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Scavenger Hunt Organized by GSEC

Immediately after Lunch.

Time: 1:30pm to 5:00pm

Link to Full Orientation Schedule

Student Services Overview and Responsible Conduct of Research Requirement

Lunch will be served

Location: Weill Greenberg Center (1305 York Avenue), Rooms A/B/C (2nd Floor)

Time: 12:30pm to 1:30 pm

Link to Full Orientation Schedule

Upcoming Seminars

September 24, 2017 (All day)
COME WALK WITH US! THE 6TH ANNUAL " INTO THE LIGHT" WALK FOR EPILEPSY Join the Weill Cornell Medicine's Comprehensive Epilepsy Team at the historical South Street Seaport for the 6th Annual "Into The LIght" Walk for Epilepsy. Sunday, September 24, 2017 The Epilepsy Foundation of Metropolitan New York has been at the heart of the NYC epilepsy community for almost fifty years, and is New York City’s only specialized organization combining epilepsy education, awareness, and advocacy with individualized services such as counseling and vocational supports. Since 1967 thousands of people with epilepsy and their families have received information or have benefited from the comprehensive social and educational services offered by the EFMNY. Staffed with professionals from the medical, social work, vocational counseling and psychological professions, EFMNY provides a wide variety of services and supports to persons with epilepsy, their families and the community. If you would like more informaton, contact Greta Strong at To registerr for the walk visit
September 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
The 43rd Annual Atlantic Antic Sunday, September 24, 2017 12pm - 6pm THE ATLANTIC ANTIC™ is the oldest and largest street festival in Brooklyn, New York! The 43rd Annual Atlantic Antic™ Festival will be held on Sunday, September 24th, 2017. Weill Cornell Medicine is a proud sponsor of the Atlantic Antic and will have a big presence at the fair. Come out and enjoy the WCM Music & Medicine Ensemble performance at 2pm. The Atlantic Antic Stage will be located between 3rd Avenue and 4th Avenue, south side of street, in between 520 and 540 Atlantic Ave. Our physicians and staff will be on hand to interact with the crowd and hand out brochures and giveaways. We also have very exciitng attractions in our area. A Weill Cornell Medicine food truck will serve healthy gyros and fairgoers can peddle their way to health as they create their own smoothies on blender bikes. Stop by the Weill Cornell Booth on Atlantic Avenue between Smith & Hoyt (nearest address is 334 Atlantic Avenue). For more information contact Dolores at
September 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
The Institute for Computational Biomedicine (ICB) Seminar Series presents: Kai Wang, Ph.D. Associate Professor Institute for Genomic Medicine, Department of Biomedical Informatics Columbia University

Thesis Defenses

Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

Marjan Bozinoski


Chairperson:                Dr. Barry Kosofsky

Major Sponsor:            Dr. Christopher Mason

Minor Sponsor:            Dr. Olivier Elemento

Minor Sponsor:            Dr. Kristen Pleil

Minor Sponsor:            Dr. M. Elizabeth Ross


Date: Monday, October 9, 2017 - 12:30pm

Michelina Diona Stoddard

Cell and Developmental Biology

Chairperson:               Dr. Todd Evans

Major Sponsor:           Dr. Philipp Niethammer

Minor Sponsor:          Dr. Michael Overholtzer

Minor Sponsor:          Dr. Jennifer Zallen

Additional Member:   Dr. Jaime Chu (Mt. Sinai School of Medicine)

Date: Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 1:30pm

Guanshi Wang

Biochemistry and Structural Biology

Chairperson:               Dr. Kirk Deitsch

Major Sponsor:           Dr. Alexandros Pertsinidis

Minor Sponsor:          Dr. Scott Blanchard

Minor Sponsor:          Dr. Stewart Shuman

Additional Member:   Dr. Seth Darst (The Rockefeller University)

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