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All CIHMID events will be held virtually during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Please check for updates, and direct any/all questions to CIHMID@cornell.edu


Founded in 2017, the Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions and Disease, CIHMID, is a “virtual institute” at Cornell, spanning multiple departments in several colleges. CIHMID provides an umbrella structure to promote and support innovative research in host-microbe biology at Cornell.

Research within CIHMID may be fundamental or may be translationally applied in clinical, veterinary and agricultural contexts. Our research approaches are mechanistic as well as evolutionary and ecological. Our hosts include plants and animals. Our microbes are bacterial, viral, and fungal. In some cases, the interactions are pathogenic. In others, they are beneficial. And in many cases, they are conditional along the mutualistic-commensal-pathogenic continuum.


SEMINARS OF INTEREST

  • Wednesday, Sept. 16, 12:40 PM, PPPMB –  Libo Shan Texas A&M University “Non-self recognition in plant immunity” SIPS Plenary, Host: Adam Bogdanove, ZOOM:  https://cornell.zoom.us/j/95740166793  Password: 445725, Contact: Catalina Enright (CLE46) or Gillian Turgeon (BGT1)
  • Friday, Sept. 18, 12:15 – Microbiology & Immunology (Vet) – Joe Peters, PhDProfessor and Director of Graduate Studies, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Microbiology,Cornell University “Pathogenicity Islands from Tn7 Elements: Safe Sites, Mobile Plasmids, CRISPR/Cas and Beyond” Email: mi-admin@cornell.edu for Zoom info

• JOURNAL CLUBS OF INTEREST •

  • The Microbiology Journal Club will meet on Mondays, from 4:10 – 5:00 (Zoom link will come in weekly email – contact CIHMID@cornell.edu for link/more information)
  • The Virology Journal Club will meet on Thursdays, from 9:00 – 10:00 am (Zoom link will come in weekly email – contact CIHMID@cornell.edu for link/more information)
  • The EEID Journal Club will meet on Thursdays, from 1:30 – 2:30 (Zoom link will come in weekly email – contact CIHMID@cornell.edu for link/more information)
  • The Microbiome Supergroup, and Symbiosis Supergroup will each meet virtually this semester and we will post information once we learn it

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