Upcoming Dissertation Defense Seminars

May
6

Laura Magill Sack

Gain-of-Function Genetic Screens Using Barcoded Libraries of Human Open Reading Frames Identify Regulators of Proliferation and Cancer Drivers.

 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Harvard Medical School
New Research Building
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Stephen Elledge
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

May
6

Melis Nuray Anahtar

The Contribution of Cervicovaginal Microbiota and Hormonal Contraceptives to Genital Inflammation and HIV Acquisition Risk

 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Ragon Institute of MGH, MIT, and
Harvard
Ragon Institute Auditorium, 1st Flr
Cambridge, MA 02139

 

Advisor: Bruce Walker
Immunology

 

May
6

Xinli Hu

Discovery and Functional Interpretation of Genetic Risk in Autoimmune Diseases

 

Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
Tosteson Medical Education Center
260 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Soumya Raychaudhuri
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

May
7

Alisha Viva Ling

The Role of Hepatic FoxO1 in Insulin Resistance

 

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Harvard Medical School
Building C, Cannon Room
240 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Sudha Biddinger
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

May
7

Wenjia You

Lineage and Functional Analyses of Specific Subsets of Retinal Progenitor Cells

 

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 1:30 PM
Harvard Medical School
New Research Building
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Constance Cepko
Neuroscience

 

May
7

Matthew Allen Gerding

Molecular Dissection of the Essential Features of the Origin of Replication of the Second Vibrio cholerae Chromosome

 

Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
New Research Building
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Matthew Waldor
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Microbiology

 

May
8

Timothy Kinshiong Soh

Single particle studies of vesicular stomatitis virus assembly

 

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
Harvard Institutes of Medicine
4 Blackfan Circle
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Sean Whelan
Virology

 

May
11

Chen Li Chew

In vivo and in vitro characterization of the tumor suppressive function of INPP4B

 

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Ctr
Center for Life Sciences
3 Blackfan Circle
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Pier Pandolfi
Biological and Biomedical Sciences

 

May
11

Priya Srikanth

SCHIZOPHRENIA-RELEVANT DISC1 INTERRUPTION ALTERS WNT SIGNALING AND CELL FATE IN HUMAN IPSC-DERIVED NEURONS

 

Monday, May 11, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Harvard Medical School
Goldenson Building, Room 122
220 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115

 

Advisor: Dennis Selkoe
Neuroscience

 

May
13

Dimitar Vladimirov Kostadinov

Mechanism and function of dendritic self-avoidance and self/non-self discrimination in the mammalian nervous system

 

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Harvard University
Biolabs, Room 1080
16 Divinity Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Advisor: Joshua Sanes
Neuroscience

 

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