Weill Cornell Medicine Events

Events

January 25 - February 23, 2020

Monday, January 27

Cancer Biology and Genetics Program

"Mechanisms of Epigenetic Regulation in Estrogen Receptor-positive Breast Cancer" Eneda Toska, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist Memorial Sloan Kettering...

Transcriptomic Networks in Brain Development and Disorders

Institute for Computational Biomedicine Seminar Series presents: Deyou Zheng, Ph.D. Professor Departments of Genetics, Neurology and Neuroscience Albert...

Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis Program

"Illuminating the 'Dark Matter' of the Bioactive Microbiota Metabolome" Noah Palm, Ph.D. Assistant Immunobiology Professor Yale School of Medicine New...

Michele Pagano

"Cullin-Ring Ligases: From Mechanisms to Therapeutic Strategies" Michele Pagano, M.D. Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology Chairman Howard Hughes Medical...

Tuesday, January 28

Dermatology Grand Round

Topic: Surgical Grand Rounds: "Merkel Cell" Speaker: Paul Nghiem, M.D. Ph.D. Professor & Head, Univeristy of Washington Dermatology George F. Odland Endowed...

Gerald Loughlin

Presented by Gerald M. Loughlin, MD, MS Nancy C. Paduano Professor and Chair Department of Pediatrics, Weill Cornell...

Research Seminar

"Glucose and Amino Acid Metabolism in Cancer" Jason Locasale, Ph.D. Associate Pharmacology and Cancer Biology Professor Duke University Durham, NC Host:...

Important Sleep Medicine Topics

Humans spend nearly a third of their lives asleep. In general, most healthy adults need seven to nine hours of sleep per night, but what can go wrong, and...

Wednesday, January 29

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Randy Auerbach, Ph.D. Associate Columbia University Medical Center Medical Psychiatry Psychology Professor Associate Sackler Institute Clinical Developmental...

The Lateral and Transverse Organization of Living Membranes

"Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology (PBSB) Seminar Series" Ilya Levental, Ph.D. Associate Professor and CPRIT Scholar in Cancer Research McGovern...

Tri-Institutional Program

"RNA Regulates Epigenetic Silencing in Human Stem Cells" Thomas Cech, Ph.D. Distinguished Professor, Biochemistry University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder,...

Breaking Bread Dinner

You’re invited to join us for dinner and an open conversation that will explore diverse belief systems, worldviews, biases and stereotypes. This month, we...

Thursday, January 30

CTSC Networking Cafe

The purpose of the Café is to promote collaboration and strengthen translational research by engaging the community and translational scientists in an...

Novel Roles for Mitochondria, Endoplasmic Reticulum and ER-Mitochondria Contact in Synapse Development and Function

Frank Polleux, Ph.D., Columbia University neuroscience professor, will present evidence characterizing the function of mitochondria, endoplasmic reticulum...

Friday, January 31

Cancer Biology and Genetics Program

"High-throughput Genome Editing: From Tracing Cell Lineages to Identifying Pathogenic Variants" Gregory Findlay, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Researcher University of...

Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI) Bedside-to-Bench Lecture

"Neuropsychological Evaluation for Cognitive Disorder" Lisa D. Ravdin, Ph.D. Associate Neuropsychology Professor and Director Weill Cornell Medicine Neurology

Stefi Lee

"Importance of the Mitochondrial Permeability Transition Pore (MPTP) for Initiation of NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation During Influenza" Stefi Lee,...

Ermias Jirru

"Efficacy of Vaccination in Secondary Streptococcal Infection of Aged Lung" Ermias Jirru, M.D. Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellow

Monday, February 3

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program

"Fundamental Roles of Chromatin Loop Extrusion in V(D)J and IgH Class Switch Recombination" Frederick Alt, Ph.D. Charles A. Janeway Professor of...

Improving Efficiency and Scalability of Free Energy Calculations Through Automatic Protocol Optimization

Andrea Rizzi Tri-Institutional Computational Biology and Medicine (CBM) Ph.D. Program Physiology, Biophysics and System Biology Chairperson: Dr. Alex...

Kaaren Reichard

“Utilization Management in the Clinical Practice of Hematopathology: A Focused Perspective” Kaaren K. Reichard, M.D. College of Medicine and Science...

Wednesday, February 5

Dr. Suzanne J. Baker

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 8:30AM – 9:30AM F-639 Suzanne J. Baker, PhD Director, Division of Brain Tumor Research St. Jude’s Children’s Research...

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Brian Fallon, M.D. Center for Neuroinflammatory Disorders and Biobehavioral Medicine Director Lyme and Tick-Borne Diseases Research Center Director Columbia...

Thursday, February 6

Homeostatic Control of Neural Function in Health and Disease

Biochemistry and Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture Series presents: Graeme Davis, Ph.D. Morris Hertzstein Distinguished Professor Dept. of...

Friday, February 7

Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI) Beside to Bench Lecture

"An Update on Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Behavior: Research and Treatment" Daniel A. Barone, F.A.A.S.M., M.D. Associate Center for Sleep Medicine Medical...

Monday, February 10

Molecular Biology Program

"Illuminating The Dark Proteome That Regulates Gene Transcription by Live-Cell Single-Molecule Imaging" Shasha Chong, Ph.D. Postdoctoral...

Cell Biology Program

"Molecular Basis of Sympathetic Innervation of Thermogenic Adipose Tissue" Xing Zeng, Ph.D. Scientist I Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA Host: Dr....

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program

"Imaging Immunity - Using Advanced Live and Static Optical Methods to Gain a Spatiotemporal Understanding of Host Defense and Anti-Tumor Responses" Ronald...

Angelo D'Alessandro

“Fifty Shades of Red: High-Throughput Metabolomics Towards Personalized Transfusion Medicine” Angelo D'Alessandro, Ph.D. Assistant Medicine, Biochemistry...

Tuesday, February 11

Dermatology Grand Round

Topic: Faculty Development: "Conflict Resolution" Speaker: Steve Bogdewic, Ph.D., MA Moderator: Ashley Keyes, M.D. Sessions with invited outside...

Naloxone Rescue Kit Training

Every day in New York City, about three people die from a drug overdose. This brief training will teach you how to recognize and reverse an opioid...

Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center

Presbyopia, cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy are all conditions of the eye that affect vision and that are often seen in...

Research Seminar

"Playing Defense with Human Milk Oligosaccharides" Steven Townsend, Ph.D. Assistant Chemistry Professor Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN Host: Dr. Derek...

Practical Neurology Updates

PRACTICAL NEUROLOGY UPDATES Tuesday, February 11, 2020 5:00PM - 6:30PM Location: Weill Greenberg Building 1305 York Avenue, Room WGC-A,...

Dean's Quarterly Diversity Seminar

"Credentials Don’t Shield Healthcare Professionals from Bias" Dr. Leon McDougle Chief Diversity Officer Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Dr....

Wednesday, February 12

Medicine Grand Rounds

David A. Brenner, M.D. Medicine Professor Vice Health Sciences Chancellor University of California, San Diego (UCSD)

Susanne Muehlschlegel

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 8:30AM – 9:30AM F-639 Susanne Muehlschlegel, MD, MPH, FNCS, FCCM, FAAN Associate Professor of Neurocritical...

Psychiatry Grand Rounds

John Kane, M.D. Adjunct Clinical Psychiatry, Behavioral Science and Neurology Professor Albert Einstein College of Medicine North Shore University Hospital...

Appel Institute Neurodegeneration Forum

"Stabilization of Munc18-1 Function via Target-Specific Pharmacological Chaperones Identified Through an in Silico Screen"

Thursday, February 13

2020 Heart Disease & Women Course

This course is designed for primary care physicians, internists, cardiologists, obstetricians, maternal and fetal medicine, breast cancer and vascular...

Tuesday, February 18

Dermatology Grand Round

Topic: Case Presentations Speaker: N/A Moderator: Henry Lee, M.D., Ph.D. Sessions with a resident or internal speaker will begin with live case...

Brain Aneurysm Support Group

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center partners with the Brain Aneurysm Foundation to provide support to the newly diagnosed, survivors, family members,...

Wednesday, February 19

Douglas Corley

Douglas Corley, M.D. Kaiser Permanente Northern California Delivery Services & Applied Research Director and Research Scientist University of California, San...

Meyer Cancer Center Director's Seminar Series

Peter B. Bach, M.D., M.A.P.P. Director, Center for Health Policy and Outcomes Memorial Sloan Kettering

Thursday, February 20

Knowledge is Power!

Learn about Weill Cornell Medicine Information Technologies & Services (ITS) and library services at our seventh annual SMARTFest! Meet with experts to...

Developmental Biology Program

"Collective Migration During Embryo Development Interplay of Chemical and Mechanical" Roberto Mayor, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Cell and Developmental...

Insights into Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases from genetic approaches

Jie Shen Ph.D., Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School The major research interests of the Shen laboratory focus on elucidation of the pathogenic...

Friday, February 21

Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI) Work in Progress Seminar

"A System Biology Analysis of Human Genomes Points to Key Pathways Conferring Risk of Spina Bifida" Vanessa Aguiar-Pulido, Ph.D. Neuroscience...

Clinical & Translational Science Center (CTSC) Research in Progress

Conducting Mentored Clinical and Translational Research from the Perspectives of Trainees and Scholars "Efficacy of OR Versus Office-Based Management of...

January 25 - February 23, 2020