Doctoral Dissertation Defense Announcements

Abstracts are available in the PDF linked to each announcement. 
Announcements from prior semesters are archived at the bottom of the page.

Xiavan Roopnarinesingh, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Epigenome-wide meta-analysis of gene function prediction across genomic features

Date and Time: Friday December 10, 2021, 11:00 a.m., Location: Zoom

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Jonathan Wren, Ph.D.; Ann-Louise Olson, Ph.D.; Karla Rodgers, Ph.D.; Hiroyuki Matsumoto, Ph.D., Willard Freeman, Ph.D.

 

 

Cassandra D. Querdibitty, Health Promotion Sciences

Early Care and Education Environments in Oklahoma: Implications for Children’s Environmental Health

Date and Time: Friday, December 10, 2021, 9:30 a.m. Location: HCOPH & CHB 144

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Alicia L. Salvatore, DrPH, MPH; Marianna S. Wetherill, PhD, MPH, RDN/LD; Kerstin M. Reinschmidt, PhD, MPH; Lancer Stephens, PhD, MS; Janis Campbell, PhD, MSc, GISP; and Susan B. Sisson, PhD, RDN, CHES, FACSM

 

 

Kimberlie A. Wittig, Cell BiologyHeadshot of Kim smiling in a research lab

REGULATION OF DNA REPLICATION FACTOR PROTEIN EXPRESSION THROUGHOUT THE CELL CYCLE

Date and Time: December 3, 2021, 4 p.m., Location: Zoom 

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Christopher L. Sansam, Ph.D., Chair; Susannah Rankin, Ph.D.; J. Kimble Frazer, M.D., Ph.D.; David Forsthoefel, Ph.D.; Karla Rodgers, Ph.D.

 

 

Wenjing (Lily) Wu, PhysiologyPhoto of Wenjing Lily Wu in a research lab

VITAMIN A AND VISION: AN INVESTIGATION INTO TWO RETINOID METABOLISM ENZYMES IN THE VERTEBRATE EYE

Date and Time: November 22, 2021, 12:30 p.m., Location: Zoom 

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Jian-Xing Ma, MD., Ph.D., Robert Eugene Anderson, M.D., Ph.D., Michael Elliott, Ph.D., Raju Rajala, Ph.D., Willard Freeman, Ph.D., Shannon Conley, Ph.D.

 

 

 

Headshot of Lisa Bailey in front of a blue background Lisa R. Bailey, Nursing

The Experience of Chemotherapy-Related Disruptions in Information Processing and their Effect on Social Roles and Well-Being in Older Breast Cancer Survivors

Date and Time: Wednesday, September 8, 2021, 1:00pm, Location: College of Nursing, Room 130

COMMITTEE IN CHARGE: Melissa Craft, PhD, RN, Co-Chair; Barbara W. Carlson, PhD, RN, Co-Chair; Carol Rogers, PhD, RN; Stephanie Marfurt, PhD, RN; Shannon Bert, PhD

 

Archived Doctoral Defense Announcements

Click the sections below to open the list of defenses,  then click the hyperlinks for details.

Fall 2016 Defense Announcements

Summer 2016 Defense Announcements