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Dissertation Defense: Victoria Sun (Cell & Developmental Biology)

June 14, 202111:00 am / 1:00 pm
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Dear faculty and students,


Victoria Sun ...


Dissertation Defense: Shamus Cooley (Bioinformatics)

June 15, 202112:00 pm / 2:00 pm
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Topic: Shamus Cooley’s Dissertation Defense

Time: June 15, 2020 02:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)



Dissertation Defense: Samuel Zeng (Immunity, Microbes & Molecular Pathogenesis)

June 15, 20212:00 pm / 4:00 pm
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Samuel Zeng is a Molecular Biology Ph.D. student of Dr. Lili Yang, ...


Dissertation Defense: Katherine Sheu (Genetics & Genomics)

June 16, 20212:00 pm / 4:00 pm
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It is our pleasure to announce that Katherine Sheu, a PhD candidate of the Genetics & Genomics Home Area in the Department of Human Genetics, will ...


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Home Areas are designed to unite students and faculty in cohesive groups organized by research focus, while also allowing first-year students to rotate in laboratories outside the Home Area...