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Tuesday Noon Seminar Series: Spring 2012

Dr. Judy Appleton is the Coordinator for the Spring 2012 series. Speakers are from the Baker Institute for Animal Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, unless specified otherwise. Seminars are held on Tuesdays at noon - 1:00 pm unless specified otherwise.

Lunch is provided for those attending seminar with sign-up in advance by Monday 11:00 am prior to the Tuesday seminar; sign up sheet by reception desk, phone 256-5600, or Email to to be added to the list. NOTE: You do not need to sign up to attend the seminar, only to order lunch.

Location: Thaw Lecture Theatre, Baker Institute for Animal Health, Hungerford Hill Road (off Ellis Hollow Rd., 1/4 mile past East Hill Plaza).

1/24 Colin Parrish, Director, Baker Institute and Feline Health Center, "State of the Institute"
1/31  Lizeng Gao, Post Doc, Travis Lab, "Assembly of Multiple Enzymes at Nanoscale"
2/07 Gary Whittaker, Professor of Virology, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology, "Canine Coronaviruses and the Modular Nature of the Coronavirus Spike Protein"
2/14  OPEN
2/21 Peggy Brosnahan, Grad student, Antczak Lab, "Interleukin 22 is expressed by the invasive trophoblast of the equine (E. caballus) chorionic girdle"

Nebi Gebreselassie, Grad student, Appleton Lab, "Eosinophils and the STAT6 axis regulate immunity and parasite growth during Trichinella spirals muscle infection"

3/06  Sunish Mohanan, Grad student, Coonrod Lab, "Role of PADIs in Regulation of Mammary Gland Microenvironment during Inflammation and Carcinogenesis"
3/13  Dr. Julie Levy, Director, Maddie's Shelter Medicine Program, University of Florida.  "GnRH Immunocontraception for Humane Control of Community Cats"
3/27 Sachi Horibata, Grad student, Coonrod Lab, "Regulation of Peptidylarginine Deiminase 2 (PAD2) expression in breast cancer cells"
4/03 Dr. Jamie Lee, Professor of Biochemistry/Molecular Biology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona, "The Fundamental Truths of Life: The Sky is Blue...Water is Wet...Dogs Bark...and Eosinophils Contribute to Mucosal Immunity!"
4/10 J. Lee Nelson,  Professor of Rheumatology, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Univ. of Washington, "Microchimerism: The Otherness of Self"
4/17 Lu Huang, Grad student, Appleton Lab, "Functional Diversity of Eosinophils in  Immunity during Muscle Infection by Trichinella spiralis"
4/24 Jennifer Nagashima, Grad student, Travis Lab, "In Vitro Folliculogenesis and Fertilization in the Domestic Dog"
5/01  James Lata, Grad student, Travis Lab, "The Story of Enolase: From Producing Energy to Detecting Stroke"
  End of Spring 2012 Series
  Current as of 4/20/12