Upcoming Dissertation Defense Seminars

Apr
2

Leah Yu Liu

Novel regulators of liver development and metabolism

 

Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Harvard Medical School
New Research Building
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Wolfram Goessling
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

Apr
7

Andrew Lutas

Cellular Metabolism Modulates Ion Channels That Regulate Neuronal Excitability

 

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
Goldenson Building, Room 122
220 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Gary Yellen
Neuroscience

 

Apr
8

Ryan Si-Wai Lee

Mechanisms of Oncogenesis Driven by SNF5-Loss in Pediatric Rhabdoid Tumors

 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 1:30 PM
Harvard Medical School
Tosteson Medical Education Center
260 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Charles Roberts
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

Apr
8

Natalie Janelle German

Investigating and exploiting metabolic vulnerabilities in cancer

 

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
Tosteson Medical Education Center
260 Longwood Ave.
,

 

Advisor: Marcia Haigis
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

Apr
9

Rajesh Poddar

A high-throughput system for automated training combined with continuous long-term neural recordings in rodents

 

Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Harvard University
BioLabs Room 1080
16 Divinity Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02144

 

Advisor: Bence Ölveczky
Neuroscience

 

Apr
10

Katie Lee Hwang

The Metabolic Role of the Hippo Pathway in Liver Development and Cancer

 

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
Tosteson Medical Education Ctr
Room 250
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Wolfram Goessling
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

Apr
10

Amy Beth Emerman

Molecular details and functional analysis of RNA binding by ESCRT-II

 

Friday, April 10, 2015 at 2:30 PM
Massachusetts General Hospital
Simches Research Building
185 Cambridge St.
Boston, MA 02114

 

Advisor: Michael Blower
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

Apr
13

Luis Alberto Williams Gonzalez

In Vitro Studies of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Using Human Pluripotent Stem Cell-Derived Motor Neurons

 

Monday, April 13, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Harvard University
Cambridge Campus, Off Quincy St.
102 Sever Hall
Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Advisor: Kevin Eggan
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, CB

 

Apr
13

Mary Helene Wertz

Aberrant microRNA Expression in Spinal Muscular Atrophy Motor Neurons

 

Monday, April 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
Goldenson Room 122
220 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Mustafa Sahin
Neuroscience

 

Apr
15

Juhyun Oh

Cellular and Molecular Mechanism of Chronic Inflammation in Aging of Skeletal Muscle

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Harvard University
Sherman Fairchild Building
7 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Advisor: Amy Wagers
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, HBTM

 

Apr
15

Chelsea Schwartz Place

Genomic and Functional Studies of Uveal Melanoma

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Yawkey Room 306/307
450 Brookline Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Levi Garraway
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, BCMP

 

Apr
15

Mounir Ahmad Koussa

The Biophysics of Vertebrate Hearing: A Single Molecule Approach

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
Goldenson Room 122
220 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: David Corey
Neuroscience

 

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