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Molecular Virology and Microbiology

Houston, Texas

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Graduate Program - Recent Graduates 2011

  • Marin-Muller, Christian

    Christian Marin-Muller

    MicroRNA-198 Acts as a Tumor Suppressor in Pancreatic Cancer by Targeting Multiple Factors in a Functional Network

    Ph.D. - 14-Dec-2011, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology and Department of Surgery
    Mentor: Qizhi Yao, Ph.D.

    M.S. B.S. - Molecular Biology, Florida Tech., Melbourne, FL

  • Horton (Banks), Lori

    Lori Horton (Banks)

    Biochemical Characterization of Metallo-β-Lactamase Function

    Ph.D. - 17-Oct-2011, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology and Pharmacology
    Mentor: Tim Palzkill, Ph.D.

    Prairie View A & M University, Prairie View, TX

  • James White

    James White

    Poliovirus 3C Proteinase Mediates Evasion of the Cellular Stress Response

    Ph.D. - 30-Aug-2011, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Rick Lloyd, Ph.D.

    B.S. - University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, NY

  • Golebiewski, Lisa

    Lisa Golebiewski

    Cellular Protein Interactions with PDZ-ligand Binding Motif of Avian Influenza Nonstructural Protein 1

    Ph.D. - 30-Jun-2011, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Andrew Rice, Ph.D.

    B.S.-Rochester Inst. of Tech

  • Margarita Lay

    Margarita Lay

    Host Cell Interactions: Human Cell Tropisms and Type I IFN Responses to Norwalk Virus Infection

    Ph.D. - 9-Jun-2011, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Mary Estes, Ph.D.

    B.S. - Biology, Pontificia Universidad Catelica de Chile

  • Amanda Hodgson

    Amanda Hodgson

    Hepatitis B virus X protein effect on liver regeneration and a role for its interaction with DDBI in virus replication

    Ph.D. - 20-May-2011, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Betty Slagle, Ph.D.

    B.S.- University of Minnesota, Duluth

  • Nadim Ajami

    Nadim Ajami

    Characterization of Norovirus Associated Travelers' Diarrhea

    Ph.D. - 19-May-2011, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Herbert Dupont, Ph.D.

    Univ. Javeriana-Colombia

  • Tajhal Dayaram

    Tajhal Dayaram

    Effects of HTLV-1 Tax on Cellular Response to UV Damage and the Damage Induced Phosphatase WIP1

    Ph.D. - 25-Apr-2011, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Susan Marriott, Ph.D.

    B.S.- Amherst College, Amherst, MA

  • Michelle Swick

    Michelle Swick

    Molecular Mechanisms, Clinical Trends and Genomic Fingerprints of Multidrug- Resistant Escherichia coli Isolates

    Ph.D. - 30-Mar-2011, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
    Department of Molecular Virology & Microbiology
    Mentor: Lynn Zechiedrich, Ph.D.

    B.S.- Carlow University, Pittsburgh, PA