PhD Dissertation Defense Seminars

PhD CANDIDATE: Collette Laflamme
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Nutrition and Metabolism
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Adiporedoxin, An Upstream Modulator of Endoplasmic Reticulum Oxidative Folding and Protein Secretion”.
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Monday, July 6, 2015 at 2:00p.m.
Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord Street (Room K – 103), Boston, MA 02118

PhD CANDIDATE: Nicolae Sandor
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Molecular and Translational Medicine, Cell & Molecular Biology
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “A Murine Model of Glucocorticoid Myopathy and Alleviation Using Androgen Therapy”
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 11:00a.m.,
Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord Street (Room L 210), Boston, MA 02118

PhD CANDIDATE: Anastasia Karabina
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Biophysics
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Effects of Regulatory Light Chain Phosphorylation on Mutant and Wild-Type Cardiac Muscle Myosin Mechanochemistry”
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Monday, July 13, 2015 at 12:30p.m.
Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord Street (Room R 115), Boston, MA 02118

PhD CANDIDATE: Suzanne Kijewski
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Microbiology, Program in Immunology
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Mechanistic Differences in Interactions of HIV-1 and HIV-2 with Dendritic Cells”
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 10:00a.m.
Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord Street (Room L 504), Boston, MA 02118

PhD CANDIDATE: Maripierre Surpris
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Neuroscience
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Optogenetic Dissection of Striatopallidal Circuitries in Control of Motor Activity”
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Thursday, July 16, 2015 at 1:00p.m.
Boston University, 24 Cummington Mall (Room L 103), Boston, MA 02215

PhD CANDIDATE: Elizabeth Riley
DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM: Neuroscience
TITLE OF DISSERTATION: “Effects of Cocaine on Visual Processing in Zebrafish”
DATE, TIME, AND PLACE: Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at 2:00p.m.
Boston University School of Medicine, 72 E. Concord Street (Room L 1008), Boston, MA 02118