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Congratulations to the MSTP students who recently completed their thesis defenses!

Posted by on Monday, April 27, 2020 in Honors and Awards.

NameGraduate Program (Mentor)Dissertation
Cam Bermudez, PhDBiomedical Engineering (Bennett Landman, PhD)Data-Driven Structural Neuroimaging Metrics to Quantify Aging and Cardiovascular Disease
Gabriella DiCarlo, PhDNeuroscience (Mark Wallace, PhD)Autism-linked dopamine transporter variant in a murine model: impacts on brain and behavior
Stephanie Dudzinski, PhDBiomedical Engineering (Todd Giorgio, PhD & Jeff Rathmell, PhD)Leptin Repolarizes Tumor-Associated Macrophages to Boost Immunotherapy Efficacy in Obesity
Joseph Elsakr, PhDMolecular Physiology & Biophysics (Maureen Gannon, PhD)The Effects of Maternal Overnutrition on the Endocrine Pancreas of the Offspring
Andrew Hale, PhDBiochemistry (John York, PhDRegulation of iron homeostasis by the sulfur assimilation pathway
Sumeeth Jonathan, PhDBiomedical Engineering (Will Grissom, PhD)Advancements in MRI-based methods for targeting transcranial focused ultrasound
Lindsay Klofas, PhDNeuroscience (Robert Carson, MD, PhD & Kevin Ess, MD, PhD)Modeling DEPDC5 mutations in epilepsy using patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells and a genetic mouse model
Kevin Manz, PhDNeuroscience (Brad Grueter, PhD)Microcircuit mechanisms regulation nucleus accumbens circuit function
Michael Raddatz, PhDBiomedical Engineering (Dave Merryman, PhD)Identifying Inflammatory Mechanisms in Calcific Aortic Valve Disease
Eileen Shiuan, PhDCancer Biology (Jin Chen, MD, PhD)The EphA2/Ephrin-A1 Axis Regulates Host-Tumor Interactions
John Snow, PhDCell & Developmental Biology (Kevin Ess, MD, PhD)Modeling Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood with iPSC-Derived Neurons
Petria Thompson, PhDBiochemistry (David Cortez, PhD)HMCES, an Evolutionary Conserved Protein, Shields Abasic Sites to Promote Genome Integrity