PhD Dissertation Defense Seminars

PhD CANDIDATE: Jessica E. C. Jones
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Biochemistry, Program in Biomedical Sciences
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “The Adipocyte in Response to an Obesogenic Microenvironment”.
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Silvio O. Conte Medical Research Building, 72 E. Concord Street, K-103, Boston, MA 02118

PhD CANDIDATE: Sean M. Tobyne
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Computational Neuroscience
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Network Organization of Sensory-Biased and Multi-Sensory Working Memory and Attention in Human Cortex with fMRI”.
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 10:00 am
Center for Computational Neuroscience & Neural Technology,  677 Beacon Street, Room B02, Boston, MA 02215

PhD CANDIDATE: Michael F. Romano
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Computational Neuroscience
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Population Analysis of the Striatum During Voluntary Movement”.
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 11:00 am
Biology Research Building, 5 Cummington Mall, Room 113, Boston, MA 02215

PhD CANDIDATE: Matthew J. Gagne
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Microbiology, Program in Biomedical Sciences
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Cellular Mechanisms that Establish HIV-1 Latency in CD4+ T Cells and the Potential for their Manipulation as a Therapeutic Strategy”.
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Friday, March 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord Street, L-110, Boston, MA 02118

PhD CANDIDATE: Kathryn M. Hixson
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Neuroscience
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Mapping the Transcriptome of Neuronal JAK/STAT Signaling In Vitro and In Vivo after Status Epilepticus”.
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 11:00 am
Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord Street, Bakst Auditorium, Boston, MA 02118

PhD CANDIDATE: Yuri Kim
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Pathology, Program in Biomedical Sciences
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Liver-Dependent Protection During Pneumonia and Sepsis”.
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm
Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord Street, L-112, Boston, MA 02118