Congratulations to Graduating Biomolecular Pharmacology Students!
Six students in the Biomolecular Pharmacology Program were honored at graduation ceremonies this past weekend for earning their M.A., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. degrees. Our congratulations go to them for their academic accomplishments, their discoveries through thesis or dissertation research, and their acquisition of professional skills as scientists. Their achievements have been expertly guided by their advisors, whom we congratulate and thank for their dedication to predoctoral training. The students, their degrees, advisors, and thesis or dissertation titles are:
Amy Andreucci, M.A. (January)– Alan Herbert, MB.ChB, Ph.D.
Anti-Inflammatory Drugs: an Appropriate Option for Treating Obesity?
Diane Chan, M.D./Ph.D. – Benjamin Wolozin, M.D./Ph.D.
LRRK2 and HDAC6: Directing Traffic at the Crossroads between Authophagy, Translation, and Neurodegeneration
Jennifer Lynn Duffen, Ph.D. – Kenneth Walsh, Ph.D.
Adiponectin Receptors in Revascularization and Metabolic Dysfunction
Earl Gillespie, Ph.D. – Susan E. Leeman, Ph.D.
Colonic Epithelial Genes in the Transition From Chronic Inflammation to Carcinoma in Colitis-Associated Cancer: Focus on the Truncated Neurokinin-1 Receptor
Catherine Wei, M.D./Ph.D.– Jiang-Fan Chen, M.D./Ph.D.
The Effect of Brain Region-Specific Adenosine A2A Receptor Knockout on Cognition and Psychomotor Behavior in Mice
Stefan Yohe, Ph.D. (January) – Mark Grinstaff, Ph.D.
Superhydrophobic Materials for Drug Delivery
Best wishes to these graduates for the next phase of their careers!