Events

February 2018

Thursday, February 1

Computational and Systems Biology Program

"A Statistical Tour from Microbial Sequencing Data to Microbial Systems Ecology" Christian Mueller, Ph.D. Project Leader in Computational Statistics Center...

Center for Stem Cell Biology

Name of Meeting: Center for Stem Cell Biology Seminar Date: 2/1/2018 Start Time: 11:00 AM End Time: 12:00 PM Tea ?: Yes Tea Time: Tea at 10:45...

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2017-2018 Special Seminar Series

"Cell Fate Regulators in Mammary Gland Development and Breast Cancer" Yibin Kang, Ph.D. Warner-Lambert/Parker-Davis Professor of Molecular Biology Princeton...

Fifth Annual SMARTFest

Join ITS and the Samuel J. Wood Library to learn more about our technology services. Meet with vendors and experts to learn which tools and services can...

IT Town Hall

Join leaders from ITS, POIS, and the Library as they answer questions from the WCM community about the future of information technology at Weill Cornell.

“Learning and sleep-dependent dendritic spine plasticity and maintenance”

Wen-Biao Gan, Ph.D., Professor, Molecular Neurobiology Program, Skirball Institute, Department of Neuroscience and Physiology, New York University School of...

Advanced and Metastatic Prostate Cancer Support Group

Weill Cornell Medicine, along with Us TOO New York & Cancer ABCs, invite you to join our monthly support group. Please note this is only open to men with...

Friday, February 2

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Molecular Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Programs

Seminar Title: Electrochemical Biosensors Name of Speaker: Ariel Furst, Ph.D. Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellow University of California,...

HPREP Meetings

HPREP is a weekly after-school program which assists underrepresented in medicine (URM) high school sophomores and juniors with the college application...

Monday, February 5

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

 Cancer Biology and Genetics Program 

Seminar Title: Rapid Evolution of Cancer Genomes Host: Dr. Robert Benezra Name of Speaker: David Pellman, M.D. Speaker's Title: Margaret M. Dyson...

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program

"Antiviral Immunity at Mucosal Surfaces" Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Waldemar Von Zedtwitz Professor of Immunobiology...

Obesity, Diabetes, and Cancer: the Insulin Connection

As part of World Cancer Day, Dr. Lewis Cantley, Director of the Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center, will be speaking on a subject that touches the lives...

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

“Pathology of Amyloidosis: Insights from Proteomics” Ahmet Dogan, M.D., Ph.D. Member, Memorial Hospital Chief, Hematopathology Service Professor, Pathology...

Tuesday, February 6

Breast Cancer Support Groups

First and third Tuesday's of the month. Women age 50 and older meet 1:30-3 p.m. Women under age 50 meet 6-7:30 p.m. Stay tuned for speaker information...

Heme/Onc Grand Rounds: Caring for Survivors of AYA Cancers

Dr. Jennifer M. Levine, MD, MSW Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics Division of Hematology and Oncology Department of Pediatrics Weill Cornell...

Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Plasma Transfusions in Critically Ill Children: First, Do No Harm

Presented by: Oliver Karam, MD, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Children's Hospital of...

Stop the Bleed Training Course

Please visit Bleedingcontrol.org for more.

Precision Medicine Seminar Series

"Translational Pharmacogenomics: Discovery, Education, and Implementation" Stuart A. Scott, Ph.D., FACMG Division Head, Pharmacogenomics Director,...

Immunology Program 

"Mitochondria, Inflammation and Cancer" Zhenyu Zhong, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow Laboratory of Gene Regulation and Signal Transduction Department of...

Identification of Druggable and Redox Vulnerabilities in a Genetically Defined Cancer

Liron Bar-Peled, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Researcher Lallage Feazel Wall Fellow, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Department of Chemical Physiology, Scripps...

Academic Retirement: What Could It Look Like?

This is the second event for faculty interested in retirement. This is a working meeting to brainstorm ideas about models to help faculty with a transition...

Molecular Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Programs

"Targeting Lymphatic Vessels in the Tumor Microenvironment for Immunomodulation" Melody Swartz, Ph.D. William B. Ogden Professor Institute for Molecular...

Come Walk in My Shoes: A Workshop for Siblings

The Hearing and Speech Department at Weill Cornell Medicine is thrilled to invite the sisters and brothers of a child with hearing loss for a special...

Retrain Your Brain: Taking Control of Your Attention

In our world of constant distractions, feeling forgetful and unfocused is inevitable, especially as we age... or is it? Hear neuropsychologists Amanda...

Wednesday, February 7

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds- Faculty Council

"Medical Students' Attitudes Toward Torture" Panel Discussion presented by members of the Weill Cornell Center for Human Rights Speakers: Joseph Shin,...

Biomedical Imaging Research Seminar

“Columbia Center for MR Research” J. Thomas Vaughan, Jr. Ph.D., Professor Director of Magnetic Resonance Research School of Engineering and Applied...

Thursday, February 8

Computational and Systems Biology Program

"Perception and Computation in Cellular Signaling Pathways" Yaron Antebi, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Scholar Division of Biology and Biological...

"Structure-based Ligand Discovery for Nutrient Transporters"

Biochemistry and Cell & Developmental Biology Lecturer: Avner Schlessinger, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pharmacological Sciences Tisch Cancer...

Developmental Biology Program

"The Molecular Basis of Speciation in Drosophila" Nitin Phadnis, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Biology University of Utah, Salt Lake City,...

Cancer Biology and Genetics Program

"Metabolic Constraints of Cell Proliferation" Lucas Sullivan, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Massachusetts...

Progress in Neuroscience Seminar Series

“The impact of BDNF Val66Met polymorphism on neural circuitry and social behavior” Anfei Li, M.D./Ph.D. Candidate, Francis Lee Lab Brain-derived...

Friday, February 9

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Engineering the Cancer Genome

The Maclyn McCarty Memorial Lecture presents: Tyler Jacks, Ph.D. David H. Koch Professor of Biology Daniel K. Ludwig Scholar Director of the Koch...

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series: "Targeting Healthspan: Functional Genetic Variation in Human Aging and Longevity"

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series Hosted by: Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi and Dr. Todd Evans Presents: Yousin Suh, PhD Professor, Department of Genetics and...

HPREP Meetings

HPREP is a weekly after-school program which assists underrepresented in medicine (URM) high school sophomores and juniors with the college application...

Monday, February 12

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program

"Strategies for Cytosolic Surveillance of Bacterial Pathogens" Russell Vance, Ph.D Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Immunology &...

Molecular Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Programs

"Controlling the Volume of Gene Expression with CRISPRi and CRISPRa" Jonathan Weissman, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Cellular & Molecular...

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

Rinda Soong, M.D., Ph.D. Surgical Pathology Fellow Brigham and Women's Hospital “Pelvic High-Grade Serous Carcinomas: The Quest for Precursors and their...

Tuesday, February 13

Heme/Onc Grand Rounds: The Power and Precision of Plasma: The Role of Liquid Biopsies in NSCLC

Benjamin P. Levy, M.D. Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Clinical Director, Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Sibley Memorial...

Transforming the Design of Presentation Slides

Presenter: Melissa Marshall, Founder, Present Your Science Looking for improved and practical slide design strategies that go way beyond killing your...

Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Candida auris: Emerging Infectious Disease

Presented by: Lisa Saiman, MD, MPH Professor of Pediatrics Columbia University Medical Center

Developmental Biology Program

"Patterning Programs in the Human Kidney and Organoid" Nils Lindstrom, Ph.D. Senior Research Associate Department of Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative...

Osteoarthritis

Come and learn more abut the most common form of arthritis that can affect any joint in your body, causing the cartilage to wear away. Joan Altman (MPH, RN,...

"Structures of G Protein-Coupled Purine Receptors Enable Drug Discovery"

Weill Cornell Medicine Medical College Department of Pharmacology Winter/Spring 2018 Graduate Seminar Course Series Kenneth A. Jacobson, Ph.D. Chief,...

A Case Study:  "Therapeutic Targeting of Sphingolipid Signaling in Experimental Stroke"

Weill Cornell Medicine, Tri-I TDI and Bridge Medicines Advancing Human Health Teresa Sanchez Garcia Vao, Ph.D. Weill Cornell Medicine Michael Foley,...

BioVenture eLab MakerSpace Protoype Workshops

Have an interesting idea you would like to commercialize that requires electronics/3D printing? Join the BioVenture eLab for our on month MakerSpace...

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

Facilitator: Cara Beth Hanover, LMSW RSVP: (646) 499-0674 // cal9064@nyp.org Dr. Ruben Niesvizky, Director of the Multiple Myeloma Center at Weill Cornell...

Wednesday, February 14

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Medicine Grand Rounds: Report from Puerto Rico: Impact of Hurricane Maria

Susana Morales, MD; Arnab Ghosh, MD; Nancy Pagan, PA NYP Disaster response team members Mattathias Schwartz: Author of “Maria’s Bodies” Investigative...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

"The Comparative Effectiveness of Dynamic and Cognitive Therapies for Depression" Mary Beth Gibbons, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University...

Molecular Biology Program

"Cellular Memories of a Stressful Past: Encoding by Epigenetic Regulation of RNA and Other Mechanisms" David Garcia , Ph.D. Ford Foundation/NIH...

Long Range Chromatin Contacts: Mechanisms and Therapeutic Applications

Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology (PBSB) Seminar Series presents: Gerd Blobel, M.D., Ph.D. Frank E. Weise III Chair of Pediatrics The Children’s...

Understanding Lineage Plasticity in Prostate Cancer: From Bench to Bedside

The Meyer Cancer Center Solid Tumors Research Program presents: Himisha Beltran, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine Associate Professor of Medicine in...

Thursday, February 15

Computational and Systems Biology Program

"Imaging the Transcriptome: Spatially Resolved, Single-Cell Transcriptomics in Culture and Tissue" Jeffrey Moffitt, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard...

Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds

Presenter: Zachary Palace, MD., CMD., FACP Medical Director at The Hebrew Home for the Aged at Riverdale Topic: Medical Cannabis in the Skilled Nursing...

Developmental Biology Program

"Long Distance Signals Coordinating Pigment Cell Development in Zebrafish" David Parichy, Ph.D. Professor, Morphogenesis Department of Biology University of...

Molecular Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Programs

"The Many Biochemical Roles of One-Carbon Metabolism " Gregory Ducker, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow Princeton University Princeton, NJ Host: Dr. David...

Paired Brain and Spinal Cord Stimulation for Recovery of Movement

Progress in Neuroscience Seminar Series Speaker: Jason B. Carmel, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Brain and Mind Research Institute, Weill Cornell...

BioVenture eLab 3D Printing night with Rich Motto, Owner, CAD BLU

Join us for an exciting evening to discuss 3D Printing Meetup in the new BioVenture eLab space. We will be joined by Rich Motto, Owner of CAD BLU For over...

Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting

"Targeted Radiotherapy: Alpha, Beta, Cure?" John W. Babich Ph.D. Professor of Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Chief, Radiopharmaceutical Sciences in...

Transition to College Night

The Weill Cornell Medicine/NYP IBD Transition Program presents a special free information session for patients and their families. Going from high school to...

The Forth Harvey Society Lecture of the 2017-18 Series

''Dissecting the Molecular Mechanisms of Vocal Learning and Spoken Language" Erich D. Jarvis, Ph.D. Professor, Head, Laboratory of...

Friday, February 16

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Research in Progress Luncheon Series

Research In Progress Lunch Series Conducting mentored clinical and translational research from the perspective of Trainees and Scholars Hosted...

Precision Medicine Tumor Board Tutorial

Englander Institute for Precision Medicine Tumor Board Case Conference 51-Year-Old Female Poorly differentiated Breast Carcinoma 34-Year-Old Female with...

HPREP Meetings

HPREP is a weekly after-school program which assists underrepresented in medicine (URM) high school sophomores and juniors with the college application...

Monday, February 19

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Cell Biology Program

"Interrogating Cellular Response to Stress with Single-Cell Resolution" Brittany Adamson, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Scholar Department of Cellular Molecular...

Cancer Biology and Genetics Program

"Pattern Recognition Receptor Signaling in Cancer" Andy Minn, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Radiation Oncology University of...

Cancer Biology and Genetics Program 

"Pattern Recognition Receptor Signaling in Cancer" Andy Minn, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Radiation Oncology University of...

Research in Progress Luncheon

Research In Progress Lunch Series Conducting mentored clinical and translational research from the perspective of Trainees and Scholars Luncheon...

Immunology Program

"NAIP-NLRC4 Inflammasomes Coordinate Intestinal Epithelial Cell Expulsion with Eicosanoid and IL-18 Release via Activation of Caspase-1 and -8" Isabella...

Tuesday, February 20

Heme/Onc Grand Rounds: Salvage Therapies in Relapsed/Refractory Acute Myeloid Leukemia

Dr. Justin Kaner, M.D. Clinical Fellow Department of Medicine Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology Weill Cornell Medicine New York, NY

Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Disability and Medicine: An Ethical Perspective

Presented by: Inmaculada de Melo-Martin, PhD, MS Professor of Medical Ethics in Reproductive Medicine Professor of Medical Ethics in Medicine Professor of...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds- Mortimer D. Sackler Infant Psychiatry Grand Rounds- Westchester Division

"Cognitive Control and the Development of Anxiety" Nathan A. Fox, Ph.D. Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, Tisch Visiting...

Department of Healthcare Policy & Research Grand Rounds presents

Roger Vaughan, M.S., DrPH Professor and Director of Biostatistics, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, The Rockefeller University "Towards...

Breast Cancer Support Group

"Pros and Cons of Genetic Testing for Cancer Predisposition Syndromes" Maira Pires, Ph.D., M.S. Cancer Genetics Counselor Weill Cornell Medicine Women age...

The Role of Epitranscriptomic mRNA Modifications in Gene Expression and Cancer

The Meyer Cancer Center Cancer Biology Research Program presents: Samie Jaffrey, M.D., Ph.D. Greenberg-Starr Professor of Pharmacology Weill Cornell Medicine

BioVenture eLab MakerSpace Protoype Workshops

Have an interesting idea you would like to commercialize that requires electronics/3D printing? Join the BioVenture eLab for our on month MakerSpace...

Wednesday, February 21

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Medicine Grand Rounds: "Targeting inflammation in Cancer”

Jenny Chang, MD Emily Herrmann Chair in Cancer Research & Director, Cancer Center Professor of Cancer, Institute for Academic Medicine Full Member, Research...

Neurology Grand Rounds

"Current Pharmacological and Non-Pharmacological Treatments for Huntington's Disease"

Optimizing the Practice of Mentoring: How to be an Effective Research Mentor

The objective of this program is to help prepare junior and senior faculty to be more effective research mentors. Sessions will be facilitated by experts in...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds- Mortimer D. Sackler Infant Psychiatry Grand Rounds

"Cognitive Control and the Development of Anxiety" Nathan A. Fox, Ph.D. Distinguished University Professor, University of Maryland, Tisch Visiting...

Live-cell Imaging and Gene Activation in Cancer

Thomas R. Cech, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor Director, University of Colorado BioFrontiers Institute Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Hosted...

Thursday, February 22

Immunology Program 

"Host and Phage Determinants of CRISPR-Cas Immunity" Joshua Modell, Ph.D. Jane Coffin Childs Postdoctoral Fellow Laboratory of Bacteriology The...

Molecular Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Programs

"Seq-ing Answers: Decoding Epigenetic Mechanisms with Protein Chemistry" Glen Liszczak, Ph.D. Associate Research Scholar Department of Chemistry Princeton...

Progress In Neuroscience Seminar Series

Vikaas Sohal, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, UCSF School of Medicine

Journal Club of the Englander Institute for Precision Medicine (EIPM)

Englander Institute for Precision Medicine (EIPM) presents our bi-weekly interactive and informal forum for open discussion and debate of recent precision...

Friday, February 23

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Molecular Biology Program

"The Multifaceted Impact of Replication-Transcription Collisions on Bacterial Life" Houra Merrikh, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of...

HPREP Meetings

HPREP is a weekly after-school program which assists underrepresented in medicine (URM) high school sophomores and juniors with the college application...

Monday, February 26

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Practical Behavioral Interventions for Older Adults with Chronic Musculoskeletal Conditions

Kelli Allen, Ph.D. UNC School of Medicine Dr. Allen will discuss behavioral interventions including physical activity, weight management and pain coping...

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program 

Unlocking Autoimmunity Through Mendelian Genetics Name of Speaker: Mark Anderson, M.D., Ph.D. Professor and Physician Department of Medicine, Diabetes...

Organic Reaction Dynamics in Solution and Enzymes

Kendall Houk, Ph.D. Saul Winstein Chair, Organic Chemistry University of California, Los Angeles Host: Dr. Howard Hang Tea: 3:45 p.m.

Arduino Workshop/Interest Group

Join us in the brand new BioVenture eLab for an exciting evening to discuss electronics, Arduinos, and innovative ideas. We will meet to discuss interests...

Tuesday, February 27

Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Neuroblastoma: A Developmental Approach to Childhood Cancer

Presented by: Nina Schor, MD, PhD Chair, Department of Pediatrics and the William H. Eilinger Professor of Pediatrics Pediatrician-in-Chief, Golisano...

Cell Biology Program 

Matrix: Regulating Cell Migration in Cancer Metastasis Jinseok Park, Ph.D Postdoctoral Scholar Yale Systems Biology Institute Department of Biomedical...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry- Westchester Division

"Nothing to Fear: Recent Advances in the Neurobiology and Treat of Pediatric Anxiety Disorders" Jeffrey Strawn, MD Associate Professor of Psychiatry &...

Radiosurgery for Acoustic Neuroma - A Non-Invasive Treatment Option

The Acoustic Neuroma Association welcomes Dr. Susan Pannullo, Neurosurgeon and Director of Neurosurgical Radiosurgery at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and...

Osteoporosis

Joan Altman (MPH, RN, BSN) and Yvonne House (RN) join us again to discuss osteoporosis, the bone-thinning and bone-weakening disease that leads to so many...

Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research Seminar: "Genetic Studies of Human Hematopoiesis"

Vijay G. Sankaran, M.D., Ph.D. 2018 Winner, Gale and Ira Drukier Prize for Children's Health Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical...

BioVenture eLab MakerSpace Protoype Workshops

Have an interesting idea you would like to commercialize that requires electronics/3D printing? Join the BioVenture eLab for our on month MakerSpace...

Wednesday, February 28

Be One in a Million, Earn $25: All of Us Research Program

Creating the right health approaches and care for the right person is called precision medicine. Getting the right information to make that happen is the...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

"Nothing to Fear: Recent Advances in the Neurobiology and Treat of Pediatric Anxiety Disorders" Jeffrey Strawn, M.D. Associate Professor of Psychiatry &...

Molecular Biology Program

"Investigation of Regulatory Mechanisms of Chromatin Modifications and Compaction Using Mass Spectrometry" Simone Sidoli, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Fellow Guest...

Life in the Membrane: The Story of Rhomboid Proteolysis

Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology (PBSB) Seminar Series presents: Sin Urban, Ph.D. Professor of Molecular Biology & Genetics Johns Hopkins...

February 2018