Wolfner, 254-4801, mfw5@cornell.edu
(Dr. Florman’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Suarez’s office)

MARCH 29
DR. STUART A. NEWMAN
Professor of Cell Biology and Anatomy
Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy
New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY
Vertebrate limb development: new views on ancient molecules and mechanisms
Hosted by Dr. Drew Noden, dmn2@cornell.edu, 253-3558
(Dr. Newman’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Noden’s office)

APRIL 12
DR. JIANRONG LU
Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
CTCF-dependent chromatin insulation in tumor angiogenesis
Hosted by Dr. Robert Weiss, rsw26@cornell.edu, 253-4443
(Dr. Lu’s CV can be obtained in Dr. Weiss’s office)

APRIL 21 - CANCELLED
CO-SPONSORED SEMINAR WITH DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING
NOTE CHANGE IN DAY/TIME/PLACE: THURSDAY,
4:15 PM – 5:15 PM; 226 WEILL HALL
DR. DORIS TAYLOR
Earl Bakken Professor of Integrative Biology, Physiology, and Medicine
University of Minnesota
Seminar Title to be Announced
Hosted by Dr. Michael Shuler, 255-7577, mls50@cornell.edu and
Dr. Robert Gilmour, 253-3856, rfg2@cornell.edu
(Dr. Taylor’s CV can be obtained in Drs. Shuler’s and Gilmour’s offices)

MONDAY, APRIL 25
DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES SURGICAL PATHOLOGY SEMINAR
4:00PM – 5:00PM, LECTURE HALL III, VETERINARY RESEARCH TOWER
DR. ROBERT W. DUNSTAN
DVM, MS, DACVP, Distinguished Investigator, Biogen Idec., Cambridge, MA
“Knowing AND defining what you see – changing anatomic pathology through morphometry”
Hosted by Dr. Jeanine Peters-Kennedy (jp256-4179)

Tuesday, April 26, 2011
8-9 AM – Slide Presentation with Pathology Faculty and Residents, A1201 AHDC