Weill Cornell Medicine Events

Events

April 15 - May 14, 2024

Monday, April 15

Department of Urology Grand Rounds | “Prostate Cancer Practice as it Pertains to the LGBTQ+ Community

Diversity Week 2024 Join us during our Weill Cornell Medicine 2024 Diversity Week Grand Rounds Conference as we welcome Dr.Channa Amarasekera, Assistant...

7am
Virtual Event
Drug Development and Food & Drug Administration Regulations

Date: April 8 and April 15 Time: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. EST Modules discussed: FDA’s Role in Drug DevelopmentLogic of drug developmentBasics of non-clinical drug...

9am
Virtual Event
Bonnie L. Bassler, PhD Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology Chair, Department of Molecular Biology Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Princeton University

The Cyma Rubin Women in Science Lectureship was created to highlight the accomplishments of distinguished women in the field and to inspire and promote women...

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Scott B. Lovitch, MD, PhD Associate Pathologist, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School ...

A Robust Spectral-Based Framework for Quantitative Acoustic Microscopy

Presented by Adrian Basarab, PhD Professor University Paul Sabatier Toulouse 3 contact Carly Skudin (cas4010@med.cornell.edu) for questions.

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program 

"Loop Extrusion and the Assembly of Polymorphonuclear Shapes" Cornelis Murre, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Molecular Biology University of California San...

Celebration of Diversity

Hosted by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion in the Griffis Faculty Club honoring the recipients of the following awards: Pioneer in Diversity AwardsRitu...

Tuesday, April 16

Scientific Computing Training Series: SageMaker 101 (AI/ML on AWS)

Instructor: AWS Solutions Architect Team Description: Amazon SageMaker is the AI/ML service used to build, train and deploy models. It encompasses a broad...

9am
Virtual Event
Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program

"Cell Competition and Population Dynamics in T-Cell Exhaustion" Takeshi Egawa, M.D., Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Pathology &...

Making the Case for DEI

Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc, Vice Dean of Diversity and Inclusion, Professor of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of...

Tech Tuesday logo

As part of WCM’s 6th Annual Diversity Week, ITS and the Office of Staff Diversity, Inclusion & Engagement will be hosting a special Tech Tuesday centered...

12pm
Virtual Event
Characterizing the Role of Gata6 in Regulating Cardiac Morphogenesis

Jessica Sam Cell and Developmental Biology Chairperson: Dr. Danwei Huangfu Major Sponsor: Dr. Todd Evans Minor Sponsors: Dr. Jingli Cao and Dr. Michael...

Gürkan Bebek, Ph.D., M.S.

Gürkan Bebek, Ph.D., M.S. Assistant Professor Case Western Reserve University Center for Proteomics and Bioinformatics Graduate Program Director — Systems...

CTL@WCM Office Hours with Sanders Tri-I TDI

Center for Technology Licensing (CTL) at Weill Cornell Medicine Office Hours are open to all who wish to get answers to their intellectual property questions...

Epigenetic Mechanisms of Augmented Transcription and Inflammatory Memory

Andrew W. Daman Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis Chairperson: Dr. Eftychia Apostolou Major Sponsor: Dr. Steven Josefowicz Minor Sponsors: Dr. Elaine...

Experiences of First-Generation Students at Elite Campuses

Panelists: • Keith LaScalea, MD (Moderator) Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine • Mehrose Ahmad, Medical Student, MS1 • Steven Persaud,...

Lynette C. Daws, Ph.D.

Weill Cornell Medicine Department of Pharmacology Winter/Spring 2024 Seminar Course Series Lynette C. Daws, Ph.D. Professor Department of Cellular and...

Wednesday, April 17

Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD

Lecture Title: "Community Based Treatment and Research for Substance Use Disorders in Black and Latinx Communities: Forging a Brighter Future" Ayana Jordan,...

Physician Scientist Seminar Series with Dr. Jeremy Dittman

This virtual seminar features outstanding physician-scientist faculty in the Departments of Medicine, Pathology, Pediatrics and within the Tri-I, who...

12pm
Virtual Event
Headshot of Dr. Roldós

"Approaches to Launch a Health Disparities Research Agenda" Presented by: Dr. Maria Isabel Roldós, DrPH Associate Professor School of Health Sciences,...

4pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, April 18

Brain Metastasis Tumor Board

Join us every Thursday at 8 AM for a unique and informative Zoom event where medical experts gather to conduct a Brain Metastasis Tumor Board. During this...

8am
Virtual Event
"Inqueeries" into intersectional identity and invisibility: An LGBT health research journey

LGBTQ+ | Weill Greenberg Center, 1305 York Ave., 2nd Floor, Conference Rooms A and Zoom (Lunch Reception to Follow) Jennifer L Glick, PhD MPH Adjunct...

The Dynamic Nature of G Protein-coupled Receptor (GPCR) Allostery and Signaling Bias

Biochemistry and Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture Series presents: Joshua Ziarek, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Pharmacology Northwestern University...

WCGS Alumni Industry Drop-In Hour

The next Industry Drop-In session will feature: ONCOLOGY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT in PHARMACOLOGY with Rob Rollins, PhD ’00 (BCMB) Senior Director,...

1pm
Virtual Event
WCGS Alumni Industry Drop-In session

The next Industry Drop-In session will feature: Oncology Research & Development in Pharmacology with Rob Rollins, Ph.D. ’00 (BCMB) Senior Director,...

1pm
Virtual Event
Progress in Neuroscience seminar (PINS)

Talk titled: “Cortical plasticity and neurodevelopmental disorders.” Mriganka Sur, PhD, Newton Professor of Neuroscience, Director, Simons Center for...

Friday, April 19

"Image Based" Systems Biology - the Next Frontier in Imaging

Presented by Arvind Pathak, PhD Professor, Departments of Radiology, Biomedical, and Electrical Engineering, The Sydney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center,...

Good Manufacturing Practices in Genetic Medicine

Are you looking for a partner to help in developing, manufacturing and/or testing your gene therapy product? You need not look beyond the Tri-I...

Progress Towards Understanding the Molecular and Cellular Mechanisms Governing Cerebral Microvascular Dysfunction: Insights from Stroke and Sepsis

Teresa Sanchez Garcia Vao, PhD, Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, and Associate...

The Role of Restorative  Justice in EDI & Anti-Racism

Diversity Week Grand Rounds in Radiology Paula Cashin, M.D., FRCPC, LLM, MEd(c) Vice-Chair of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Board of...

12:30pm
Virtual Event
Lymphoma in the Asian Community

This event will be held in Mandarin Chinese Cancer is the leading cause of death in the Asian American population for both men and women. Join us as we...

Monday, April 22

Assembly of Human Anatomy in Cancer: From Cells to Niches, Anatomical Structures, Organs and Beyond

Junbum Kim Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology Chairperson: Dr. Iman Hajirasouliha Major Sponsor: Dr. Olivier Elemento Minor Sponsors: Dr. Ashley...

From the Perception of Features to Representation of Objects

Suniyya A. Waraich Neuroscience Chairperson: Dr. Keith Purpura Major Sponsor: Dr. Jonathan Victor Minor Sponsors: Dr. Amy Kuceyeski and Dr. Conor Liston

Modeling Glioma-Associated Macrophages Using Human Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Microglia

Kelsey L. Hopland Neuroscience Chairperson: Dr. Li Gan Major Sponsor: Dr. Viviane Tabar Minor Sponsors: Dr. Josef Anrather and Dr. Lorenz Studer

Tuesday, April 23

Dermatology Grand Round

Topic: Resident Presentations Speaker: WCM Dermatology Residents Brianna Olamiju, M.D. (PGY3) Andia Mitri, M.D. (PGY4) Location: This Grand Round will be...

Virtual Event
Scientific Computing Training Series: SageMaker Studio

Instructor: AWS Solutions Architect Team Description: Amazon Sagemaker Studio, a part of the SageMaker umbrella of services, is an IDE for ML that provides...

9am
Virtual Event
healthy brain

This seminar will explore what makes up a healthy brain, the brain over the life course, a look inside the brain, some of neurological challenges that can...

Wednesday, April 24

Darin Okuda, MD

Lecture Topic: "Seeing Beyond the Illusion: Challenging Our Perceptions of Multiple Sclerosis" Darin T. Okuda, M.D., FAAN, FANA Professor of...

Melissa Hines, PhD

Lecture Title: "Prenatal androgen exposure and human gender development" Melissa Hines, Ph.D. Professor of Psychology; Director, Gender Development Research...

Flyer

This seminar series is an introductory foundation to dissemination & implementation (D&I) science focusing on translational health care delivery research....

12pm
Virtual Event
Dr. Horner

2023 - 2024 Physiology, Biophysics, and Systems Biology (PBSB) Seminar Series presents: Stacy Horner, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Integrative...

Thursday, April 25

Brain Metastasis Tumor Board

Join us every Thursday at 8 AM for a unique and informative Zoom event where medical experts gather to conduct a Brain Metastasis Tumor Board. During this...

8am
Virtual Event
Development and Mechanism of Autophagy Modulators for Treatment of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Jessica R. Falci Pharmacology Chairperson: Dr. Lonny Levin Major Sponsor: Dr. Yueming Li Minor Sponsors: Dr. John Blenis and Dr. Xuejun Jiang Additional...

Decoding the Molecular Determinants for Target Selectivity and Cargo Traffic in the Functional Mechanism of the Cellular Sterol Transporter Stard4 with Molecular Dynamics Simulations and Machine Learning-Based Analysis

Hengyi Xie Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology Chairperson: Dr. Alessio Accardi Major Sponsor: Dr. Harel Weinstein Minor Sponsors: Dr. George...

Journal Club

Interactive and informal platform for open discussion across all groups of recent publications

3pm
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 Meyer Cancer Center - Director Seminar Series - Claudia Fischbach, Ph.D

"Engineering Insights into ECM Dynamics in the Tumor Microenvironment" Featuring Claudia Fischbach, Ph.D.

Progress in Neuroscience seminar (PINS)

Talk titled: “Complementary Big Data and Patient Intervention Designs for Neuroimaging of Adolescent Substance Use.” Brenden Tervo-Clemmens,...

Luminaries in Healthcare Leadership featuring Violetta Ostafin ’99, MBA, MS

We are excited to host Violetta Ostafin, former EVP and Chief Strategy Officer at CVS Health, as our spring luminary. Violetta has led multi-functional teams...

Friday, April 26

Rockefeller Research Laboratories

"It Was Rare, I Was There, I Remember It All Too Well - Transcription Factor Persistence Encoding Cellular Memories and Future Dreams" Joshua Brickman,...

Engineered Il-18 Secretion and Multi-Antigen Targeting Enable  CAR T cells to Eliminate Multiple Myeloma with Low Antigen  Expression in an Immunocompetent Mouse Model

Brandon D. Ng Pharmacology Chairperson: Dr. Monica Guzman Major Sponsor: Dr. Marcel van den Brink Minor Sponsors: Dr. David Scheinberg and Dr. Joseph...

CTSC Research in Progress Series

Conducting mentored clinical and translation research by CTSC Trainees and Scholars. Featured presenters: Candace Alleyne, BSN CTSC...

12pm
Virtual Event
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Conducting mentored clinical and translation research by CTSC Trainees and Scholars. Featured presenters: Candace Alleyne, BSN CTSC Master’s Degree...

12pm
Virtual Event
HCN1 inhibition for the treatment of neuropathic pain: building a better mousetrap

Peter A. Goldstein, MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Professor of Anesthesiology in Neuroscience, Feil Family Brain and Mind...

High-Speed Atomic Force Microscopy Single-Molecule Biophysics and Structural Biology

Yining Jiang Biochemistry and Structural Biology Chairperson: Dr. Crina Nimigean Major Sponsor: Dr. Simon Scheuring Minor Sponsors: Dr. Olga Boudker and Dr....

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Join us for an amazing event that combines the power of art, wellness, and wisdom! Get ready to be inspired, uplifted, and rejuvenated at Restoration Plaza,...

Monday, April 29

CD8 T cell Somatic Mutations Involved in the Progression of Human Autoimmune Myositis

Lorien Shakib Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology Chairperson: Dr. Carl Blobel Major Sponsor: Dr. Laura Donlin Minor Sponsors: Dr. Morgan Huse and...

Tuesday, April 30

Dermatology Grand Round

Topic: "Diversity Week" Speaker: Ginette Okoye, M.D., FAAD Howard University College of Medicine Department of Dermatology Moderator: Eva Kerby,...

8am
Virtual Event
Scientific Computing Training Series: GenAI on AWS

Instructor: AWS Solutions Architect Team Description: In this session, we will introduce you to the Generative AI landscape on AWS. We will discuss the AWS...

9am
Virtual Event
Epigenetic and Transcriptional Regulation of Anxiety Following Early Life Adversity

Anika Nabila Neuroscience Chairperson: Dr. Anjali Rajadhyaksha Major Sponsor: Dr. Miklos Toth Minor Sponsors: Dr. Christine Mayr and Hagen Tilgner

The Diane Goldman Kemper and Robin Kemper Multiple Sclerosis Wellness Seminar Series

Let's Talk Bone Health! Lecture Topic: "Optimizing Bone Health In Multiple Sclerosis" Speaker: Dr. Panagiota Andreopoulou, M.D. A recording of this...

6:30pm
Stream Available

Wednesday, May 1

Ellen Mowry, MD

Lecture Topic: "Evolving trends in treatment of multiple sclerosis: review of the evidence base and the case for an interventional trial" Ellen M. Mowry,...

Jonathan Lear, Ph.D.

Lecture Title: "Vulnerabilities of Meaning: Vicissitudes of Hope and Gratitude" Jonathan Lear, Ph.D. John U. Nef Distinguished Service Professor Committee...

Type I Interferon Exacerbates Mycobacterium tuberculosis Induced Monocyte-Derived Macrophage Cell Death

Angela Lee Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis Chairperson: Dr. Sabine Ehrt Major Sponsor: Dr. Carl Nathan Minor Sponsors: Dr. Lionel Ivashkiv and Dr....

Nima Bassiri, Ph.D.

“Madness and Enterprise: Psychiatry, Economic Reason, and the Emergence of Pathological Value” Nima Bassiri, Ph.D., Duke University

1:15pm
Virtual Event
Asthma Education Event

The WCM Pediatric Asthma Program is hosting an asthma education session for patients and their families to celebrate asthma awareness month. All staff who...

DIGEST Webinar Series: Everything You Want to Know About Esophageal and Motility Disorders

A series of fireside discussions by the DIGEST (Dedicated Integrated GastroESophageal Treatment) teams at Weill Cornell Medical Center/NewYork-Presbyterian....

7:30pm
Virtual Event

Thursday, May 2

"Breaking the Diffusion Limit:  Rapid Signal Propagation with and between Migrating Cells

Biochemistry and Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture Series presents: Orion Weiner, Ph.D. Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry & CVRI University of...

Hox Gene Function and Unexpected Cellular Behavior in the Mammalian Musculoskeletal System

Deneen Willek, Ph.D. Chair and Professor Department of Cell & Regenerative Biology University of Wisconsin Madison, WI Host: Dr. Anna-Katerina...

Monday, May 6

Cell Biology Program

"Mitochondrial transporters and the control of cellular metabolism" Nora Kory, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Metabolism Harvard...

Meyer Cancer Center - Special Seminar - Argyris Papantonis, Ph.D.

Meyer Cancer Center - Special Seminar "A Rheostat Model for Genome Organization: From Senescence to Cancer" Featuring Argyris Papantonis, Ph.D.

Tuesday, May 7

Partho Sangupta, MD

Partho Sangupta, MD Rutgers/RWJMC Register for the Zoom https://weillcornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJwude2vrDosE9MpTsB_eT7HEue-6jvy33vB

Writing and Publishing High-Impact Research Manuscripts

This seminar will help attendees write clear and concise biomedical research manuscripts, thereby improving the probability that their manuscripts will be...

8:30am
Virtual Event
Microbiome-derived Indoxyl Sulfate Enhances CAR T Cell Therapy Response

Pamela S. Hatfield (Herrera) Pharmacology Chairperson: Dr. Steven Gross Major Sponsor: Dr. Marcel van den Brink Minor Sponsors: Dr. Kayvan Keshari and Dr....

Lisa Bellini, M.D.

Join us for an educational event focused on innovations within the Department and faculty development, featuring a guest lecture hosted by Lisa M. Bellini,...

A New Family of Metabolites-medated Lysine Acylation Pathways: Biochemistry, Epigenetics and Pathophysiology

Yingming Zhao, Ph.D. Professor Ben May Department for Cancer Research University of Chicago Chicago, IL Host: Dr. Minkui Luo Tea: 3:45 p.m.

Thursday, May 9

"Melanoma Metastasis as a Hereditary Disease and its Evolutionary Link to Infectious Disease Mortality via APOE"

Biochemistry and Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture Series presents: Sohail Tavazoie, M.D.-Ph.D. Leon Hess Professor, Sr. Attending...

Friday, May 10

Lung Cancer Retreat

The 2nd lung cancer retreat will be held in Belfer resarch building on May 10 (Friday) 2024, with a focus on both basic and clinical research. Broad areas...

Saturday, May 11

Monday, May 13

Augmenting CAR T cell Functions with LIGHT

Winson Cai Pharmacology Chairperson: Dr. Jedd Wolchok Major Sponsor: Dr. David Scheinberg Minor Sponsor: Dr. Renier Brentjens Additional Member(s): Dr....

 Immunology Program

"Novel Insights into Antifungal Immunity: From the Bench to the Bedside" Michail Lionakis, M.D. Deputy Chief, Laboratory of Clinical Immunology and...

Tuesday, May 14

Dermatology Grand Round

Topic: "Tumor Board" Speakers: Surgical Dermatology, Otolaryngology, and Surgery Moderators: Kira Minkis, M.D., Ph.D. Kishwer Nehal, M.D. Location: This...

8am
Virtual Event
Dr. Hemali Phatnani

The Cell & Developmental Biology Lecture Series presents: Hemali P. Phatnani, Ph.D. Director, Center for Genomics of Neurodegenerative Disease - New York...

April 15 - May 14, 2024