Thursday, July 14, 2022 to Friday, July 15, 2022

MS Thesis Oral Defenses

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

West Lecture Hall, 3697 Med Sci ll

MS THESIS ORAL DEFENSES

Thursday, July 14, 2022

9:00AM

OLIVIA FERRO

“Using Click Chemistry to Investigate Palmitoylation of Jak1 and Rab3gap1 by zDHHC S-Acyltransferases”

9:25AM

WANQING CHENG

“Mechanisms of Cell Cycle Arrest in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma (NHSCC) Caused by Synergistic Action of PI3K Inhibitor and ALK inhibitor”

9:50AM

XINYI LU

“Mechanisms Mediating Pictilisib and Brigatinib Synergy therapy Inducing DNA damage and Cell Death in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinomas”

10:15AM

JOE MINTON

“Sex Differences in Mouse Models of Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Associated Pathologies”

10:40AM

WARD GHAZI

“Antiarrhythmic Drugs effect on Arrhythmogenesis induced in Epileptic Patients: Implications for Treatment”

11:05AM

ALEXANDER TSAI

“The role of new Proteolysis Targeting Chimeras (PROTACs) Degraders targeting Estrogen Receptor”

11:30AM

ZEHUI GU

“Exploring the Effects of a Novel STAT Activator on T cell Function in the Absence of IL-2"

11:55AM

JOSEPH SERRENHO

"The Induction of Epithelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition Enhances Tumor-guided Neutrophil Chemotaxis in Breast Cancer"

Friday, July 15, 2022

9:00AM

HANG XIONG

“Comorbidity of Chronic pain and affective states in animal models” (by Zoom)

9:25AM

ZAHAARA BAZZI

“Signaling Molecules Mediating the Physiological and Behavioral Effects of Kappa Opioid Receptor Agonists”

9:50AM

TINGZHEN SHEN

“The Repurposing of a Thiazolidinedione Drug as a Potential Gαq Inhibitor”

10:15AM

YUDONG SUN

“Selection and Characterization of Specific Cytochrome P450 CYP102A1 Nanobodies”

10:40AM

MATTHEW NYE

“Toxicities associated with the treatment for Pediatric Osteosarcoma: 40 years and counting”

11:05AM

HEYUAN QIN

“Mechanism of Glucagon Modulation of Glucose-Induced Ca2+ Oscillations”

11:30AM

JUN ZHOU

“Virus-like Particle Mediated Correction of a CFTR nonsense mutation by CRISPR-based adenine base editors”

11:55AM

ZHOUMU XIANG

“Integrative Bioinformatics Analysis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Progressions and Identifications of Potential Target Genes”