Upcoming Doctoral Dissertation Defense Announcements

The Graduate College Announces the Final Examination For the Defense of the Doctor of Philosophy Degree

 

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Eunsun Park | Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | The effect of lexical stress on eye movement and prosody planning during reading in individuals with Parkinson’s disease    

Defense Date:  Monday, July 31, 2017, 4:15 p.m.  | Allied Health Building, Room 1047

 Committee in Charge:   Frank Boutsen, Ph.D. (Chair); Hugh Buckingham, Ph.D.; Andrew John, Ph.D.; Calin Prodan, M.D.; Ying Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. 

 

 


 

Joseph C. Siefert | Department of Cell Biology | THE ROLE OF THE DNA REPLICATION TIMING PROGRAM IN VERTEBRATE DEVELOPMENT   

Defense Date: Friday, July 21, 2017  | 2:00 pm  | Biomedical Research Center, Room 109

Committee in Charge:   Christopher L. Sansam, Ph.D., Dean S. Dawson, Ph.D., Courtney T. Griffin, Ph.D., Eric W. Howard, Ph.D. Paul L. DeAngelis, Ph.D.

 

 


 

 

Laura Gaeta | Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | The Impact of Reduced Audibility on Cognitive Screening Assessment Scores|   

Defense Date:  Friday, July 7, 2017 | 2:00 pm | College of Allied Health Building, Room 1047 

Committee in Charge:   Andrew B. John, Ph.D. (Chair); Carrie A. Ciro, Ph.D., OTR/L, F.A.O.T.A.; Carole Johnson, Ph.D., Au.D., CCC-A; Mary A. Hudson, Ph.D., CCC-A; Jo Azzarello, Ph.D., R.N.  

 

  


 

Maliha Rahman | Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences | PHAGE-LIKE CHROMOSOMAL ISLANDS, VIRULENCE, AND DAPTOMYCIN RESISTANCE IN STREPTOCOCCUS ANGINOSUS|   

Defense Date:  Monday, July 10, 2017, 9:00 am | College of Pharmacy Building, Room 339    
Committee in Charge  W. Michael McShan, Ph.D., Chair; Nathan Shankar, Ph.D.; Michael A. Ihnat, Ph.D.; Randle M. Gallucci, Ph.D.; David W. Dyer, Ph.D.
  

  

 


 

  

Christa Devette | Department of Microbiology and Immunology | Evaluating Anti-Tumor Immunity in Murine Models of Breast Cancer |   

Defense Date:  Monday, July 17, 2017, 1:00 pm | Biomedical Research Center, Room 109   
Committee in Charge  William Hildebrand, PhD (co-chair), Alana Welm, PhD (co-chair), Doris Benbrook, PhD, Zachary Dalebroux, PhD, Lauren Zenewicz, PhD

 

 

 

Doctoral Defense Announcements (2016 - 2017)

Click hyperlinks below to view the student's  dissertation abstract , mentor's research  interest and  to learn more information on  the graduate programs in which these students are seeking  doctoral degrees.

 

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Spring 2017 Defense Announcements

   
Hem R. Gurung Microbiology and Immunology Daniel J.J. Carr, Ph.D.
Jenna Guthmiller Microbiology and Immunology Noah S. Butler, Ph.D./William H. Hildebrand, Ph.D.
Angelica Harper Cell Biology Jody A. Summers, Ph.D.
Blake R. Hopiavuori Neuroscience Robert E. Anderson, MD., PhD.
Hem R. Gurung Microbiology and Immunology Daniel J.J. Carr, Ph.D.
Mariam Ibrahim Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences Lucila Garcia-Contreras, Ph.D.
Robert McClellon Jackson II Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ann Louise Olson, Ph.D.
Jesse Kemp Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences Randle Gallucci, Ph.D.
Rachel Sterling Lane Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Paul L. DeAngelis, Ph.D.
Chelsea Marie Larabee Neuroscience Scott Plafker, Ph.D.
Dustin Raymond Masser Physiology Willard M. Freeman, Ph.D.
Chandra M. Menendez Microbiology and Immunology Daniel J.J. Carr, Ph.D.
Tina B. McKay Cell Biology Dimitrios Karamichos, Ph.D., Chair
Dana Smith Mowls Biostatistics and Epidemiology Laura A. Beebe, Ph.D.
Ankur Sharma Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences Sukyung Woo, Ph.D.
Younghwa Shin Physiology Jian-xing Ma, M.D., Ph.D., Chair
Chengyi Sun Cell Biology Lorin E. Olson, Ph.D.
     
     

Fall 2016 Defense Announcements

   
Anja Bastian Physiology Michael A. Ihnat, Ph.D.
Michelle Dennison Allied Health Sciences Susan B. Sisson, Ph.D.
Patrick Dib Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences Kelly S. Standifer, Ph.D.
Xuemin He Physiology Jian-Xing, Ma, M.D., Ph.D.
Chao Huang Physiology Xin Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.
Karen Kay Karner Communication Sciences and Disorders Sarah S. Buckingham, Ph.D/Susan Benson, Ph.D.
Emily Kurdzo Cell Biology Dean Dawson, Ph.D., Chair
Maggie Yoder Mwoyosvi Cell Biology

Muna Naash, Ph.D./Lawrence Rothblum, Ph.D.

Angela Dee Ramey Graduate Nursing

Carol Rogers, Ph.D. / Karen Rose Ph.D.

Stefano Tarantini Physiology Zoltan Ungvari, M.D., Ph.D.
Amanda K. Templeton Pathology David Jones, Ph.D. 
     

Summer 2016 Defense Announcements

   
Lee Broderick Bockus Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Kenneth Humphries, Ph.D.
Eric Kristopher Dumas Microbiology and Immunology A. Darise Farris., Ph.D.
Justin Daniel Dvorak Communication Sciences and Disorders Frank R. Boutsen, Ph.D.
Summer Gale Frank Biostatistics and Epidemiology Sara K. Vesely, Ph.D.
David George Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences Michael J. Smith, Ph.D. 
Jennifer Green Health Promotion Sciences  Thomas A. Teasdale, DrPH
Jami Gurley Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Ann Louise Olson, Ph.D.
Claude Hill Biostatistics and Epidemiology David M. Thompson, Ph.D.
 Henna Iqbal Microbiology and Immunology Darrin R. Akins, Ph.D.
 Shirley James Biostatistics and Epidemiology Laura A. Beebe, Ph.D.
Ann Norris Biostatistics and Epidemiology Jennifer Peck, Ph.D.
Gary Burton O'Mealey Cell Biology Scott M. Plafker, Ph.D.
Vineet Patel Microbiology and Immunology Jordan Metcalf, M.D., Ph.D.
Timothy Tung Pham Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences Grant H. Skrepnek, Ph.D.
Binu Shrestha Microbiology and Immunology Darrin R. Akins, Ph.D.
Katheryn Swyden Allied Health Sciences Susan B. Sisson, Ph.D.
Ryan A. Zander Microbiology and Immunology Noah Butler, Ph.D.

 

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