Department of Clinical Sciences

Points to Know ...

Speakers will present for 35-40 minutes leaving time for questions, suggestions, and socialization. 


Room C2-537
Clinical Programs Center

 Refreshments to follow each seminar



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Department of Clinical Sciences - Spring 2012 Seminar Series

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The Spring 2012 Seminar Series will be held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of month from
3:00-4:00pm in Room C2-537, Clinical Programs Center
Sponsored by gift support from Nestle Purina PetCare


Date: Friday, January 20, 2012
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Joseph Wakshlag, Assistant Professor of Clinical Nutrition; Section of Nutrition

Title:    5-lipoxygenase:  An Unusual Target and Its Inhibitors in Veterinary Oncology
Hosted by:  Kenneth Simpson


Date: Friday, February 3, 2012
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Marc Antonyak, Sr. Research Associate, Department of Molecular Medicine
Title:     Microvesicles and Cancer Progression

Hosted by:   Cheryl Balkman

Date: Friday, February 17, 2012
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Scott Coonrod, Associate Professor, Baker Institute for Animal Health and Cornell Feline Health Center

Title:    Thinking Beyond GWAS-Epigenetics
Hosted by:  Joseph Wakshlag

MARCH 2012

Date: Friday, March 2, 2012
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Margret (Magi) Casal, Associate Professor of Medical Genetics, Section of Medical Genetics, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Title:   Research in Progress:   Canine Genetics
Hosted by:  Rory Todhunter

Date:  Friday, March 9, 2012
Location: Paddock Lecture Hall (LH2)
Speaker: Christian Jobin, Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina
How Inflammation and the Microbiota Interacts to Promote Carcinogenesis
Hosted by: Kenneth Simpson

Date: Friday, March 16, 2012
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Ursula Krotscheck, Assistant Professor, Section of Small Animal Surgery

Title:    Putting on the Pressure: a Surgeon's Eye View of Elbow Disease in Dogs
Hosted by:  Rory Todhunter

APRIL 2012

Date: Friday, April 6, 2012
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Nate Sutter, Assistant Professor of Medical Genetics, Section of Medical Genetic
Title:    What is Domestication? Exploring Complex Traits and Genome Pests
Hosted by:  To be Determined

Date: Friday, April 20, 2012
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Cynthia Leifer, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Title:    Toll Like Receptors:  Why You Should Care
Hosted by:  Kenneth Simpson

MAY 2012


Friday, May 4, 2012
Department of Clinical Sciences Debate

Date: Friday, May 4, 2012
Location:  Lecture Hall 1
Speakers:  Lisa Fortier, Associate Professor of Large Animal Surgery and
John Schimenti, Professor of Genetics, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Title:    Stem Cells:  Hope or Hype?
Hosted by:  Kenneth Simpson

Date: Friday, May 11, 2012
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Ellen Scherl, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College

Title:   IBD and Microbiome: Immunobiology and Immunomonitoring
Hosted by:  Kenneth Simpson

Date: Friday, May 25, 2012
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Luis Campoy
, Lecturer, Section of Anesthesiology
Title:   Locoregional Anaesthesia: Past and Present
Hosted by:  Kenneth Simpson

JUNE 2012

Date: Friday, June 1, 2012  NO SEMINAR SCHEDULED (ACVIM Conference)

Date:  Friday, June 8, 2012
Location: Room C2-537
Speaker: Alicia
L. Bertone, DVM, Ph.D. The Trueman Chair of Equine Clinical Medicine and Surgery, The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Title: Regenerative Medicine in Veterinary Medicine: State of the Art: Blood and Cell Therapies for Musculoskeletal Disease
Hosted by: Susie Fubini

Date: Friday, June 15, 2012  (CANCELLED-TO BE RESCHEDULED IN THE FALL 2012)
Location:   Room C2-537
Speaker:   Scot E. Dowd, Ph.D, Molecular Research LP (MR DNA), Shallowater Texas; Laboratory Director, Spirostat Technologies, and Co-Owner of PathoGenius Diagnostics

Title:    Mining the Microbiome
Hosted by:  Kenneth Simpson