The graduate dean invites all graduate faculty to attend the final oral examinations for the doctoral candidates scheduled as follows:
Emrah Ilker Ozay, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 1 p.m., 221 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Defining and Manipulating the Function of Protein Kinase C-theta in Graft-vs-Host Responses.” Lisa Minter and Gregory Tew, co-chrs.
Joe Torres, PhD., Molecular and Cellular Biology, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2 p.m., 221 Integrated Sciences Building. Dissertation: “Canonical Notch Signaling Positively Regulates MicroRNA-155 Transcription in an NFkB-Dependent Manner.” Lisa Minter, chr.
Jake W. Pawlowski, Ph.D., Chemistry, Friday, Jan. 19, 10 a.m., S330 Life Sciences Laboratories. Dissertation: “Novel Mass Spectrometry Methods for the Analysis of Covalent and Non-Covalent Protein Structures and Their Influence on the Functions of Therapeutic Proteins.” Igor Kaltashov, chr.
Asanka Weerasinghe, Ph.D., Physics, Friday, Jan. 19, 1:15 p.m., Gunness Student Center, Marcus Hall. Dissertation: “Computational Modeling of Defect-Engineered Graphene Derivatives and Graphene-Polymer Nanocomposites.” Dimitrios Maroudas and Ashwin Ramasubramaniam, co-chrs.