Graduating Class of 2011

Graduating Class of 2011

Khalil, Danny N.
B.S. Stanford University, 2003
M.D. and Ph.D. in Genetics
Dissertation Title: "The role of the D-element in Myc biology"
Mentor: William Tansey, Ph.D., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Residency: Internal Med./Research NYP Hosp-Weill Cornell Med Ctr, New York, NY

Selected Publication(s):
Petrov AI, Khalil DN, Kazaryan RL, Savintsev IV, Sukhorukov B (2002). Structural and thermodynamic features of complexes formed by DNA and synthetic polynucleotides with dodecylamine and dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide. Bioelectrochemistry. 58:75-85.

Lee-Osbourne, Jane
B.S. University of California-Davis, 1997
M.D. and Ph.D. in Neuroscience
Dissertation Title: "An in vivo characterization of Sox2+ Neural progenitor cells"
Mentor: Holly Cline, Ph.D., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Residency: General Surgery University of Nebraska

Selected Publications:
Rial Verde EM, Lee-Osbourne J, Worley PF, Malinow R, Cline HT. (2006). Increased expression of the immediate-early gene arc/arg3.1 reduces AMPA receptor-mediated synaptic transmission. Neuron. 52:461-74.

Robak LA, Venkatesh K, Lee H, Raiker SJ, Duan Y, Lee-Osbourne J, Hofer T, Mage RG, Rader C, Giger RJ. (2009). Molecular basis of the interactions of the Nogo-66 receptor and its homolog NgR2 with myelin-associated glycoprotein: development of NgROMNI-Fc, a novel antagonist of CNS myelin inhibition. J Neurosci. 29:5768-83.

Rosenberg, Avi Z.
B.S. CUNY Brooklyn College, 2001
M.D. and Ph.D. in Genetics
Dissertation Title: "The polarity protein scribble regulates morphogenesis & cell fate decisions during mammary gland development & neoplasia"
Mentor: Senthil Muthuswamy, Ph.D., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Residency: Pathology, NIH, Bethesda, MD

Selected Publication(s):
Aranda, V., Haire, T., Nolan, M. E., Calarco, J. P., Rosenberg, A. Z., Fawcett, J. P., Pawson, T., and Muthuswamy, S. K. (2006). Par6-aPKC uncouples ErbB2 induced disruption of polarized epithelial organization from proliferation control. Nat Cell Biol. 8, 1235-45.

Zhan, L., Rosenberg, A., Bergami, K. C., Yu, M., Xuan, Z., Jaffe, A. B., Allred, C., and Muthuswamy, S. K. (2008). Deregulation of scribble promotes mammary tumorigenesis and reveals a role for cell polarity in carcinoma. Cell. 135, 865-78.