Upcoming Ph.D. Dissertation Defense Announcements

Upcoming Announcements

This list of scheduled Ph.D. dissertation defenses is posted so that faculty and others may attend the defense. If you wish to attend, please contact the committee chair in advance as a courtesy.

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 12:00 p.m.

IU School of Dentistry
Dental Science
Grace Gomez Felix Gomez
Violet-Blue Light and Streptococcus Mutans Biofilm Induced Carious Lesions
Dental School DS 116
Chair: Richard L. Gregory, Ph.D., 317-274-9949

Wednesday, December 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
IU School of Medicine
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Yang Lin
Identification of Resident and Circulating Endothelial Stem Cells
R4 Room 101
Chair: Mervin C. Yoder, MD, 317-274-4738

Thursday, December 7, 2017. 9:00 a.m.
IU School of Medicine
Microbiology & Immunology
Anna Victoria Justis
Recruitment and Function of ORP1L on the Coxiella Burnetii Parasitophorous Vacuole
Emerson 304
Chair: Stacey D. Gilk, Ph.D., 317-274-8028

Monday, December 11, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
IU School of Medicine
Cellular & Integrative Physiology
Yaqian Duan
Loss of the Protective Arm of Renin-Angiotensin-System Results in Hematopoietic Stem/Progenitor Cell Defects, Gut Dysbiosis and Retinopathy in Diabetes
MS 326
Co-chairs: Maria B. Grant, M.D., 352-871-4314; Michael S. Sturek, Ph.D., 317-278-6207

Monday, December 11, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Science
Health and Rehabilitation Science
JoAnne Louise Whelan
Impact of a Multimedia Educational Tool Incorporating Theoretical and Mixed Methods on the Fruit and Vegetable Intake of Middle School Children
UL 1126
Chair: Brent Arnold, Ph.D., 317-278-9655

Monday, December 11, 2017, 2:00 p.m.
Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI
Philanthropic Studies
Matthew Paul Ehlman
Giving and Red Cloud Indian School: Fiscal Years 2007-2011
University Hall Room 3058
Chair: Dwight Burlingame, Ph.D., 317-278-8926

Thursday, December 14, 2017, 10:30 a.m.
IU School of Medicine
Derek Paul Logsdon
APE1/Ref-1 Signalling Regulates HIF1a-Mediated CA9 Expression in Hypoxic Pancreatic Cancer Cells: Combination Treatment in Patient-Derived Pancreatic Tumor models
Chair: Mark R. Kelley, Ph.D. 317-274-2755

Friday, December 15, 2017, 1:00 p.m.
IU School of Medicine
Microbiology & Immunology
Byunghee Koh
Transcription Factors and Cis-acting Elements in T Helper Cell Cytokine Expression
R3 203
Chair: Mark H. Kaplan, Ph.D., 317-278-3696

Monday, December 18, 2017, 9:00 a.m.
IU School of Medicine
Biochemistry & Medical Biology
Ernie Dennis Au
Investigation of ERK Inhibition and Hedgehog Signaling in Myogenesis and Cancer-Associated Muscle Wasting
MS B26
Chair: Teresa A. Zimmers, Ph.D., 317-278-7289