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Thesis Defense – Eric Jewell, D.D.S. (Dental Sciences)

Title: "Periodontal Pathogen Inhibition by a Low-Temperature Atmospheric Argon Plasma Brush"
Mentor: Anastasios Karydis
When: April 21, 2016, 8:00 a.m.
Where: Dunn Dental Building, Room C103

Thesis Defense – Vahe Nakashyan, D.D.S. (Dental Sciences)

Title: "Vitamin D Attenuation of Inflammatory Cytokine Production by Gingival Fibroblasts"
Mentor: David Tipton
When: April 21, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Where: Dunn Dental Building, Room C103

Project Defense – Peter Albrecht (Epidemiology)

Title: "Assessing STAR Reading Assessment Alignment with the Mississippi Third Grade Reading Summative Assessment"
Mentor: Fridtjof Thomas
When: April 25, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Where: Doctor's Office Building, 66 N. Pauline, Room A640

Dissertation Defense – Brittany Wright (Biomedical Sciences)

Title: "Repeated Zolpidem Treatment Effects on Sedative Tolerance, Withdrawal, mRNA Levels, and Protein Expression"
Mentor: Scott Heldt
When: April 25, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Where: General Education Building, Room A104

Dissertation Defense – Tarsha Harris (Biomedical Sciences)

Title: "The Role of Drak2 in T Cell Function and Autoimmunity"
Mentor: Maureen McGargill
When: April 25, 2016, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Link Building Auditorium

Project Defense – Arianne Walter (Epidemiology)

Title: "Effect of Sampling Methods on the National Surgical Quality Improvement Project-Pediatric Database: A Closer Look at the Patient Population"
Mentor: Simonne Nouer
When: April 26, 2016, 11:00 a.m.
Where: Doctor's Office Building, 66 N. Pauline, Room A640

Thesis Defense – Tuomas Niemi (Dental Sciences)

Title: "Effect of S-Curved Instruments on the Removal of Root Canal Obturation Debris in Oval-Shaped Canals"
Mentor: Melissa A Marchesan
When: April 26, 2016, 1:00 p.m.
Where: Dunn Dental Building, Room C501

Thesis Defense – Joseph McFarland (Dental Sciences)

Title: "Effect of Access Design on Angle, Radius and Location of the Primary Canal Curvature in Type IV Mandibular Molars"
Mentor: Melissa A Marchesan
When: April 26, 2016, 2:00 p.m.
Where: Dunn Dental Building, Room C501

Dissertation Defense – Alexa Tenga Farmer (Biomedical Sciences)

Title: "The Roles of Nuclear Receptor Nur77 in Cancer Cell Proliferation and Skeletal Muscle Differentiation"
Mentor: Taosheng Chen
When: May 18, 2016, 10:00 a.m.
Where: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, IRC E1004 and CGHS Office, 920 Madison Ave, Suite 807

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