Dissertations: November 14, 2022
Cellular, Molecular, and Biomedical Studies
Griffin, Aaron. Identifying and targeting master regulators of drug resistance in lunc adenocarcinoma through network analysis of tumor transcriptomic data. Sponsor: Andrea Califano.
Tomlinson, Kira. The itaconate-driven immunometabolic response to S. aureus promotes persistent lung infection. Sponsor: Alice Prince.
Gero, Katy. AI and the writer: How language models support creative writers. Sponsor: Lydia Chilton.
Huang, Ziyi. Image analytic tools for optical coherence tomography tissue characterization and robust learning. Sponsor: Christine Hendon.
Leisher, Susannah. Exploring racial disparity in stillbirth rates through structural racism and methylation of stress-related genes: From systemic to epigenetic. Sponsor: Pam Factor-Litvak.
Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies
Ghosh, Samyak. Formations of the King: Politics, pleasure and law in contact zones of Brahmaputra Valley, 1700-1750. Sponsor: Partha Chatterjee.
Banerjee, Nandini. Songs of action, songs of calm: Rabindranath Tagore and the aural fabric of Bengali life in America. Sponsors: Alessandra Ciucci and Aaron Fox.
Nutritional and Metabolic Biology
Green, Marriah. Structure and function of glutamate receptor-like channels (GLRs). Sponsor: Alexander Sobolevsky.
Tamucci, Kirstin. The role of ER-mitochondria contact sites in the regulation of glucose metabolism: A tale of two mitochondria and its relevance to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Sponsors: Estela Area-Gomez and Richard J. Deckelbaum.
Leung, Kon Hunn. The strontium molecular lattice clock: Vibrational spectroscopy with hertz-level accuracy. Sponsor: Tanya Zelevinsky.
TC / Mathematics Education
Kozmane-Fejes, Zsuzsanna. The history of periodicals in Hungarian secondary mathematics education between 1867 and 1956. Sponsor: Alexander Karp.
DISSERTATION PROPOSALS FILED
Shi, Weiyan. Social influence dialogue systems with intelligibility and privacy protection.
English and Comparative Literature
Tseng, Annabelle. Quiet, messy, and muted: The subversive futurities of Asian Anglophone speculative fiction.
Zhao, Yunfan. Machine learning and decision making with limited data.