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Dr. Rache Simmons.

Dr. Rache Simmons, associate dean for diversity and inclusion at Weill Cornell Medicine, has been named one of Crain’s inaugural Notable Women in Talent Resources in the Greater New York City area.

For its inaugural list, Crain’s New York Business selected 62 honorees—women executives working in human resources, talent retention and acquisition, and...

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Students gathered together to take a photo at their white coat ceremony

TylerAnne Valerio’s love of biology, pathology and anatomy left her with “a fascination for all things medicine,” she said, and a desire to experience the unique opportunities physician assistants have to switch between specialties. It was her work as a volunteer EMT that inspired her to be in a helping profession. 

“I wanted to become a PA in order to positively impact the lives of others in ways I believe are only possible through medicine,” she said. “I hope to help patients when...

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Upcoming Seminars

April 23, 2020 - 11:30am
TBD Karen Cichowski, Ph.D. Professor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School ​​​​​​Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center, Boston, MA Host: Dr. Kristian Helin Tea: 10:15 AM
May 14, 2020 - 1:00pm
"The Mechanism of CaMKII Regulation: From Fertilization to Encoding Long-term Memory" Margaret Stratton, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology UMass Amherst, Amherst, MA
May 14, 2020 - 3:00pm
"Adventures in Organ LR Asymmetry: Role of Pitx2 in Gut Lymphatic Development and Lipid Transport Function" Natasza Kurpios, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Medicine Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ithaca, New York Hosted by: Dr. Anna-Katerina Hadjantonakis Tea: 1:45 P.M.

Thesis Defenses

Date: Monday, April 6, 2020 - 1:00pm

Hyaeyeong Kim
Cellular and Developmental Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Joshua Levitz
Major Sponsor: Dr. Samie Jaffrey
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Charles Inturrisi and Christine Mayr

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 10:00am

Melissa D. Docampo
Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis

Chairperson: Dr. Jayanta Chaudhuri
Major Sponsor: Dr. Marcel van den Brink
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Tobias Hohl and Randy Longman  

Additional Member(s): Dr. Christoph Stein-Thoeringer (German Cancer Research Center)

Date: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

Shira Yomtoubian
Pharmacology

Chairperson: Dr. Ross Levine
Major Sponsor: Dr. Vivek Mittal
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Samuel Bakhoum, Lewis Cantley and Charles Rudin

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