About the Program
Virology at Cornell is carried out by faculty in various departments across the university, including Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology, Clinical Sciences, Plant Pathology, and the Boyce Thompson Institute and the program is also a part of the campus-wide umbrella program in Infection and Pathobiology. The faculty involved are listed under the Faculty link on this page.
Graduate-level training in this program is supported in part by a training grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Dr. Ian Lipkin, John Snow Professor of Epidemiology and Director, Center of Infection and Immunity, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, will present a lecture entitled "Microbe Hunting" in G10 Biotech on September 28th, 2012 at 1p as part of the University Lectures series.
Virology in Italy
A program will be offered in early fall (September 30th - October 4th, 2012) Innovative Approaches for Identification of Antiviral Agents in Santa Margherita di Pula, Cagliari, Italy. Directed at graduate students and post-docotral fellows, lectures will be presented by a variety of international experts in the fields of virology, biochemistry, molecular modeling, and biochemistry.
Over 100 researchers gathered at Cornell University for the XIVth International Parvovirus Workshop from June 17th - 21st, 2012. Conference highlights included special talks on Parvovirus Capsid and Structure and Gene Expression and sessions on Structure, Uncoating and Assembly, Entry and Traffic, Replication and Translation, Virus and Host Interaction, Clinical Human Parvovirology and Gene Therapy. The program is available at parvovirus.org.
There are several other programs concerned with Infectious Diseases at Cornell.