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Recent and Upcoming PhD Thesis Public Lectures

Amali Epa, M.S., Thursday, October 1, 2015

Role of Cellular Cross-talk in Regulating Human Lung Fibroblast to Myofibroblast Differentiation

Haobin Ye, M.S., Thursday, September 10, 2015

Unique Physiological and Metabolic Properties of Blast Crisis Chronic Myeloid Leukemia

Ayse Kizilyer, M.S., Tuesday, August 11, 2015

The Role of Neurotrophin Signaling in Megakaryocyte Differentiation and Platelet Production

Jenna Frame, M.S., Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Emergence and Regulation of Hemogenic Endothelium in the Mammalian Yolk Sac

Allison Light, M.S., Thursday, June 11, 2015

The Role of Matrix Metalloproteinases in LH-induced Ovarian Steroidogenesis

Jonathan Cherry, M.S., Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Neuroinflammation and the Glial Response Contribute to Both Beneficial and Pathological Outcomes in Multiple Disease Models

Rialnat Lawal, M.S., Monday, May 4, 2015

Osteolineage Notch Ligand Jagged1 Regulates Bon Homeostasis and Parathyroid Hormone-dependent Long Term Hematopoietic Stem Cell Function

Tristan Marriner Nicholson, M.S., Monday, March 16, 2015

Estrogen Receptor-alpha is a Key Mediatpr amd Target in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Hsi-Min (Jim) Hsiao, M.S., Tuesday, December 16, 2014

9:00am - 10:00am, 3-7619 Upper Adolph Auditorium

Pro-Resolving Lipid Mediators in the Resolution of Lung Inflammation

Shanshan Shi, M.S., Tuesday, November, 11, 2014

Deletion of Tak1 in Fibroblast-Specific 1 Positive Cells Reduces Tendon Adhesion Formation Via Reduced Myofibroblast Activation

Cuicui Wang, M.S., Tuesday, October, 28, 2014

Investigating the Role of NOTCH Signaling in Fracture Repair

Julianne Noel Smith, M.S., Monday, August 11,2014

Osteoblastic VEGF Coordinates Remodeling of the Hematopoietic Stem Cell Niche

Michael A. Moses, M.S., Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Epigallocatechin gallate Elicits Stage-Specific Sensitivity and Affects Heat Shock Protein 90 in a Novel Human Prostate Cancer Progression Model

Yawen Ju, M.S., Friday, June 13, 2014

Eludidating the Role of Lymphatics in the Pathogenesis of Chronic Inflammatory-Erosive Arthritis

Tulin Dadali, M.S., Thursday, June 12, 2014

The Role of CD38 in Regulating NAD Metabolism, Oxidative Stress Responses, and Activity of NAD-Consuming Enzymes

Joanne Soong, M.S., Wednesday, June 4, 2014

The Role of Plexin B1 and Shp2 in MET Driven Melanocyte and Melanoma Biology

Nikesha Haynes Gilmore, M.S., Thursday, May 22, 2014

Conserved Roles of Nonclassical MHC Class lb Genes in Cancer Immunity and Modification of the Tumor Microenvironment in the Amphibian Xenopus Model

Lisa Madalen Niswander, M.S., Friday, April 11, 2014

Microenvironmental Regulation of Megakaryopoiesis and Thrombopoiesis by SDF-1

John Varrone M.S., Thursday, March 27, 2014

Evaluation of Anti-Glucosaminidase Monoclonal Antibodies as a Passive Vaccination for Implant-Associated Staphylococccus aureus Osteomylitis

Andrew Campbell M.S., Friday, February 7, 2014

Disruption of ATM Function and Divergent Phenotypes in Two Murine Models of Ataxia-telandiectasia

Chung-Hsuan (Richard) Shih, M.S., October 2013

Astrocyte-based Approaches to Spinal Cord Injury Therapies

Laura Nguyen, M.S., March, 2013

The Effects of HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase on Recombination Events and Viral Replication Kinetics

Sara Montgomery, M.S., Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Cell and Stage-specific Impact of TNF-alpha Receptor Signaling in Alzheimer's Disease

I-Hsin Kuo, M.S., Monday, April 8, 2013

Activation of Epidermal Toll-like Receptor 2 Enhances Tight Junction Function: Implications for Atopic Dermatitis and Skin Barrier Repair

Jeffrey Malik, M.S., March 19, 2013

Erythropoietin Regulates Terminal Maturation of Mouse and Human Primitive Erythroid Cells

Shin-Jen Sean Lin, M.S., Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Protective Role of TR4 in Prostate Cancer

Tzu-Hua Dennis Lin , M.S., Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Differential Androgen Deprivation Therapies Lead to Promote or Suppress Prostate Cancer Metastasis

Punsiri Mahendra Colonne, M.S., Monday, November 5, 2012

Interferon-β-mediated Innate Host Defense in Rickettsia conorii-infected Human Endothelium

Jeffrey M. Harder, M.S., Tuesday, October 9, 2012

The Role of Bcl-2 Family Members in Retinal Ganglion Cell Death

Mercedes Szpunar, M.S., Friday, June 22, 2012

Evidence for Sympathetic Nervous System Regulation of Breast Cancer Progression

Lin Gao , M.S., Thursday, June 14, 2012

The Role of TAK1 Mediated Signaling in Cartilage Development and Diseases

Scott A. Peslak, M.S., Thursday, April 12, 2012

Erythropoiesis: Injury and Recovery

Benjamin Frisch , M.S., Thursday, April 5, 2012

Functional inhibition of osteoblastic cells in an in vivo mouse model of myeloid leukemia

Dawn L. Lee, M.S., Thursday, March 1, 2012

Region-specific Impact of Iron Deficiency on Postnatal CNS Development

Diana Metz-Estrella, M.S., Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Duality of TRIP-1 Function in Regulating Osteoblast Activity In Vitro

Mustimbo Roberts, M.S., Monday, December 19, 2011

Memory B cell Phenotypic and Gene Expression Profiling in Primary Sjogren's Syndrome: Implications for Disease Pathogenesis and Diagnosis

Chiung-Kuei Huang, M.S., Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The Role of Androgen Receptor in Mesenchymal Stem Cells - Potential Therapy in Liver Cirrhosis

Jong-Wei Hsu, M.S., Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Androgen Receptor and Vitamin D Signaling in Bladder Cancer

Rebecca Porter, M.S., Thursday, July 21, 2011

The Role of Prostaglandin E2 Signaling in Regulating Hematopoietic Stem Cells during Homeostasis and Injury

Chun-Wei David Chen, M.S., Thursday, April 14, 2011

The Role of Phospholipid Scramblase 1 in G-CSF-induced Granulopoiesis

Meina Wang, M.S., Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Beta-Catenin and Mmp13 Play Key Roles in Osteoarthritis and Degenerative Disc Disease

Rachel M. Johnston , M.S., Thursday, December 16, 2010

The Role of Protease Activated Receptors in Osteoblast Differentiation

 

Robert D. Bell , M.S., Thursday, December 16, 2010

Cerebral Vascular Dysfunction in Alzheimer's Disease

 

David Dunn , M.S., Monday, November 22, 2010

Allotopic Expression of ATP6 in the Mouse as a Model of Targeted Mitochondrial DNA Mutation

 

Jessica Spahn, M.S., Thursday, August 5, 2010

CD8+T Cells Activated by Antigen in the Liver Cause Decreased Antigen Expression Mediated by IFNgamma and Fas: FasL

 

Pramodh Seneviratne, M.S., Monday, August 2, 2010

Understanding the nature of Selective inhibition of G-Protein beta-gamma Subunit Signaling Pathways by Small Molecules

 

Kuo-Pau Lai, M.S., Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Studies of Pathophysiological Roles of Stromal Androgen Receptor in Mouse Prostate Development, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, and Prostate Cancer

 

Debbie Y. Dao, M.S., Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Chondrocyte-specific beta-catenin Expression Drives Cell-Autonomous and Non-Cell-Autonomous Maturation to Promote Growth Plate and Secondary Ossification Center Development

 

Jonathan Weber, M.S., Thursday, April 15, 2010

The Role of Osteoblastic Jagged1 in the Bone Marrow Microenvironment

 

Su Liu, M.S., Friday, January 29, 2010

Analysis of TR4 Nuclear Receptor Knockout Mouse: Roles of TR4 in Mitochondrial Function and Cellular Stress Defenses

 

Wen-Lung Ma, M.S., Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Androgen Receptor Roles in the Liver: Homeostasis and Cancer