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PhD Defense: Impact of Public Reporting on Racial/Ethnic Disparities in 30 day Re-hospitalizations

Lauren Jesse Campbell - PhD Candidate, Health Services Research & Policy

 Dec 22, 2017 @ 8:45 a.m.

 Helen Wood Hall | 1W509

Host: Yue Li

PhD Defense: Effects of Total-Body vs. Localized Radiation Exposure on the Immune System

Margaret Barlow - PhD Candidate, Pathology

 Dec 07, 2017 @ 8:45 a.m.

 Medical Center | K207 (2-6408)

Host: Edith Lord

PhD Defense: The Pathobiology of Osteoarthritis in Obesity: The Role of Synovial Inflammation, Joint Insulin Resistance, and Dysbiosis of the Gut Microbiome

Eric Michael Schott - PhD Candidate, Pathology

 Dec 05, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 3-7619 Upper Adolph

Host: Robert Mooney

PhD Defense: Insights into CD4 T Cell-Mediated Immunity to Influenza Viruses

Anthony Thomas DiPiazza - PhD Candidate, Microbiology & Immunology

 Nov 20, 2017 @ 1:30 p.m.

 Medical Center | K307 (3-6408)

Host: Andrea Sant

PhD Defense: Myogenic Targets of Methylmercury Toxicity During Development

Lisa M. Prince - PhD Candidate

 Nov 17, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)

Epidemiology Thesis Defense: Childhood and Adulthood Stress Exposures in Relation to Late-Life Cognitive Function: A Life Course Perspective

Adan Z Becerra - PhD candidate

 Nov 13, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

 Saunders Research Bulding | SRB 1.416

Host: Christopher L. Seplaki (Advisor)

NSC Thesis Defense: Notch and BMP Signaling Ligands in Ocular Development: An Analysis of Altered Spatiotemporal Expression and Gene Dosage

Rebecca Rausch
Advisors: Richard Libby & Amy Kiernan
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Nov 03, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)

Pharmacology Thesis Defense: Phosphorylation Regulates Molecular Chaperoning and GEF Functions of Ric-8A in Heterotrimeric G protein Signaling

Makaía Papasergi-Scott - PhD candidate

 Oct 24, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m.

 Medical Center | Ryan Case Method Room (1-9576)

Host: Dr. Robert Freeman (Advisor)

Pharmacology Thesis Defense: Linking the cytoskeleton to transcription: A role for myocardin-related transcription factors in heart development and disease

Michael Trembley - PhD candidate

 Oct 20, 2017 @ 9:30 a.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Auditorium, 1-7619

Host: Dr. Eric Small

NSC Thesis Defense: Targeting Neuronal Function to Restore Motor Control Following Contusion Spinal Cord Injury

Heather Natola
Advisor: Chris Proschel
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Oct 03, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)

NSC Thesis Defense: Extracellular Ions and Volume Regulation in Brain States

John O'Donnell
Advisor: Maiken Nedergaard
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Jul 17, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Defense: Mechanisms and Limitations of Visual Recovery in Cortical Blindness

Matthew Cavanaugh
Advisor: Krystel Huxlin
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Jul 17, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | Adolph Auditorium (1-7619)

NSC Thesis Defense: Extracellular Ions and Volume Regulations in Brain States

John O'Donnell
Advisor: Maiken Nedergaard
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Jul 10, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6409)

NSC Thesis Defense: Studies of Na+-K+-2Cl-- cotransporter1 function in central nerves system in health and disease

Xiaowei Wang
Advisor: Maiken Nedergaard
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Apr 17, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6409)

NSC Thesis Defense: Developmental Changes in Astrocytic Calcium Signaling and Microcirculatory Failure in the Setting of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: A Role for Potassium

Evan McConnell
Advisor: Maiken Nedergaard
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Apr 12, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Defense: Lung-Brain Immunological Coupling Mediates Neutrophil De-Priming and Neuroprotection Following Cerebral Ischemia-Reperfusion

Nguyen Mai
Advisor: Marc Halterman
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Apr 10, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium

NSC Thesis Defense: The molecular signaling pathways controlling apoptotic retinal ganglion cell death after axonal injury

Stephanie Syc-Mazurek - Ph.D. Candidate

 Mar 27, 2017 @ 10:30 a.m.

 Medical Center | Upper Auditorium (3-7619)

NSC Thesis Defense: Assessment of the Involvement of Intrinsic and Extrinsic Cell Death Pathways in Retinal Ganglion Cell Death after Excitotoxic Injury

Berkeley Fahrenthold - Ph.D. Candidate

 Mar 20, 2017 @ 1:15 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Defense: The Genetic Sex of the Sensory Neuron ADF Confers Pheromone Attraction in C. elegans

Kelli Fagan - Ph.D. Candidate

 Jan 23, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 1-9576 Case Method Room

NSC Thesis Defense: The Role of Astrocytic Transglutaminase 2 in mediating Cellular Viability Processes

Julianne Feola - Ph.D. Candidate

 Jan 17, 2017 @ 9:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6409)