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Alumni Mentors, PhD Programs, & Thesis Titles


Last updated 10/25/2022

Graduation Year Name Mentor(s) &
Graduate Program
Thesis Title
1999 Adams, Christopher Michael Welsh, M.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Structure and Function of DEG/ENaC Ion Channels
2021 Agostinelli, Lindsay Alex Bassuk, MD, PhD

Neuroscience
LJA5: A novel population of pain & itch suppressing brainstem neurons
2014 Alleman, Brandon Jeff Murray, MD

Translational Biomedicine
Preterm Birth: Prevention, Prediction, Care
1988 Allen, Albert Gary Dutton, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Primary Cultures of Cerebellar Neurons: A Unique Model for Studying Benzodiazepine Receptors
1991-Dec Allen, Bradley Steven Clegg, Ph.D.

Microbiology
Molecular and functional characterization of the type 3 fimbriae of klessiella pneumoniae
2008 Allen, Bryan Dan Weeks, PhD

Biochemistry
Assessing the Roles of XNkx2 Genes in Xenopus Cardiac Development
1993 Anderson, Matthew Michael Welsh, M.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
The function and regulation of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane condcutance regulator
2001 Arrington, Cammon Andrew Robertson, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Dynamics of Native Proteins from EX1-type Amide Hydrogen Exchange
1990 Arthur, John Michael Brody, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Studies on the participation of the coronary circulation in the defense reaction
1995 Barnett, Edward Stanley Perlman, M.D., Ph.D.

Neuroscience
Viral infection of the CNS via the olfactory and trigeminal nerves by MHV and HSV-1: Pathogenesis and tracing
2017 Benavides, Amanda Peggy Nopoulos, MD

Neuroscience
Early Neurodevelopmental Outcomes in Preterm Infants: Visual Working Memory, Attention, & Encoding Speed
2007 Benson, Rebecca Gail Bishop, PhD

Immunology
Innate and Adaptive Immune Receptors Protect B Lymphocytes from CD95-Induced Apoptosis
1984 Berger, Richard Adrian Flatt, Ph.D.

Anatomy & Cell Biology
An analysis of carpal bone kinematics
2009 Boes, Aaron Peg Nopoulos, MD

Neuroscience
Neuroanatomical Correlates of Externalizing Behavior
2021 Boland, Lauren James Ankrum, PhD

Biomedical Engineering
Defining the Impact of Metabolic Disease on Critical Parameters of Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Therapy
2016 Bongers, Kale Chris Adams, MD, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
The Molecular Pathogenesis of Skeletal Muscle Atrophy
1990 Bonthius, Daniel James West, Ph.D.

Neuroscience
Neuranatomical consequences of alcohol exposure during the brain growth spurt: The influence of blood alcohol concentration
2020 Borbon, Tiffany Mary Wilson, MD

Microbiology
Bacterial Coinfections during Murine Cutaneous Leishmaniasis
2020 Borcherding, Nicholas Weizhou Zhang, PhD

Biomedical Science (Cancer Biology)
Big Data Analytics and Cancer Biology: Lessons in Taking Science From the Processor to the Patient
2001 Bossler, Aaron Lubomir Turek, M.D.

Molecular Biology
Kerotinocyte-dependent transcription regulation of the human papillomavirus oncogenes
2010 Brown, Eric S Ramaswamy, PhD

Biochemistry
Rieske Metal Clusters in Rieske Ferredoxins and Rieske Dioxygenases
2002 Brown, Kevin Gail Bishop, Ph.D.

Immunology
Regulation of B Cell Activation by CD40 and the Epstein-Barr Virus Oncoprotein LMP1
2022 Brueggeman, Leo Jacob Michaelson, PhD

Genetics
Identifying Genomic Risk Factors for Neurodevelopmental Disorders using Machine Learning
2001 Bullock, Grant Mark Stinski, Ph.D.

Molecular Biology
Expression of Human Cytomegalovirus Immune Evasion Genes
2013 Cano, Marlene Donna Hammond, PhD

Neuroscience
Pharmacological Dissection of the Actions of the MU Opoid Receptor in the Rostroventral Medial Medulla
1996 Carson, Mark Michael Welsh, M.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
A novel mechanism of ion channel regulation: Control of CFTR gating by ATP binding and hydrolosis
2012 Carvour, Martha Jim Torner, PhD

Epidemiology
Patterns and Predictors of Survival Following an HIV/AIDS-Related Neurologic Diagnosis
1996 Castro, Raymond Stanley Perlman, M.D., Ph.D.

Microbiology
Role of the mouse hepatitis virus surface (S) glycoprotein in virus-induced fusion and as an immune target in mice with neurological disease
1993 Cerhan, James Robert Wallace, M.D., Ph.D.

Epidemiology
Patterns and natural history of radiographically defined osteoarthritis in a registry of women
2009 Chang, Michael Beverly Davidson, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Gene Therapy and Enzyme Replacement in a Mouse Model of Late Infantile Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinosis
1988 Chen, Emily Gordon Ginder, Ph.D.

Genetics
The K562 human leukemia cell line as a model to study the regulation of HLA class I gene expression
2008 Cirillo, Dominic Robert Wallace, MD

Epidemiology
The Effect of Statin Use on Incident Immune-Mediated and Infectious Conditions Among U.S. Veterans
1997 Clark, Michael Andrew Russo, Ph.D.

Molecular Biology
Regulation of tryptophan hydroxylase gene expression
2016 Clay, Gwendolyn Mary Wilson, MD

Molecular and Cellular Biology
The Role of NLR Proteins in Leishmaniasis
2015 Coble, Jeffrey Curt Sigmund, PhD

Pharmacology
Molecular Mechanisms of Brain-RAS Hyperactivity upon Fluid Balance, and Sufficiency of Angiotensin Production from the Subfornical Organ to Affect Fluid Balance
2018 Cook, Daniel David Stoltz, MD, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Understanding Airway Smooth Muscle Molecular Physiology Using the Cystic Fibrosis Pig
1999 Cotten, Joseph Michael Welsh, M.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
CFTR Structure and Function
1982-Dec Covault, Jonathan Roger Chalkley, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
The identification and characterization of rapidly acetylated chromatin and its relationship to gene transcription
1989 Cripe, Timothy Lubomir Turek, M.D.

Genetics
Transcriptional regulation of the human papillomavirus-16 oncogene region promoter by viral and cellular factors: Implications for cervical carcinogenesis
2012 Curtiss, Miranda Paul Rothman, MD

Immunology
Role of Tim-1 in immune responses
2014 Cyr, Anthony Rick Domann, PhD

Free Radical & Radiation Biology
Transcription Factor Activator Protein 2C and Downstream Redox Biology Effectors in Development and Carcinogenesis
1991 Dagle, John Joseph Walder, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Design, synthesis, and utilization of chemically modified antisense oligodeoxyribonucleotides
2010 Dallapiazza, Robert Johannes Hell, PhD

Pharmacology
The role of CaMKII binding NMDARs in synaptic plasticity and memory
2005 Dandekar, Ajai Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

Immunology
The Role of B Cells and Gamma-Delta T Cells in the Pathogenesis of Mouse Hepatitis Virus Induced Demyelination
2007 Darbro, Benjamin Al Klingelhutz, PhD

Molecular & Cellular Biology
Mechanisms of Human Epithelial Cell Immortalization and P16INK4A Induced Telomere-independent Senescence
2012 Davidson, Beth Jeff Murray, MD

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Examining Cleft Lip and Palate as a Lifelong Disease: Genetic Investigation of Causes and Outcomes
2000 Dean, James Robert Deschenes, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Ste6, A Yeast ABC Transporter: Intracellular Trafficking and Interaction with a-factor
2009 Dickson, Matthew Curt Sigmund, PhD

Genetics
Functional Effects of Angiotensinogen Polymorphisms
1986 Donovan, Jerald Michael Jennings, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
A protein associated with L-lactate transport in rabbit erythrocytes: Chemical modification, labeling and purification
1986 Dorfman, David John Donelson, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
The trypanosome mini-exon gene: Structural and transcriptional analysis
1994 Edens, R. Erik Robert Lindhardt, Ph.D.

Medicinal/Natural Products Chemistry
Studies of the interaction of heparin with proteins
1993-Dec Eder, Anne Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Transmembrane signalling by the human insulin receptor tyrosine kinase
2013 Elkins, Jacob Thomas Brown, PhD

Biomedical Engineering
Biomechanics of Failure Modalities in Total Hip Replacement
2018 Elliott, Eric Fayyaz Sutterwala, MD, PhD (Cedars Sinai)

Molecular & Cellular Biology
Regulation of NLRP3 Inflammasome Activation by Mitochondria
2007 Engle, Mitchell Donna Hammond, PhD

Pharmacology
GABAB Receptor Expression and Function in the Spinal Cord and Dorsal Root Ganglia after Spinal Nerve Ligation
1990 Engman, David John Donelson, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
A mitochondrial member of the 70-kilodalton heat shock protein family
2003 Epping, Eric Scott Moye-Rowley, PhD

Physiology & Biophysics
Intracellular trafficking of the yeast ABC transporter Yor1
2009 Ettinger, Nicholas Mary Wilson, MD

Molecular & Cellular Biology
Genetic and Immunological Studies of Resistance to Leishmania chagasi Infection
2022 Evans, Lucy Alex Bassuk, MD, PhD

Biomedical Science (Molecular Medicine)
Mechanistic insights into the inflammatory pathogenesis of visual disturbances after traumatic brain injury
2006 Farmen, Sara Michael Welsh, M.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
CFTR Gene Transfer to Human Airway Epithelia
2020 Feddersen, Charlotte Adam Dupuy, PhD

Biomedical Science (Cell & Developmental Biology)
Utilization of Forward Genetic Approaches to Elucidate Mechanisms of Cancer Initiation and Drug Resistance
2007 Femling, Jon Jerrold Weiss, PhD

Microbiology
Collaboration of Human Neutrophils and Group IIA Phospholipase A2 against Staphylococcus aureus
2008 Ferraro, Daniel S Ramaswamy, PhD

Biochemistry
Structure-Function Studies of Rieske Oxygenase Enzymes
2010 Fineberg, Sarah Beverly Davidson, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Micrornas' Role in Brain Development and Disease
2000 Fingert, John Edwin Stone, M.D., Ph.D.

Genetics
The Molecular Genetics of Glaucoma
2009 Fischer, Anthony Paul McCray, MD

Genetics
Augmenting Antiviral Host Defense in the Respiratory Epithelium
2016 Fox, Daniel Chris Adams, MD, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Identification of Novel Mechanisms Mediating Skeletal Muscle Atrophy
1994 Freedman, Lorin Martin Cassell, Ph.D.

Anatomy & Cell Biology
An examination of the subcortical afferents of the central amygdaloid system: A basal ganglia parallel
1997 Fromm, Jonathan Robert Lindhardt, Ph.D.

Medicinal/Natural Products Chemistry
The interaction of proteins with glycosaminoglycans: studies on the interaction of acidic fibroblast growth factor and heparin and heparan sulfate
2015 Gaznick, Natassia Dan Tranel, PhD

Neuroscience
The Role of the Striatum in Impulsivity and Self-awareness: Neuropsychological and Functional Neuroimaging Approaches
2020 Genova, Rachel Andrew Pieper, MD, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
The Role of Neprilysin in ocular surface homeostasis and corneal wound healing
2020 Giacalone, Joseph Edwin Stone, MD, PhD
Budd Tucker, PhD

Genetics
Treating Retinal Disease
2021 Gildenberg, Melissa Todd Washington, PhD

Biochemistry
The structure and function of fork remodeling helicase Rad5
2013 Glasgow, Justin Peter Kaboli, MD, MS

Epidemiology
A Critical Evaluation of Healthcare Quality Improvement and How Organizational Context Drives Performance
2007 Grant, Julieann Timothy Ratliff, PhD

Immunology
Tumor Immunotherapy in RM-1 Mouse Model of Cancer
2015 Gregory, Nicholas Kathleen Sluka, PhD

Neuroscience
Why it Hurts to Exercise: A Study of Sex, Acid Sensing Ion Channels, and Fatigue Metabolites in the Onset of Muscle Pain
1990 Gretch, David Mark Stinski, Ph.D.

Microbiology
Glycoprotein complexes and glycoprotein genes of human cytomegalovirus
1989 Grosskreutz, Cynthia Michael Brody, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Characterization of subregions of the ventral portion of the rostral medulla oblongata in neural control of arterial pressure
2021 Grunewald, Matthew Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

Microbiology
ADP-Ribosylation During Coronovirus Infection: Connections to Viral Protein Modification, Innate Immunity, & the Toxin Response
2017 Gu, Sean Steven Lentz, MD, PhD

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Redox Regulation of Vascular Thrombosis & Stroke by Methionine Oxidation
1998 Gurnett, Christina Kevin Campbell, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Molecular Interactions and functional role of the voltage-dependent calcium channel alpa2/delta subunit
2009 Halabi, Carmen Curt Sigmund, PhD

Genetics
Interference with Peroxisome Proliferatior Activated Receptor Gamma Function in Smooth Muscle Causes Vascular Dysfunction
2009 Halt, Amy Johannes Hell, PhD

Pharmacology
Regulation of CaMKII in Synaptic Plasticity by NR2B
2011 Harris, Ginny Henry Paulson, MD, PhD

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Toward Understanding the Role of Protein Context in the Polyglutamine Disease SCA3
2020 Haskins, Cole Betsy Chrischilles, PhD

Epidemiology
THE INFLUENCE OF PREEXISTING MENTAL ILLNESS, ASSOCIATED MEDICATION REGIMEN FACTORS, AND ACCESS TO CARE ON BREAST CANCER ENDOCRINE THERAPY ADHERENCE
1987 Haugland, Frank Peter Getting, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
A Voltage Clamp Analysis of Membrane Potassium Currents in Larval Muscle Fibers of the Shaker Mutans of Drosophila
2019 Hayes, Michael Daniel Weeks, PhD

Molecular & Cellular Biology
Investigating the organization and regulation of aggregated proteins within sub-nuclear organelles
2012 He, Beixin Mark Anderson, MD, PhD

Molecular Physiology and Biophysics
Calcium and Calmodulin Dependent Protein Kinase II Hyperactivity in Cardiac Remodeling
1992 Herrick, Patrick Edwin Dove, Ph.D.

Biomedical Engineering
Transient cardiovascular responses to very brief hypoxia
2015 Ho, Kwo Wei James Potash, MD

Genetics
The Genetic Basis of Seasonal Affective Disorder
2015 Hoegger, Mark Michael Welsh, MD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Studies on the Pathophysiological Basis of Cystic Fibrosis Airway Disease in Newborn Pigs
1982 Hoffman, Maureane Anne Autor, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
The NADPH-dependent oxygen reductase of rat pulmonary macrophages: Activity and characterizations
2004 Holstein, Sarah Raymond Hohl, MD, PhD

Pharmacology
Mevalonate depletion reveals novel regulatory roles of isoprenoids and enhanced activity of anticancer agents
2022 Huang, Sunny Val Sheffield, MD, PhD

Molecular Medicine
Medical Applications of Static Electromagnetic Fields
2021 Hubert, Kelly Douglas Spitz, PhD

Free Radical & Radiation Biology
Repurposing Disulfiram for Targeting of Hypoxic Cancer Cells Through Redox Cycling of Copper
2005 Hume, Janet Jerrold Weiss, PhD

Microbiology
BPI-mediated delivery of endotoxin-rich particles to human CD14+ monocytes: molecular determinants and fate of endotoxin
1983 Hyman, Bradley Arthur Spector, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Polyunsaturated fatty acid effects in neural tissue
2016 Iyer, Krishna Eric Hoffman, PhD

Biomedical Engineering
Dual energy CT-based approach to assessing early pulmonary vascular dysfunction in smoking-associated inflammatory lung disease
2007 Jabbari, Ali John Harty, PhD

Immunology
Memory CD8 T Cells Responses: Initiation, Early Kinetics, and Secondary Memory Generation
1988 Janss, Anna Gerald Gebhart, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Modulation of nociceptive transmissions from the lateral reticular nucleus
2018 Jareczek, Frank Donna Hammond, PhD

Neuroscience
Mechanistic Bases for the Adverse Interaction of Nicotine and Chronic Pain
2002 Jaren, Olav Madeline Shea, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Paramecium Calmodulin Mutants That Disrupt Ion Channel Regulation Have Defects in Calcium-induced Conformational Switching
1987 Jarvik, Gail Charles Sing, Ph.D.

Human Genetics
The role of genetic variation in apolipoprotein B and apolipoprotein E in determination of hyperlipoproteinemia
1991 Jay, Scott Kevin Campbell, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Molecular characterization of the dihydropyridine-sensitive cacium channel from skeletal muscle
1986 Johnson, Joel Fritz Henn, Ph.D.

Biological Sciences
Biochemical correlates in an animal model of depression
1990 Johnson, Stephen Peter Getting, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Anatomical and electrophysiological characterization of neurons within the nucleus ambiguus complex of adult guina pigs
2006 Jones, Carter Gerald Gebhart, PhD

Pharmacology
Peripheral Contributions of TRPV1 and ASIC3 to Colon Mechanosensation and Hypersensitivity in the Mouse
2009 Jongeling, Amy Donna Hammond, PhD

Neuroscience
Rammifications of Persistent Inflammatory Pain for Opioid Actions in the Locus Coeruleus
1990 Jung, Thomas Morris Dailey, M.D., Ph.D.

Microbiology
Regulation of the murine peripheral lymph node-specific homing receptor as a function of lymphocyte activation
2014 Kaiser, Eric Andy Russo, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Effect of CGRP and Light in Mice: Implications for Photophobioa and Migraine
2013 Kaminsky, Paul John Engelhardt, PhD

Anatomy & Cell Biology
Focal Adhesion Kinase Signaling Regulates Highly Productive Transduction of Adeno-Associated Virus Through Integrin-Mediated Endocytosis
1991 Kanis, Adam Thomas Tephly, M.D., Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Purification and characterization of human hepatic 5, 10-methlyenetetrahydrofolate reductase
2000 Kao, Aimee Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Insulin Regulation of GLUT4 Trafficking in 3T3L1 Adipocytes
1982 Kardon, Randy Michael Brody, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Evidence for a microcirculatory pathway in the walls of arterioles
2021 Kelley, Ryan Jeremy Greenlee, MD

Neuroscience
Neural representations of cognitive control & speech in the subthalamic nucleus
2009 Khalsa, Sahib Daniel Tranel, PhD

Neuroscience
The effect of meditation on awareness and regulation of internal body states
2004 Khan, Ahmir Jeffrey Pessin, PhD

Physiology & Biophysics
The regulation and trafficking of the insulin response glucose transporter, GLUT4, in muscle and adipocytes
1997 Kim, Kwang John Donelson, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Mechanisms regulating gene expression in the nucleus and kinetoplast of trypanosomes
2018 Kim, Marie John Harty, PhD

Immunology
MANIPULATION OF EFFECTOR AND MEMORY CD8+ T CELLS VIA IL-2-ANTIBODY COMPLEXES
1992 Knudson, Michael Kevin Campbell, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Identification and characterization of molecular components of excitation-contraction coupling
2013-Dec Kopecky, Benjamin Bernd Fritzsch, PhD

Biology
The Roles of N-Myc and L-Myc during Inner Ear Neurosensory Development
2015 Kreple, Collin John Wemmie, MD, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Examining the role of ASIC1A in mouse models of addiction and CO2-evoked panic-like behaviors
1999 Latinis, Kevin Gary Koretzky, M.D., Ph.D.

Immunology
Analysis of signaling events involved with activation induced cell death in T cells
1985 Lechner, Robert Michael Brody, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Mechanisms of the hemodynamic response to naloxone in canine hemorrhagic shock
2015 Lee, John Bev Davidson, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Altered mTOR signaling in Huntington's Disease
1990 Leitenberg, David Thomas Feldbush, Ph.D.

Microbiology
Lymphokine regulation of virgin and memory B cell differentiation
1991 Leonard, Paul John Long, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Structure-activity relationships of serotonin 5-HT 1A receptor agonists
1990-Dec Leung, Albert Kevin Campbell, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Characterization of the receptor for the 1,4-dihydropyridine CA2+ channel modulators in skeletal muscle
2000 Lim, Leland Kevin Campbell, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Studies of the Sarcoglycan Complex in Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy and the Bio 14.6 Hamster
2005 Lindley, Timothy Robin Davisson, PhD

Anatomy & Cell Biology
Oxidative Stress in the Brain is Involved in the Pathogenesis of Heart Failure
2020 Liu, Guanghao Gloria Lee, PhD

Neuroscience
Investigating the TAU-FYN interation in normal and diseased states of the brain
2001 Malik, Zulfiqar David Kusner, M.D., Ph.D.

Immunology
Inhibition of Calcium Signaling Affects Phagosome Maturation and Intercellular Survival of M. turberculosis
2018 Mambetsariev, Nurbek Gail Bishop, PhD

Immunology
MECHANISMS OF TRAF3 MEDIATED REGULATION OF B CELL SURVIVAL
2021 Matasic, Daniel Barry London, MD, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Metabolic Regulation of the Cardiac Sodium Channel
1993 Matsuda, James Erwin Shibata, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Receptor-mediated modulation of sodium currents in rabbit ventricular myocytes
1997 Maxian, Tina Thomas Brown, Ph.D.

Biomedical Engineering
Development and application of a finite element formulation for estimating sliding wear in total hip arthroplasty
1991 McCann, John Michael Welsh, M.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Regulation of chloride secretion in normal and cystic fibrosis airway epithelial cells
2017 McCracken, Jenna Lee-Ann Allen, PhD

Microbiology
Mechanisms & Consequences of Neutrophil Apoptosis Inhibition by Francisella tularensis
1991 McDowell, Thomas Francois Abboud, M.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Arterial baroreflex function in alloxan-diabetic rabbits
1995 McKinney, Jeffrey Robert Ashman, M.D.

Microbiology
Structure-function relationships of major histocompatibility complex class II polymorphisms
1995 Metzler, Michael Jeanne Snyder, Ph.D.

Anatomy & Cell Biology
Regulation of Surfactant-Associated Protein Gene Expression by Retinoic Acid
1984 Miller, Greg Michael Feiss, Ph.D.

Microbiology
The structure of the bacteriophage lambda cos site
2015 Miller, Michael Michael Henry, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
The Effects and Regulation of Dystroglycan Glycosylation in Cancer
1991 Minchin, Susan Thomas Feldbush, Ph.D.

Microbiology
Immunomodulation of rat lymphocyte responses by sulfated polysaccharides and glycosaminoglycans
2012 Mohr, Emma Jack Stapleton, MD

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Characterization of GB Virus C envelope protein
1993 Molitor, Jerry Warner Greene, Ph.D.

Microbiology (Duke U)
Characterization of the NF-Kappa B/REL family of DNA-Binding proteins in human T Lymphocytes
2018 Monson, Eric Virginia Willour, PhD

Genetics
INTERROGATION OF RARE FUNCTIONAL VARIATION WITHIN BIPOLAR DISORDER AND SUICIDAL BEHAVIOR COHORTS
2008 Moss, Timothy Lori Wallrath, PhD

Genetics
Connections Between HP1 Hsa and Breast Cancer Invasion/metastasis
1996 Motto, David Gary Koretzky, M.D., Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
GRB-2 associated proteins in T-cell activation
1992 Murray, Margaret Donald Heistad, M.D.

Pharmacology
Role of second messengers in vascular responses in vivo
1998 Musci, Michael Gary Koretzky, M.D., Ph.D.

Immunology
The role of SLP-76 and SLAP-130 in the regulation of T cell antigen receptor signal transduction
2002 Myung, Karen John Donelson, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Regulation of Gene Expression of the Major Surface Proteins, GP46 and GP63, in Leishmania donovani chagasi
2007 Naqvi, Nasir Antoine Bechara, PhD

Neuroscience
The Effects of Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Lesions on Emotional Responses to Cigarette Smoking
2015 Nauseef, Jones Michael Henry, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
An Investigation of the Molecular and Biophysical Properties of Metastatic Cells
2007 Nelson, Rick Hank Paulson, MD, PhD

Neuroscience
Fbx2: Novel Mechanisms for Glycoprotein Destruction and Links to Hearing and Memory
1995 Ness, Jayne Barry Kasson, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Purification and characterization of a progestin stimulating factor from concanavalin-A-stimulated rat splenocytes
1988-Dec Ness, Timothy Gerald Gebhart, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
A new model of visceral pain: Characterization, validification and use
2019 Nguyen, Emily Isabella Grumbach, MD, PhD

Molecular & Cellular Biology
Mitochondrial CaMKII Regulates Smooth Muscle Celll Migration
1995 Nichols, Brian Edwin Stone, M.D., Ph.D.

Genetics
Molecular genetics of macular degeneration
2011 Oakley, Fredrick John Engelhardt, PhD

Anatomy & Cell Biology
Biology of Redox Active Endosomal Signaling in Response to IL-1-Beta
2015 Olerich, Kelsey Sue O'Dorisio, MD, PhD

Neuroscience
G-Protein Coupled Receptor Expression in Medulloblastoma Subgroups: Identifying and Exploiting Molecular Targets
2004 Ontiveros, Evelena Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

Immunology
Analysis of Mouse Hepatitis Virus, Strain JHM Neuropathogenesis Using Targeted Recombinant Technology
2006 Ozer, Egon Joe Zabner, MD

Molecular Biology
Paraoxonase is a Mammalian Host Modulator of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Quorum Sensing and Biofilm Formation
2022 Pak, Thomas Val Sheffield, MD, PhD

Neuroscience
The Behavioral and Brain Phenotype of Mouse Models of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome
2017 Park, Jung Ron Weigel, MD, PhD

Anatomy & Cell Biology
The Transcription Factor Activator Protein Family Of Genes In Mammary Gland Development And Breast Cancer Progression
1983 Parslow, Tristram Daryl Granner, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Immunoglobulin light chain gene expression: Molecular events in lymphocyte activation and suppression
2001 Patterson, Shawnna Mark Arnold, Ph.D.

Neuroscience
Extracellular Adenosine, AMP, CYCLIC AMP and Ammonia: Sampling and Analysis Techniques
2011 Peters, Anna Gail Bishop, PhD

Immunology
Dysregulation of CD40 Signaling Pathways in Enhanced B cell Activation and Autoimmunity
2011 Pham, Nhat-Long John Harty, PhD

Immunology
Regulation of Memory CD8 T Cell Differentiation
1989 Philibert, Robert Gary Dutton, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
The characterization of taurine efflux from primary cerebellar cell cultures
2006 Porter, Brandon John Harty, PhD

Immunology
"Infection, Antigen Presentation, and the CD8+ T Cell Response"
2019 Proch, Katherine George Richerson, MD, PhD

Neuroscience
Characterizing the effect of serotonergic input on medullary Phox2b neurons
1996 Quinby, Gary Robert Deschenes, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Post translational processing of the saccharomyces cervisiae peptide pheromone, A-factor and secretion by the ABC-transporter
2012 Ramme, Austin Nicole Grosland, PhD

Biomedical Engineering
High Throughput Patient-Specific Orthopaedic Analysis: Development of Interactive Tools & Application to Graft Placement in Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
1990 Ramza, Brian Ronald Joyner, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
The effects of tissue geometry on the initiation of a cardiac action potential
2016 Rasmussen, Tyler Mark Anderson, MD, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Mitochondrial Calcium Uniporter Controls Physiological Stress Responses in the Heart
1998 Recinos, Rene John Donelson, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Gene organization and expression in two american trypanosomes
2015 Reed, Sara Dawn Quelle, PhD

Pharmacology
NIAM, A Novel Activator of P53 and Potential Tumor Suppressor
1994 Richardson, Jeanne Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Regulated expression of the glut4 glucose transporter in skeletal muscle
2005 Richardson, Kenneth Joseph Hill, MD, PhD

Molecular Biology
Calcium-Dependent Signaling in Cardiac Hypertrophy: Dissection of a Pathway
1987 Richerson, George Peter Getting, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
The respiratory of the Guina Pig: in vivo and perfused brain studies
2007 Rockey, William Adrian Elcock, PhD

Biochemistry
Computational Prediction of the Targets of Protein Kinase Inhibitors
2021 Rogers, Kai Wendy Maury, PhD

Microbiology
The role of macrophages in Ebola virus infection
1991 Rosenberg, Michael Richard Lynch, M.D.

Microbiology
Murine hybrid hybridomas provide excellent models for the study of immunoglobulin assembly, structure, and function
2015 Rysavy, Matthew Robert Wallace, MD
Edward Bell, MD

Epidemiology
Prognosis and variation in perinatal epidemiology
2002 Sall, Jeffrey Sue O'Dorisio, M.D., Ph.D.

Neuroscience
Somatostatin inhibition of IGF-1 action in Neural Crest Derived Tumor and Primary Cell Lines
2019 Sandgren, Jeremy Justin Grobe, PhD

Pharmacology
Vasopressin in Preeclampsia
2002 Santos, Richard Charles Grose, M.D.

Microbiology
Identification and Characterization of the First Glycoprotein E Antigenic Variant of Varicella-Zoster Virus
2011 Schindler, Emily Ed Stone, MD, PhD

Genetics
Genetics of Inherited Retinal Degeneration
1993 Schoderbek, William Richard Maurer, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Analysis of mechanisms regulating glycoprotein hormone alpha-subunit gene expression
2018 Schoenfeld, Joshua Doug Spitz, PhD
Bryan Allen, MD, PhD

Free Radical & Radiation Biology
The Role of Redox-Active Iron Metabolism in the Selective Toxicity of Pharmacological Ascorbate in Cancer Therapy
2009 Schulert, Grant Lee-Ann Allen, PhD

Microbiology
Francisella tularensis targets oxidative and non-oxidative host defenses to resist macrophage killing
2005 Schultz, Rebecca Jeff Murray, MD

Genetics
Identification of Genetic Loci Involved in Nonsyndromic Cleft Lip With or Without Cleft Palate
2013 Schwartz, Justin Lee-Ann Allen, PhD

Microbiology
A Matter of Life or Death: Modulation of Neutrophil Apoptosis & Complement Activation by Francisella tularensis
2000 Scott, Daryl Val Sheffield, M.D., Ph.D.

Genetics
Molecular Genetics of Hearing-Loss-Loci on Chromosomes 7,9, and 13
2010 Sedore, Stanley David Price, PhD

Biochemistry
Gene-specific control of P-TEFb by HIV
2017 Shah, Viral Michael Welsh, MD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Mechanisms of Acid & Base Secretion: Implications for Airway Host Defense in Cystic Fibrosis
2014 Shearer, Eliot Richard Smith, MD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Deafness in the Genomics Era
1993 Sheff, David Peter Rubenstein, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Isolation and characterization of the actin N-acetylamiona peptides
2012 Sheffield, Abraham Richard Smith, MD

Genetics
Gene therapy approaches to dominant deafness: Lessons learned from a mouse
1998 Shirke, Aneil Kevin Campbell, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Mechanisms of synaptic plasticity
1999 Short, Daniel Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Establishment of insulin synthesis and secretion by transfer of a modified human proinsulin gene into mice and cultured cells
1994 Simmons, Martha Sean Murphy, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Induction of nitric oxide synthase in glial cells
2018 Sloan-Heggen, Christina Richard Smith, MD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Precision Health and Deafness - Optimizing Genetic Diagnosis
2014 Slupe, Andrew Stefan Strack, PhD

Pharmacology
Regulation of Dynamin-Related Protein 1-Mediated Mitochondrial Fission by Reversible Phosphorylation & Its Contribution to Neuronal Survival Following Injury
1996 Smith, Kelly Charles Lutz, M.D., Ph.D.

Microbiology
Immune system recognition of major histocompatibility class I molecules
1990 Snyder, Steven Joseph Walder, Ph.D.

Biochemistry
Development of blood substitutes: Mechanisms of protection against hemoglobin autooxidation
1989 Solomon, Robert Gerald Gebhart, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Spinal actions of and tolerance to analgesic drugs: Behavioral, pharmacological and biochemical studies
2009 Sprague, Daniel Tim Ratliff, PhD

Microbiology
Delivery of CD154 Signals by Platelet-Derived Microparticles
1982 Stamler, John M.I. Phillips, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
The role of the central angiotensin system in osmoreception and hypertension
2015 Starks, Rachel Kamal Rahmouni, PhD

Molecular and Cellular Biology
Molecular Basis of Insulin Resistance in Bardet Biedl Syndrome
2015 Streeter, Jennifer Francis Miller, MD

Anatomy & Cell Biology
Molecular Regulation of NOX1 NADPH Oxidase in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell Activiation
2017-Dec Stump, Madeliene Curt Sigmund, PhD

Neuroscience
THE ROLE OF BRAIN PPARĪ³ IN REGULATION OF ENERGY BALANCE AND GLUCOSE HOMEOSTASIS
1990 Sutton, Larry Daniel Quinn, Ph.D.

Chemistry
Transition state structures of pancreatic cholesterol estrase-catalyzed hydrolysis reactions
2010 Swanson, Sara Eric Hoffman, PhD

Biomedical Engineering
Quantification of Regional Pulmonary Blood Flow Parameters via Multidetector-row CT: Evaluation of Vascular-based Phenotypes of COPD
2017 Swanton, Amanda Corinne Peek-Asa, PhD

Translational Biomedicine
Evaluation Of Trauma Response To Agricultural Injuries
2007 Sykes, Kenneth Donna Hammond, PhD

Pharmacology
Mechanisms that mediate opioid potentiation in the rostral ventromedial medulla
2011 Tabayoyong, William Nicholas Zavazava, MD, PhD

Immunology
Engraftment of Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells is Regulated by Natural Killer Cells
1992 Tan, Rosemarie Ronald Joyner, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Analysis of discontinuous action potential propagation in the heart
2020 Tereshchenko, Alexander Peggy Nopoulos, MD

Neuroscience
Brain structure and function in juvenile onset Huntington's disease
2012 Thoendel, Matthew Alex Horswill, PhD

Microbiology
Synthesis of the Accessory Gene Regulator Autoinducing Peptide in Staphylococcus aureus
1993 Thorson, John John Kemp, M.D.

Microbiology
Iron, transferrin, and the transferrin receptor in lymphocyte growth: Studies with an anti-transferrin receptor monoclonal antibody
1996 Thrower, Abby Mark Stinski, Ph.D.

Genetics
Role of a silencer element in regulating human cytomegalovirus transcription
2021 Todd, Dylan Dan Bonthius, MD, PhD

Neuroscience
Role of the Genes, NOS1 and CREB1, in a Mouse Model of Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
2020 Tompkins, Sean Eric Taylor, PhD

Biochemistry
The Role of the Mitochondrial Pyruvate Carrier in the Development of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
2022 Toral, Marcus Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD (Stanford)

Biomedical Science (Molecular Medicine)
Inflammatory Biomarkers of the Eye
1992 Tourtellotte, Warren Gary Van Hoesen, Ph.D.

Neuroscience
Thalamic reticular nucleus pathology in Alzheimer's disease and experimental anatomical correlates in the old-world monkey
2012 Trandem, Kathryn Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

Immunology
The Anti-Inflammatory Response in Mice with Coronavirus-Induced Encephalomyelitis
2001 Trembath, Dimitri (Yuri) Jeff Murray, M.D.

Genetics
Investigations into the Genetic Basis of Rieger Syndrome and Neural Tube Defects in Humans
2014 Trujillo, Jonathan Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

Immunology
T cell responses to S-glutathionylated & heteroclitic viral epitopes in mice infected with a neurotropic coronavirus
2021 van der Heide, Carly Michael Anderson, PhD
John Fingert, MD, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Investigations of Human Genetics & Mouse Models in the Study of Glaucoma
2022 Velez, Gabriel Vinit Mahajan, MD, PhD (Stanford)

Molecular & Cellular Biology
Structural and Proteomic Insights into the Pathogenesis of Intraocular Inflammation
2013 Ver Heul, Aaron Rob Piper, PhD

Biochemistry
Molecular Basis of Nod1 and Nod2 Signaling
1991 VerHoef, Kimberly John Long, Ph.D.

Pharmacology
Hemicholinium-3 and two derivatives, A-4 and A-5, alter choline transport and metabolism in neuroblastoma cells
2021 Walimbe, Ameya Kevin Campbell, PhD

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Protein O-Mannose Kinase-Mediated Regulation of a-Dystroglycan Function
1990 Walker, Patricia Jeffrey Pessin, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Insulin and glucose-dependent expression of the facilitative glucose transporter
2003 Walters, Robert Michael Welsh, M.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
Virus-receptor interactions in the airway epithelia: Relevance to gene therapy and viral pathogenesis
2010 Wang, Siao-Yi George Weiner, MD

Immunology
Interactions Between Complement And Cellular Mediated Mechanisms of monoclonal Antibody Therapy
2022 Weeks, Kristin Mary Charlton, PhD
Charles Lynch, MD, PhD

Epidemiology
Surgical, Chemotherapy and Survival Disparities by Rurality and Gynecologic Oncologist Involvement in Ovarian Cancer Patients in the Midwestern United States
1996 Wemmie, John Scott Moye-Rowley, Ph.D.

Physiology & Biophysics
A novel cadmium resistance system in saccharomyces cerevisiae
1990 Wensel, Jeffrey Kristy Kultas-Ilinsky, Ph.D.

Anatomy & Cell Biology
An autoradiographic analysis of the cortical connections of the pallidal and cerebellar zones within the feline motor thalamus
1999 West, Colin Jeffrey Dawson, Ph.D.

Preventive Med-Biostatistics
An Approach to Longitudinal Studies Involving Repeated Categorical Outcome Variables with Missing Data
2019 Wheeler, Dorthea (Lori) Stanley Perlman, MD, PhD

Immunology
Understanding microglia in the immune response to mouse hepatitis virus infection
2022 Whillock, Amy Gail Bishop, PhD

Immunology
TRAF3-Mediated Regulation of Survival & BCR Signaling in Normal & Malignant B Cells
2000 White, Douglas John Harty, Ph.D.

Immunology
Effector mechanisms of CD8+ T cells in adaptive immunity to listeria monocytogenes
2010 Williams, Aislinn Hank Paulson, MD, PhD

Neuroscience
Toxic Intermediates and Protein Quality Control in the Polyglutamine Disease, SCA3
2006 Wolniak, Kristy Tom Waldschmidt, PhD

Immunology
Regulation of the Primary Germinal Center B Cell Response in Normal and Autoimmune Mice
2002 Wood, Jessica Andrew Russo, Ph.D.

Genetics
Tryptophan Hydroxylase: Study of a Promoter Implicated in the Etiology of Mental Illness
2001 Wu, Gregory Stanley Perlman, M.D., Ph.D.

Neuroscience
Immune-mediated mechanisms of central nervous system demyelination induced by mouse hepatitis virus, strain JHM
2004 Yarbrough, Tracy Erwin Shibata, PhD

Physiology & Biophysics
Implicating Caveolae in the Adrenergic Regulation of Myocardial Ion Channels
2017-Dec Young, Amy Adam Dupuy, PhD
Michael Goodheart, MD

Anatomy & Cell Biology
GYNECOLOGICAL TISSUE HOMEOSTASIS AND TUMORIGENESIS STUDIES USING MOUSE MODELS
2022 Zarei, Keyan David Stoltz, MD, PhD

Biomedical Engineering
The role of CFTR in the biliary tract
2018 Zhang, Michael Jon Houtman, PhD

Microbiology
Characterizing How Glycerol Monolaurate (Gml) Affects Human T Cell Signaling And Function
2009 Ziemann, Adam Michael Welsh, M.D.

Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Effects of low pH on seizures and fear: A critical role for acid-sensing ion channels