Recent Dissertation Titles
Dissertation titles authored by doctoral degree conferees in the past two academic years; they are listed with the 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”
Mentors: Edward Wakeland, Ph.D., Chandra Mohan, M.D., Ph.D.
"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.