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Baker Institute for Animal Health



All seminars are held Tuesdays from 12:00 - 1:00 PM in Thaw Lecture Theatre unless otherwise specified. Lunch is provided for those attending the seminar, with advanced sign-up by Monday, 11:00 AM prior to the Tuesday seminar. Email to sign up for lunch. Note: You do not need to sign up to attend the seminar, only to order lunch.

2018 Baker Institute Events

Mridu Saikia
Date: September 25, 2018
Speaker: Mridusmita Saikia, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, Danko lab, Baker Institute for Animal Health, Cornell University
Title: Simultaneous antibody repertoire sequencing and transcriptome profiling in single cells using DART-seq
Nicola Mason
Date: October 2, 2018
Speaker: Nicola J. Mason, PhD, BVetMed, Associate Professor of Medicine & Pathobiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Title: Canine CARs - a four wheel drive for all terrains
Mariano Viapiano
Date: October 16, 2018
Speakers: Mariano S. Viapiano, PhD, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Associate Professor of Pathology, Upstate Medical University
Title: New strategies to target the microenvironment of malignant brain tumors
Andrew Miller
Date: October 23, 2018
Speaker: Elia Tait Wojno, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Baker Institute, Cornell University
Title: Comparative immunology to dissect type 2 immune responses during helminth infection and allergy
Angela McCleary Wheeler
Date: October 30, 2018
Speaker: Brad R. Rosenberg, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Title: High resolution characterization of immune responses with single cell transcriptomics. Single cell transcriptomics for high resolution characterization of immune responses
Bluma Lesch
Date: November 6, 2018
Speaker: Bluma Lesch, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Genetics, Biological & Biomedical Sciences, Yale University
Title: Evolution and developmental control of epigenetic poising in the animal germ line
Yingying Guo
Date: November 20, 2018
Speaker: Yingying Guo, PhD, & Pablo Moral-Lopez, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Associates, Parker lab, Baker Institute, Cornell University
Titles: 'Role of dsRNA-binding Protein s3 in Reovirus Replication' and 'Mammalian Orthoreovirus σNS protein interacts with components of the cellular translational machinery'
Lauren Webb
Date: November 27, 2018
Speaker: Lauren Webb, PhD, Postdoctoral Associate, Tait Wojno lab, Baker Institute, Cornell University
Title: A Parasitic Love Story: Why Type 2 Immunity is my Type
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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'

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