Recent Dissertation Titles
Listed below are the dissertation thesis titles authored by doctoral degree conferees in the past two academic years. Titles are listed with student’s name and mentor.
"Role of Bruton's Tyrosine Kinase and Interleukin-6 in Plasma Cell Accumulation and Autoantibody Production in Lyn-Deficient Mice, a Model of Lupus."
Maria Antonietta Gutierrez
Mentor: Anne B. Satterthwaite, Ph.D.
"Insulin-Like Growth Factor-Binding Protein 2 Supports Hematopoietic Stem Cell Expansion: From In Vitro to In Vivo"
Hoang Dinh Huynh
Mentor: Chengcheng Zhang, Ph.D.
"The Roles of CXCR4,Ly108, and Sle3 in the Pathogenesis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus”
"Immune-Mediated Mechanisms of Phthisical and Non-Phthisical Intraocular Tumor Rejection"
Terry Glenn Coursey, II
Mentor: Jerry Y. Neiderkorn, Ph.D.
"Systems Biology of Staphylococcus Aureus Infection Ex Vivo and In Vitro"
Mentors: Ramilo Octavio, M.D./Thomas James, M.D.
"Examining the Role of Regulatory Lymphocytes in a Mouse Model of BCL1 Tumor Dormancy"
Andrew Bit Mansour
Mentor: Ellen Vitetta, Ph.D.