Current Students

Graduate Thesis Defense

Tuesday, August 15th
3:00 PM, Grossman Auditorium, 400 Farmington Ave.

Ahmen Elmokadem
Biomedical Science Ph.D. program
Cell Analysis and Modeling Area of Concentration

“Statistical Models for Single Molecule Localization Microscopy 

Major Advisor: Dr. Ji Yu and Dr. Ion Moraru

Thursday, August 17th
2:00 PM, Low Learning Center

Nicole Farra
Biomedical Science Ph.D. program
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Area of Concentration

“Multiple Modes of Hepcidin Regulation in Breast Cancer

Major Advisor: Dr. Suzy Torti

Thursday, August 17th
2:00 PM, Keller Auditorium

Sukrat Karandukar
Biomedical Science Ph.D. program
Immunology Area of Concentration

“A Study of MHC Class I-Restricted Antigenicity of Ovalbumin in Pursuit of the Definition of Tumor Specific Epitopes Involved in Tumor Rejection

Major Advisor: Dr. Pramod Srivastava

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Save the Date!

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Edmund and Arlene Grossman Auditorium
400 Farmington Ave.

2016 Henderson Prize Awardee Talk
Dr. Nitika Badjatia
Postdoc, Department of Biochemistry and Moleculsr Biology, Penn State

"Biochemical Reconstitution of Nucleosome Organization at Gene Promoters"

Hosted by Dr. Arthur Günzl and Dr. Blanka Rogina

Monday, June 26, 2017
Various Locations

34th Annual Graduate Student Research Day

Graduate Student Research Day celebrates the research of current graduate students at UConn Health. The day-long event includes a student poster session and oral presentations, a scientific talk by 2016-17 Lepow Award winner Joseph Ryan (MD/PhD student, PI: Dr. Anthony Vella), and a keynote address.  This year's keynote speaker will be Dr. Mark Tuszynski, M.D., Ph.D.,  Professor of Neurosciences at the University of California-San Diego.