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2001 Graduates

Graduate Name and Program Dissertation

Bum-Rak Choi, PhD

Mechanisms underlying long QT related arrhythmias

Matthew Fraser, PhD

A Series of Studies Directed Toward the Elucidation of the Neuroendocrine Mechanism Responsible for the Nongonadal Restraint of Hypophysiotrophic GnRH Secretion during Prepubertal Development in Primates

Peihua Jiang, PhD

Expression cloning of the P84 binding partner-IAP, and characterization of P84 IAP in the CNS

Henry Kao, PhD

Identification of cyclin B1 as a new tumor antigen using a dendritic cell-based antigen discovery system

Hongmei Liang, PhD

Innate and Acquired Immune Responses to Influenza Infection: Implications for Vaccine Development

Jayakar Nayak MD, PhD

Antigen delivery to dendritic cells: internalization, antigen presentation and functional consequences for immune responses

Yuen Ng, PhD
Molecular Pharmacology

Enhancement of Neuropeptide Release by Increasing the Mobility of Secretory Granules

Juanjuan Qi, PhD
Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology

Regulation of CFTR and ENaC Channel Density

Uzma Shah, PhD
Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology

The Role of Connexin 43 Gap Junction Protein in Adrenal Cell Proliferation and Steriodogenesis

Maria Melina Soares, PhD

Immunogenicity, Tumor Rejection Potential and Safety of MUCI Cancer Vaccines in Transgenic Mouse Models

Yadi Tan, PhD
Molecular Pharmacology

Overcoming the Inflammatory Toxicity in Cationic Lipid Vector Mediated Systemic Gene Delivery

Michael Vallor, PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

In Utero Gene Transfer to the Glucocenbrosidase Knockout Mouse Line and Partial Characterization of a Potentially Novel B-glucosidase

Gerald Van Horn, PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Regulation of Human Papillomavirus Type 1 Replication by the Viral E2 Protein

Kelly Weixel, PhD
Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology

Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis of the Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator

Ting Ting Zhang, PhD
Molecular Pharmacology

Regulation of kv 4.3 and kv 1.5 Potassium Channel Expression in Cardiac Myocytes and GH3 Pituitary Cells