2019 MSTP Thesis Defenses

Yong Tang
A simple genetic approach to investigate the biogenesis of the malarial plastid organelle 

Lab of Ellen Yeh MD, PhD
      Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology
November 19, 2019, 1:30 pm
Munzer Auditorium

César Márquez
Leveraging Protein Evolution to Elucidate Novel Oncogenic Signaling Axes in the Treatment of Lung Adenocarcinoma 

Lab of Alejandro Sweet-Cordero MD, PhD
      Program in Cancer Biology 
September 30, 2019, 3:00 pm
LKSC 130

Gerald Tiu 
Lost in Translation: How Broken Ribosomes Lead to Tissue Specific Phenotypes in Developmental Diseases

Lab of Maria Barna, PhD
      Department of Genetics
September 26, 2019, 1:30 pm
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Building

Suchita Rastogi  
 Differential Impacts on Host Transcription by ROP and GRA Effectors from the Intracellular Parasite Toxoplasma gondii
Lab of John Boothroyd, PhD
      Department of Microbiology and Immunology
September 18, 2019, 3 pm
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Building

Benson George  
 Antibody Approaches to Enable Hematopoietic Stem Cell and Organ Transplant
Lab of Irv Weissman, MD
      Program in Cancer Biology
September 16, 2019, 3 pm
Munzer Auditorium, Beckman Building 

Thomas Chew  
 Structure and mechanism of the cation-chloride cotransporter NKCC1
Lab of Liang Feng, PhD
      Department of Biophysics
August 16, 2019, 10 am
LKSC 101/102 

Arek Melkonian  
 The Allostery of Transglutaminase 2 and Its Role in Coeliac Disease
Lab of Chaitan Khosla, PhD
      Department of Chemical Engineering
August 1, 2019, 2 pm
Allen Building Annex Room 101X
330 Serra Mall

Binbin Chen
Deep learning for predicting antigen presentation
Labs of Ash Alizadeh and Russ Altman
July 24, 2019
2:30 pm in LKSC 102

Andrew Beel
Principles of Chromosome Condensation
Kornberg Lab
July 23, 2019
2pm in Alway M-112

Surya Nagaraja
Variant and cell-context specific H3K27M reprogramming results in distinct enhancer architecture and oncogenic states
Monje Lab
Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
July 22, 2019
10 am in LKSC120

Ericka von Kaeppler 

"IL-4 to the Rescue: How a Type 2 cytokine protects against post-traumatic osteoarthritis"

Robinson Lab

Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

June 6, 2019


Amira Barkal 
Weissman Lab
Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine
May 31, 2019

John Pluvinage

"Tidying up the aging brain: microglia-directed therapies to restore brain homeostasis"

Wyss-Coray Lab

Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

May 24, 2019


Tyler Prestwood

"Mela-no-more: Using Myeloid Cells for Melanoma Immunotherapy"

Engleman Lab
Stem Cell Biology & Regenerative Medicine

May 22, 2019

Gunsagar Gulati


"Cytometric and Genomic Dissection of Stem Cell Hierarchies"

Wiessman and Newman Labs

May 14, 2019

Caitlin Roake

"Biogenesis of Telomerase RNA in homeostasis and disease"

Artandi Lab
Cancer Biology

May 13, 2019

Amin Aalipour
Gambhir Lab
May 13, 2019

Zahra Sayyid
Regeneration and functional recovery of the adult mouse utricle
Cheung Lab
March 28, 2019

Shyam Sathyamoorthi
Du Bois Lab
February 9, 2019

Lichy Han
Altman Lab
Biomedical Informatics
November 15, 2018