Master of Science in Translational Research


Thesis Defense Schedule

2020 Defenses

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2019 Defenses

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2018 Defenses

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2017 Defenses

2017 Thesis Defense Schedule

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2016 Defenses

2016 Thesis Defense Schedule

Christina Twyman – Saint Victor, MD “Overcoming Resistance to Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors in Metastatic Cancer”
Mentor: Andy Minn, MD, PhD
Friday, April 29 @ 2:30 PM
8030 Maloney Building, ITMAT Classroom

Elizabeth Bhoj, MD, PhD "Sequencing and Functional Characterization for Gene Discovery in Craniofacial Syndromes”
Mentor:  Hakon Hakonarson, MD, PhD
Monday, May 2 @ 10 AM
8030 Maloney Building, ITMAT Classroom

Stephen Hunt, MD, PhD “Characterization of Treatment Effects and Immunobiology of Anti-Vascular Ultrasound”
Mentor:  Chandra Sehgal, PhD
Monday, May 2 @ 2 PM8030 Maloney Building, ITMAT Classroom

Ann C. Gaffey, MD “Injectable shear-thinning hydrogels to deliver endothelial progenitor cells to improve cardiac function following ischemic injury”
Mentor: Pavan Atluri, MD
Thursday, May 5 @ 10 AM
BRB 251, Biomedical Research Building

Marisa Mizus, MD “Development, Optimization, and Validation of a Novel Urine Assay for Extracellular Vesicles”
Mentor: Emile R. Mohler III, MD
Thursday, May 5 @ 3 PM
8030 Maloney Building, ITMAT Classroom

Samantha Schon, MD “Histone Modifications in Normal and Abnormal Sperm”Mentor:  Shelley Berger, PhD
Wednesday, May 25 @ 2:30 PM
8030 Maloney Building, ITMAT Classroom

Stephanie Chen, MD Glutamate Imaging in Refractory Epilepsy
Mentor: Kate Davis, MD, MSTR
Wednesday, June 15 @ 2 PM
8030 Maloney Building, ITMAT Classroom

Chijioke Egbujo, MD “The olfactory circuit as a translational probe for altered olfactory circuit in schizophrenia.”
Mentor:  Chang-Gyu Hahn, MD, PhD
Thursday, June 16 @ 1:30 PM
8030 Maloney Building, ITMAT Classroom

Christopher M. Cielo, DO "Obstructive sleep apnea in children with craniofacial conditions"
Primary Mentor: Carole Marcus, MBBCh, Co-Mentor: Richard Schwab, MD
Tuesday, October 25 @ 11:30 am
8030 Maloney Building, ITMAT Classroom

Mariana Cooke, MD-PhD “Detection and characterization of genetic drivers in circulating tumor cells and in single cancer cells”
Research Mentor: Jay F. Dorsey, MD-PhD
December 16th, 2016 @ 1:00 pm
8030 Maloney Building, ITMAT Classroom

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