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Thesis Defenses

Date: Tuesday, July 25, 2017 - 10:00am

Cheng Li
Cell and Developmental Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Yariv Houvras
Major Sponsor: Dr. Mary Goll
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Todd Evans
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Danwei Huangfu

Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 2:00pm

Nathaniel Z. Lazar
Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis

Chairperson: Dr. Kyu Rhee
Major Sponsor: Dr. Michael Glickman
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Dirk Schnappinger
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Joao Xavier

Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 10:00am

STUDENT:             Tanya Jayne Nauvel

PROGRAM:           Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Computational Biology and Medicine (CBM)

Chairperson:                Dr. David Christini

Major Sponsor:            Dr. Nicholas Schiff

Minor Sponsor:            Dr. Jonathan Victor

Additional Member:    Dr. Barbara Finlay (Cornell University, Ithaca)

Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 12:00pm

Matthew R. Teater
Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Harel Weinstein
Major Sponsor: Dr. Ari Melnick
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Olivier Elemento
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Yariv Houvras
Additional Member: Dr. Jason Mezey (Weill Cornell Medicine)

Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 12:00pm

Marjan Bozinoski
Pharmacology

Chairperson: Dr. Barry Kosofsky
Major Sponsor: Dr. Christopher Mason
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Olivier Elemento
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Kristen Pleil
Minor Sponsor: Dr. M. Elizabeth Ross

Date: Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 4:00pm

Priyanka Vijay
Tri-Institutional Ph.D. Program in Computational Biology and Medicine (CBM)

Chairperson: Dr. Olivier Elemento
Major Sponsor: Dr. Christopher Mason
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Selina Chen-Kiang
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Christopher Park

Date: Monday, August 14, 2017 - 12:00pm

Jackson Dean Harvey
Pharmacology

Chairperson: Dr. Yueming Li
Major Sponsor: Dr. Daniel Heller
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Lonny Levin
Minor Sponsor: Dr. David Scheinberg
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Andrea Ventura

Date: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 3:00pm

Christopher Edward Evans
Pharmacology

Chairperson: Dr. Yueming Li
Major Sponsor: Dr. Derek Tan
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Michael Glickman
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Minkui Luo
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Anthony Sauve

Date: Friday, August 25, 2017 - 11:00am

STUDENT:             Adam Howell Trotta

PROGRAM:           Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Chemical Biology (TPCB)

Chairperson:                Dr. Derek Tan

Major Sponsor:            Dr. Samuel Danishefsky

Minor Sponsor:            Dr. Minkui Luo

Minor Sponsor:            Dr. Anthony Sauve

Additional Member:     Dr. Howard Hang (The Rockefeller University)

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 2:00pm

Guanshi Wang
Biochemistry and Structural Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Scott C. Blanchard
Major Sponsor: Dr. Alexandros Pertsinidis
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Stewart Shuman
Minor Sponsor: Dr. Seth A. Darst (Rockefeller University)

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