Recent Dissertation Titles

“Using Advanced Microscopy Techniques for the Study of Macrophage-Cancer Cell Interactions”
Ramraj Velmurugan
Mentor: E. Sally Ward, Ph.D.

“Alchemistic Polymers for the Delivery of Therapeutic Agents in Treatment of Pediatric Tracheomalaica”
Amy Goodfriend
Mentor: Joseph Forbess, M.D

“The Functional Roles of Rho-kinase and Matrix Metalloproteinases in Regulating Corneal Stromal Cell Mechanics in 3-D Collagen Matrices”
Chengxin Zhou
Mentor: W. Matthew Petroll, Ph.D.

"Targeting the Neonatal Fc Receptor, FcRn, to Treat Autoimmunity and Elucidation of Sites of FcRn Function"
Dilip Challa
Mentor: E. Sally Ward, Ph.D.

"Illuminating Endocytic Organelles with pH-Responsive Nanomaterials"
Chensu Wang
Mentor: Jinming Gao, Ph.D.