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2002 Graduates

Graduate Name and Program Dissertation
Bradley Andresen, PhD
Molecular Pharmacology
Angiotensin II Signaling to Phospholipase D in a Model of Genetic Hypertension
Ronald Bernardi, MD, PhD
Molecular Pharmacology
Vitamin D Cancer Therapy: Mechanistic Studies and Novel Combinations
Kendra Bodnar, PhD
Molecular Virology and Microbiology
The Interaction Between Murine Dendritic Cells and Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
Randy Bruno, PhD
Thalamocortical Connectivity and Functional Organization of Layer IV Circuitry
Jeffrey Chou, MD, PhD
Cellular and Molecular Pathology;
Molecular Basis for Cell Asymmetry in Growth Factor-Mediated Motility
John Dileo, PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Induction of Anti-Tumor Immunity by Gene Delivery;
Kirk Dineley, PhD
Molecular Pharmacolog
An Investigation of the Neurotoxic Properties of Zinc
Devin Dressman, PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
AAV Mediated Gene Transfer to Models of Muscular Dystrophy : Insights into Assembly of Multi-Subunit Membrane Proteins
Michael Gray, PhD
Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
Transcriptional Regulation of Arginase I and II Genes in Murine Macrophages
Eddy Leman, PhD
Cellular and Molecular Pathology
Abnormal Prostatic Growth: Hormonal Influence and Characterization of Nuclear Structure During Cancer Development
Som-Ming Leung, PhD
Cell Biology and Molecular Physiology
Regulation of Endocytosis and Postendocytic Trafficking in Polarized Epithelial Cells
Brandon Minnery, PhD
The Role of Trigeminal Nucleus Principalis in Subcortical Signal Processing
Peter Pediaditakis, PhD
Cellular and Molecular Pathology
Molecular and Biophysical Processing and Utilization of Hepatocyte Growth Factor/Scatter Factor
Anda Vlad, PhD
Processing and MHC Class II-Restricted Presentation of MUC1 Glycoprotein Tumor Antigen by Dendritic Cells
Lefteris Zacharia, PhD
Molecular Pharmacology
Protective Role of the 2-Hydroxyestradiol Methylation Pathway in the Cardiovascular and Renal Systems: Interaction with Catecholamines