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MCB Student: Namratha Sheshadri
Defense Date: 8/11/14
Advisor: Dr. Wei-Xing Zong
Title: Squamous Cell Carcinoma Antigen 1 (SCCA1) promotes mammary tumorigenesis by inducing the unfolded protein response and IL-6 signaling
Time & Location: 3:00 pm, Room 038 in the Life Science Bldg.

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MCB Student: Sayan Mullick Chowdhury
Defense Date: 7/22/14
Advisor: Dr. Balaji Sitharaman
Title: Graphene Nanoribbons Elicit Cell Specific Uptake and Drug Delivery via Activation of Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors
Time & Location: 12:00 pm, Room 038, Life Science Bldg.

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MCB Student: An-Yun Chang
Defense Date: 6/26/14
Advisor: Dr. Robert Martienssen
Title: The conserved RNA binding protein, Rct1, regulates small RNA biogenesis and splicing independent of heterochromatin assembly
Time & Location: 2:00 pm, Bush Auditorium, CSHL

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MCB Student: Krithika Venkataraman
Defense Date: 5/20/14
Advisor: Dr. A. Wali Karzai
Title: Elucidation of RNase R Mediated Nonstop mRNA Decay on Stalled Ribosomes
Time & Location: 3:00 pm, Room 038 in the Life Science Bldg.

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MCB Student: Fauzia Chaudhary
Defense Date: 5/7/14
Advisor: Dr. Nicholas K. Tonks
Title: Missing-in-Metastasis regulates cell motility and invasion via PTP-mediated changes in SRC activity
Time & Location: 3:00 in the Samet Conference Room, Koch Building, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories.

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MCB Student: Nihan Kara
Defense Date: 4/11/14
Advisor: Dr. Bruce Stillman
Title: Dynamics of Human Origin Recognition Complex During the Cell Cycle
Time & Location: 2:00 P.M. in the James Library, Cold Spring Harbor Lab.

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MCB Student: Assaf Vestin
Defense Date: 12/12/13
Advisor: Dr. Alea A. Mills
Title: The chromatin remodeler Chd5 regulates dendritic architecture and behavior
Time & Location: 2:00 pm, Wendt Bldg, Hawkins Conference Room CSHL

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MCB Student: Ying Cai
Defense Date: 12/11/13
Advisor: Dr. Bruce Futcher
Title: Effects of the yeast RNA-binding protein Whi3 on the CLN3 mRNA and other targets
Time & Location: 2:00 pm, Life Science Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Wangzhi Li
Defense Date: 11/21/13
Advisor: Dr. Alea A. Mills
Title: The chromatin remodeler Chd5 orchestrates repackaging of the sperm genome
Time & Location: 9:00 am, Wendt Building, Hawkins Conference Room, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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MCB Student: Deepika Vasudevan
Defense Date: 11/11/13
Advisor: Dr. Robert S. Haltiwanger
Title: A Role for O-Fucosylation in the Folding of Thrombospondin Type I Repeats
Time & Location: 11:30 am, Laufer Center, Lecture Hall 101

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MCB Student: Yi Hu
Defense Date: 9/18/13
Advisor: Dr. Steven O. Smith
Title: The structural role of the LVFF sequence, mystery APParently solved?
Time & Location: 9:00 am, Life Science Building, Room 434

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MCB Student: Mahalakshmi Ramadass
Defense Date: 7/26/13
Advisor: Dr. Richard R. Kew
Title: Generation of Multiple Fluid-Phase C3b:Plasma Protein Complexes During Complement Activation. Functional Significance and Possible Implications in C3 Glomerulopathies
Time & Location: 10:00 am, Basic Science Tower, BST 9-145

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MCB Student: Dong Hyuk Ki
Defense Date: 7/22/13
Advisor: Dr. Gerald H. Thomsen
Title: GTPBP1 regulates TGF-beta signaling as a co-factor of inhibitory Smads and is essential for embryo development
Time & Location: 11:00am, Life Science Bldg., Room 038

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MCB Student: Kira Schultheiss
Defense Date: 7/19/13
Advisor: Dr. W. Todd Miller
Title: Lack of Csk-Mediated Negative Regulation in a Unicellular Src Kinase
Time & Location: 9:30am, Basic Science Tower, 5-140

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MCB Student: Hyejin Cho
Defense Date: 7/9/13
Advisor: Dr. Lloyd Trotman
Title: RapidCaP, a mouse model for analysis and therapy of prostate cancer reveals drivers of Pten-mutant metastasis
Time & Location: 9:00am, Bush Auditorium, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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MCB Student: Nikki Ann Evensen
Defense Date: 6/5/13
Advisor: Dr. Jian Cao
Title: Targeting Cancer Cell Invasion: Unraveling the role of KIAA1199 in Cancer Cell Migration
Time & Location: 1:00pm, Basic Science Tower, Room 8-180

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MCB Student: Lisa Zalepa-King
Defense Date: 5/15/13
Advisor: Dr. Vitaly Citovsky
Title: A Plasmodesmal Glycosyltransferase-Like Protein
Time & Location: 10:00am, Room 434 in the Life Science Bldg.

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MCB Student: Mihriban Karaayvaz
Defense Date: 5/10/13
Advisor: Dr. Jingfang Ju
Title: miR-129 promotes apoptosis and enhances chemosensitivity to 5-Fluorouracil in colorectal cancer
Time & Location: 9:00am, Basic Science Tower Level 9, room 145

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MCB Student: Boris San Luis
Defense Date: 5/3/13
Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Carpino
Title: Biochemical Characterization of Sts-1 and Sts-2 Phosphoglycerate Mutase (PGM)-Homology Domains
Time & Location: 10:00am, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Devin Camenares
Defense Date: 4/29/13
Advisor: Dr. Wali Karzai
Title: Active and accurate trans-translation requires distinct determinants in the SmpB C-terminal tail and the tmRNA ORF
Time & Location: 1:30pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Ming-Hsuan Ou-Yang
Defense Date: 4/29/13
Advisor: Dr. William Van Nostrand
Title: Exploring the Effect of Myelin Basic Protein and its N-terminal Fragment on Brain Amyloid Pathology in Mouse Models
Time & Location: 9:00am, Basic Science Tower, Level 8, Room 180

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MCB Student: Yi Shang
Defense Date: April 5, 2013
Advisor: Dr. Carlos Simmerling
Title: Dissecting simulations from HIV-1 subtype proteases suggests enlarging the binding cavity as a drug resistance mechanism
Time & Location: 10:00am, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Ian Hu
Defense Date: 3/8/13
Advisor: Dr. William Van Nostrand
Title: The Impact of Nitric Oxide Synthase 3 on Cerebral Amyloid Pathology in Mouse Models
Time & Location: 2:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Elena Lum
Defense Date: 3/8/13
Advisor: Dr. Robert Lucito
Title: Loss of DOK2 Induces Carboplatin Resistance in Ovarian Cancer via Suppression of Apoptosis
Time & Location: 12:30pm Woodbury Auditorium, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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MCB Student: Gulcan Akgul
Defense Date: 12/3/12
Advisor: Dr. Lonnie Wollmuth
Title: Expression and Functional Significance of MAGuKs in Cortical Interneurons
Time & Location: 2:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Jong-Jin Han
Defense Date: 12/3/12
Advisor: Dr. Robert Martienssen
Title: The Impace of DNA Transposable Elements on Allelic Diversity in Maize
Time & Location: 2:00pm, Bush Lecture Hall, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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MCB Student: Yi Hu
Defense Date: 10/23/12
Advisor: Dr. Steve Smith
Title: Structural Studies on Juxtamembrane Region of Amyloid Precursor Protein
Time & Location: 12:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

MCB Student: Angad Garg
Defense Date: 10/23/12
Advisor: Dr. Janet Leatherwood
Title: Understanding the role of Forkhead Transcription Factors in Fission Yeast Meiosis: Genome wide mapping of binding sites at single nucleotide resolution
Time & Location: 12:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038


MCB Student: Lingyin Ge
Defense Date: 10/16/12
Advisor: Dr. Richard Kew
Title: DBP-Actin Complexes Function as Danger Signals of Tissue Injury and Amplify Inflammation
Time & Location: 12:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

MCB Student: Mahaiakshmi Ramadass
Defense Date: 10/16/12
Advisor: Dr. Richard Kew
Title: Complement activation induced C3-plasma protein complex formation, its potential functions and clinical implications
Time & Location: 12:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038


MCB Student: Namratha Sheshadri
Defense Date: 10/09/12
Advisor: Dr. Wei-Xing Zong
Title: The Role of Squamous Cell Carcinoma Antigen in promoting Mammary Tumorigenesis
Time & Location: 12:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

MCB Student: Ming-Hsuan Ou-Yang
Defense Date: 10/09/12
Advisor: Dr. William Van Nostrand
Title: N-terminal region of myelin basic protein reduces fibrillar amyloid in an Alzheimer's disease mouse model.
Time & Location: 12:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038


MCB Student: Bin Xue
Defense Date: 08/14/12
Advisor: Dr. Senthil K. Muthuswamy
Time & Location: 9:30am, James Library, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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MCB Student: Zhixun Dou
Defense Date: 08/10/12
Advisor: Dr. Wei-Xing Zong
Time & Location: 3:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Joseph Goncalves
Defense Date: 07/26/12
Advisor: Dr. Steve O. Smith
Time & Location: 10:00am, Life Sciences Building, Room 039

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MCB Student: Deblina Chatterjee
Defense Date: 05/25/12
Advisor: Dr. Adrian Krainer
Time & Location: 9:30am, Wendt Building, Hawkins Conference Room, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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MCB Student: David M. Habiel
Defense Date: 03/14/12
Advisor: Dr. Richard Kew
Time & Location: 1:30pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Cem Kuscu
Defense Date: 12/15/11
Advisor: Dr. Jian Cao
Time & Location: 1:30pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Angelina Vaseva
Defense Date: 11/10/11
Advisor: Dr. Ute Moll
Time & Location: 9:00am, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Erica Ullman
Defense Date: 5/23/11
Advisor: Dr. Wei-Xing Zong
Time & Location: 1:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Hsiao-Chi Lo
Defense Date: 5/12/11
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Hollingsworth
Time & Location: 1:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 350

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MCB Student: Rui Zhao
Defense Date: 5/11/11
Advisor: Dr. David Spector
Time & Location: 2:30pm Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Urey Meeting Room

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MCB Student: Adebanke F. Fagbemi
Defense Date: 5/2/11
Advisor: Dr. Orlando D. Schärer
Time & Location: 10:00am. Chemistry Room 412

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MCB Student: Nadia Ran
Defense Date: 4/27/11
Advisor: Dr. Robert S. Haltiwanger
Time & Location: 1:00pm, Life Science Building, Room 350

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MCB Student: Aftabul Haque
Defense Date: 12/14/10
Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Tonks
Time & Location: 1:00pm, Bush Fireplace Room, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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MCB Student: Shaun Tulley
Defense Date: 12/13/10
Advisor: Dr. Wei-Tein Chen
Time & Location: 3:00pm, Life Science Building, Room 038


MCB Student: Azadeh Jadali
Defense Date: 12/9/10
Advisor: Dr. Soosan Ghazizadeh
Time & Location: 2:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Gregory Sabino
Defense Date: 12/8/10
Advisor: Dr. Martha Furie
Time & Location: 10:30am, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Jenne Liza Relucio
Defense Date: 12/6/10
Advisor: Dr. Holly Colognato
Time & Location: 2:00pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Hui-Mei Chen
Defense Date: 12/1/10
Advisor: Dr. Janet Leatherwood
Time & Location: 10:00am, Life Science Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Hui-Chen Chen
Defense Date: 12/1/10
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Reich Marshall
Time & Location: 2:00pm, Life Science Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Timothy Pepini
Defense Date: 11/30/10
Advisor: Dr. Erich Mackow
Time & Location: 3:00pm, Life Science Building, Room 434

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MCB Student: Fatma Kok
Defense Date: 11/23/10
Advisor: Dr. Howard Sirotkin
Time & Location: 3:00pm, Life Science Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Hui-Ju Yang
Defense Date: 11/17/10
Advisor: Dr. Aaron Neiman
Time & Location: 11:00am, Life Science Building, Room 350

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MCB Student: Guang Lin
Defense Date: 11/15/10
Advisor: Dr. Nicholas Tonks
Time & Location: 2:30 pm, James Building Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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MCB Student: Hui-Ting Cheng
Defense Date: August 13, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Erwin London
Time & Location: 9:00am Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Janet Lighthouse
Defense Date: August 10, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Bernadette Holdener
Time & Location: 1:00pm Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Huaixin Zheng
Defense Date: August 10, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Martha Furie
Time & Location: 10:00am Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Haiyan Zhai
Defense Date: August 6, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Stella Tsirka
Time & Location: 11:00 am, Pharmacology Conference Room, BST 8-180

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MCB Student: Mazyar Javid Roozi
Defense Date: August 5, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Wen-Tien Chen
Time & Location: 2:00 pm, The Long Island High Technology Incubator (LIHTI), Conference Room

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MCB Student: Tracy Callender
Defense Date: August 5, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Hollingsworth
Time & Location: 11:00 am, Life Sciences Building, Seminar Room 038

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MCB Student: Victoria Prieto
Defense Date: July 30, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Todd Miller
Time & Location: 11:00am, Physiology & Biophysics, Seminar room, BST 5, Room 140

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MCB Student: Jennifer Guerriero
Defense Date: July 23, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Wei-Xing Zong
Time & Location: 10:00am, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Yiwei Gao
Defense Date: July 19, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Reich
Time & Location: 1:30 pm, Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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MCB Student: Sabrina Racine Brzostek
Defense Date: May 13, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Nancy Reich
Time & Location: 2:00 pm, Basic Science Tower, Floor T8, Seminar Conference Room, 8-180

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Defense Date: April 28, 2010
MCB Student: Shuying Sun
Advisor: Adrian R. Krainer

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MCB Student: Mei-Chen Liao
Defense Date: April 20, 2010
Advisor: Dr. William Van Nostrand
Time & Location: 10:00 am, Basic Science Tower, Room 8-180

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MCB Student: Chia-Yen Claire Wu
Defense Date: April 13, 2010
Advisor: Dr. Richard Lin
Time & Location: 12:00 pm, Basic Science Tower, 5th Floor, Room 140

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Defense Date: December 3, 2009
MCB Student: Rahul Sinha
Advisor: Dr. Adrian R. Krainer
Title: Physiological Role of Post-Translational Modifications of the Oncoprotein SF2/ASF


Defense Date: September 30, 2009
MCB Student: HongLing Zhao
Advisor: Dr. Michael J. Hayman

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Defense Date: September 21, 2009
MCB Student: Nusrat Jahan
Advisor: Dr. Eckard Wimmer

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Defense Date: August 11, 2009
MCB Student: Malgorzata Skowron
Advisor: Dr. J. Craig Cohen

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Defense Date: August 10, 2009
MCB Student: Lisa Prazak
Advisor: Dr. J. Peter Gergen

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Defense Date: 7/31/09
MCB Student: Erin Mathieson
Advisor: Dr. Aaron Neiman

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Defense Date: 7/21/09
MCB Student: Xiaofei Liu
Advisor: Dr. Arne Stenlund

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Defense Date: 5/5/09
MCB Student: Lindsay D. Nelson
Advisor: Dr. Erwin London
Title: The Dynamic Nature of the Folded and Denatured States of the Villin Headpiece Helical Subdomain
Time & Location: 3:30pm , Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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Defense Date: 5/1/09
MCB Student: Martin Kaczocha
Advisor: Dr. Dale G. Deutsch
Title: Role of Fatty Acid Binding Proteins and FAAH-2 in Endocannabinoid Uptake and Inactivation
Time & Location: 1:00pm, Life Science Building, 038

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Defense Date: 4/30/09
MCB Student: Hongjae Sunwoo
Advisor: Dr. David L. Spector
Time & Location: 2:00pm, Plimpton Conference Room, Beckman Building, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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Defense Date: 4/14/09
MCB Student: Michael Hoos
Title: Inhibition of Amyloid Beta-Protein Fibrillogenesis by Myelin Basic Protein
Advisor: Dr. William Van Nostrand
Time & Location: 9:30am, Pharmacology Seminar Room, 8-180 Basic Sciences Tower

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Defense Date: 4/1/09
MCB Student: Abhishek Chakraborty
Title: Regulation of Myc function by the Ubiquitin proteasome system
Advisor: Dr. William Tansey
Time & Location: 1:00 P.M. Plimpton Conference Room, Beckman Bldg, CSHL

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Defense Date: 4/1/09
MCB Student: Ikuko Hotta
Title: Comparative Analysis of Argonaute-Dependent Small RNA Pathways in Drosophila
Advisor: Dr. Gregory Hannon
Time & Location: 3:00 P.M. Bush Auditorium, CSHL

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Defense Date: 3/24/09
MCB Student: Chia-Lin Wang
Title: Studies on Yeast Transcriptional Silencing:
I. A Sir2 Tempature-Sensitive Mutant
II. Regulation of Sir3 by Ris1
Advisor: Dr. Rolf Sternglanz
Time & Location: 3:00pm, Life Sciences Buidling, Room 350

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Defense Date: 12/4/08
MCB Student: John Rasmussen
Title: The Murine Hepatic and Splenic Response to Francisella tularensis
Advisor: Dr. Jorge Benach
Location: Life Sciences Building, Room 038

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