Congratulations to the MSTP students who recently completed their thesis defenses!
|Name||Graduate Program (Mentor)||Dissertation|
|Abin Abraham, PhD||Human Genetics (Tony Capra, PhD)||Quantifying preterm birth risk and heterogeneity using evolutionary genomics and machine learning from electronic health records|
|Lizzie Flook, PhD||Neuroscience (Jenni Blackford, PhD)||Connectivity between the BNST and insula during abstinence from alcohol use disorder|
|Caleb Ford, PhD||Biomedical Engineering (Jim Cassat, MD, PhD)||The role of HIF signaling during Staphylococcus aureus osteomyelitis and biomaterial-based treatment strategies|
|Hernán González, PhD||Biomedical Engineering (Dario Englot, MD, PhD)||Analysis of Subcortical Arousal System Connectivity in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy|
|Joseph Luchsinger, PhD||Neuroscience (Danny Winder, PhD)||Delineation of an Insula-BNST Circuit Engaged by Struggling Behavior that Regulates Avoidance|
|Cody Stothers, PhD||Microbe-Host Interactions (Ed Sherwood, MD, PhD||Beta-glucan Trained Immunity in Macrophages as Immunotherapy Against Infection|
|Patrick Wu, MS, PhD||Biomedical Informatics (Wei-Qi Wei, MD, PhD)||Systematic Evaluation of Adverse Drug Reactions and Drug Repurposing Candidates|
Note: All individuals pictured without masks in the same photo are members of the same household.