CVG Co-Sponsored Events

The CVG collaborates with other campus initiatives and programs to bring high-profile visiting speakers to Cornell. These events are announced via the Verge-L email list and CVG slack.

Past Events

May 7, 2024

Ken Zaret

Dr. Kenneth Zaret

Joseph Leidy Professor
Director, Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Department of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine
co-sponsored with BBS3 Seminar Series

April 29, 2024

Leslie Lyons

Dr. Leslie Lyons

Gilbreath-McLorn Endowed Professor of Comparative Medicine
Department of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Missouri - Columbia
co-sponsored with the Cornell Feline Health Center

October 20, 2023

Kate Galloway

Dr. Kate Galloway

WM Keck Career Development Professor
Biomedical Engineering and Chemical Engineering
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
co-sponsored with the School of Biomedical Engineering

May 12, 2023

EvoDay 2023

EvoDay 2023: Genomics of Adaptation

Evoday brings together speakers from Cornell and other universities in the region for talks and discussions about Evolutionary Biology. This year's theme is the Genomics of Adaptation.
co-sponsored with the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology, the Cornell Center for Comparative and Population Genomics (3CPG), and the Graduate and Professional Student Assembly Finance Commission (GPSAFC).

November 8, 2022

Doubling down on pairing: From ultraconserved elements to super-resolution imaging.

Ting Wu

Dr. Ting Wu

Director, Constorium for Space Genetics
Director, Personal Genetics Education Project
Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
co-sponsored with BBS3 Signature Seminars

September 30, 2022

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2022 Cornell Immunogenomics Symposium

An in-person symposium focusing on research at the nexus of Immunology and Genomics with an outstanding lineup of speakers.
co-sponsored with the Center for Immunology and the Provost's Genome Biology Initiative

September 9, 2022

Distinguished Lecture in Cancer Biology

Elaine Mardis

Dr. Elaine Mardis

Co-Executive Director, Inst. for Genomic Medicine
Nationwide Children's Hospital
co-sponsored with the Comparative Cancer Biology Program

April 26, 2022

Germline and Somatic Genetics of Cerebral Cavernous Malformations: A Human Genetics Story

Douglas Marchuk

Dr. Douglas Marchuk

Director, Division of Human Genetics
James B. Duke Professor
Dept. of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University School of Medicine
co-sponsored with BBS3 Signature Seminars

October 28, 2021

"The cell as a bag of RNA."

Stephen Quake

Dr. Stephen Quake

Lee Otterson Professor of Bioengineering
Co-President, Chan Zuckerberg Biohub
Professor of Applied Physics
Professor of Physics (by courtesy)
Stanford University
co-sponsored with Biomedical Engineering Professor-at-Large

September 28, 2021

Comparing Coronary Artery Features in Regenerative and Non-Regenerative Hearts

Kristy Red-Horse

Dr. Kristy Red-Horse

HHMI Investigator
Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Stanford University
co-sponsored with BBS3 Signature Seminars

March 22, 2021

Mapping Emotions: Discovering Structure in the Mesoscale Electrical Brain Recordings

Kafui Dzirasa

Dr. Kafui Dzirasa

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University
co-sponsored with BBS3 Signature Seminars

March 2, 2021

Archaic Genomics

Svante Paabo

Dr. Svante Pääbo

Professor of Evolutionary Genetics
Max Planck Institute
co-sponsored with BBS3 Signature Seminars

November 17, 2020

Eggs, Expression and Ecology: Regulation and Evolution of Reproductive Capacity.

Cassandra Extavour

Dr. Cassandra Extavour

Dept. of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Dept. of Molecular and Cellular Biology
Harvard University
co-sponsored with BBS3 Signature Seminars

October 1, 2019

3D Genome Organization & Transcription Regulation

Yijuan Ruan

Dr. Yijuan Ruan

Dept. of Genome Sciences
The Jackson Laboratory
co-sponsored with BBS3 Signature Seminars

July 31, 2019

Making the New Head and Heart of Vertebrates

Marianne Bronner

Dr. Marianne Bronner

Director of the Beckman Institute
Distinguished Professor of Biology
California Institute of Technology
CVG visiting speaker