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Fall 2018

Dane Phelan

August 20 at 1:00pm in CGRC 451

Genetics

Laboratory of Dr. David Bloom

"Genetic Manipulation of the HSV1 Transactivator ICP4: From Gene Structure to Gene Therapy"

--B.S., University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Mam Mboge

October 22 at 9:00am in Communicore, C1-9

Cancer Biology

Laboratory of Dr. Susan Frost

“The Role of Carbonic Anhydrase in Breast Cancer Growth, Metabolism and Motility"

--B.S., St. Thomas University
Caesar Hernandez

October 30 at 9:45am in DeWeese Auditorium- McKnight Brain Institute

Neuroscience

Laboratory of Dr. Jennifer Bizon

“Neural Mechanisms of Age-related Alterations to Decision Making"

--MS, Florida Atlantic University
Varsha Sundaresan

November 1 at 9:00 a.m. in CTRB room 2161

Cancer Biology

Laboratory of Dr. Lei Zhou

“Significantly Mutated Genes in Small Cell Lung Cancer & Comparative Analysis of p53 Binding"

--M.S., University of Texas at Arlington
Michael Pace

November 1 at 1:00pm in Biomedical Sciences Bldg JG-32

Neuroscience

Laboratory of Dr. David Borchelt

“At the Intersection of Proteostasis and Neurodegeneration"

--B.S., Indiana University-Bloomington
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November 8 at 10:00am in DeWeese Auditorium- Mcknight Brain Institute

Neuroscience

Laboratory of Dr. Leonid Moroz

“Molecular Dissection of Cephalopod Brains: Identification of signaling molecules in Octopus"

--M.S., California Polytech U-San Luis Obispo
Carrie Lomelino

November 9 at 1:00pm in ARB R2-265

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Laboratory of Dr. Robert McKenna

“Structure-Guided Design of Carbonic Anhydrase IX Selective Inhibitors as a Breast Cancer Treatment"

--B.S., University of North Carolina
Sarah Burke

November 13 at 9:30 in Biomedical Sciences Bldg JG-32

Neuroscience

Laboratory of Dr.s Mingzhou Ding and Catherine Price

“Mechanisms of Cognitive Fatigability and Structural Targets for Diagnosis and Treatment"

--B.A., Fordham University, NY
Seema Patel

November 13 at 1:00 pm in ARB, R2-265

Immunology & Microbiology

Laboratory of Dr. Lei Jin

“The Role of STING in Pneumococcal Vaccine Efficacy and Pulmonary Infection"

--MS, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of New Haven
Emily Dabe

November 13 at 2:00 pm in DeWeese Auditorium- Mcknight Brain Institute

Neuroscience

Laboratory of Dr. Leonid Moroz

“The Epigenomic Basis of Neuronal Identity"

--B.S., Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana
Theo Harris

November 13 at 9:00am in D10-11

Genetics

Laboratory of Dr. Luciana Shaddox and Dr. Margaret Wallace

“The role of P2RX7 in the hyper-inflammatory response of localized aggressive periodontitis patients"

--B.S., Cornell College-IA, Mount Vernon, IA