Date: December 18, 2018
Speaker: Chinatsu Mukai, PhD, Research Associate and Brooke Marks, Graduate Student, Coonrod lab, Baker Institute, Cornell University
Titles: 'TGFb signaling as a potential driver of ECM remodeling and tumor progression in canine hemangiosarcoma' and 'Use of a CRISPR dCas9 functional screen to identify genes conferring endocrine resistance in ERα+ breast cancer'
Baker Institute for Animal Health carries out cutting-edge research in animal health to improve the lives of both humans and animals alike. Founded in 1950 on a leafy 30-acre campus in Ithaca, New York, the Institute is proud to continue building on more than a half century history of discoveries and innovation in vaccines and infectious disease, reproductive biology, cancer research, and basic biology. Today, Baker’s faculty and research staff continue to study the pathogens and genetic disorders of dogs, cats, horses, and other animals and the underlying causes of cancer in animals and in humans, often leading the science in new and innovative directions.