All presentations are held in McDonnell Sciences Building, Room 423, Fridays from 4:00 – 4:30.

January 12, 2024Katherine Floyd
(Goldberg Lab)
Elucidating the Role of Signal Peptide Peptidase in Plasmodium
January 19, 2024Turan Tufan
(Ravichandran Lab)
Rapid unleashing of macrophage efferocytic capacity via transcriptional pause/release
January 26, 2024Sarah Koester
(Dougherty Lab)
Understanding the role of miRNAs in mediating the regulation of local translation in astrocytes
February 2, 2024Sumit Patel
(Remedi Lab)
Understanding loss of Beta-cell identity and progression of Diabetes in polygenic mouse-models of T2DM
February 16, 2024Wentao Han
(Challen Lab)
JARID2 Inhibition Reprograms Human Hematopoietic Stem and Progenitor Cells To Improve Bone Marrow Transplantation
February 23, 2024Kent Lin
(Colonna Lab)
The Role of PILRα in Microglial Activation and Potential Therapeutic Applications
March 1, 2024NO WIPPoster Session & Happy Hour hosted by BBSB for accepted PhD applicants | 4:00-5:30 PM in the lobby of FLTC
March 15, 2024Changfeng Chen
(Humphreys Lab)
Defining the role of “failed-repair” proximal tubule cells in AKI-CKD transition
March 22, 2024NO WIP
March 29, 2024Geralle Powell
(Pavlovic-Djuranovic Lab)
Elucidating the Role of Prion Proteins in Malaria Pathogenesis and Treatment
April 5, 2024NO WIP
April 12, 2024Noah DeGeorgia
(Kaufman Lab)
The Role of Sox10 Regulatory Elements in Melanoma
April 19, 2024Emily Eul
(Faccio Lab)
Alterations to hematopoiesis during breast cancer progression
April 26, 2024Dilip Swain
(Lishko Lab)
Sperm ion channels and their modalities: protons, ligands, voltage, and heat
May 3, 2024NO WIP
May 10, 2024Matt Ward
(Patti Lab)
Leptospira interrogans nitrogen utilization in the hematogenous phase of leptospirosis”
May 17, 2024Sofia Gasperino
(Ravichandran Lab)
Dissecting the role of apoptotic metabolites as extracellular signaling molecules
May 24, 2024Yi-Hsuan Chang
(Puram Lab)
Characterization of mutant p53 gain-of-function mechanisms driving head and neck cancer progression