CPB Graduates

Upcoming Defenses


Yan Xia Dissertation Defense. November 15th 8 am Room 202 Light Hall

Integrated Structural Biology for Understanding Membrane Protiens: A TSPO Story


 

Bishal Paudel Dissertation Defense- Nov. 16th at 9 am Room 898J PRB.

Understanding Drug Response Dynamics
in BRAF-Mutated Melanoma Cells

 

MS and PhD Defenses by Year


Congratulations to Pooja Guar , who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on Feb 19, 2016.

"Advancements in MRI Temperature Map Reconstruction for Real-Time Guidance of Thermal Therapies"

 

 

Congratulations to BettyAnn Chodkowski , who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on Feb 22, 2016.

"Brain Functional Connectivity and Childhood Obesity " 


 


Congratulations to Samuel DeLuca, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on May 6, 2015.

"Development of Novel Methods for Computational Protein Design and Protein-Ligand Docking"

Laboratory of Jens Meiler


Congratulations to Kallie Stavros, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on December 18, 2014.

"Sequence Dependence of the Food Mutagen 2-amino-3-methylimidazo-[4,5-f] quinolone in the Narl Recognition by Solution NMR"

Laboratory of Michael Stone

 


Congratulations to Christopher Jarrett, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on October 24, 2014.

"Physical Basis of Acousto-Optical Imaging"

Laboratory of John Gore

 


Congratulations to Stephanie Hirst Deluca, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on August 19, 2014.

"Protein Structure Elucidation by Combining Computational and Experimental Methods"

Laboratory of Jens Meiler

 


 

Congratulations to Patrick Gentry, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on July 15, 2014.

"Discovery, Optimization, and Characterization of Novel Subtype-Selective M5 Muscarinic Acetylcholine Receptor Ligands"

​Laboratory of Craig Lindsley


 


Congratulations to Tara Archuleta, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on May 13, 2014.

"From Gatekeeper to Effector: A Structural and Functional Analysis of the Multifaceted Clamydial Protein, CopN"

Laboratory of Ben Spiller

 


Congratulations to Sonja Brooks, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on April 22, 2014.

"Biochemical Characterization of the DMA Glycosylase DEMETER"

Laboratory of Brandt Eichman

 


Congratulations to Capt. Stephen Hummel, USA, who successfully defended his MS thesis on April 22, 2014.

"Single Cell Tracking and Integer Programming"

Laboratory of Vito Quaranta

 


Congratulations to Lewis Kraft, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on April 18, 2014.

"Investigating the Emergent Properties of an Autophagy Protein in Living Cells"

Laboratory of Anne Kenworthy

 


Congratulations to Jordan Willis, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on March 27, 2014.

"Rational Antibody Design: From Mechanisms of Specificity to Novel Vaccine Strategies"

Laboratories of Jens Meiler and James Crowe

 


Congratulations to Ghazal Hariri, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on March 12, 2014.

"Development, Optimization, and Evaluation of Tumor-Specific Nanosponge Drug Delivery Systems as Chemotherapeutics"

Laboratory of Eva Harth

 


Congratulations to Brittney Bates, who successfully defended her MS thesis on December 19, 2013.

Laboratory of Craig Lindsley


Congratulations to Nick Adams, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on October 24, 2013.

"Development of Simple Methods for RNA Biomarker Extraction and Detection"

Laboratories of Rick Haselton and David Wright

 


Congratulations to Kelly Kazmier, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on November 15, 2013.

"Mechanistic Diversity of the Leut Fold Structural Superfamily"

Laboratory of Hassane Mchaourab

 


Congratulations to Liz Dong Nguyen, who successfully defended her PhD dissertation on June 17, 2013.

"Structural Studies of the Interaction between mGlu5 and Allosteric Modulators"

Laboratory of Jens Meiler

 


Congratulations to Matthew Deeley, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on June 12, 2013.


"The benefit of automatic segmentation of intracranial organs at risk in radiation therapy: a multi-rater behavioral investigation"

Laboratories of Charles Coffey and Benoit Dawant

 



 

Congratulations to JT Brogan, who successfully defended his PhD dissertation on May 8, 2013.

"Total Synthesis and Biological Evaluation of Alkaloid Natural Products (+)-7 Bromotrypargine and Phidianidines A & B and the Development of a Novel Class of Positive Allosteric Modulators of the Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor Subtype 1"

Laboratory of Craig Lindsley