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Kaitlin Durga, M.S. Kaitlin Durga, M.S.

Thesis: Effects of Early Life Stress and Mast Cells on Brain Function and Behavior in the Mouse and Pig

Advisor: A.J. Robison, Ph.D.

Graduated: Summer 2020

Tanwir Hashem, M.S. Tanwir Hashem, M.S.

Thesis: CD2 regulates pathogenesis of asthma induced by house dust mite extract

Advisor: Rupali Das, Ph.D.

Graduated: Fall 2019

Gizem Kurt, Ph.D. Gizem Kurt, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Lateral Hypothalamic Neurotensin Neurons Orchestrate Ingestive Behaviors

Advisor: Gina Leinninger, Ph.D.

Graduated: Fall 2019

Yan Levitsky, Ph.D. Yan Levitsky, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Microrespiromety to Study Ceramide-Induced Mitochondrial Dysfunction in Diabetic Retinopathy

Advisor: Julia Busik, Ph.D.

Graduated: Spring 2020

Matthew Lewis, Ph.D. Matthew Lewis, Ph.D.

Dissertation:  Mitochondrial Function Does Not Limit Aerobic Metabolism in Type 2 Diabetes: Magnetic Resonance Studies in The Goto-Kakizaki Rat

Advisor: Robert Wiseman, Ph.D.

Graduated: Fall 2019

Sean Misek, Ph.D. Sean Misek, Ph.D.

Dissertation:  Characterization of Pharmacological Vulnerabilities in Drug-Resistant Melanoma Cells

Advisor: Kathleen Gallo, Ph.D.

Graduated: Spring 2020

Martin Ogrodzinski, Ph.D. Martin Ogrodzinski, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Targeting Metabolic Vulnerabilities in Breast Cancer Subtypes

Advisor: Sophia Lunt, Ph.D.

Graduated: Spring 2020

Irving Salinas, M.S. Irving Salinas, M.S.

Thesis: Androgen Actions in PCOS Liver

Advisor: Aritro Sen, Ph.D.

Graduated: Fall 2019

Nguyen Truong, Ph.D. Nguyen Truong, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Impact of interferon gamma on pancreatic beta cell lipid metabolism and cellular function

Advisor: L. Karl Olson, Ph.D.

Graduated: Spring 2020

Amber Vocelle, Ph.D. Amber Vocelle, Ph.D.

Dissertation: Using Biomechanics to Understand the Effects of Aging and Exercise on Osteoarthritic and Healthy Hands

Advisor: Tamara Bush, Ph.D.

Graduated: Fall 2019