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Thesis Defenses

Date: Friday, March 2, 2018 - 3:00pm

William D. Shipman, III

Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology

Chairperson:       Dr. Alessandra Pernis

Major Sponsor:   Dr. Theresa Lu

Minor Sponsors: Drs. Carl Blobel & Jane Salmon

Additional Member(s): Drs. Richard Granstein (Weill Cornell Medicine) & Michelle Lowes (The Rockefeller University)

Date: Monday, March 5, 2018 - 2:00pm


Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology

Chairperson:       Dr. David Christini

Major Sponsor:   Dr. Yi Wang

Minor Sponsors: Drs. Emre Aksay & Douglas Ballon

Additional Member(s): Drs. Moonsoo Jin (Weill Cornell Medicine) & Martin R. Prince (Weill Cornell Medicine)

Date: Monday, March 12, 2018 - 11:00am

Wan-Ying Hsieh

Chairperson: Dr. John Blenis
Major Sponsor: Dr. Ingo K. Mellinghoff
Minor Sponsors: Drs. Yueming Li & Neal Rosen
Additional Member: Dr. Emily Cheng (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center)

Date: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 9:00am

Chun-Chin Chen

Cell and Developmental Biology

Chairperson:       Dr. Jayanta Chaudhuri

Major Sponsor:   Dr. Maria Jasin

Minor Sponsors: Dr. Xiaolan Zhao

Additional Member(s): Drs. Simon Powell (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center) & Shan Zha (Columbia University Medical Center)


Date: Friday, March 23, 2018 - 1:30pm

John Charles Zinder

Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Chemical Biology

Chairperson:           Dr. Richard Hite

Major Sponsor:       Dr. Christopher Lima

Minor Sponsor(s):  Drs. David Eliezer & Stewart Shuman

Additional Member(s):  Dr. Sebastian Klinge (The Rockefeller University)

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