Dissertation Announcements

 

2014 GRADUATION


Name Date Location Dissertation Title Advisor
Ha X Dang May 12, 2014 VBI Auditorium Mold Allergomics Using Comparative and Machine Learning Approaches Dr. Christopher Lawrence, VBI and Dept of Biological Sciences at VT
Alexandra J Weisberg May 07, 2014 102 Fralin Biotechnology Center Investigations into the Molecular Evolution of Plant Terpene, Alkaloid, and Urushiol Biosynthetic Enzymes Dr. John Jelesko, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science, VT
Matthew Morris April 25, 2014 101 Life Sciences Building I Molecular Mechanisms Responsible for the Dynamic Modulation of Macrophage Responses to Varying Dosages of Lipopolysaccharide Dr. Liwu Li, Dept. of Biological Sciences, VT
Gareth Wei An Highnam March 24, 2014 145 VBI Optimizing Analysis Pipelines for Improved Variant Discovery Dr. David Mittelman, VBI and Dept. of Biological Sciences, VT
Shernita Lee March 21, 2014 101 Life Sciences Building I Ironing Out the Host-fungal Interaction in Airway Epithelial Cells Dr. Christopher Lawrence, VBI and Dept of Biological Sciences and Dr. Reinhard Laubenbacher, VBI and Dept of Math at VT

2013 GRADUATION


Name Date Location Dissertation Title Advisor
Chun Chen October 29, 2013 VBI Auditorium Systems Biology Study of Breast Cancer Endocrine Response and Resistance Dr. John J Tyson, University Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences
Hyunjin (Danielle) Choi September 26, 2013 120 VBI An Interdisciplinary Approach: Computational Sequence Motif Search and Prediction of Protein Function with Experimental Validation Dr. Brett Tyler, VBI and Dept. of Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science
Timothy Driscoll May 01, 2013 VBI Auditorium Host-Microbe Relations: A Phylogenomics-Driven Bioinformatic Approach to the Characterization of Microbial DNA from Heterogeneous Sequence Data Dr. David Bevan, Dept of Biochemistry and Dr. Joseph J Gillespie, Univ of Maryland
Matthew W Lux April 30, 2013 VBI Auditorium Estimation of Gene Network Parameters from Imaging Cytometry Data Dr. Jean Peccoud, VBI

2012 GRADUATION


Name Date Location Dissertation Title Advisor
Yan Fu July 17, 2012 325 VBI Computational Systems Biology Analysis of Cell Reprogramming and Activation Dynamics Dr. John J Tyson, University Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Biological Sciences and Dr. Jianhua Xing, Biological Sciences
Shamira Shallom May 04, 2012 101 Life Sciences Building I A Species Independent Universal Bio-detection Microarray for Pathogen Forensics and Phylogenetic Classification of Microorganisms. Dr. Harold (Skip) Garner, VBI and Dept. of Biological Sciences, Dept of CS, and VT Carilion School of Medicine
Elaine O Nsoesie March 30, 2012 Graduate Life Center, Room F Sensitivity Analysis and Forecasting in Network Epidemiology Models Dr. Madhav Marathe, CS Dept and NDSSL-VBI and Dr. Richard Beckman, NDSSL-VBI
Yared H Kidane March 27, 2012 Fralin BioTechnology Center, Room 101 The Landscape of Host Transcriptional Response Programs Commonly Perturbed by Infections Pathogens: Towards Host-Oriented Broad-Spectrum Drug Targets and Immunotherapeutic Interactions Dr. Christopher Lawrence, VBI and Dept of Biological Sciences at VT and Dr. T M Murali, CS Dept of VT


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