Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences

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Past Thesis Seminars

Mirjana Persaud Thesis Defense
Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Robert H. Bortz III Thesis Defense
Friday, September 10, 2021

“Transcriptomic and Proteomic Regulation by Protein Arginine Methyltransferases”
Friday, September 10, 2021

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Investigating antibody responses to emerging alphaviruses and flaviviruses"
Thursday, July 29, 2021

Thesis Defense Seminar "Regulation of Chromatin Function by Histone H3 Arginine 2 Methylation"
Thursday, July 22, 2021

Post-GWAS functional genomics analysis of Alzheimer's disease risk loci
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

From the nucleus to the synapses: the role of KDM5 in Drosophila neuromuscular junction structure and function
Thursday, April 29, 2021

Thesis Defense Seminar, zoom Reciprocal regulation of chaperone-mediated autophagy and the circadian clockzoom
Wednesday, March 03, 2021

Thesis Seminar - Mechanisms of Azoreduction by the Gut Microbiome
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

THESIS SEMINAR via ZOOM: Drinking and Degradation in Fibroblasts and Tumor Cells
Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Alohomora! Unlocking hantavirus-receptor interactions using viral surrogates
Monday, December 07, 2020

THESIS SEMINAR: “Deciphering the Role of Neural Innate Immune Signaling in Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease in Drosophila”
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Thesis Seminar: "Regulation of Cell Adhesion and Invasion by the Microtubule-Modifying Kinesin Kif19"
Thursday, September 10, 2020

Thesis Seminar: "Mechanisms of CNS Viral Reservoir Formation and Reseeding by HIV+ Mature Monocytes: Potential Therapies for NeuroAIDS ...
Thursday, September 03, 2020

Thesis Defense “Single Molecule Studies of the PU.1-Gata1/2 Network in Hematopoiesis”
Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Thesis Defense Seminar: Antimalarial Drug Development: Characterization and Targeting of the Malaria Parasite Purine Uptake Pathway to Develop ...
Monday, May 04, 2020

Thesis Defense- zoom An Orthogonal Approach to Cell Identification and Isolationzoom
Friday, May 01, 2020

THESIS SEMINAR: Spatial organization of transcription and splicing kinetics revealed by a novel genome-wide assay
Thursday, March 26, 2020

Thursday, January 09, 2020

Thesis Defense- "Calling in the Reinforcements: Antiviral Strategies to Target the Exit Pathway of Alphavirus Infection."
Friday, November 15, 2019

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The Toxoplasma gondii cyst wall composition and interactome"
Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Inhibiting The Prostaglandin Transporter PGT Induces Non-Canonical Thermogenesis At Thermoneutrality"
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Regulation of CD4+ T cell activation through lysosomal-mediated degradation of signaling and metabolic modulators"
Thursday, October 03, 2019

THESIS DEFENSE "RNA binding proteins, mechanisms underlying recognition of targets"
Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Thesis Defense Seminar: Fidgetin-like 2: A Developmental Gene as a Promising Target to Induce Adult Tissue Repair
Friday, September 20, 2019

Thesis Defense Seminar "Characterizing the novel protein SCHISM1 (C15orf65) as an epigenetic regulator of lymphopoiesis and suppressor of plasma ...
Monday, August 05, 2019

Novel mechanisms of lens cell differentiation through transcriptomic, chromatin and proteomic analysis
Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Nuclear-Encoded Mitochondrial Genes in Human Aging and Longevity
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

A functional genomics approach to elucidate the role of systemic geronic factors in human aging and longevity
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Thesis Defense Seminar
Thursday, May 02, 2019

Elucidaqting the Enhancer Code in 9p21 Locus Underlying Age-Related Disease Risks
Thursday, April 11, 2019

THESIS SEMINAR: The role of central and peripheral IGF-1 in the regulation of metabolism and healthspan
Tuesday, April 09, 2019

Genetic functions of Tbx1 in mouse models of 22q11.2 deletion and duplication syndromes
Friday, April 05, 2019

Thesis Seminar - Human microbiome drivers of inter-individual variation in drug and food responses
Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Thesis Seminar - The Molecular Basis for Receptor-Ligand Recognition in the Immunoglobulin Superfamily
Monday, December 17, 2018

Molecular mechanism and functional study of RpS12 dependent cell competition
Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Breaking and Entering: Hantavirus Interactions with Host Factors
Monday, December 10, 2018

***Thesis Defense** "Runx1 promotes erythroid progenitor proliferation and inhibits differentiation by preventing downregulation of Pu.1"
Friday, November 09, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: Exploring the PI3Kß-Rab5 Interface
Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Challenging Current Paradigms: Increasing the efficacy of radiation therapy with novel radiation schemes"
Thursday, November 01, 2018

Saima Thesis defense
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Transcriptional dynamics during lens fiber cell differentiation and novel insights into their denucleation process
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar- "Myelodysplastic Syndromes Progression to Acute Myeloid Leukemia at the Stem Cell Level"
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: “Single particle tracking of PBAF and its implications for epigenetic targeting and cancer.”
Thursday, September 27, 2018

The role of homeobox transcription factors Six3 and Six6 in retinal development
Monday, September 17, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar- "Iron homeostasis-regulatory pathways mediate HSC fate"
Thursday, September 13, 2018

The Role of Heparan Sulfate Proteoglycans as Co-Receptors of Wnt-Signaling During Neural Development in Caenorhabditis elegans
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

"Neuropsychiatric Lupus: Pathogenic Determinants and Novel Therapeutic Approaches"
Thursday, September 06, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Generation of an in situ tumor vaccine using focused ultrasound-induced immune priming"
Friday, August 31, 2018

"Investigating Route Specific Innate and Adaptive Immune Responses to TLR2 Ligands"
Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Therapeutic Targeting of the Interleukin 1 Receptor Accessory Protein (IL1RAP) Reveals Novel Oncogenic Functions in Acute ...
Thursday, August 16, 2018

Understanding Mosaicism in Human Genetic Diseases
Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Thesis Seminar: Evidence Towards a More Personalized Approach to Characterizing Structural and Functional Outcomes from Repetitive Head Impacts ...
Thursday, August 09, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Evidence towards a more personalized approach to characterizing structural and functional outcomes from repetitive head impacts ...
Thursday, August 09, 2018

How genetic variation influences molecular genomic phenotypes
Wednesday, August 01, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The role of amphiregulin in mammary gland development and breast cancer."
Friday, July 27, 2018

THESIS SEMINAR: mTOR impacts metabolic health by regulating dietary lipid absorption
Thursday, July 26, 2018

THESIS SEMINAR: Dissecting the functions of macroH2A1 in transcriptional regulation and the DNA damage response
Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar
Friday, July 06, 2018

"Metabolism and Bioenergetics as a New Target Space to Treat Persistent Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Thursday, June 28, 2018

Thesis Seminar: Direct Targeting of Pro-Apoptotic BAX as a Novel Strategy for Cancer Therapy
Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Thesis Defense- "microRNA-22 promotes megakaryocyte differentiation through repression of its target, GFI1"
Monday, June 25, 2018

Thesis Defense- "Regulation of Luminal Stem Cell Function and Basal-like Breast Cancer Initiation by Sox9"
Friday, June 15, 2018

Thesis Seminar
Tuesday, June 12, 2018

THESIS SEMINAR: The Impact of Synonymous Nucleotide Change on hERG Protein Synthesis
Thursday, May 17, 2018

"Identifying Correlates of Immune-mediated Elimination of Productively and Latently HIV-infected T Cells."
Thursday, April 26, 2018

Generation of a Drosophila model of intellectual disability to investigate the transcriptional, behavioral and neuronal defects caused by mutations ...
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

THESIS SEMINAR: Effect of Beta V - tubulin on Cellular Function in Malignancy
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Consequences of Chromosome Instability in Mammalian Cells in Vitro and In Vivo
Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Localization and expression pattern of K15, a key pathogenesis determinant of Kaposi's Sarcoma-associated Herpesvirus"
Friday, March 30, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Towards Clinically Relevant Cell-Transplant-Based Therapies for the Treatment of Liver Diseases"
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

"SF3b1 disease-related mutations alter intron and reveal a non-spliceosomal function in autophagy"
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

"Direct small molecule BAX inhibition as a novel therapeutic strategy to protect the heart against cancer therapies
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Buprenorphine as an Adjunctive Therapy for HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders"
Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thesis Seminar - On the evolutionary dynamics of chemical reaction networks: from early life to extant biology
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Thesis Defense Seminar
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

How to build a dendritic tree: Insights from somatosensory neurons in C. elegans
Monday, December 18, 2017

"Proteomics, Drugs, and Nonlytic Exocytosis: the Pursuit of Novel Therapies Against cryptococcus neoformans"
Friday, November 17, 2017

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Lipid Challenge Negatively Affects Macroautophagy and Results in Reduced CD4+ T cell Function"
Monday, November 06, 2017

"Deciphering the role of Sf3b1 in hematopoiesis"
Friday, November 03, 2017

"Natural and Engineered Neutralizing Antibodies for Universal Protection Against Ebola Viruses"
Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Thesis Seminar: "The role of NRG1 and JAG1 in breast cancer transendothelial migration and intravasation"
Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Thesis Defense Seminar: TAMing neuroinflammation: Characterization of the Gas6-Axl signaling axis during demyelination and remyelination
Thursday, September 28, 2017

"Antigen Presentation in Type 1 Diabetes: Routes to Pathogenesis and Prevention"
Wednesday, September 27, 2017

***Thesis Defense***“ Histone Variant MacroH2A1 Plays an Isoform-Specific Role In Suppressing Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition”
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

The Role of Heparin Sulfate Molecules in the Development and Function of the Nervous System
Monday, September 18, 2017

Thesis Defense Seminar: The Arginine Monomethylome of Toxoplasma gondii and an examination of the role of MAG-1
Friday, September 15, 2017

***Thesis Defense Seminar*** "Mechanisms of alphavirus membrane fusion and assembly"
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

PCI/eCLIPSE Thesis Defense Seminar - ‘Understanding pediatric cerebral malaria:
Friday, September 08, 2017

"RNA-Binding Protein Regulation of Germline Development in Zebrafish"
Thursday, September 07, 2017

The role of unc-52/perlecan in C. elegans PVD dendritic branch formation
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Comparative connectomics studies of C. elegans
Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Thesis Seminar - "Towards Intermediate Complexity Systems Biology Models for Understanding Bacterial Growth and Evolution"
Thursday, August 10, 2017

"Tumor-expressed B7x Promotes Colonic Pulmonary Metastases and Antigen-specific CD8 T Cell Exhaustion Independently of Neuropilin-1"
Wednesday, August 02, 2017

**Thesis Defense Seminar** - "Contributions of autonomic nerves to exocrine malignancies: a focus on adrenergic signals in prostate cancer ...
Friday, July 21, 2017

"Ebola Virus and Niemann Pick C1: A Mutational Analysis of Viral Entry"
Thursday, July 13, 2017

*Thesis Seminar* Translational control in filial imprinting
Monday, June 26, 2017

HPV-16 E2 Disruption and E6 and E7 Expression in Relation to Clinical Outcome in Head and Neck Squamous Cell ...
Monday, May 08, 2017

Thesis Defense Seminar: "HGF mediates breast tumor cell migration towards blood vessels."
Tuesday, May 02, 2017

"C. neoformans and Macrophage Interaction is Determined by the Phagolysosomal Membrane Integrity"
Monday, April 24, 2017

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Biomarkers for Identification of the Dormancy Phenotypes Quiescence and Senescence in Malignancy"
Monday, April 10, 2017

THESIS SEMINAR: Biomarkers for Identification of the Dormancy Phenotypes Senescence and Quiescence in Malignancy
Monday, April 10, 2017

Regulation and functions of the ID protein Extra macrochaetae in neural development
Thursday, April 06, 2017

Transcriptomic and epigenetic dynamics of breast cancer progression in the MMTV-PyMT mouse model
Thursday, March 30, 2017

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The mechanism by which MenaINV promotes invadopodium maturation in response to multiple cues in the tumor ...
Thursday, March 23, 2017

Thesis Defense Seminar: "HGF mediates breast tumor cell migration towards blood vessels."
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Thesis Defense Seminar: Pleiotropic Functions of Allograft Inflammatory Factor-1 protein in Autoimmune and Metabolic Disorders
Friday, March 10, 2017

Thesis Defense
Monday, February 27, 2017

Thesis Defense Seminar,
Monday, January 30, 2017

**THESIS SEMINAR** Aberrant Rac1/cofilin signaling controls impaired spine structure, synaptic function, and sensory processing in Fragile X Syndrome
Monday, December 19, 2016

Characterizing the catalytic activity of antibodies to Cryptococcus neoformans and identification of structural motifs associated with catalytic activity
Thursday, November 17, 2016

Thesis Defense Seminar: Chrm1 of the central nervous system primes HSCs for mobilization from bone marrow via glucocorticoid-mediated relay. ...
Friday, November 04, 2016

Somatic Mutations and Aging
Thursday, September 01, 2016

"Mycobactin: From target to tool in developing therapeutics for tuberculosis"
Friday, August 26, 2016

Thesis Defense: "Less is More: The relationship between the Perceived Stress Scale and cognitive decline"
Tuesday, August 16, 2016

"Trigger Factor, Mycobacterium tuberculosis' Double-Edged Sword: Immunity to a Mycobacteriophage at the Cost of Virulence"
Tuesday, August 02, 2016

THESIS DEFENSE SEMINAR: "The Role of Cellular Prion Protein (PrPc) in HIV Neuropathogenesis"
Friday, July 29, 2016

Using Enhanced Sampling Molecular Dynamics Simulations to Investigate the Roles of Disordered Regions in Proteins
Friday, July 22, 2016

Thesis Defense: A Naturally Occurring Polymorphism in the HIV-1 Tat Basic Domain Inhibits its Uptake by Bystander Cells & ...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Thesis Seminar: Pratistha Koirala The Immune Microenvironment and Expression of Members of the B7 Family ...
Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Thesis Defense
Monday, June 20, 2016

Patterns of crossing over and gene conversion in meiotic recombination
Tuesday, May 31, 2016

THESIS SEMINAR: PI3Kß Signaling Downstream of GPCRs: Regulation and Role in Metastasis
Friday, May 13, 2016

"Dissecting the mechanisms of pro-apoptotic BAX modulation"
Thursday, April 14, 2016

"Mechanism and Implications of Receptor Recognition by Ebola Virus"
Monday, April 11, 2016

Tbx1 and Jag1 act in concert to modulate the fate of neurosensory cells of the mouse otic vesicle
Wednesday, March 30, 2016

"Toxoplasma gondii remodels the cis-regulatory landscape of infected human host cells"
Tuesday, March 29, 2016

An in vitro compartmentalization based method for the selection of bond-forming enzymes from large libraries
Friday, March 25, 2016

Transcription Factors Associated with Gamma-globin Expression in Human Adult Definitive Erythropoiesis Before & After Induction with Hydroxyurea
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

SEPARATING THE WAZ FROM THE CHAFF: Development of a site-specific aptamer selection strategy
Friday, March 11, 2016

Regulation of Post-integrational Events in HIV-1 Replication and Implications for Novel Therapy and Eradication
Thursday, March 10, 2016

A neural code for sensory reliability in the sound localization system of the barn owl
Thursday, March 10, 2016

"Associations between the Insulin-like Growth Factor Axis with Diabetes and Diabetic Retinopathy"
Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Thesis Defense
Tuesday, March 08, 2016

Thesis Defense
Thursday, January 14, 2016

Transcriptomics Analysis of iPSC-derived Neurons and Modeling of Neurogenesis and Neuropsychiatric Disorders
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Thesis Defense Seminar - Michoel Snow
Thursday, January 07, 2016

Thesis Defense
Friday, December 18, 2015

Aptamer Directed Delivery via Cell Surface Receptors
Friday, December 11, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: Regulation of neutrophil heterogeneity and the hematopoietic stem cell niche by inter-organ communications.
Wednesday, December 09, 2015

Elucidating the Role of DNA Double-strand Breaks in Aging
Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: “Coordination of Rho GTPase activity in stimulated protrusions of macrophages”
Thursday, December 03, 2015

"TWEAKing the Skin: the Role of TWEAK/Fn14 in the Pathogenesis of Cutaneous Lupus"
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Molecular mechanisms of Pax6-dependent gene control in forebrain and lens development
Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Apolipotrotein E in Head and Neck Cancer Invasion"
Monday, November 23, 2015

15q11.2 disease locus: from behavior to molecular mechanisms
Friday, November 20, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "NFAT1 Regulates CD4+ T cell Exhaustion"
Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Identification and functional interrogation of neurodevelopmental disease genes at multigene loci
Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar
Tuesday, November 03, 2015

"Cellular and Molecular Mechanisms of Plasmodium Parasite Sensing and Immune Activation in Severe Malaria"
Monday, October 26, 2015

Thesis Defense
Thursday, October 15, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar
Wednesday, September 09, 2015

The influence of RNA:DNA hybrids on chromatin composition, genome structure, and transcription
Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: The atypical cadherin Fat1 regulates mitochondrial activity to control vascular smooth muscle cell ...
Friday, August 28, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar
Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Preneoplastic Epigenomic Dysregulation Associated with Oncogenic Viral Infection
Monday, August 17, 2015

Regulation of Pregnane X Receptor by Post-translational Modification
Thursday, August 06, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar
Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar
Friday, July 31, 2015

Using RNA as a Tool to Modify Lipid Nanoparticles
Thursday, July 30, 2015

THESIS SEMINAR: Assembly and structure of the p85 alpha homodimer
Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Experimental Cerebral Malaria Induces Vascular Dysfunction and Cognitive Impairment via Endothelin A Receptor Signaling"
Friday, July 17, 2015

“The Functional Regulation of the Histone Chaperone Nucleoplasmin”
Wednesday, July 08, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Cerebral Malaria: A Tauopathy"
Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The role of the atypical cadherin Fat1 in the regulation of vascular smooth muscle cells ...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "A Role for Neutrophils and Type 1 Interferon in Malaria Severity"
Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar
Monday, June 29, 2015

Thesis Defense
Monday, June 29, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The Role of GATA3 Mutations in Breast Cancer"
Monday, June 29, 2015

Thesis Seminar: Fidgetin-Like 2: A Novel Microtubule-Based Regulator of Wound Healing
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The Role of miR-375 in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma Invasion"
Monday, June 22, 2015

“Regulation of central carbon metabolism in M. tuberculosis”
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Thesis Seminar: The Regulation of Fyn on Muscle Mass: More is less
Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: The Anthrax Toxin Channel: Ion Conductance, Ion Selectivity, and Protein Translocation
Wednesday, May 20, 2015

“Mechanistic Analysis of Essential Enzymes from Mycobacterium tuberculosis and other Bacterial Pathogens”
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Extracellular Vesicle Production in Gram-positive Bacteria"
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Functional genomics approach to elucidate the role of genes implicated in cognitive function in human longevity
Friday, April 17, 2015

Kinesin-1 Functions in Vertebrate Development and Disease
Friday, April 17, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Development and utilization of novel HIV-1 infectable mouse models to evaluate HIV-1 treatment, prevention and pathogenesis" ...
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Modifying Immune Responses via Targeted Delivery to Dendritic Cells"
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Thesis defense seminar: Lysosome destabilization as a therapeutic approach to apoptosis-resistant thyroid carcinoma
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar - "Radioimmunotherapy and anti-retroviral therapy: the one-two punch against HIV"
Monday, April 13, 2015

Functional Implications of REST Context Across Diverse Cell Types and Species
Friday, April 03, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Elucidating the mechanism of intracellular trafficking of Organ Anion Transport Proteins (OATP)"
Friday, February 20, 2015

Thesis Defense Seminar:
Friday, December 12, 2014

A link between TORC1 and CK2 in S. cerevisiae via the Cdc-like Kinase Kns1
Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Cep192: An Essential Protein for Centrosomal Microtubule Nucleation
Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Characterization of Novel Drosophila Rho Kinase Substrates & Their Role in Non-Canonical Wnt/Planer Cell Polarity Signaling
Friday, September 19, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The Optimization of Fluorescent Proteins for Subcellular Environments"
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Thesis Seminar: Functional interplay of distinct autophagy (ATG) protein links a-MSH metalbolism to control of food intake
Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar -
Friday, July 25, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar - “Characterizing the Role of Mammalian SIDT1 in T Cells"
Friday, July 25, 2014

Roles of the Non-Clustered Homeobox Gene H2.0-like Homeobox (HLX) in Hematopoiesis and Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Thesis Seminar
Friday, July 18, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar: "NFAT-Dependent Transcriptional Mechanisms Regulate the Suppression of Effector T Cell Activation by Regulatory T Cells"
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

"Characterization the Role of Mammalian SIDT1 in T Cells"
Friday, June 13, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The Role of Chaperone mediated Autophagy (CMA) in Genome Maintenance"
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Genetic analysis of novel loci in the kal-1 pathway
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Thesis Seminar
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Thesis Seminar
Monday, June 09, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar - "A Germination-inhibitory Monoclonal Antibody Confers Protection Against Invasive Pulmonary Aspergillosis"
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar
Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Thesis Seminar
Friday, May 09, 2014

Mechanism of tumorigenesis by cancer-associated mutations of INI1/SMARCB1, a component of the SWI/SNF chormatin remodeling complex
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Thesis Seminar
Monday, April 14, 2014

Thesis Seminar
Friday, April 11, 2014

The Regulation of pH Dependence by Alphavirus Envelope Proteins During Virus Entry and Exit
Friday, April 11, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar
Wednesday, April 09, 2014

The Role of DNA Methylation in Heart Development and Disease
Monday, April 07, 2014

Uncovering the heparan sulfate domain topography of C. elegans using a novel heparan sulfate domain visualization system
Friday, April 04, 2014

Mechanistic studies of transcription-targeted cytosine methylation and its role in transcription regulation
Friday, April 04, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The Role of Replicative Aging in the Pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans"
Thursday, April 03, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Dopamine mediates mature monocyte migration in the context of HIV neuropathogenesis and substance abuse"
Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar:
Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Thesis Defense
Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar "Epidemiology of HPV31 Evolution and Pathogenicity"
Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Thesis Seminar: Effect of blockage of chaperone-mediated autohagy in vivo
Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar "Characterization of Hematopoietic Progenitors Derived from Human Embryonic Stem Cells and Human Fetal Liver"
Friday, March 28, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Characterization of Mechanisms that Contribute to the Transmigration of CD14+CD16+ Monocytes Across the Blood Brain Barrier: ...
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Thesis Defense Seminar: "The Toxoplasma Gondi Cyst Wall Glycoprotein CSTI is Critical for the Sructural Integrity of Brain Cysts ...
Friday, March 14, 2014

“Developing Chemoenzymatic Tools for Studying Cell-Surface Glycans”
Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Thesis Seminar: Class I and Class III PI3 Kinases in Endocytosis, Integrin Signaling, and Nutrient Sensing
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

TBX1 Preferentially Binds and Regulates Transcription of Downstream Targets Via a Tandem T-site Repeat
Monday, January 13, 2014

Thesis Seminar
Monday, December 09, 2013

A functional genomics approach to elucidate the role of genome maintenance in human longevity
Monday, October 21, 2013

A functional genomics approach to elucidate the role of genome maintenance in human longevity
Monday, October 21, 2013

Thesis Workshop Part 4: “What’s next? Planning for a life after the PhD”
Monday, October 14, 2013

Molecular and Functional Characterization of Stem and Progenitor Cells in Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Friday, October 11, 2013

KifC3 Promotes Mitotic Progression and Integrity of the Central Spindle in Cytokinesis
Thursday, October 10, 2013

Thesis Seminar "The neural origins of the default mode network and resting fMRI"
Friday, October 04, 2013

Thesis Workshop Part 3: “How to write a thesis”
Monday, September 30, 2013

Physical and genetic associations of the Irc20 ubiquitin ligase with Cdc48 and SUMO
Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Thesis Workshop Part 2 (Mandatory):“Proper reference citation; how to avoid plagiarism and other questionable writing practices; using the NIH ...
Monday, September 23, 2013

Thesis Workshop Part 1: “Guidelines for the thesis & the defense; requirements for completing the doctoral degree”
Monday, September 16, 2013

“Rational Protein Design to Dissect Class I Viral Fusion Mechanisms”
Friday, September 13, 2013

Thesis Seminar
Friday, August 30, 2013

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Variation of HERV-K Content and Expression in Humans: Cancer, Irradiation and Evolution"
Monday, July 29, 2013

Epigenetic alterations in tumor microenvironment
Monday, July 01, 2013

Thesis Seminar
Thursday, June 27, 2013

Thesis Defense Seminar
Friday, May 24, 2013

“Enzymes in the Persistence Phase of Mycobacterium Tuberculosis”
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Delineation and validation of a TBX1 consensus binding site on genomic DNA
Thursday, April 18, 2013

Physical and Genetic Interactions Between Ris1 and the Slx5-Slx8 SUMO-Targeted Ubiquitin Ligase
Monday, April 15, 2013

Physical and Genetic Interactions Between Ris1 and the Slx5-Slx8 SUMO-Targeted Ubiquitin Ligase
Monday, April 15, 2013

Distinct 3-O-sulfated heparan sulfate modification patterns are required for kal-1 dependent neurite branching in a context-dependent manner in C. ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Distinct 3-O-sulfated heparan sulfate modification patterns are required for Kal-1 dependent neurite branching in a context-dependent manner in C. ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013

Functional Spatio-Temporal Transcriptome Analysis of Enriched Cell Populations During Post-natal Mammary Gland Development
Monday, April 08, 2013

"The Apoptosis Inhibitor ARC Alleviates the ER Stress Response to Promote ß-cell Survival in Diabetes"
Friday, April 05, 2013

Epigenetic alterations in tumor microenvironment
Thursday, April 04, 2013

Thesis Seminar “Inner ear dysfunction can impair motor activity by modulating striatal function”
Wednesday, April 03, 2013

"Interplay of Parkinson's Disease Proteins with Chaperone-Mediated Autophagy"
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Dynamics of Structural Proteins During Alphavirus Entry and Exit
Friday, March 08, 2013

Site-Specific Correction of Hemoglobinopathies in iPS Cells
Thursday, February 21, 2013

Thesis Seminar
Thursday, January 24, 2013

Genomic and Epigenomic Dysregulation in Autism Spectrum Disorder
Monday, January 07, 2013

Thesis Seminar
Monday, December 17, 2012

Thesis Seminar
Friday, December 14, 2012

Thesis Seminar
Thursday, November 29, 2012

Thesis Seminar
Monday, November 26, 2012

Regulation of lens morphogenesis by chromatin remodeling machinery
Thursday, November 15, 2012

Characterization of the Neurogenic Response to Apoptosis of Cortical Glutamatergic Neurons in the Adult Brain
Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Thesis Seminar
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Characterization of the Neurogenic Response to Apoptosis of Cortical Glutamatergic Neurons in the Adult Brain
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Friday, September 28, 2012

Cyclin A Drives R8 Neurons Into Mitosis
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

"Linking Bacterial Metabolic Plasticity To Pathogenicity: The Role of Mycobacterium intracellular adaptation in the suppression of host cell ...
Monday, June 25, 2012

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

"Induction of distinct immune resopnses by cell death and NLRP3 signaling"
Thursday, June 14, 2012

Thesis Seminar
Friday, June 08, 2012

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Phenotypic limits of Pregnane X Receptor (PXR) in the Gut
Monday, April 16, 2012

Investigating the role of Septin 9 in breast cancer: a complex analysis of this novel oncogene and its ...
Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Genetic Analysis of Pellicle Formation in Mycobacterium tuberculosis - New Insights into an Old Foe"
Thursday, March 29, 2012

Thesis Defense Seminar:
Thursday, March 22, 2012

Thesis Defense Seminar
Friday, March 16, 2012

Thesis Seminar
Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Thesis Seminar
Friday, March 09, 2012

Thesis Seminar
Thursday, February 23, 2012

Thesis Defense Seminar
Saturday, February 11, 2012

Thesis Seminar
Thursday, February 02, 2012

Thesis Seminar "Cytosolic Carboxypeptidase I: tubulin processing and neurodegeneration"
Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Thesis Defense Seminar: "ProSAAS derived peptides: Processing, sorting, and function in feeding and bodyweight regulation"
Friday, December 16, 2011

Thesis Seminar
Monday, December 12, 2011

Thesis Seminar
Tuesday, December 06, 2011

Thesis Defense Seminar: "Molecular Mechanisms Regulating the HERG Potassium Channel Synthesis and Trafficking"
Monday, December 05, 2011

Genetic variation in genome maintenance and aging
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Thesis Seminar
Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Thesis Defense Seminar: "NIS (Na+/I- symporter) and SMCT (Na+/monocarboxylate transporter): A revealing comparison of two related proteins"
Friday, October 28, 2011

Thesis Defense Seminar
Thursday, October 27, 2011

Thesis Defense Seminar
Monday, October 17, 2011

Annual Thesis Workshop Series Part III: “How to write a thesis”
Monday, October 03, 2011

Thesis Seminar : Oxidation Reactions of Tryptophan Catalyzed by Heme-Based Proteins
Monday, October 03, 2011

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  • 9/11 World Trade Center Exposure Linked to Heart Disease Among NYC Firefighters
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  • Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
  • New $22 Million Project Targets Deadly Viruses
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  • Novel Combination Therapy Promotes Wound Healing
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  • Ana Maria Cuervo, M.D., Ph.D., is Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
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  • Einstein Researchers Share $9 Million Grant to Find Anti-Aging Therapies
  • Novel Treatment Causes Cancer to Self-Destruct Without Affecting Healthy Cells
  • Einstein Researchers Awarded $3 Million for Longevity and Aging Studies
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  • First Long-Term Study on Medical Marijuana's Impact on Opioid Use for Pain
  • Brain Cells Found to Control Aging
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  • Reaffirming Einstein and Montefiore Values
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  • Breakthrough in Detecting Mutations in Genomes of Single Cells
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  • Newly Found Mechanism for Protecting Neurons Could Underlie Brain Disease
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  • Einstein Faculty Receive NIH Career Development Awards
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  • NIH Funds Research to Detect Tuberculosis Progression in People with HIV
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  • NIH Grants $10.5 Million for Einstein-Mount Sinai Diabetes Research Center
  • Nation's Deans Offer Proposals to Improve Biomedical Research Effort
  • Study Identifies Ebola Virus's Achilles' Heel
  • Survey Finds Miscarriage Widely Misunderstood
  • Nanoparticle Therapy Promotes Wound Healing
  • Microscope Technique Reveals for First Time When and Where Proteins are Made
  • Experimental Herpes Vaccine Upends Traditional Approach and Shows Promise
  • Einstein Scientists Develop Novel Technique for Finding Drugs to Combat Malaria
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  • Drug Shows Promise Against Sudan Strain of Ebola in Mice
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  • Investigating the Role of Aging and Poor Nutrition on Colon Cancer: NIH Awards Einstein $3.2 Million Grant
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  • New Study Defines the Genetic Map of the Jewish Diasporas
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  • Molecule Found that Inhibits Estrogen, Key Risk Factor For Endometrial and Breast Cancers
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  • Cancer's Sweet Tooth May Be Its Weak Link
  • State Senator Jeff Klein Launches Einstein's New Cognitive Neurophysiology Lab
  • Einstein Receives $8 Million from NIH to Study How Cancer Spreads
  • Einstein Researcher Helps Lead Consortium For $10 Million "X Prize" To Sequence Genomes Of 100 Centenarians
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  • Newly Identified Antibodies May Improve Pneumonia Vaccine Design
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine Joins International Diabetes Federation to Address Global Diabetes Epidemic
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  • Nature Study Shows How Molecules Escape From the Nucleus
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