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Upcoming Seminars & Events

Thursday, July 31, 2014

HHMI Summer Undergraduate Research Program
Symposium & Poster Session

Symposium: 9:00 a.m. - noon
Mellon Institute Conference Room
Poster Session: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Library and 4th Floor Foyer

Monday, August 4, 2014

Final Public Oral Examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Emily Furbee
Exploring the Role of HSP27 in Drosophila
1:30 p.m.
Mellon Institute Social Room

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Final Public Oral Examination for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy
Alys Cheatle Jarvela
Evolution of DNA Recognition in a Tbrain Transcription Factor and
its Impact on Larval Neurogenesis in Echinoderms

3:00 p.m.
Mellon Institute Social Room

Doctoral-level Training Areas

Recent Publications

Van PT, Bass V, Shiwarski D, Lanni F, Minden J. High dynamic range proteome imaging with the Structured Illumination Gel Imager. Electrophoresis. 2014 Jun 17.

Gallo E, Wienbar S, Snyder AC, Vasilev KV, Armitage BA, Jarvik JW. A Single-Chain-Variable-Fragment Fluorescence Biosensor Activates Fluorogens from Dissimilar Chemical Families. Protein Pept Lett. 2014 Jun 16.

Shiwarski DJ, Shao C, Bill A, Kim J, Xiao D, Bertrand C, Seethala RR, Sano D, Myers JN, Ha PK, Grandis JR, Gaither LA, Puthenveedu MA, Duvvuri U. To "Grow" or "Go": TMEM16A Expression as a Switch between Tumor Growth and Metastasis in SCCHN. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Jun 11. pii: clincanres.0363.2014.

Gonzalez-Burgos G, Miyamae T, Pafundo DE, Yoshino H, Rotaru DC, Hoftman G, Datta D, Zhang Y, Hammond M, Sampson AR, Fish KN, Bard Ermentrout G, Lewis DA. Functional Maturation of GABA Synapses During Postnatal Development of the Monkey Dorsolateral Prefrontal Cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2014 Jun 5. pii: bhu122.

Padmanabhan K, Urban NN. Disrupting information coding via block of 4-AP sensitive potassium channels. J Neurophysiol. 2014 Jun 3. pii: jn.00823.2013.


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Jigar Desai
Thesis: The roles of glycerol in Candida albicans biofilm formation and invasion
Advisors: Frederick Lanni, Ph.D. and Aaron Mitchell, Ph.D.

Michael Gamalinda
Thesis: Ribosomal Proteins Orchestrate the Biogenesis of Eukaryotic Large Ribosomal Subunits in a Sequential Fashions
Advisor: John Woolford, Ph.D.

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