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Thesis Defenses

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:00am

Davinder Sandhu
Physiology, Biophysics and Systemic Biology

Chairperson: Dr. David Christini
Major Sponsor: Dr. Steven S. Gross
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Olivier Elemento and Giovanni Manfredi

Date: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 - 9:30am

CLAIRE YAN-CHEER OH

Pharmacology

Chairperson:                 Dr. Yueming Li

Major Sponsor:             Dr. David Scheinberg

Minor Sponsors:           Drs. Minkui Luo & Richard O'Reilly

Additional Member:    Dr. Richard Kolesnick (MSKCC)

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

Gregory Farber
Physiology, Biophysics and System Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Heidi Stuhlmann
Major Sponsor: Dr. Carl Blobel
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Annarita Lorenzo and Randi Silver

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

GEORGIA ROSE FROST

Neuroscience

Chairperson:                 Dr. Anjali Rajadhyaksha

Major Sponsor:             Dr. Yueming Li

Minor Sponsors:           Drs. Costantino Iadecola & Ming Li

Date: Friday, April 26, 2019 - 2:00pm

JUSTIN CHARLES MORSE

Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology

Chairperson:                Dr. Jeremy Dittman

Major Sponsor:            Dr. Scott Blanchard

Minor Sponsors:          Drs. Alessio Accardi & Olga Boudker

Date: Tuesday, April 30, 2019 - 2:30pm

Anam Ejaz
Molecular Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Kirk Deitsch
Major Sponsor: Dr. Stewart Shuman
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Michael Glickman and Dirk Remus

Date: Friday, May 10, 2019 - 2:00pm

Emma Maria Schatoff
Cell and Developmental Biology

Chairperson: Dr. Christopher Barbieri
Major Sponsor: Dr. Lukas Dow
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Lewis Cantley, Scott Lowe and Charles Sawyers
Additional Member: Dr. Sohail Tavazoie (Rockefeller University)

Date: Monday, May 13, 2019 - 1:00pm

MICHAELYN CLAIRE LUX

Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Chemical Biology (TPCB)

Chairperson:                 Dr. Minkui Luo

Major Sponsor:             Dr. Derek Tan

Minor Sponsors:           Drs. Gabriela Chiosis & Tarun Kapoor

Date: Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 10:00am

DARYA VLADIMIROVNA AKIMOVA

Pharmacology

Chairperson:                 Dr. Daniel Heller

Major Sponsor:             Dr. Steven Gross

Minor Sponsors:           Drs. Lonny Levin & M. Elizabeth Ross

Additional Member:    Dr. John Blenis (Harvard Medical School)

Date: Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 2:00pm

Sohn G. Kim
Immunology and Microbial Pathogenesis

Chairperson: Dr. Sabine Ehrt
Major Sponsor: Dr. Eric Pamer
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Howard Hang and Gregory Sonnenberg

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