Doctoral oral exams for Sept. 10-14
The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Katerina Fagan-Solis, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology. Monday, September 10, 1:30 p.m., 319 Morrill II South. Dissertation: “Regulation and Action of SKP2 and RhoA in Cell and Tumor Models; Investigation into the Molecular Mechanisms Responsible for the Aggressive Phenotype of Triple-Negative Breast Cancer.” Kathleen Arcaro, chr.
Philippe Martel, Ph.D., Physics. Monday, September 10, 3 p.m., 419B Lederle Graduate Research Tower. Dissertation: “Measuring Proton Spin Polarizabilities with Polarized Compton Scattering.” Rory Miskimen, chr.
Jiansheng Feng, Ph.D., Physics. Thursday, September 13, 9 a.m., 409 Hasbrouck. Dissertation: “Investigations of Surface Tension Effects due to Small-Scale Complex Boundaries.” Jonathan Rothstein and Mark Tuominen, co-chrs.
William DeLuca, Ph.D., Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation. Thursday, September 13, 1 p.m., 312 Holdsworth Hall. Dissertation: “Ecology and Conservation of the High Elevation Forest Avian Community in Northeastern North America.” David King, chr.
Rhona Trauvitch, Ph.D., Comparative Literature. Friday, September 14, 9 a.m., 301 Herter Hall. Dissertation: “Adventures in Fictionality: Sites along the Border between Fiction and Reality.” William Moebius, chr.
Mindi Rock, Ph.D., Psychology. Friday, September 14, 10 a.m., 423 Tobin. Dissertation: “New Insights into Corruption: Paradoxical Effects of Approach Orientation for the Powerful.” Ronnie Jannoff-Bulman, chr.
Sheng Xiao, Ph.D., Electrical and Computer Engineering. Friday, September 14, 10 a.m., 109 Conference Room, Knowles Engineering Building. Dissertation: “Dynamic Secrets in Communication Security.” Weibo Gong & Donald Towsley, chr.