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News, Events & Seminars

The center hosts a seminar series "Seminars in Infection & Immunity" in the fall and spring semesters. We also hold annual overnight retreat. We welcome the members' suggestions for events, workshops and special seminars.

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The center seminar series: Seminars in Infection & Immunity (Spring 2018, Fall 2017)


Program Retreats

Other Past Events

          • Retreat 2013: Oct. 4 -5 at the Ramada Geneva Lakefront, Geneva, NY.
            Keynote Speaker: Dr. Brian Rudd, Assistant Professor of Immunology
          • Retreat 2011: Sept. 16-17 at the Holiday Inn Auburn/Finger Lakes, Auburn, NY.
            Keynote Speaker: Dr. Eric Rubin, Professor of Immunology & Infectious Diseases,
            Harvard School of Public Health
          • Retreat 2010: Oct. 1-2 at the Owego Treadway Inn & Conference Center.
            Keynote Speaker: Dr. Avery August, Ph.D., Cornell University
          • Retreat 2009: April 17-18 at the Watkins Glen Harbor Hotel, Watkins Glen,NY.
            Keynote Speaker: Dr. Slobodan Paessler, Ph.D., University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Scientific Writing Workshops
  • Supervisory Training Workshops for Graduate Students & Postdocs

News Archive

  • Dr. Margaret Bynoe received the 2017 Schwartz Award (here).

  • Dr. Gary Whittaker was interviewed by WHO about the Zika virus (here).

  • Dr. Judith Appleton and lead author Lu Huang discuss their latest work in the Cornell Chronicle about how eosinophils help worms extract nutrients from the body.

  • Dr. Cynthia Leifer was honored at the 2015 Society for Leukocyte Biology Meeting with the Dolph O. Adams Award for Excellence in Leukocyte Biology Research (read more).

  • Dr. David Russell will be one of the presenters at the Cell Press Webinar "Phagocytes In Homeostasis and Inflammation" on May 6th. (here)

  • Dr. David Russell has been appointed to the International Scientific Advisory Committee of the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa. 

  • Dr. Avery August won the 2016 Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award (read more)

  • Dr. Brian Rudd's research seeks better ways to strengthen newborn immune system memories.