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Molecular Virology and Microbiology

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2007 Graduates from the BCM MVM Program

  • Lin, Yea

    Yea Lin

    Probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri suppresses inflammation by regulating the AP-1 signaling pathway

    Ph.D. - Nov. 5, 2007, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: James Versalovic, Ph.D.

    B.S. - Genetics, Univ. of CA at Davis

  • Keasler, Victor

    Victor Keasler

    Role of the Hepatitis B Virus X Protein in Virus Pathogenesis and Replication

    Ph.D. - Nov. 2, 2007, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Betty Slagle, Ph.D.

    B.S. - Microbiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

  • Wang, Tiger

    Tiger Wang

    Transcriptional Regulation of ArcA in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1

    Ph.D. - Sept. 2, 2007, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Tim Palzkill, Ph.D.

    B.S. - Genetics, Wuhuan University, Wuhan, PR, CHINA

  • Moore, Lynette

    Lynette Moore

    Aging-Associated Mutant p53 Alters Wild-Type p53 Stability and Cellular Localization

    Ph.D. - Aug. 20, 2007, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame IL
    Molecular & Cellular Biology
    Mentor: Larry Donehower, Ph.D.

    B.S. - Biology, University of Notre Dame

  • Gatza, Catherine

    Catherine Gatza

    Delayed Mammary Gland Development in the p53+/m Mouse, a Model of Accelerated Aging

    Ph.D. - Aug. 15, 2007, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Larry Donehower, Ph.D.

    B.S. - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA

  • Marciano, David

    David Marciano

    Genetic and Biochemical Investigation of β-lactamase Structure, Function and Evolution

    Ph.D. - Aug. 10, 2007, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
    Cellular and Molecular Biology
    Mentor: Tim Palzkill, Ph.D.

    A.A. - Valencia Community College, Orlando, FL

  • Wang, Xiaohong

    Xiaohong Wang

    Transcriptional Regulation of ArcA in Shewanella oneidensis MR-1

    Ph.D. - July 10, 2007, Tongji Medical College of HUST, Wuhang, CHINA
    Immunology
    Mentor: Margaret Conner, Ph.D.

    B.S. - Hygiene, Tongji Medical College of HUST, Wuhang, CHINA

  • Chung, Sang-Hyuk

    Sang-Hyuk Chung

    Distinct Functions for Trimers and Monomers of the Adenovirus E4-ORF1 Oncoprotein

    Ph.D. - March 9, 2007, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Ronald Javier, Ph.D.

    B.A. - Genetic Engineering, Korea University, Korea

  • Biggins, Julia

    Julia Biggins

    The Role of DC-SIGN in Enhancing HIV Infection

    Ph.D. - March 7, 2007, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Jason Kimata, Ph.D.

    B.S. - Microbiology, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

  • Gatza, Michael

    Michael Gatza

    Effects of Genotoxic Stress on Protein Interactions and Subcellular Distribution of the HTLV-I Oncoprotein, Tax

    Ph.D. - Feb. 26, 2007, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Susan Marriott, Ph.D.

  • Yanites Winter, Heather

    Heather Yanites Winter

    Activation of Serum Response Factor-Regulated Transcription by HTLV-I Tax and Identification of a Serum Response Element in HTLV-I LTR

    Ph.D. - Jan. 26, 2007, North Central College, Naperville IL
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Susan Marriott, Ph.D.

    B.S. - Biochemistry, North Central College, Naperville, IL