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Scott Tyler defended his thesis entitled "Graph Theory Analysis of Single Cell Transcriptomes Define Islet Signaling Networks and Cell Identity" on November 18, 2016. Scott did his research work in Dr. John Engelhardt's laboratory. Congratulations Scott! Tyler MCB_DOCTORAL_SEMINAR_HANDOUT.pdf
Congratulations to Kevin Urak in Paloma Giangrande's laboratory as he is the recipient of an American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship. The funding period will be from 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2018.
Magdalene Ameka and Ying Hsu - 3 MT Finalists, Friday, November 4, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. Art Building West, 240, 141 North Riverside Drive
Allison Songstad successfully defended her thesis on October 25, 2016. The title of her thesis is "Generating patient-specific iPSC-derived choroidal endothelium to study and treat macular degeneration". Allison performed her research work in Dr. Budd Tucker's laboratory in the Department of...
Congratulations to the 2016 MCB Retreat Travel Award Winners! $500 travel awards were given to three participants for best posters: Bradley Hamilton, Sharon Idiga, and Daniel Kelpsch. The best talk award was given to Magdalene Ameka. Great job everyone!
Javier Gomez successfully defended his thesis on June 8, 2016 completing the requirements for his Ph.D. Javier completed his dissertation work “Regulation of the signal transduction pathways of the Unfolded Protein Response during chronic and physiological ER stress” in the laboratory of Dr. Thomas Rutkowski.
Congratulations to Jeanine Schibler who successfully defended her thesis on June 3, 2016. Jeanine completed her dissertation work "Targeting unique oxidative metabolism of clonogenic multiple myeloma cells for therapy" in the laboratory of Dr. Apollina Goel.
Ilya Blokhin successfully defended his thesis on May 3, 2016 completing the requirements for his Ph.D. Ilya completed his dissertation work “micro-RNA-dependent Mechanisms of Thrombosis in Obesity” in the laboratory of Dr. Steven Lentz.
Nicholas Borcherding, an MSTP student who will matriculate into MCB in Fall 2016 through Dr. Weizhou Zhang's lab, has been selected as a Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Distinguished Thesis Award winner for 2016.
2013 MCB Alum, Nirjal Bhattarai, PhD, is now a Principal Investigator at the Gene Transfer and Immunogenicity Branch of Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies at the FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research. Congratulations Nirjal!