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Thesis Defenses

Name PhD Date/Time Location Title Advisor
Xuan Li Genetics Wednesday, November 9, 2016 | 2:00 pm 1-7619 Adolph (Lower) Auditorium RNAi Screens And Follow-up Studies to Investigate the Regulation of the Nrf2 Signaling Pathway And the Mechanism of Action of Sumoylation Inhibitor ML792 Dr. Dirk Bohmann
Madeline Sofia Microbiology & Immunology Tuesday, October 13, 2016 | 2:00pm K-307 (3-6408) Coordinated Regulation of Virulence, Motility, Biofilm and Stress Response Phenotypes in Type Three Secretion System Positive Vibrio cholerae Dr. Michelle Dziejman

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