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Agresta, Beth (Ph.D. 1996)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Carol Carter
The Effect of Cyclophilin A on the Core Proteins of HIV-1
Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
 
Anderson, Janet (Ph.D. 1989)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Nicholas Delihas
The Function of micF RNA as a Repressor of OmpF Synthesis in Eschericia coli
Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Stony Brook University
 
Anderton, Julie (Ph.D. 2004)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Jorge Benach
DNA Array Analysis to Detect Gene Expression Changes in Borrelia burgdorferi
Senior Research Biologist, Merck
 
Auffarth, Ece (née Erturk) (Ph.D. 2002)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Analysis of Cellular Proteins that Bind to the Adenovirus Type 5 Packaging Structure
Contract and Licensing Associate, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
 
Aurora, Rajeev (Ph.D. 1992)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Winship Herr
DNA Sequence Recognition by the Oct-1 POU Domain
Associate Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, St. Louis University
http://medschool.slu.edu/mmi/faculty/aurora.html
 
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Bhagwat, Anand (Ph.D. 2016)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Christopher Vakoc
BET Inhibition Releases the Mediator Complex from Specific cis Elements in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cells
Medical student, Medical Scientist Training Program, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University 
 
Bolwig, Caroline (née Mirzayan) (Ph.D. 1993)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Degree Received:
  Eckard Wimmer
Genetic and Biochemical Characterization of Poliovirus Polypeptide 2C
Research Scientist, ALK Abelló, Copenhagen, Denmark
Ph.D., 1993
 
Bolwig, Gert (Ph.D. 1992)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Biochemical and Functional Characterization of Enhancer Factor 1A (EF-1A)
Director, Pipeline Sourcing, Nycomed, Copenhagen, Denmark
 
Bridges, Rebecca (PH.D., 2017)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Regulation of Post-translational Modifications by the Adenovirus E4-ORF3 Protein
 
Bruder, Joseph (Ph.D. 1990)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Identification and Characterization of Transcription Factor E1A
Director, Vector and Vaccine Programs, GenVec, Inc., Gaithersburg, MD
 
Bublitz, DeAnna (Ph.D. 2012)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Martha Furie
The Inhibitory Effect of Francisella tularensis on Endothelial Cells
Adjunct Professor and Genomics Technician, Missoula, Montana.​
 
Buchkovich, Karen (Ph.D. 1990)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Edward Harlow
Regulation of the Retinoblastoma Gene Product by Protein Complex Formation and Phosphorylation
Equity Research Associate for Biotechnology, JPMorgan Chase
 
Burke, David (Ph.D. 1976)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Kenneth Keegstra
Dissertation: Studies on the Sindbis Virus Glycoproteins
 
Burke, Rae Lyn (Ph.D. 1977)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  William Bauer
The Sedimentation Behavior of Closed and Open DNAs in Aqueous Alkali Trichloroacetates
Senior Director, Vaccine and Biotherapeutics Development, SRI International
 
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Cabelli, Robert (Ph.D. 1991)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Donald Oliver
Biochemical Characterization of the Role of the SecA Protein in Protein Export in Escherichia coli
Associate Chaplain and Rabbi, Grinnell College
 
Chabra, Inderjit (Indy) (Ph.D. 2006, M.D. 2008)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Adenovirus-AAV Hybrid Vectors for Gene Therapy
Dermatologist
 
Chahales, Peter (Ph.D. 2015)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  David Thanassi
Inhibition of Chaperone/Usher Pilus Assembly by Nitazoxanide
Associate Scientist, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
 
Chang, Kenneth (Ph.D. 2002)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Michael Wigler
Functional Analysis of PTEN and Detection of Intercellular Communication
Research Investigator, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
 
Chen, Rui-Hong (Ph.D. 1994)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Joseph Lipsick
Transcriptional Activation by v-Myb and c-Myb in Animal Cells and Yeast and Its roles in Oncogenic Transformation
Vice President, NexGenx Pharmaceuticals
 
Chung, Lawton (PhD 2016)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  James Bliska
Molecular Mechanisms of Caspase-1 Inhibition by Yersinia YopM
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of California at Irvine
 
Cleary, Michele (Ph.D. 1995)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Winship Herr
The Oct-1 POU Domain: Versatility in Transcriptional Regulation by a Flexible DNA Binding Domain
Executive Director of Molecular Biomarkers, Merck & Co., Inc.
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/michele-cleary/6/71a/199
 
Cohen, Gary (Ph.D. 1981, MD 1987)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  William Bauer
The Mechanism of Action of Platinum-Containing Anti-Tumor Drugs: DNA Interaction
Staff Pathologist, Lackland Air Force Base, TX
 
Coleman, J. Robert (Ph.D. 2008)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Construction and Characterization of Codon-Pair Customized Poliovirus
Assistant Professor, SUNY Farmingdale State
 
Collazo-Custodio, Carmen (Ph.D. 1997)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Jorge Galán
A Molecular Analysis of Invasion-Associated Type III Protein Secretion Components of Salmonella enterica
Microbiologist, Food and Drug Administration
 
Colosimo, Marc (Ph.D. 2000)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eugene Katz
Characterization of a Nystatin Resistance Mutation and its Suppressor in Dictyostelium discoideum
Lead Computational Biologist, MITRE Corporation
 
Connolly, Sean (Ph.D. 2004)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Jorge Benach
The Clearance of Relapsing Fever Spirochetemia is Mediated by Complement-Independent Bactericidal Antibodies
Senior Research Investigator, Bristol-Meyers Squibb
 
Cotton, Patricia (Ph.D. 1984)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Joan Brugge
A Quantitative and Qualitative Comparison of pp60c-src, the Cellular Homologue of the Transforming Protein of Rous Sarcoma Virus, in the Tissues of the Chicken Embryo
 
Crowe, Alison (Ph.D. 1992)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Michael Hayman
Post-Translational Modifications of the env-sea Tyrosine Kinase and Their Role in Transformation
Senior Lecturer, University of Washington
http://www.biology.washington.edu/users/alison-crowe
 
Crowley, Jameson (Ph.D. 2013)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Jorge Benach
Lipid Exchange Between Borrelia burgdorferi and Host Cells
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Disease, Charleston, MA.
 
Cuconati, Andrea (Andy) (Ph.D. 1998)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
Web:
  Eckard Wimmer
The Replication of Poliovirus: Effects on the Host Cell and the Importance of Viral Protein/Protein Interactions
Project Leader, Institute for Hepatitis and Virus Research, Doylestown, PA
http://www.ihvr.org/scientists/faculty/cuconati.htm
 
Cutt, John (Ph.D., 1985)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Adenovirus Early Region 4 Encodes Functions Required for Efficient DNA Replication, Late Gene Expression and Host Cell Shut-Off
Vice President for Regulatory Affairs, Lexicon Pharmaceuticals
 
Czura, Amy (née Warenda) (Ph.D. 2002)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  James Konopka
Analysis of Septin Contribution to Candida albicans Morphogenesis
Associate Professor of Biology, Suffolk County Community College
 
Czura, Christopher (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Kevin J. Tracey
Neural Regulation of Inflammation and Bleeding
Vice President for Scientific Affairs, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY
 
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DeJesus, Nidia (Ph.D., 2007; M.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Impact of Mutating a Single Conserved Nucleotide between the Cloverleaf and the Internal Ribosome Entry Site on Biological Properties of Poliovirus and Coxsackievirus A20
General Surgery Resident, Westbury, New York.
 
DelGiorno, Kathleen (Ph.D. 2012)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Howard Crawford
Causes and Effects of Epithelial Morphogenesis in Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer
Postdoctoral Fellow, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
 
DeMattei, Cordell (Cory) (Ph.D., 1009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  James Konopka
The Role of Afr1p in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Microbiologist, Working Bugs LLC
 
Diamond, Aviva (Ph.D. 2008)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Aaron Neiman
The Role of AMA1 in Spore Wall Formation
Graduate Student, Heinz School of Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, PA
 
Dowling, William (Ph.D. 1999)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Erich Mackow
Rotavirus Capsid Protein VP5 Permeabilizes Membranes
Senior Science and Technology Manager, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
 
Doyle, Christopher (Ph.D. 2014)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position
  David Thanassi
The Role of TolC in the Virulence of Francisella tularensis
Postdoctoral Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
 
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Ebbets-Reed, Dana (Ph.D. 1996)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Carol Carter
Importance of the Major Homology Region in HIV-1 Virus Assembly and Replication
Principal, Danatechrighter, CA
 
Eichelberg, Katrin (Katie) (Ph.D. 1999)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Jorge Galán
Regulation of Virulence Genes Associated with Pathogenicity Island 1 of Salmonella enterica
Acting Special Assistant to the Director, DEA at National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
 
Espaillat, Mel Pilar (Ph.D., 2017)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Lina Obeid
The Immunomodulatory Role of Acid Ceramidase in Ulcerative Colitis
Postdoctoral Associate, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
 
Etchberger, Lianna (née Hatfield) (Ph.D. 1992)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Patrick Hearing
Genetic Analysis of the Adenovirus Type 5 Inverted Terminal Repeat
Associate Professor of Biology, University of Utah
http://www.biology.usu.edu/htm/our-people/staff/memberID=4162
 
Evans, Jared (Ph.D. 2002)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Patrick Hearing
Regulation of Adenovirus Infection by E4 ORF3-Induced Reorganization of PML
Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
http://www.cvr.pitt.edu/personnel/view.asp?uid=evansj2
 
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Feldman, Jonathan (Ph.D. 1982)
Co-Advisors:
Dissertation:
  James Broach and James Hicks
Regulation of the Silent Yeast Mating Type Cassette HMLα
 
Feres, Kimberly (née Gottfredsen) (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Michael Hayman
Contributions of the RON Receptor Tyrosine Kinase to the Progression of Breast Cancer
Biology Instructor, Community College of Denver, Denver, CO
 
Figeroa, Jonine (Ph.D. 2004)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:

Web:
  Michael Hayman
Genetic and Functional Analysis of the Ski-Interacting Protein
Investigator, National Cancer Institute Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Bethesda, MD
http://dceg.cancer.gov/about/staff-bios/figueroa-jonine
 
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Garcia, Alonzo (Ph.D. 1997)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Hepatitis B Virus Enhancer I Function Requires the Synergistic Action of HNF4 and RFZ/EF-C
Research Biologist, Food and Drug Administration
 
Gardin, Justin (Ph.D., 2016)

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Current Position:

 

Bruce Futcher
The Effect of Codon and Codon Pair Biases on Translation Speed and mRNA Stability in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

 
Ginocchio, Christine (Ph.D. 1985)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Jorge Galán
A Molecular and Functional Characterization of the Salmonella typhimurium Invasion Genes invA and invE
Senior Medical Director and Chief, Division of Infectious Disease Diagnostics, North Shore-LIJ Health System; Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
 
Gladue, Douglas (Ph.D. 2007)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  James Konopka
Regulation of G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling in Yeast
Research Associate, University of Connecticut
 
Golden, Andy (Ph.D. 1990)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
Web:
  Joan Brugge
Analysis of pp60c-src Expression and Agonist-Induced Tyrosine Phosphorylation in Human Platelets
Investigator, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/NIDDKLabs/IntramuralFaculty/GoldenAndy.htm
 
Grabenstein, Jens (Ph.D. 2005)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  James Bliska
Identification and Characterization of Genes Involved in Survival and Replication of Yersinia pestis and Yersinia pseudotuberculosis in Macrophages
Trainee patent attorney, Jone Day, Munich, Germany
 
Graeble, Maria (Ph.D. 1991)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Cis and Trans Regulation of Selective Packaging of Adenovirus Type 5 DNA
Science Teacher at Burgate School and Sixth Form Center, Bournemouth, UK
 
Grodberg, Jennifer (Ph.D. 1988)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
Web:
  John Dunn
Dissertation: Genetic and Functional Analysis of ompT, an Outer Membrane Protease of Eschericia coli
Senior Director for Regulatory Affairs, Trius Therapeutics, Inc., CA
http://www.nereuspharm.com/news_030503.shtml
 
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Hanecak, Ronnie (Ph.D. 1993)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Poliovirus Polyprotein Processing: Evidence for a Viral Proteinase and Expression of the Enzyme in Bacteria
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research and Technology Alliances, University of California at Irvine
 
Harris, Kevin (Ph.D. 1994)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
The Role of Polypeptide 3CD in the Replication of Poliovirus
Director of Virology, Koronis Pharmaceuticals, Redmond, WA
 
Hatkoff, Matthew (Ph.D. 2012)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  David Thanassi
Roles of the Chaperone/Usher Pathways of Yersinia pestis in Interactions with Host Cells and Virulence
Biology Instructor at Chesapeake College, Annapolis, MD
 
Hearing, Janet (Ph.D. 1984)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Arnold Levine
The Epstein-Barr Virus Nuclear Antigen: Genetic Mapping, Physical and Functional Characterization
Associate Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University
http://www.mgm.stonybrook.edu/hearing-j/index.shtml
 
Herrmann, Christine (Ph.D. 1989)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Michael Matthews
Regulation of Gene Expression by the Adenovirus E1B 19K Protein
Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Baylor, TX
 
Hightower, Margaret (Ph.D. 1981)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Joseph Lucas
Characterization of Nuclear-Cytoplasmic Hybrid Cells Constructed by Nuclear Implantation
 
Hopkins, Thomas (Ph.D. 1980)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Peter Tegtmeyer
Purification of Simian Virus 40 Nucleoprotein Complexes and Characterization of Associated Enzymatic Activities
 
Hu, Qianjin (Ph.D. 1991)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Edward Harlow
Transforming Mechanism of DNA Tumor Viral Oncoprotein: Interaction of the Adenovirus E1A and the Retinoblastoma Gene Products
Founder and General Manager of DeepDyve, China
 
Huang, Min-Mei (Ph.D. 1989)
Advisor: 
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Genetic Dissection of Adenovirus Type 5 Early Region 4
Five Prime Therapeutics, San Francisco, CA
 
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Iafrate, Anthony John (Ph.D. 1998; M.D. 2000)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:

Web:
  Jacek Skowronski
Multiple Functions of HIV and SIV Nef: Mechanisms and Importance
Director of Molecular Diagnostics and Associate Professor in Pathology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
http://www.massgeneral.org/pathology/research/researchlab.aspx?id=1304
 
Ivanova, Elitza (Ph.D. 2016)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Nicholas Carpino
Ubiquitination of Zeta-associated Protein of 70 kDa Regulates the Activation of T Cell Receptor-proximal Signaling Pathways
Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Pathology, NYU
 
Jarosik, Gregory (Ph.D. 1990)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Donald Oliver
Generation and Characterization of Dominant Mutations in the geneX-secA Operon of Escherichia coli
Scientific Review Administrator, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
 
Jang, Sung Key (Ph.D. 1989)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
Web:
  Eckard Wimmer
Translation of Picornavirus mRNAs: Initiation of Protein Synthesis by Internal Entry of Ribosomes into the 5’ Nontranslated Region of Picornavirus mRNAs
Professor, Pohang University of Science and Technology
http://www.postech.ac.kr/bk21/mls/en_dmls/e_faculty/e_facu_jsk.html
 
Jiang, Ping (Ph.D. 2006)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Genetic Recombination between Poliovirus and Closely Related Enteroviruses: Implications for Global Polio Eradication and Enterovirus Evolution
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stony Brook University
 
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Kabrun, Neil (Ph.D. 1993)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Paula Enrietto
Biochemical and Biological Characterization of C- and V-Rel
Owner, Essotto Court Software and Kabrun LLC
http://kabrunllc.com/contact.aspx
 
Kao, Shaw-Yi (Ph.D. 1987)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  William Bauer
Synthesis and Phosphorylation of a Vaccinia Virus DNA Binding Protein
Research Leader, Roche Molecular Systems, Inc., Pleasanton, CA
 
Kaplan, Leonard (Ph.D. 1986, M.D. 1988)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Arnold Levine
Identification and Characterization of a Family of Lytic Epstein-Barr Virus RNAs
Infectious Disease Physician, Glenview, IL
 
Karen, Kasey (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
The Interplay Between Adenovirus and the Double-Strand Break Repair Response in the Struggle to Replicate
Assistant Professor, Georgia College
 
Keegan, Kathleen (Ph.D. 1991)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Michael Hayman
Identification and Characterization of an Additional Member of the Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor Family, FGFR-3
Principal Scientist, Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA
 
Kinchen, Jason (Ph.D. 2004)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:

Web:
  Michael Hengartner
A Genetic Analysis of Programmed Cell Death in Caenorhabditis elegans
Assistant Professor of Research of Microbiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/researchfaculty/detail.cfm
 
Kirkman, Celia (Ph.D., 1991)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Stanely Fields
Structure-Function Studies of the Transcription Factor STE12
 
Koda, Joy (Ph.D. 1979)
Advisor: 
Current Position:
  Kenneth Keegstra
Vice President for Clinical Development, FeRx, San Diego, CA
 
Koff, Andrew (Ph.D. 1990)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Peter Tegtmeyer
Interaction of the Virally Encoded Origin Recognition Protein with the Herpes Simplex Virus Origin
Professor of Molecular Biology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/10270.cfm
 
Koons, Michelle (Ph.D. 2000)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Janet Hearing
A Genetic Analysis of the Replicator of the Epstein-Barr Virus Latent Cycle Origin of DNA Replication, oriP
Clinical Trials Associate, Becton, Dickinson and Company
 
Kostriken, Richard (Ph.D. 1985)
Advisor:
Current Position:
Web:
  Fred Heffron
Scientific Review Administrator, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health
http://www.csr.nih.gov/photodisplay/finalinter.aspx?id=1489&orgid=350030002&other=0
 
Kruh, Nicole (Ph.D. 2007)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Peter Tonge
Protein-Protein Interactions in the FAS-II Pathway of M. tuberculosis
Research Scientist, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO
 
Kullas, Amy (Ph.D. 2012)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Adrianus van der Velden
Inhibition of Mammalian T Cells by Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium
Postdoctoral Fellow, National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases
 
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LaMontagne, Kenneth (Ph.D. 1998)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Nicholas Tonks
The Regulation of p210bcr-abl Function by Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase PTP1B
Cancer Therapeutics, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, Raritan, New Jersey
 
Lang, Steven (Ph.D. 2001)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Functional Interactions Among E2F Transcription Factors and Adenovirus E1A Onco-Proteins
Associate Director at Janssen, Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson
 
LaRocca, Timothy (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Jorge Benach
The Mechanism of Complement-Independent Bactericidal Antibodies Against Borrelia
Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University, NY
 
Li, Qinyuan (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  David Thanassi
Function of the Usher N- and C-Terminal Domains in Pilus Biogenesis
Assistant Researcher, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
 
Lawrence, Paul (Ph.D. 2007)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Paul Freimuth
Hepatocyte-Specific Endocytic Activity Exhibited by the Coxsackie and Adenovirus Receptor (CAR)
ORISE Research Fellow, United States Department of Agriculture Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Orient Point, NY
 
Lee, Benjamin (Ph.D. 1997, M.D. 1999)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Michael Matthews
Regulation of the Human Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen Promoter by the Adenovirus E1A 243R Oncoprotein
Scientific Officer, Novartis Corporation
 
Lee, Hae Kyung (Ph.D. 2004)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
The Mechanisms of the Hepatitis C Virus Genome Replication
Research Scientist, iTherX Pharmaceuticals Inc., San Diego, CA
 
Lee, Sungwoo (Ph.D. 2004)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  David Helfman
Regulation of the Actin Cytoskeleton by Oncogenic RAS in Fibroblast Cells
Postdoctoral Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA
 
Leza, Maria Aleida (Ph.D. 1988)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Genetic Analysis of the Adenovirus Type 5 Early Region 4 Expression: Cyclic AMP and E1a-Responsiveness Mediated by Transcriptional Regulatory Elements
Independent Biotechnology Professional
 
Li, Qinyuan (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  David Thanassi
Function of the Usher N- and C-Terminal Domains in Pilus Biogenesis
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Li, Xiaoyu (M.D., Ph.D. 2001)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Molecular Studies of Polivirus: Inhibition of Picornavirus and Hepatitis C Virus IRES-Mediated Translation and a Molecular Dissection of Polioviral 2APRO Proteinase
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Florida, Jacksonville, FL
 
Lilo, Sarit (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:

  James Bliska
Mechanism of Caspace-1-Activation in Macrophages and its Role in Pathogenesis by Yersinia pestis
Research and Development Microbiologist, Propper Manufacturing Company, Inc.
 
Liu, Qiong (Ph.D. 1998)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Michael Hengartner
Removal of the Dead: CED-6 and Apoptosis-Triggered Phagocytosis in C. elegans
Research Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University, NY
 
Liu, Ying (Ph.D. 2006)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Complementation of N-Terminal Lethal Mutations of Poliovirus Protein VPg(3B)
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stony Brook University
 
Lo, Andrew (Ph.D. 1981)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Joseph Lucas
Studies in Simian Virus 40-Induced Transformation
 
Lucs, Alexandra (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Senthil Muthuswamy
A Structure-Function Study of ErbB2
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhasset, NY
 
Lynch, Sally (Ph.D. 1988)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Joan Brugge
The Expression of the Cellular src Proto-Oncogene in Differentiating Neurons and Lymphocytic Tumors
Biotechnology Equity Analyst, General American Investors
 
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Ma, Yuliang (Frank) (Ph.D. 1995)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Michael Matthews
A Phylogenetic Approach to the Structure and Function of Adenovirus VA RNA
Research Specialist, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA
 
Manos, Michelle (Ph.D. 1984)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Yakov Gluzman
Genetic and Biochemical Analysis of Simian Virus 40 Large T Antigen Mutants
Senior Research Scientist, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, Oakland, CA
http://www.dor.kaiser.org/external/Michele_Manos/
 
Margarit, Steluta (Ph.D. 2002)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Dafna Bar-Sagi
Regulation of SOS Activity by Intramolecular Interactions
Research and Development, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
 
Marshall, Nancy Reich (Ph.D. 1983)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Arnold Levine
Characterization of a Cellular Tumor Antigen, p53: Its Properties and Expression
Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University
http://www.mgm.stonybrook.edu/reich/index.shtml
 
Mayr, Gregory (Ph.D. 1994)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Peter Tegtmeyer
Effects of Mutations in p53 Phosphorylation Sites on p53 Function
Microbiologist, United States Department of Agriculture Plum Island Animal Disease Research Center, Orient Point, NY
 
McCormick, Mary (Ph.D. 1982)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Hisako Ohtsubo
Plasmid Fusions Mediated by TN3 Mutants
Scientific Review Administrator, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health
 
McLaughlin, Patrick (Ph.D. 2016)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Adrianus van der Velden
Pathogenesis of, and Host Response to Salmonella Infection
Postdoctoral Fellow, St. Georges University School of Veterinary Medicine and Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Stony Brook University
 
McLeod, Maureen (Ph.D. 1984)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  James Broach
Fine Structure Analysis of Site Specific Recombination in the Yeast Plasmid 2 Micron Circle
Associate Professor of Cell Biology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
 
Medina, Gisselle (Ph.D. 2008)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Carol Carter
The Interconnected Network of Cellular Proteins, ESCRT and Non-ESCRT Required for Retroviral Release
Research Microbiologist, Agricultural Research Service, USDA, Plum Island, NY
 
Metlay, Marie (Ph.D. 1981)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Carol Carter
Early Events in the Reovirus Replicative Cycle
Professor, SUNY Old Westbury (retired)
 
Mickle, Katie (Ph.D. 2007)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Janet Leatherwood
Effects of Checkpoint Mutation on DNA Replication and Re-Replication within Fission Yeast
Assistant Professor of Biology, Stonehill College, Easton, MA
 
Miles, Brodie (Ph.D. 2013)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Christopher Cutler
Differentiation, Survival, and Aberrant Trafficking of Human Monocyte-derived Dendritic Cells Driven by Porphyromonas gingivalis
Postdoctoral Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado Denver
 
Minkah, Nana (Ph.D. 2015)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Laurie Krug
Murine Gammaherpesvirus ORF75A Tegument Protein Promotes Virus Replication and is Required for the Efficient Establishment of Latency in Vivo
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Infectious Disease Research, Seattle, WA
 
Minz, Paul (Ph.D. 1999)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  David Spector
Purification and Biochemical Characterization of Interchromatin Granule Clusters
 
Mohr, Ian (Ph.D. 1989)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Yakov Gluzman
Properties of SV40 Large T Antigen Involved in the Replication of SV40 DNA
Professor of Microbiology, NYU Medical Center
http://www.med.nyu.edu/research/mohri01.html
 
Molz, Lisa (Ph.D. 1002)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  David Beach
Cloning and Characterization of mcs2: A Gene Interacting with the cdc2 Protein Kinase of Fission Yeast
Senior Scientist, FORMA Therapeutics, Boston, MA
 
Montagne, Lee (Ph.D. 2000)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  James Bliska
Identification and Characterization of a Substrate-Binding Activity in the Amino-Terminal Domain of the Yersinia Tyrosine Phosphatase YopH
Clinical Instructor, New York University, New York, NY
 
Moore, Mary (Ph.D. 1986)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Thomas Shenk
Post-Transcriptional Control of an Induced Cellular Gene and a Non-Adenovirus Gene Bearing the Adenovirus Tripartite Leader Late After Adenovirus Infection
 
Morimoto, Alyssa (Ph.D. 1995)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Michael Hayman
The Role of Oligomerization in Transformation by the Env-Sea Oncoprotein
Senior Scientist, Genentech, San Francisco, CA
 
Morrison, Laurel (Ph.D. 1991, M.D. 1995)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Paula Enrietto
Biochemcial Properties of the V-rel Oncogene that are Involved in Transformation
Physician, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA
 
Morse, Louise (née Silver) (Ph.D. 1986)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Carl Anderson
Interaction of Adenovirus 2 with Human Lymphoid Cells in Culture
Research scientist, Department of Biomedical Genetics, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
 
Mueller, Stephen (Ph.D. 2002)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Functional Analysis of the Poliovirus Receptor CD155 and Related Members of the Nectin Gene Family
Research Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University
 
Mulligan, Elizabeth (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  John Dunn
Escherichia coli McrA: Isolation of Recombinant Forms of McrA and Study of Its Binding to Methylated DNA for Use as a Tool in Epigenetic Studies
Assistant Professor, Kingsborough Community College
 
Murray, Michael (PH.D. 1989)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Hybrid Polioviruses as Potential Vaccines and as Tools to Study Biological Function
Director, Infectious Disease Research, Southern Research Institute, Frederick, MD
 
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Navin, Nicholas (Ph.D. 2010
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Michael Wigler
Inferring Tumor Progression from Genomic Heterogeneity
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
 
Nemeth, Susan (Ph.D. 1988)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Joan Brugge
Biological and Biochemical analysis of Mutant c-src Gene Products Containing Deletions Within the Amino-Terminal Half of the Protein
Director, Global Regulatory Affairs-Early Development, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Rariton, NJ
 
Noel, Betty (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  James Bliska
Intracellular Survival of Yersiniae in Naïve and Activated Macrophages: Role of the Phagocytosis Mechanism and the Virulence Plasmid
Middle and Upper School Science, The Browning School, New York, NY
 
Ng, Tony (Ph.D. 2005)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  David Thanassi
Pilus Biogenesis by Uropathogenic Escherichia coli: Functional Analysis of the Usher N Terminus
Postdoctoral Fellow, Rocky Mountain Laboratories, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
 
Ni, Tiehua (Terry) (Ph.D. 1995)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Nicholas Muzyczka
In Vitro AAV DNA Replication
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University
 
Nielson-Preiss, Sheila (Ph.D. 1993)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  James Quigley
Analysis of the Metastatic Phenotype of a Human Epidermoid Carcinoma (HEp-3) Cell Line
Director, Health Professions Advising Office, Montana State University
 
Nomakuchi, Tomoki (Ph.D. 2016)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Adrian Krainer
Antisense Oligonucleotide-Directed Inhibition of Nonsense-Mediated mRNA Decay
Medical student, Medical Scientist Training Program, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University 
 
Nyman, Kate (Ph.D. 1981)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Eichi Ohtsubo
IS1 and ISO-Insertion Sequences of IS1 in Enterobacteriaceae
 
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Obert, Sabine (PhD. 1994)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
The Adenovirus E4-6/7 Protein Transactivates the E2 Promoter by Inducing dimerization of a Heteromeric E2F Complex
Research scientist, Center for Molecular Biology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
 
O’Connor, Robert (Ph.D. 1995)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Adenovirus E4-6/7: A Viral Analog to the Retinoblastoma Family of Cell Cycle Regulator
Ingenuity Systems, CA
 
O’Malley, Robert (Ph.D. 1987)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Michael Matthew
The Regulation of Protein Synthesis in Adenovirus Infected Cells by VA RNAI
 
Ostapchuk, Philomena (Mena) (Ph.D. 1987)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Interaction of a Cellular Factor with the Polyomavirus and Hepatitis B Virus Enhancers
Research Assistant Professor, Stony Brook University
 
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Palmer, Lance (Ph.D. 1999)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  James Bliska
Down Regulation of Mitogen Activated Protein Kinase Signaling Pathways by YopJ of Yersinia pseudotuberculosis
Research Scientist, Siemens Corporate Research
 
Parrish, William (Ph.D. 2001)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  James Konopka
The Cytoplasmic End of Transmembrane Protein Domain Three Regulates the Activity of the G Protein-Coupled a Factor Receptor
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, Manhassett, NY
 
Partin, Kathryn (Ph.D. 1990)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Carol Carter
Polyprotein Processing of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-1
Associate Professor of Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University
http://www.cvmbs.colostate.edu/bms/partin.htm
 
Parsons, Ramon (Ph.D. 1992, M.D. 1994)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Peter Tegtmeyer
The Simian Virus 40 Origin of DNA Replication
Avon Professor of Pathology and Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY
http://icg.cumc.columbia.edu/faculty_Parsons.htm
 
Patel, Hiren (PhD 2016)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Jessica Seeliger
Towards the Inhibition and Functional Characterization of Serine Hydrolases in Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Medical Scientist Training Program, Medical Scientist Training Program, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University 
 
Pozzatti, Rudy (Ph.D. 1982)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Carol Carter
Structural Analysis of the Reovirus Phosphoprotein µ1c and its Processing During Viral Uncoating In vitro
Deputy Director, Division of Extramural Operations, National Human Genome Research
 
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Raymond, Tracy (Ph.D. 2005)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Erich Mackow
Pathogenic Hantaviruses Bind PSI Domains Present at the Apex of Inactive, Bent avb3 Integrin Conformers
 
Reddy, Michael (Ph.D. 1988)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  William Bauer
Purification of the Nicking-Joining Nuclease and Its Interaction with Vaccinia Viral Replicative Intermediates
Program Director, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH
 
Reed, Michael (Ph.D. 1995)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Peter Tegtmeyer
Functional Domains of the Tumor Suppressor Protein p53
 
Rickels, Richard (Ph.D. 1987)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Sidney Strickland
Mouse Tissue Plasminogen Activator: Analysis of the cDNA, Genomic Structure and Gene Expression
Director of Oncology at Zalicus, Cambridge, MA
 
Roll, Richard (Ph.D. 1981)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Degree Received:
  Paula Enrietto
Farnesyl Transferase Inhibitors and Ras Signal Transduction
Ph.D., 1999
 
Rosebrock, Adam (Ph.D. 2009)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Bruce Futcher
Regulation of Transcription in the Fission Yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Assistant Professor, Donnelly Centre for Cellular and Biomedical Research, University of Toronto
 
Rosen, Jonathan (Ph.D. 1981)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eichi Ohtsubo
The Components Involved in Initiation and Control of Resistance Plasmid Replication
Visiting Researcher at Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
 
Runco, Lisa (Ph.D. 2008)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  David Thanassi
Chaperone/Usher Pathways of Yersinia pestis
Assistant Professor, New York Institute of Technology, Westbury, NY
 
Rutigliano, Robert (Ph.D. 2006)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Dafna Bar-Sagi
Reprogramming Cellular Morphology with Synthetic Signaling Proteins
Associate Director for Medical Affairs, EmeringMed, New York
 
Ryder, Kevin Brendan (Ph.D. 1983)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Eichi Ohtsubo
Dissertation: Molecular Evolution of Extrachromosomal Genomes
 
Ryder, Kevin Thomas (Ph.D. 1985)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Peter Tegtmeyer
DNA Structure and Sequence are Determinants for the Binding of SV40 Large T Antigen
Senior Vice President for Clinical Content and Editorial Services, Complete Healthcare Communications, PA
 
Ryndak, Michelle (Ph.D. 2005)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  James Bliska
Functional Characterization of Yersinia Type III Translocator Proteins YopB and YopK
Postdoctoral Fellow, NYU Landone Medical Center, NY
 
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Santana, Alexis (Ph.D. 2015)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Laurie Krug
Role of NF-KB Recognition Sites in RTA Transactivation of Lytic Gene Expression During Murine Gammaherpesvirus 68 Infection
Postdoctoral Fellow, New York University, New York, NY
 
Saracino, Misty (Ph.D. 2005)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  James Konopka
A Library of Gpa1 Mutants Define Ste2 Residues Important for G Protein Activation and Specificity
Research Scientist, University of Washington
 
Schaley, Joel (Ph.D. 2000)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Functional Characterization of the Adenovirus E4-6/7 Protein
Postdoctoral researcher, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
 
Selvakumar, Mena (Ph.D. 1998)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  David Helfman
The Role of Exon Sequences in Splice Site Selection of Rat b Tropomyosin Pre-mRNA
Director of Nanoscience Education, Museum of Life and Science, Durham, NC
 
Sepehri, Setareh (Ph.D. 2000)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Nouria Hernandez
Purification of an RNA Polymerase III-Containing Comples Active in Human U6 RNA Transcription
Postdoctoral Fellow, Bone and Mineral Centre, University College London, London, United Kingdom
 
Shaw, Sydney (Ph.D. 1981)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
  Peter Tegtmeyer
SV40 A Protein (T Antigen) Phosphorylation
 
Shin, Ha Youn (Ph.D. 2013)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Nancy Reich Marshall
Regulation of Nuclear-Cytoplasmic Transport of STAT5 Transcription Factor
Assistant Professor, Konkuk University, Korea
 
Shin, Hyukwoo (Ph.D. 2005)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Translational Control of the Hepatitis C Virus Internal Ribosomal Entry Site (IRES)
Scientist, Retrovirox, Inc., San Diego, CA
 
Shin, Sanghoon (Ph.D. 1997)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Cis-Acting Elements and Trans-Acting Factors in the IRES Function of Picornaviruses
Director, Research Support Team at Gyeong-Gi Bio Center, Korea
 
Snyder, Richard (Ph.D. 1990)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Nicholas Muzyczka
Resolution of Adeno-Associated Virus Chromosome Ends In Vitro
Director of Biotherapeutic Programs, University of Florida/Gainsville
 
So, Shu Kin (Stephane) (Ph.D. 2005)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  David Thanassi
Function of the Usher C Terminus in Pilus Biogenesis
Strategic Marketing Manager, IDEXX Laboratories, Maine
 
Song, Ok Kyu (Ph.D. 1991)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Transcriptional Activation by the STE12 Protein of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Panbionet Corp., Pohang, Kyungbuk, Republic of Korea
 
Sparmann, Anke (Ph.D. 2003)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Dafna Bar-Sagi
Analysis of the Mechanism and Functional Consequences of Ras-Induced Interleukin-8 Expression
Scientific Editor, The EMBO Journal, Germany
 
Steinberg, Bettie (Ph.D. 1976)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Michael Gough
Regulation of the Decision Between Lysis and Lysogeny in Salmonella typhimurium Infected with Bacteriophage P22
Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
 
Stenger, Judith (Ph.D. 1994)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Peter Tegtmeyer
The Quaternary Structure of the Tumor Suppressor Protein p53 and its Relationship to Function: DNA Looping and Transcriptional Enhancement
Laboratory of Molecular Carcinogenesis, National Institute of Environmental Health and Science
 
Stephens, Carmella (Ph.D. 1989)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Edward Harlow
Heterogeneity of the Adenovirus E1A Proteins
Attorney, Kenyon & Kenyon, New York
 
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Tam, Jason (Ph.D. 2015)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Adrianus van der Velden
On the Role of Immature Myeloid Cells in the Host Response to Salmonella Infection
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
 
Tokarz, Rafal (Ph.D. 2005)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Jorge Benach
The Effect of Blood and Bacterial Proteases on Gene Expression and Transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi
Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Columbia University
 
Tsui, Shanli (Ph.D 1990)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Peter Tegtmeyer
Mapping and Characterization of Topoisomerase I Sites in the Simian Virus 40 Origin of Replication
Department of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
 
Tucker, Stephanie (Ph.D. 1998)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Jorge Galán
Identification and Functional Characterization of the Chaperone sicA Encoded in the Type II Secretion System Pathogenicity Island I of Salmonella typhimurium
Research Associate, Wayne State University
 
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Ucisik-Akkaya, Esma (Ph.D. 2014)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Aaron Neiman
Identification of Sporulation-Defective Genes and a Rab-Cascade Model for the Formation of the Forespore Membrane in Schizosaccharomyces pombe
Postdoctoral Fellow, Weill Cornell Medical College
 
Ullman, Amanda (Ph.D. 2008)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
The Adenovirus E4 ORF3 Protein Functions to Antagonzie Aspects of the Interferon-Induced Antiviral State
Program Manager at the New York Academy of Sciences
 
Van Skike, Nick (Ph.D., 2018)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Laurie Krug
Investigating the Roles of Members of the Viral Phosphoribosylformylglycineamide Amidotransferase Family in Gammaherpesvirus Pathogenesis
Medical Writer, Flywheel Partners, New York, NY
 
VerPlank, Lynn (Ph.D. 2001)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Carol Carter
The Characterization of the Interaction of Retroviral L Domains with Proteins that Regulate Ubiquitination
Research Scientist, Broad Institute, Cambridge, MA
 
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Walker, Amy (Ph.D. 1995)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Michael Hayman
Transcriptional Regulation of the High Mobility Group Protein 14 by the Oncogene v-rel
Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School
 
Wang, Chunling (Ph.D. 2012)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Functional Analysis of the Roles of Poliovirus Protein 2CATPase in Viral RNA Replication and Encapsidation Using Alanine Scanning Mutagenesis and Yeast Two Hybrid Analysis
Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California Berkeley
 
Weinberger, Cary (Ph.D. 1983)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Thomas Shenk
Adenovirus VA RNAs Enhance the Translation of Viral Messenger RNAs at Late Times After Infection
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC
 
Wells, Susanne (née Schmid) (Ph.D. 1997)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web:
  Patrick Hearing
Cis- and Trans-Acting Components Involved in Adenovirus Type 5 DNA Packaging
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/research/divisions/o/oncology/labs/wells/default/
 
Werneberg, Glenn (Ph.D. 2016)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  David Thanassi
Dissection of Usher-Chaperone-Subunit Interactions during Pilus Biogenesis in Escherichia coli
Medical student, Medical Scientist Training Program, Renaissance School of Medicine at Stony Brook University 
 
Whyte, Peter (Ph.D. 1987)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
Web:
  Edward Harlow
A Functional Analysis of the Interactions Between the Adenovirus E1A Proteins and Cellular Proteins
Associate Professor of Pathology and Molecular Biology, McMaster University
http://fhs.mcmaster.ca/pathology/contact_us/faculty/faculty_bios/whyte.html
 
Wishart, William (Ph.D. 1984)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  James Broach
Transposition and Regulation of Transposition in the Transposon TN3
Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research
 
Wu, Kai (Ph.D. 2012)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
The Role of L4-22K and L4-33K During Adenovirus Infection
Postdoctoral Fellow, Princeton University
 
Wu, Ling-Chuan Chen (Ph.D. 1984)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  James Broach
Relationship of a Plasmid Partitioning Protein with the Nuclear Matrix of Yeast
Public Health and Environmental Laboratories, New Jersey
 
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Yang, Chen (Ph.D. 2013)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Development of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccines by Codon Pair Deoptimization
Postdoctoral Fellow, Stony Brook University
 
Yonemoto, Wesley (Ph.D. 1986)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Joan Brugge
Structural and Functional Analysis of the Interaction of pp60c-src, the Cellular Homolog of Rous Sarcoma Virus, with the Middle Tumor Antigen of Polyomavirus
Associate Research Biologist, University of California, San Francisco
 
Zeituni, Amir (Ph.D. 2010)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Christopher Cutler
The Specific Interactions Between Dendritic Cells and Porphyromonas gingivalis
Health Scientist Administrator, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
 
Zhang, Siwei (Ph.D. 2017)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Nicholas Tonks
Regulation of PYN Phosphorylation by the PTPN23 Tumor Suppressor Phosphatase in Breast Tumorigenesis
Postdoctoral Fellow, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY
 
Zhao, Weidong (Ph.D. 2001)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Eckard Wimmer
Genetic Analysis of the Internal Ribosomal Entry Site (IRES) of Hepatitis C Virus in a Poliovirus-HCV Chimera
Scientist, MedImmune, Gaithersburt, MD
 
Zheng, YIng (Ph.D. 2011)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  James Bliska
Mechanism of YopJ-Induced Cell Death and Capase-1 Acitvation in Macrophages Infected with Yersinia
Postdoctoral Fellow, The Wistar Institute
 
Zheng, Yueting (Ph.D. 2015)
Advisor:
Dissertation:

Current Position:
  Patrick Hearing
Exploring the role of Interferons in Adenovirus Replication and the Establishment of Persistent Infection in Normal Human Cells
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, Baylor College of Medicine
 
Zou, Lee (Ph.D. 1999)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
Web
  Bruce Stillman
Connecting the Initiation of DNA Replication to the Cell Cycle
Assistant Professor of Pathology, Harvard Medical School
http://www.massgeneral.org/cancer/research/researchlab.aspx?id=1198
 
Zybarth, Gabriele (Ph.D. 1994)
Advisor:
Dissertation:
Current Position:
  Carol Carter
Determinants of HIV-1 Protease Activation and Dimerization
Consultant, Alacris Pharmaceuticals, Berlin, Germany
 
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