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NSC Thesis Proposal: The Interaction Between 16p11.2 Deletion and Gestational Iron Deficiency in the Development of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Garrick Salois
Advisor: Margot Mayer-Proschel
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Nov 16, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | K-207 (2-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal: Arterial Hypertension and its Effect on Fluid Homeostasis and Amyloid Clearance in the Brain: Perivascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia

Humberto Mestre
Advisor: Maiken Nedergaard
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Nov 15, 2017 @ 11:00 a.m.

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

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)

NSC Thesis Proposal: Ameliorating Alzheimer’s Disease tau pathology through immunomodulation: A novel role for interleukin 4 and glatiramer acetate

Dawling Dionisio-Santos
Advisors: Kerry O'Banion & John Olschowka
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Oct 04, 2017 @ 1:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-6424 Whipple Auditorium

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 Proposal: An Investigation into the Genetic Mechanism Behind FOXO3's Role in Outer Hair Cell Preservation and Cochlear Recovery After Noise Exposure

Holly Beaulac
Advisor: Patricia White
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Sep 28, 2017 @ 10:00 a.m.

 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

NSC Thesis Proposal: The Role of Purinergic Signalling in Mediating the Dynamics of Microglia Repopulation Following Depletion in the Adult Cortex in vivo

Monique Mendes
Advisor: Ania Majewska
- Ph.D. Candidate

 Sep 21, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m.

 Medical Center | 2-7534

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)