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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Jaanam Gopalakrishnan | Department of Pathology  | Identification and Functional Validation of Causal Variants Spanning Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Risk Haplotypes

Defense Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 1:15 p.m. │ Location: https://omrf.zoom.us/j/94513469747?pwd=eno2cHBkSXJwdXhPV3QvbE5aM1BZUT09

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Patrick M. Gaffney, M.D., Christopher J. Lessard, PhD., A. Darise Farris, PhD., Scott M. Plafker, PhD., Priyabrata Mukherjee, PhD., Zhizhuang Joe Zhao, PhD

 




Micaela Lee Montgomery | Department of Microbiology and Immunology | Charactering the Involvement of Ocular Glands and Stromal Fibroblasts in Corneal Infections  

Defense Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 9:30 a.m. │ Location: https://zoom.us/j/99894472516?pwd=dTNRUkJFU0dXalVpN2d5a2JDd3ZJdz09 

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Kevin Fuller, PhD; Mark Lang, PhD; William Hildebrand, PhD; Robert Axtell, PhD; Michael Elliott, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

Minjian Cui | Pharmaceutical Sciences | Combined use of experimental and computational approaches to improve preclinical-to-clinical translation of cancer nanotechnology  

Defense Date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 2:00 pm  │ Location: https://oklahoma.zoom.us/j/93303655047?pwd=UmRaOEpDazB0clFQQjZLLzlLdGtwdz09 

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Jessie L.-S. Au, PharmD,  PhD, Chair; Michael A. Ihnat, PhD;  Lucila Garcia-Contreras, PhD; Sukyung Woo, PhD; M. Guillaume Wientjes, PhD

 

 

Souwelimatou Amadou Amani | Department of Microbiology and Immunology Humoral immunity following Clostridioides difficile infection and mechanisms of protection against disease  

Defense Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021, 10:00 am  │ Location: https://zoom.us/j/91769843905?pwd=NmV3aS9DZHc3UVAxL1NydGgxM1AwQT09 

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Mark Lang, PhD, Chair; Jimmy Ballard, PhD; Lauren Zenewicz, PhD; Susan Kovats, PhD; Karla Rodgers, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

Bethany D. Williams  Department of Allied Health Sciences  Association Between Health-Enhancing Community Environment and  Early Childhood Education Classroom Health Practices

Defense Date:  Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 2:00pm │ Zoom Meeting ID: 978 0636 7743, Passcode: 69725860

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Susan B. Sisson, PhD; Dipti Dev, PhD; Janis Campbell, PhD; Denise Finneran, PhD; Jennifer Graef-Downard, PhD

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Rebaz Awat Ahmed │ Department of Pathology │ Role of BRG1 (SMARCA4) in the Resistance of Lung Cancer to EGFR Inhibitors

Defense Date: Friday, December 4, 2020 │ Zoom Meeting ID: 976 3245 3798 

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Rajagopal Ramesh, PhD; Joe Zhao, PhD; Maria Ruiz-Echevarria, PhD; Courtney Griffin, PhD; Jie Wu, PhD; Wei-Qun Ding, PhD

 
 

 

 

  

Marcio Luís Soares Bezerra |  Department of Occupational and Environmental Health | Innovative Methods to Assess and Control Welding Fume Emission and Exposure 

Defense Date: Friday, November  20, 2020 |  Zoom Meeting ID: 955 6379 6076  

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Evan L. Floyd, PhD; David L. Johnson, PhD; Changjie Cai, PhD; Jun Wang, PhD; Wei-Chung Su, PhD

 

 

 

Jared Michael Evatt |  Department of Cell Biology | A Secondary Connection: How Achiasmate Chromosomes Can Faithfully Segregate in Meiosis 

Defense Date:  Monday, October 26, 2020 |  Zoom Meeting ID: 658 261 8635 

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Dean Dawson, PhD; Gary J. Gorbsky, PhD; Christopher L. Sansam, PhD; Eric W. Howard, PhD; William H. Hildebrand, PhD

 

 

   

 

Siqi Gao | Department of Cell Biology | Effects of Plasmin and RIPK3 on Murine Vascular Development and Integrity

Defense Date:  Wednesday, October 21, 2020 | 2:00 pm | Zoom Meeting ID: 978 8010 4348  | 

https://omrf.zoom.us/j/97880104348?pwd=QklJN0MzRWdJcERmQTYyMEI5dzJRUT09

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Courtney T. Griffin, PhD; Florea Lupu, PhD; Eric W. Howard, PhD; Lorin E. Olson, PhD; Lijun Xia, MD, PhD

 

 

 

Eileen Parks | “NEUROSTEROID SYNTHESIS IS ALTERED IN THE AGING BRAIN AND CONTRIBUTES TO COGNITIVE DECLINE”

 

 Defense Date:  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 | 1:00pm | Zoom Meeting ID: 467 094 3657

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE:  William E. Sonntag, PhD, Chair; David M. Sherry, PhD; Nicole M. Ashpole, PhD; Michael B. Stout, PhD; Willard M. Freeman, PhD 

 

 

 

 

Eleni Petsouki | FBW7 promotes osteoblast differentiation by maintaining structural and functional integrity of primary cilia in mesenchymal stem cells

Defense Date:  Monday, September 14, 2020, 2:00 pm | Zoom Meeting ID: 957 7336 3292 

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Leonidas Tsiokas, PhD; Dean Dawson, PhD; Mary Beth Humphrey, MD, PhD; Yuechueng Liu, PhD; James J. Tomasek, PhD 

 

 

 

Jordan Craig Evans | A conserved cholesterol-dependent cytolysin motif directs prepore and pore formation and reveals a new class of pore-forming proteins.

Defense Date: Friday, August 14, 2020 | 10 am |  Zoom Meeting ID:965 5368 6167 | Password: CVsx%m1w

 Committee in Charge:  Rodney K. Tweten, PhD, Chair; Jimmy D. Ballard, PhD; Zachary D. Dalebroux, PhD; David W. Dyer, PhD; Augen A. Pioszak, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

Jimmy Manyanga | Department of Cell Biology | Electronic Cigarettes: Implications on Cancer Risk and Cisplatin Resistance in Oral Epithelial Cells

Defense Date:  Wednesday, July 29, 2020 | 2 pm | Zoom Meeting ID: 962 9100 4026 |   Password: 51666737

 

Committee in Charge: Lurdes, Queimado, MD, PhD; Priyabrata, Mukherjee, PhD; H. Anne, Pereira, PhD: Susannah Rankin, PhD; James J. Tomasek, PhD 

 

 

 

Leslie D. Carroll |  Department of Health Promotion and Sciences | COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPROVEMENT PLANS AT NATIONAL AND LOCAL LEVELS: AN ANALYSIS OF PLANS AND AN INNOVATIVE APPROACH IN AN URBAN HEALTH DEPARTMENT

Defense Date:  Friday, July 24, 2020   |  1:30 pm |   Meeting Location: https://ouhsc.zoom.us

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE:  Thomas A. Teasdale, DrPH, JGSA, FAGHE; Marianna S. Wetherill, PhD, MPH, RDN-AP/LD;  Kerstin Reinschmidt, PhD, MPHChan Hellman, PhD, M.A., Michael Stout, PhD, MA

 

 

 

 

Sarah Jane Bland  |  Department of Microbiology & Immunology | Characterization of factors influencing cytotoxicity, structural stability, and receptor binding of Clostridioides difficile toxin B aracterization of factors influencing cytotoxicity, structural stability, and receptor binding of Clostridioides difficile toxin B 

Defense Date:  Thursday, July 23, 2020 |  10 am  | Meeting Location: http://ouhsc.zoom.us/j/ 92526133298?pwd=N1NSeXByUmo xSDZWdFVRdFJmZWRGZz09   Password: 4jys1@Ns 

Committee in Charge:   Jimmy Ballard, PhD, Chair; Rodney Tweten, PhD; Mark Lang, PhD; Ann West, PhD; David Dyer, PhD 

 

 

 

 

Fauziyya Y. Muhammad |  Department of Microbiology and Immunology | PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF REGULATORY T CELLS NECESSARY FOR SUPPRESSION OF UVEITIS

Defense Date:  Monday, July 20, 2020   |  10:00 am |   Zoom Meeting:  https://ouhsc.zoom.us/j/96762460723  

Password: 56923316 

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Darren J. Lee, PhD, Chair; Michelle Callegan, PhD, Daniel J.J. Carr, PhD; William H. Hildebrand , PhD Robert C. Axtell, PhD, Scott M. Plafker, PhD

 

 

 

Allshine Chen | Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology |  NOVEL APPROACHES TO CREATING SYNTHETIC DATA FROM MULTIVARIATE SURVEY DATA FOR STATISTICAL DISCLOSURE CONTROL

Defense Date:  Wednesday, July 15, 2020, 10:00  am |  Zoom Meeting ID: 96457348125

Zoom  Location:  https://ouhsc.zoom.us/j/96457348125?pwd=cjkzZVdGRm1pYU1BQ3dkZ0VXRERnUY09

Committee  In  Charge:  Daniel Zhao, PhD; Sixia Chen, PhD; Nasir Mustaq, PhD; Chao Xu, PhD; Changjie Cai, PhD

 

 

 

 

 Vasileios Gerkopoulos | Department of Cell Biology |  Role of the Polycystin complex in cell deciliation

 Defense Date:   Wednesday, July 15, 2020  10:00 am | Zoom Meeting ID:  982 5298 4161

Zoom Location:   https://ouhsc.zoom.us/j/98252984161?pwd=aTZib1RjNnh3ZHc5MlhGZHlUK1BZUT09

Committee In Charge:  Leonidas Tsiokas, PhD: Myron Hinsdale, PhD; Guangpu Li, PhD; Scott M. Plafker, PhD, RPh;  Lawrence I. Rothblum, PhD

 

 

 

Jason M. Booe | Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology |   Modulation of CGRP and Adrenomedullin Peptide Selectivity by Receptor Activity-Modifying Proteins

Defense Date:  Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 12:00  Noon |  Zoom Meeting ID: 957 4487 5237

Zoom  Location: https://ouhsc.zoom.us/j/95744875237

Committee  In  Charge:  Augen A. Pioszak, PhD , Chair; Paul L. DeAngelis, PhD;  Rodger P. McEver, MD;  Jialing Lin, PhD and William H. Hildebrand, PhD 

 

 

Ashley Martin | Department of Physiology |   Maternal Adiposity Alters Transcriptomic and Epigenomic Neurodevelopmental Landscapes in the Fetal Hippocampus

Defense Date:  Thursday, May 28, 2020, 9:00 am |  Zoom Meeting ID: 854 1046 5378 

Zoom https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85410465378?pwd=TXlmeFY0d1F5Q25sNEtwdGFseE1qQT09 |   

Committee  In  Charge:  Dean A. Myers, PhD;   Willard M. Freeman, PhD;   Kennon M. Garrett, PhD;  Michael A. Ihnat, PhD:   David M. Sherry, PhD

 

 

 

  Christopher Michael Hoover  | Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology | Podoplanin prevents formation of brain aneurysms at midgestation by regulating activity of primitive megakaryocytes

 

 Defense Date:  Thursday,  May 7, 2020 , 12:00 Noon | Zoom Conference Call :  Meeting ID:  967 8305 4390

 https://ouhsc.zoom.us/j/96783054390?pwd=bU4waWVqN0JnNC96MFYwdFZUWjlrdz09&status=success

Committee in Charge:  Lijun Xia, MD/PhD;  Ann Louise Olson, PhD; Augen A. Pioszak, PhD;  Guangpu Li, PhD; Courtney T. Griffin, PhD

 

 

 

 

Amanda Roehrkasse | Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology | Receptor engagement and G protein recruitment by the cardioprotective peptide Adrenomedullin 2/Intermedin

 Defense Date:  Tuesday,  May 5, 2020 , 12:00 Noon | Zoom:  https://ouhsc.zoom.us/j/93764730371

Committee in Charge:  Augen Pioszak, PhD, Rodger McEver, MD, Ann Louise Olson, PhD, Paul DeAngelis, PhD, Mary Beth Humphrey, MD/PhD.

 

 

 

 

Dawn Bender | Department of Cell Biology | Mechanisms of ESCO- dependent cohesin regulation

Defense Date:  Friday, April 24, 2020, 2:00 p.m. | Zoom:  https://omrf.zoom.us/j/369307669 |  Meeting ID: 369 307 669 

Committee in Charge: :     Susannah Rankin, PhD; Gary Gorbsky, PhD; Chris Sansam, PhD; Eric Howard, PhD; Karla Rodgers, PhD; Sanjay Bidichandani, PhD

 

 

 

Md Huzzatul Mursalin | | Department of Microbiology & Immunology |  Bacillus S-Layer Contributes to the Pathogenesis of Endophthalmitis by Triggering TLR2/4-Driven Inflammatory Responses

Defense Date:   Tuesday, April 21, 2020 | 1.30 pm | Zoom:   https://ouhsc.zoom.us/j/267175845    Meeting ID 267175845

Committee in Charge: Michelle Callegan, PhD, Chair; Allison F. Gillaspy, PhD; Zachary D. Dalebroux, PhD; Darren J. Lee, PhD; Michael H. Elliott, PhD

 

 

Kathleen A. N. Aithinne | Department of Occupational & Environmental Health | Determination of anaerobic endospore-forming bacteria cultivability losses and evaluation of novel media collection efficiencies using impingersDetermination of anaerobic endospore-forming bacteria cultivability losses and evaluation of novel media collection efficiencies using impingers

Defense Date:  Tuesday, 21 April 2020, 1 pm | Location: Hudson College of Public Health, Room 144 & Zoom:  https://ouhsc.zoom.us/j/697286218

Committee in Charge:  David L. Johnson, PhD., Chair; Margaret L. Phillips, PhD; Robert A. Lynch, PhD; Bradley S. Stevenson, PhD; Chao Xu, PhD  

 

 

 

Agnieshka Maneesha Agasing | Department of Microbiology & Immunology | The Impact of Type 1 Interferon on B Cells in Two Distinct Neuroninflammatory  disorders:  Neuromylitis Optica & Multiple Sclerosis

Defense Date:  Friday, April 17, 2020 | 9:15 am | Location:  BRC109 | Zoom:  https://omrf.zoom.us/j/894523879?pwd=d0RKLzZpUXl0SEZnaEFKakRlb1l0dz09

Committee in Charge: Robert C. Axtell, PhD; Lauren A. Zenewicz, PhD; Madeleine W. Cunningham, PhD; William H. Hildebrand, PhD; Robert H. Scofield, MD

 

 

 

Micah Denay McCumber | Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology |  Venous thromboembolism surveillance in Oklahoma County: Using multiple surveillance methods and data sources to improve case identification and description of VTE disease among patients with cancer history

 Defense Date:  Thursday, January 16, 2020 | 3:00 pm | Hudson College of Health Building, Room 144

 Committee in Charge:    Aaron M. Wendelboe, Ph.D., Chair, Dale Bratzler, D.O., M.P.H., Janis E. Campbell, Ph.D., Kai Ding, Ph.D., Gary E. Raskob, Ph.D. 

 

 

 

 

 

Nana Safoah Twum-Ampofo | Department of Allied Health Sciences |  POSTURAL SWAY VELOCITY AND SITTING ACQUISITION AMONG INFANTS WITH AND WITHOUT THE RISK FOR CEREBRAL PALSY

 Defense Date:  Thursday, December 5, 2019 | 4:00 pm | Allied Health Building, Room 3025

Committee in Charge:    Thubi H.A. Kolobe PT, PhD, FAPTA; Carol P. Dionne DPT, PhD; Andrew Fagg PhD; Elizabeth Hile PT, PhD; Nicholas Stergiou PhD

 

 

 

Gavin Pharaoh | Department of Physiology |  Targeting Hydroperoxides in Neurogenic Atrophy

 Defense Date:  Thursday, December 5, 2019 | 9:00 am | Biomedical Research Center, Room 109

Committee in Charge:  Holly Van Remmen, PhD, Chair Willard M. Freeman, PhD; Kenneth M. Humphries, PhD; Scott M. Plafker, PhD; Arlan G. Richardson, PhD; Kevin R. Short, PhD

 

 

 

 

 Michael George Machiorlatti | Department of Biostatistics & Epidemiology |  EXPLORATION OF SELECTION BIAS, THE HECKMAN CORRECTION AND MISSING DATA IMPUTATION

 Defense Date:  Friday, November 22, 2019 | 12:30 pm |  College of Public Health, Room 144

Committee in Charge:  Sixia Chen, PhD, Co-Chair, Sara Vesely, PhD, Co-Chair, Janis Campbell, PhD, Kai Ding, PhD, and James George, MD. 

 

 

 

 

 

Samrita Dogra | Department of Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences |  Apelin/APJ Pathway: Functional Characterization in Drug Resistance and Metastasis in Ovarian Cancer

 Defense Date:  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 12:00 Noon| College of Pharmacy Building, Room 101

Committee in Charge:  Sukyung Woo, PhD, Chair; Youngjae You, PhD; Jessie L. Au, PharmD, PhD; Randle Gallucci, PhD; Resham Bhattacharya, PhD

 

 

 

 

Kimberly Perrella Veirs | Allied Health Sciences |  EVALUATION OF THE EFFECTS OF FIRST METATARSOPHALANGEAL JOINT MOBILITY ON THE YOUNG BALLET DANCER’S ABILITY TO ASSUME THE EN POINTE POSITION USING A MULTI-SEGMENT FOOT MODEL

 

Defense Date:  Monday, November 18, 2019 | 7:00 am | College of Allied Health Building, Room 3025

Committee in Charge:   Carol P. Dionne, DPT, PhD, Chair; Andrew Fagg, PhD; Amgad Haleem, MD, PhD; Lynn Jeffries, PT, PhD; Kenneth E. Randall, PT, PhD; Susan Sisson, RD, PhD

 

 

 

Erich A. Schnell | Department of Radiological Sciences |  High Dose Rate Brachytherapy for the Treatment of Gynecologic Cancers

 

Defense Date:  Wednesday, November 6, 2019 | 12:30 pm | Stephenson Cancer Center, Room 6036

Committee in Charge:  Tania De La Fuente Herman, PhD, Chair; Salahuddin Ahmad, PhD; Spencer Thompson, MD; Hosang Jin, PhD; Daniel Zhao, PhD; Jagadeesh Sonnad, PhD

 

 

 

 

Hooman Yari | Graduate Pharmaceutical Sciences |  Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen-Targeted Theranostic Liposomes for Active Targeting of Prostate

 

Defense Date:  Monday, November 4, 2019 | 10:00 am | College of Pharmacy Building, Room 339 

Committee in Charge: Vibhudutta Awasthi, PhD, Chair; Nathan Shankar, PhD; Michael A. Ihnat, PhD; Alamdar Hussain, PhD; Rheal A. Towner, PhD

 

 

 

 

Md. Riaj Mahamud | Cell Biology | GATA2 CONTROLS LYMPHATIC ENDOTHELIAL CELL JUNCTIONAL INTEGRITY AND LYMPHOVENOUS VALVE MORPHOGENESIS THROUGH MIR-126

Defense Date:  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 | 2:30 pm | Biomedical Research Center, Room 109

Committee in Charge:      Sathish Srinivasan, PhD; Eric W. Howard, PhD; Florea Lupu, PhD; Lorin E. Olson, PhD;  Lijun Xia, PhD;  Xin Zhang, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

James Quinn | Microbiology and Immunology | Characterizing and Assessing the Role of Follicular T Helper Cells and BCL6 in Th17-EAE Disease Progression

Defense Date:  Thursday, September, 26, 2019 | 10:00 am | Biomedical Research Center, Room 109

Committee in Charge: Robert C. Axtell, PhD, Daniel J. Carr, PhD, Mark L. Lang, PhD, Lauren A. Zenewicz, PhD, Christopher J. Lessard, PhD

 

 

 

 

Ngoc Quyen Thi Duong | Biostatistics and Epidemiology | Bayesian Posterior Kernel Density Estimation Using a Conjugate Gamma Prior

 

Defense Date:  Thursday, August, 15, 2019 | 9:00 am | Hudson College of Health Building, Room 204

 

Committee in Charge: Michael P. Anderson, PhD; Sara K. Vesely, PhD; Ying Zhang, MD, PhD; Janis E.Campbell, PhD; Clara H. Song, MD

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Ann Colijn | Department of Cell Biology |  Cell-Specific Regulation and Function of RIPK3 in the Embryonic and Postnatal Vasculature

Defense Date:  Monday, August, 19, 2019 | 2:00 pm | Biomedical Research Center, Room 109

Committee in Charge: Courtney T. Griffin, PhD; Lawrence I. Rothblum, PhD; Lorin E. Olson, PhD; Florea Lupu, PhD; Rodger P. McEver, MD

 

 

 

 

Sapana Kadel | DEPARTMENT of MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY | Sex Differences In Group 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells in homeostasis and influenza virus infection

Defense Date:  Tuesday, July 23, 2019 | 10:00 am | Biomedical Research Center, Room 109

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE:  Susan Kovats, PhD; Daniel JJ Carr, PhD; Lauren A. Zenewicz, PhD; Mark L. Lang, PhD; Karla K. Rodgers, PhD

 

 

 

 

YUE LI | DEPARTMENT of PHYSIOLOGY | THE REGULATION AND FUNCTION OF DTMEM214 IN THE CONTROL OF GLUCOSE HOMEOSTASIS IN DROSOPHILA

Defense Date:  Thursday, July 25, 2019 | 1:00 pm | Biomedical Sciences Building, Room 631

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE::  Hui-Ying Lim, PhD, Chair; Raju V.S. Rajala, PhD; Weidong Wang, PhD; Paul L. DeAngelis, Ph.D;  Ann Louise Olson, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

Anna Marie Jilla | Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders | Affordability and Willingness to Pay: Applications of Healthcare Economics in Audiology

Defense Date:  Thursday, July,  11, 2019 | 1:00 pm | Allied Health Building,  Rm 1047

Committee in Charge:  Carole E. Johnson, PhD, AuD, Chair; Mary A. Hudson, PhD; Nick C. Huntington-Klein, PhD; Andrew B. John, PhD; Catherine V. Palmer, PhD; Ying Zhang, MD, MS, PhD

 

 

 

 

 

Yifan Xu | Department of Pathology | Exosomal Micrornas in Pancreatic Cancer: Mechanisms of Selective Enrichment and the Potential for Biomarker Development

Defense Date:  Monday, July,  15, 2019 | 9:00 am | Hensley Library, Biomedical Sciences Building, Rm 433

Committee in Charge:  WeiQun Ding, PhD, Chair; Zhizhuang Joe Zhao, PhD; Priyabrata Mukherjee, PhD; Guangpu Li, PhD; Doris M. Benbrook, PhD 

 

 

 

Casey Cooper | Occupational and Environmental Health | Development, Evaluation, and Demonstration of Air Sampling Methods to Assess Airborne Transport of Clostridium difficile Spores in the Healthcare Environment

Defense Date:  Friday, June,  28, 2019 | 12:00 Noon | Hudson College of Public Health, Room 420

Committee in Charge:  David L. Johnson, PhD, Chair; Margaret L. Phillips, PhD; Aaron M. Wendelboe, PhD; Bradley S. Stevenson, PhD; Jun Wang, PhD  

 

 

 

 

Hannah Berrett | Cell Biology | The role of E protein activity in effector program differentiation of invariant Natural Killer T cells and Innate Lymphoid Cells

Defense Date:  Monday, June, 17, 2019 | 10:00 am | Biomedical Research Center, Room 109

Committee in Charge:  Jose Alberola-Ila, MD, PhD; Xiao-Hong Sun, PhD; Eric Howard, PhD; Kimble Frazer, PhD; Mark Lang, PhD 

 

 

 


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