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Recent Dissertation Defense Seminars

Dustin Griesemer
Friday, June 9, 2017 at 12:00p.m.
Assaying 3-Prime Untranslated Region Variants in a Massively Parallel Fashion

Broad Institute
Monadnock Room (Rm. 2040)
415 Main Street
Cambridge, MA  02142

Advisors: Pardis Sabeti, M.D., D.Phil. & Carl Novina, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard University (Division of Medical Sciences - Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics) 

   

Quinlan Sievers
Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:00a.m.
Thalidomide analogs induce targeting of C2H2 zinc finger degrons by the CRL4CRBN E3 ubiquitin ligase

The Broad Institute
7 Cambridge Center
Main Auditorium
Cambridge, MA 02142

Advisor: Benjamin Ebert, M.D., D.Phil.
Harvard University (Division of Medical Sciences - Biological and Biomedical Sciences) 

   

Ershela Durresi 
Monday, May 22, 2017 at 3:00p.m.
Genome-wide identification and analysis of human neuronal activity-dependent enhancers in evolution and disease

Harvard Medical School
Goldenson 122
220 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Advisor: Michael Greenberg, Ph.D.
Harvard University (Division of Medical Sciences - Neuroscience) 

   

Dayan (Jack) Li 
Monday, May 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishment and Maintenance of Pattern at the Ends of the Planarian Anterior-Posterior Axis

McGovern Auditorium (1st Floor)
Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research
9 Cambridge Center
Cambridge, MA 02142

Advisor: Peter Reddien, Ph.D.
MIT Division of HST (Biology)

   

Dan Gui
Monday, May 8, 2017 at 3:00p.m.
The Role of Respiration in Supporting Cell Proliferation

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Building 68, Room 181
Cambridge, MA 02142

Advisor: Matthew Vander Heiden, M.D., Ph.D.
MIT Division of HST (Biology)

   

David Reshef
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 10:00a.m.
Equitability and Dependence: Detecting Novel Associations in Large Data Sets”

MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory
The Stata Center
Room 32-G449 (Kiva)
32 Vassar Street
Cambridge, MA 02139

Advisors: Tommi Jaakkola, Ph.D. & Joshua Tenenbaum, Ph.D.
MIT (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)

   

Benjamin Steinhorn
Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 3:00p.m.
Targeted measurement and manipulation of hydrogen peroxide in the cardiovascular system

Harvard Medical School
Building C, Cannon Room
240 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA  02115


Advisor: Thomas Michel, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard University (GSAS-Biophysics)

   

Neil Blok
Thursday, March 17, 2017 at 3:00p.m.
Structural and functional studies of peroxisome matrix protein import

Harvard Medical School
Goldenson 122
220 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


Advisor: Tom A. Rapoport, Ph.D.
Harvard University (Division of Medical Sciences - Biological and Biomedical Sciences) 

   

Vipul Kumar

Monday, April 10, 2017 at 3:00p.m.
Elucidating Classical and Alternative Pathways of Non-Homologous End-Joining in B-Lymphocytes

Harvard Medical School
Tosteson Medical Education Center
Room 250
260 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

Advisor: Frederick W. Alt, Ph.D.
Harvard University (Division of Medical Sciences-Biological and Biomedical Sciences)

   

Vincentius Jeremy Suhardi
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 9:30 a.m.
“Drug Eluting Prosthetic Joints through Drug Cluster Morphology Control”

MIT E25-117
45 Carleton Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

Advisor: Ebru Oral, Ph.D.
MD-PhD Candidate in HST MEMP

   

Joyce Hwang

Monday, March 27, 2017 at 2:00p.m.
Elucidating influences of substrate DNA sequences on AID targeting and outcome during antibody maturation”

Boston Children's Hospital
Karp Family Research Building
9th Floor
1 Blackfan Circle
Boston, MA  02115

Advisor: Frederick Alt, Ph.D.
Harvard University (Division of Medical Sciences - Committee on Immunology)

   

Jeremiah Wala

Monday, March 6, 2017 at 11:00a.m.
Genome-wide detection of structural variants and signatures of their selection in cancer

Broad Institute
75 Ames Street
Yellowstone, Room 2001
Cambridge, MA 02142

Advisor: Rameen Beroukhim, M.D., Ph.D.
Harvard University (Division of Medical Sciences-Biological and Biomedical Sciences)

   

Rachel Wolfson

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 at 2:00p.m.
Understanding the nutrient sensing branch upstream of mTORC1”

Whitehead Institute Auditorium
455 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142

Advisor: David Sabatini, M.D., Ph.D.
MIT Division of HST (Biology)

   

Winston Yan

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 1:00p.m.
Towards therapeutic applications of CRISPR-Cas nucleases: developing technologies for in vivo gene editing & evaluating genome-wide specificity

The Monadnock Room
2nd Floor, Broad Institute
415 Main Street
Cambridge, MA 02142


Advisor: Feng Zhang, Ph.D.
Harvard University (GSAS-Biophysics)

   

William Lo

Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 9:00a.m.
Microscopic Image Guidance: Real-time Thermal Therapy Monitoring for Epithelial Lesions

Harvard Medical School
Building C, Cannon Room
240 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA  02115

Advisors: Brett E. Bouma, Ph.D. & Benjamin J. Vakoc, Ph.D.
MD-PhD Candidate in HST MEMP - Biophysics