Recent Dissertation Titles

Dissertation thesis titles authored by doctoral degree conferees in the past two academic years. Titles are listed with student’s name and mentor.

"Regulation of WASP: From Angstroms to Microns"

Hui-Chun Cheng
Mentor: Michael K. Rosen, Ph.D.

"Structural Basis for Signal Transduction in LOV Blue Light Photoreceptors"

Abby Nash
Mentor: Kevin Gardner, Ph.D.

"Analysis of the Interaction and Functional Determinants of Arc and Its Regulation of Dynamin"

Christopher Eugene Byers
Mentor: Joseph P. Albanesi, Ph.D.

"Structural and Mechanistic Studies of Two Regulatory Factors in Actin Cytoskeletal Signaling:  Vav and VopL"

Bingke Yu
Mentor: Michael K. Rosen, Ph.D.

"FRET-Based Conformational Sensor for the m1 Muscarinic Cholinergic Receptor"

Seungwoo Chang
Mentor: Elliott M. Ross, Ph.D.

"The CFTR Folding Pathway:  Implications for the Identification and Development of CF Therapeutics"

Juan Luis Mendoza
Mentor: Philip J. Thomas, Ph.D.

"Autoinhibition and Chloride Sensing in the WNK1 Kinase"

Thomas Matthew Moon
Mentor: Elizabeth Goldsmith, Ph.D.