Weill Cornell Medicine Events

Events

October 23 - November 21, 2019

Wednesday, October 23

Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress

Join 1,000 of your hematologic oncology colleagues for four days of comprehensive learning to analyze emerging data, discover innovative treatment methods...

Medicine Grand Rounds - Why Should we Be Concerned with Global Health?  A Personal Perspective

Roger Glass, M.D., Ph.D. 2019 Kean-Boxer Visiting Professor Director, Fogarty International Center Associate Director for Global Health, NIH

Arlene S. Brown Visiting Lectureship in Parkinson's Disease

"Early Detection of Parkinson's Disease: Lessons from PARS and PPMI" Andrew D. Siderowf, M.D., M.S.C.E Neurology Professor Perelman School of...

Brain Tumor Support Group

The Departments of Social Work and Neuro-oncology at NYP Weill Cornell invites any persons with a primary brain tumor (glioma) and their caregivers to join...

Leadership Development Lecture

"Authentically Branding Your Career: A Lifelong and Life-Wide Approach" Lynn Perry Wooten

Kids and Teens Healthy Weight Program: Restaurant Dining and Fast Foods

Session 4: Restaurant Dining and Fast Foods This session is designed to teach children, teens, and families how to eat healthy while dining out or when...

Thursday, October 24

Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress

Join 1,000 of your hematologic oncology colleagues for four days of comprehensive learning to analyze emerging data, discover innovative treatment methods...

12th International Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Congress

Since the inaugural congress in 2001, this meeting has become the premier forum for discussion of the latest advances in the field of MyeloProliferative...

Single Molecule Recordings of Secondary Transport with Single Turnover Resolution

Gabriel Arthur Fitzgerald Physiology, Biophysics and System Biology Chairperson: Dr. Olga Boudker Major Sponsor: Dr. Scott Blanchard Minor Sponsors: Drs....

Developmental Biology Program

"Molecular Architecture of Lineage Allocation and Tissue Organization in Early Mouse Embryo" Naihe Jing, Ph.D. Professor, Principal Investigator Shanghai...

The Aging Brain Wellness Seminar

Ning Lin, M.D. Assistant Neurological Surgery Professor Weill Cornell Medicine Weill Cornell Medicine and Queens Community House present: Dr. Ning Lin, an...

Cell Biology Program

"Determinants of the Toxicity of a Double-Stranded DNA Break" Rene Medema, Ph.D. Scientific Director, Chairman Board of Directors Netherlands Cancer...

N6-Methyladenine in Microbes and Host Immune Response

Alexa McIntyre Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Computational Biology and Medicine (CBM) Chairperson: Dr. Christina Leslie Major Sponsor: Dr. Christopher...

T.E.A.L. - Tell Every Amazing Lady (About Ovarian Cancer)

The CEO and Co-Founder of T.E.A.L., Pamela Esposito-Amery, will speak about this non-profit organization's programs focusing on providing support to ovarian...

"From Cations to Small Molecules: An Atomic-Level Understanding of How to Fine-Tune m-Opioid Receptor Signaling for the Development of Safer Opioid Therapies"

Marta Filizola, Ph.D. Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Dean and Professor With an average of 130 Americans dying every day, and opioid drugs still...

Friday, October 25

Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress

Join 1,000 of your hematologic oncology colleagues for four days of comprehensive learning to analyze emerging data, discover innovative treatment methods...

12th International Myeloproliferative Neoplasm Congress

Since the inaugural congress in 2001, this meeting has become the premier forum for discussion of the latest advances in the field of MyeloProliferative...

Finding and Navigating Mentoring Workshops

Use an Individual Development Plan (IDP) and learning strategies to seek and build research mentoring relationships. Fellows, residents, students and faculty...

BMRI Work in Progress Seminar Series

"Stabilization of Munc18-1 function via target-specific pharmacological chaperones identified through an in silico screen" Debra Abramov, Tri-institutional...

Access To Justice Webinar– Pro se Litigants Awareness of Mental Health Resources

Access to Justice for self-representing people in the courts system is aided by alignment working within each court's parameters. Strategies are discussed to...

Basic and Translational Pulmonary Research Conference

"Targeting ART1, a Novel Immune Checkpoint, for the Treatment of Lung Cancer" Brendon Stiles, M.D. Associate Cardiothoracic Surgery Professor Weill Cornell...

Saturday, October 26

Lymphoma & Myeloma Congress

Join 1,000 of your hematologic oncology colleagues for four days of comprehensive learning to analyze emerging data, discover innovative treatment methods...

PrIMES Fall Fundraiser Fair

Join us to help support PrIMES on October 26, from 1pm-6pm for the PrIMES Fall Fundraiser Fair! This indoor/outdoor festival will feature live music all...

Monday, October 28

Precision Medicine Research Symposium: A Paradigm Shift in Patient Care

A Weill Cornell Medicine, Cornell Tech and Cornell University intercampus research Initiative hosted by Olivier Elemento, Cora Sternberg, Deborah Estrin,...

Neurological Surgery Grand Rounds

"Leveraging Advanced Technologies in Spinal Surgery" Nicholas Theodore, F.A.C.S., F.A.A.N.S., M.D. Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery and Biomedical...

Guest Seminar

"Roles of EPAC1 in Vascular Remodeling and Proliferative Vascular Diseases" Xiaodong Cheng, Ph.D. Professor of Pharmacology University of Texas Health...

Precision Medicine Research Symposium: A Paradigm Shift in Patient Care

REGISTER Space is limited - Priority will be given to those that register by Friday, September 13 Session I – A Personalized Approach to Patient...

Special Pathology Seminar

"The Classification of Brain Tumors: From Histology to Methylation Profiling" Felice Giangaspero, M.D.

Information Session: Vaping and Youth Substance Use

Substance use among adolescents and young adults has been declining recently except for one substance: nicotine. In the United States, Electronic Nicotine...

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

“Soft Tissue Tumors with EWSR1 Gene Rearrangement - An Ever-Expanding Spectrum” Cyril Fisher, D.Sc, M.D., M.Sc. Consulting Histopathologist University...

Tuesday, October 29

Pediatrics Grand Rounds: Social Determinants of Health

Presented by: Arvin Garg, MD Associate Professor of Pediatrics; Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, Boston University School of Medicine Boston Medical Center

Precision Medicine Research Symposium: A Paradigm Shift in Patient Care

REGISTER Space is limited - Priority will be given to those that register by Friday, September 13 Session I – A Personalized Approach to Patient...

Research Seminar

"Reimagining Druggability Using Chemoproteomic Platforms" Daniel Nomura, Ph.D. Professor, Departments of Nutritional Sciences and Toxicology, Chemistry,...

What To Do About Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction?

Bowel and/or bladder incontinence is a problem that many adults face, ranging from a problem of leakage to a full loss of control. The causes of...

Research Seminar

"Reimagining Druggability Using Chemoproteomic Platforms" Daniel Nomura, Ph.D. Nutritional Science, Toxicology, Chemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology...

“Using Small Molecules to Engineer and Explore Human Immunity”

David A. Spiegel, M.D., Ph.D. Chemistry and Pharmacology Professor Yale University Host: Dr. Samie Jaffrey Coffee and cookies: 3:40 p.m.

Wednesday, October 30

Neurology Grand Rounds Lecture

"Computational Approaches to Detection of Subclinical Events in Critically Ill Neurologic Patients" Soojin Park, F.A.H.A., F.N.C.S., M.D. Associate...

"Turning Immunologically Quiescent Tumors into Immune Responsive Cancers"

Elizabeth M. Jaffee, M.D. Oncology Professor Deputy Johns Hopkins Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Director Gastrointestinal Cancer Program...

From body temperature to blood feeding: receptors, cells and circuits for sensing temperature in flies and mosquitoes

Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology (PBSB) Seminar Series presents: Paul Garrity, Ph.D. Professor of Biology Brandeis University

Kids and Teens Healthy Weight Program: Children and Exercise Recommendations

Session 5: Children and Exercise Recommendations This session focuses on physical activity recommendations and health benefits. An exercise specialist will...

Heberden Society History of Medicine Lecture

"Doctors Differ: Early Medical Caricature and the Birth of the Comics Form" As caricature evolved from its origins as a practice designed to liberate...

Thursday, October 31

Developmental Biology Program

"The Making of an Organ - a Road Map Towards Pancreatic Islet Formation" Nadav Sharon, Ph.D. Melton Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellow Harvard Stem Cell &...

2019-2020 Medical Ethics Seminar Series Presents:

Autumn Fiester, PhD Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy Associate Chair for Education and Training Executive Director, Penn Program...

Friday, November 1

The Big Ask: The Big Give - A Workshop on Living Donation

Do you need a kidney transplant? Or do you have a family member or friend who needs a kidney? This workshop is for you! While it can be overwhelming to ask...

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

"Molecular Neuroimaging as a Translational Tool for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Drug Development" Esteban A. Fridman, M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Neuroscience...

Monday, November 4

Immunology Program

"Spatiotemporal Dynamics of Adaptive Immune Responses to Pathogens and Tumors" Matteo Iannacone, M.D., Ph.D. Dynamics of Immune Responses Head San Raffaele...

Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

"Memory-Like Natural Killer Cellular Therapy" Todd A. Fehniger, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Medicine Professor Oncology Washington University School of Medicine

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Lecture Series: Grand Rounds

"Memory-like Natural Killer Cellular Therapy" Todd A. Fehniger, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Medicine Washington University School of...

Tuesday, November 5

Structural Biology Program

"Tri-Institutional Structural Biology Seminar" Julie Forman-Kay, Ph.D. Professor, Biochemistry University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Host: Dr. David...

Luminaries in Healthcare Leadership

We are excited to welcome Cornell Johnson alumna Angela Hwang, a leading health care executive and Pfizer biopharmaceuticals president. In this role, Angela...

Wednesday, November 6

Medicine Grand Rounds

Giuseppe Giaccone, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Director for Clinical Research Sandra and Edward Meyer Cancer Center

Walter L. Reisner II Visiting Lectureship in Neurology

"Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIPD): Lessons From the Italian CIDP Database Study Group" Eduardo Orazio,...

CTL Enterprise Seminar – From Here to There: Financing and M&A Options for Emerging Growth Companies

Join us on November 6 from 4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. at the BioVenture eLab (1157 York Avenue) for an interactive session on financing options for...

Kids and Teens Healthy Weight Program: Healthy Snacks for Children and Teens

Session 6: Healthy Snacks for Children and Teens Our healthy snacking session will be sure to give you some new ideas about wonderful snacks to pack or keep...

Remembering Leonard Nimoy- A COPD Awareness Event

About the film: “Remembering Leonard Nimoy” is a loving and very personal tribute to the life and career of Leonard Nimoy, the prolific actor and director...

Thursday, November 7

Profiling Protein Methylation Events and Characterizing Their Roles in Hematopoiesis and Cancer.

Ming Jiang Pharmacology Chairperson: Dr. Yueming Li Major Sponsor: Dr. Minkui Luo Minor Sponsors: Drs. Michael Kharas and Ari Melnick Additional Member:...

Cell Biology Program

"Molecular Control of Heart Regeneration: Insights from Platypus, Anteaters, Whales and Bats" Guo Huang, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Research...

CTL Enterprise Seminar – The Nuts and Bolts of University-based Startups

Learn from Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) about the nuts and bolts of University-based Startups. Join us for an overview and active discussion with...

Friday, November 8

Hematology & Oncology Update for the General Pediatric Practitioner

Our specialty practice has seen a change in referral patterns recently, with a number of such referrals being made for common disorders, where often there...

Structural Biology Program

"Crystallography in the 21st Century: Reflections on Raj Rajashankar" Christopher Lima, Ph.D. Program Chair, Structural Biology Program MSKCC, New York,...

Seventh Annual Fred L. Mazzilli Lung Cancer Screening Awareness Fair

Educational lecture begins at 10:00am - featuring guest experts: Anthony Saleh, M.D. Pulmonologist, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist...

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

"Fostering Lysosomes to Treat Alzheimer’s Disease" Santiago Sole Domenech, Ph.D. Biochemistry Research Associate and Fellow Weill Cornell Medicine

Basic and Translational Pulmonary Research Conference

"Towards a PICS-Free Future: What We Need to Address Now" Mark E. Mikkelsen, M.D., M.S. Associate Medicine Professor Critical Medical Care Chief Pulmonary,...

An In Vitro Single-Molecule Study of Polysome Formation Kinetics

Lexi Sun Physiology, Biophysics and System Biology Chairperson: Dr. Peter Torzilli Major Sponsor: Dr. Xiaohui Qu Minor Sponsors: Drs. Alexandros Pertsinidis...

The Role of Germline Pathogenicity and its Clinical Implications for Human Cancer

Preethi Srinivasan Tri-Institutional Computational Biology and Medicine (CBM) Ph.D. Program Chairperson: Dr. David B. Solit Major Sponsor: Dr. Michael F....

Saturday, November 9

Sunday, November 10

The 2019 NKF New York City Kidney Walk

The positive energy of thousands of people at the Kidney Walk is invigorating, inspiring and amazing. That’s because the Kidney Walk is not just about kidney...

Monday, November 11

Immunology Program

"Signaling and Selection in Germinal Centers" Mark Shlomchik, M.D., Ph.D. UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Immunology University of...

Immunology Program

"Signaling and Selection in Germinal Centers" Mark Shlomchik, M.D., Ph.D. UPMC Endowed Professor and Chair, Department of Immunology University of...

Structural Biology Program

"Structural Vaccinology: Towards the Development of an Effective HIV Vaccine" Kai Xu, Ph.D. Medical Science & Computing, LLC Project Team Leader National...

Master of Science Programs Information Session

This on-campus information session includes presentation of academic and admission information for all Weill Cornell Medicine Health Care Policy & Research...

Tuesday, November 12

Appel Institute Neurodegeneration Forum

"Aggregation of CSP via Ectopic Iron-Sulfur Cluster-Binding is Ameliorated by Iron Chelators" Nima Naseri

Research Seminar

"Transcriptional Gradients Regulated by S1P During Angiogenesis and Organotypic Specialization" Timothy Hla, Ph.D. Patricia K. Donahoe Professor, Department...

Asthma Seminar with Dr. Bradley Hayward

Asthma is a chronic inflammation of the lung airways that causes coughing, chest tightness, wheezing or shortness of breath. 8.3% of Americans have...

Weill Cornell Music & Medicine Fall 2019 Concert

The Music & Medicine Orchestra is composed of medical and graduate students, residents, faculty members, researchers and staff members from Weill Cornell...

Wednesday, November 13

Affective Computing - Rosalind Picard from MIT Media Lab/Burnell Symposium

Rosalind Picard, Sc.D., is founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group at the MIT Media Laboratory, co-founder of Affectiva, Inc.,...

Neurology Grand Rounds Lecture

"The Convergence of Research in Neurology and Psychiatry: Should it Affect How We Train Our Students and Residents" Joseph B. Martin, M.D.,...

The Mechanism and Functional Study of a Novel Wnt Signaling Inhibitor: TMEM88

Heejin (Jin) Lee Cellular and Developmental Biology Chairperson: Dr. Shuibing Chen Major Sponsor: Dr. Todd Evans Minor Sponsors: Drs. Anthony Brown and...

Thursday, November 14

13th Annual NYC Otolaryngology Update Symposium

This course facilitates updates concerning best practices, best evidence and new technologies and their application to patient care. This Weill Cornell...

Friday, November 15

13th Annual NYC Otolaryngology Update Symposium

This course facilitates updates concerning best practices, best evidence and new technologies and their application to patient care. This Weill Cornell...

Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI) Work in Progress Seminar Series Bedside-to-Bench Lecture

"Introduction to Clinical Neurology for Neuroscientists: A Live Patient Case Presentation" Makoto Ishii, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Neuroscience and Neurology...

Clinical & Translational Science Center (CTSC) Research in Progress

Conducting Mentored Clinical and Translational Research from the Perspectives of Trainees and Scholars "Developing Tracking Strategies for Monitoring...

Monday, November 18

Cancer Biology and Genetics Program

"CRISPR-Cas: Acquired Immunity in Prokaryotes" Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D. Professor, Laboratory of Bacteriology Rockefeller University, New York, NY Host:...

Immunology Program

"Unravelling Antigen Presentation Pathways in Diabetic Autoimmunity" Emil Unanue, M.D. Paul and Ellen Lacy Professor, Department of Pathology and...

Sanders Tri-Institutional Chemical Biology Seminar Series

"Nascent Protein Selection and Triage At the Ribosome" Shu-ou Shan, Ph.D. Professor, Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering California Institute of...

Three-Minute Thesis

The annual Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM)/Gerstner Sloan Kettering (GSK) Three-Minute Thesis (TMT) competition is a joint competition for WCM and GSK graduate...

Information Session: Vaping and Youth Substance Use

Substance use among adolescents and young adults has been declining recently except for one substance: nicotine. In the United States, Electronic Nicotine...

Tuesday, November 19

Understanding the Impact of PP2A Misregulation on Mitosis After Whole-Genome Doubling

Noelle V. Antao Cellular and Developmental Biology Chairperson: Dr. Michael Overholtzer Major Sponsor: Dr. Prasad Jallepalli Minor Sponsors: Drs. Scott...

Research Seminar

"Multi-Scale Mechano-Pharmacology for Treating Cancer and Inflammatory Diseases" Paolo Decuzzi, Ph.D. Senior Researcher and Professor of Bioengineering...

Meyer Cancer Center Director's Seminar Series

Nathan Berger, M.D. Hanna-Payne Professor of Experimental Medicine Director, Center for Science Health and Society Professor, Department of Medicine,...

Tri-Institutional Program

"Tri-Institutional Structural Biology" Jenny Hinshaw, Ph.D. Senior Structural Cell Biology Investigator, Cellular and Molecular Biology Laboratory National...

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,...

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,...

Practical Neurology Updates

Department of Neurology Practical Neurology Updates Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Ana C. Krieger MD, MPH Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology ...

Wednesday, November 20

Medicine Grand Rounds

Marcus Goncalves, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Weill Cornell...

Neurology Grand Rounds Lecture

“Work-up & Treatment of CMT: An algorithmic diagnostic, rehabilitative, surgical, genetic & pharmacologic Approach” Florian P. Thomas, M.D., M.A., Ph.D.,...

An Investigation of KMT2 Family Methyltransferases: Novel Roles for Protein Lysine Methylation in Cancer

Ryan E. Blawski Pharmacology Chairperson: Dr. Ari Melnick Major Sponsor: Dr. Minkui Luo Minor Sponsors: Drs. Yael David and Xiaolan Zhao Additional Member:...

Dean's Third Annual Symposium On Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development

Dean Augustine M.K. Choi invites you to the Third Annual Symposium On Entrepreneurship and Academic Drug Development Wednesday, November 20, 2019 3:30 –...

Thursday, November 21

Molecular Biology Program

"Chromosomal Instability and Genome Plasticity in Cancer Evolution, Immune Evasion and Metastasis" Charles Swanton, Ph.D. Professor, MBPhD, FMedSci,...

Molecular Biology Program

"Lung Cancer Evolution, Genome Doubling and Immune Evasion: Insights from TRACERx" Charles Swanton, Ph.D. Professor Francis Crick Institute London,...

Cell Biology Program

"Mapping Nutrient Utilization of T Cells in Vivo: Implication for Immunity" Russell Jones, Ph.D. Professor, Center for Cancer and Cell Biology, Program...

Blood Sugar: High, Low, or Something In Between... What Does It All Mean?

What is hypoglycemia? What is hyperglycemia? Why are there such fluctuations in blood sugar? What problems arise with wide swings in blood sugar levels? ...

2019-2020 Medical Ethics Seminar Series Presents:

Jeffrey Reznick, PhD Chief, History of Medicine Division, National Library of Medicine So Comes the Sacred Work: Disabled Soldiers and the Humanitarianism...

Heberden Society History of Medicine Lecture

"So Comes the Sacred Work: Disabled Soldiers and the Humanitarianism of John Galsworthy During the Great War" Jeffrey Reznick, Ph.D. History of Medicine...

October 23 - November 21, 2019