About Dr. Loftus and his lab
Dr Loftus is an Assistant Professor in the Section of Small Animal Internal Medicine. He was raised in Massachusetts and attended the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where he earned a BS in Animal Science and his PhD in Animal Biotechnology and Biomedical Science with a focus in immunology. He moved to Ithaca in 2008 to attend Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating with his DVM degree in 2012. He completed a small animal rotating internship, residency in clinical nutrition and residency in small animal internal medicine at Cornell University Hospital for Animals. He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Seth Peng is the Research Technician for the Loftus Lab. He was raised in the Finger Lakes region in Central New York and attended Wesleyan University in Connecticut where he received a BA in Biology. After graduation he began working as a research technician in several labs at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in the departments of Microbiology and Immunology and Molecular Medicine before joining the Loftus Lab in Clinical Sciences.
Dr. Prieto is a Postdoctoral Associate. She was raised in Central New York State and attended the Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences where she completed a BS in Biological Sciences. She entered the Combined DVM/PhD program at the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 earning her DVM degree in 2013 and PhD in Immunology in 2015. She completed a small animal rotating internship at the Veterinary Medical Center of CNY before returning to Cornell for a residency in small animal internal medicine completed in 2019. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
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