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Summer 2020

Wei ZhouWei Zhou

May 19 at 2:00pm via Zoom

Biochemistry & Molecular
Biology

Laboratory of Dr. Chenglong Li

Biochemical, biophysical, structural and cellular studies of protein–ligand interaction: Insights on early drug discovery targeting PRMT5 and TEAD2
Victoria MakalVictoria Makal

May 26 at 9:00am via Zoom

Biochemistry & Molecular
Biology

Laboratory of Dr. Shannon Boye

Biophysical and Functional Characterization of Factors Influencing Vector Aggregation: Implications for AAV2-based Retinal Gene Therapies

--B.S., Texas A&M University - College Station
Kyle DysonKyle Dyson

June 5 at 1:10pm via Zoom

Immunology and Microbiology

Laboratory of Dr. Duane Mitchell

Predicting Novel Antigens for Medulloblastoma Immunotherapy

--B.S., Florida Institute of Technology
Ashley ZunigaAshley Zuniga

June 3 at 10:00am via Zoom

Immunology and Microbiology

Laboratory of Dr. Dorina Avram

An Emerging Role for Hectd3 in the Prevention of Inflammation and Malignancy in the Gut via Ubiquitination of Master Regulators of Innate Immunity

--B.S., Georgia Institute of Technology
Theodore DrashanskyTheodore Drashansky

June 12 at 12:00pm via Zoom

Immunology and Microbiology

Laboratory of Dr. Dorina Avram

Mechanism of Transcription Factor Bcl11b Controlling Function and Identity of CD4+ T Regulatory cells and Mucosal Associated Invariant T cells

--B.S., Rutgers University
Breanna BurkesBreanna Burkes

June 29 at 9:00am via Zoom

Molecular Cell Biology

Laboratory of Dr. Shuang Huang

The Impact of Long and Short WNT5A Isoforms in Ovarian Cancer

--B.S., Genetics, Clemson University
Kevin YuKevin Yu

July 2 at 5:00pm via Zoom

Physiology and Functional Genomics

Laboratory of Dr. Charles Wood

Exploring the Presence of Bacteria in the Fetus and Its Effects on Development

--B.S., Biology, University of Florida
Lucas ArmitageLucas Armitage

July 10 at 8:00am via Zoom

Immunology and Microbiology

Laboratory of Dr. Clayton Mathews

PTPN22 Regulates Induced MHC-II Expression in Macrophages

--B.S., University of Florida
Emily KollerEmily Koller

July 14 at 9:30am via Zoom

Neuroscience

Laboratories of Dr. Paramita Chakrabarty and Dr. Jada Lewis

Investigating How Tau Alters the Brain in Alzheimer's Amyloidosis Mouse Models and Wild Type Mice

--B.S., Neurobiological Sciences, University of Florida
Arthur ZimmermanArt Zimmerman

July 17 at 8:30am via Zoom

Pharmacology & Therapeutics

Laboratory of Dr. Steven Munger

The Behavioral and Neuroanatomical Basis of GC-D-Dependent Odor Learning

--M.S., Auburn University
Kyulim LeeKyulim Lee

July 22 at 10:00am via Zoom

Immunology and Microbiology

Laboratory of Dr. Robert Burne

Investigation of Probiotic Mechanisms of Action of Streptococcus Sp. A12
Olivia BaileyOlivia Bailey

July 22 at 2:00pm via Zoom

Immunology and Microbiology

Laboratory of Dr. Mark Atkinson

Title TBA

--B.S., Michigan State University