2010-2011 Proposals/Defenses


Date Time Location Candidate Title
09/29/2010 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 114 Mugar Dipti Deshpande
Doctoral Thesis Proposal
“Multimodal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Oil-Containing Nanoemulsion-Based Therapeutic Strategy for The Treatment of Endothelial Dysfunction in Coronary Artery Disease”
10/12/2010 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 6 Robinson Sean Kocur
Doctoral Thesis Proposal
“The Role of Acetaldehyde Condensation Products in The Neurobiology of alcohol”
10/20/2010 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 114 Mugar Thomas M. Koperniak
Ph.D. Thesis Proposal Defense
“Investigating The Necessity of Ric3 for The Surface Expression of alpha7 Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptors: A Search for Novel Chaperones Allowing alpha7 Expression”
10/25/2010 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 114 Mugar Nathaniel Hodgson
Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
“Novel Neurotrophic Growth Factor Signaling Pathway Mediates Changes in Epigenetics Through The Influence of EAAT3-Mediated Cysteine Uptake in Human Neuronal Cells on Redox and Methylation Status”
10/27/2010 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 6 Robinson Shardool Jain
Thesis Proposal Defense
“Macrophage Targeted Alginate Based Non-Viral Gene Delivery System for Local and Systemic Anti-Inflammatory Gene Therapy”
12/07/2010 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 6 Robinson Brendan Harmon
Doctoral Thesis Proposal
“Intranasal Deliverry of pGDNF-Expressing Nanoparticles for Parkinson’s Disease”
12/07/2010 10:00 a.m. 342 Curry Student Center Savitri Mandapati
Master’s Thesis Defense
“Preparation and Characterization of Polymer-Drug Conjugate Delivery System for Efficient Cancer Therapy”
12/10/2010 8:00 a.m. 114 Mugar Building Husain Attarwala
MS Thesis Defense
“In vitro Evaluations of Macrophage-Targeted Anti-Inflammatory Gene Delivery and Transfection Using Nanoparticles-in-Emulsion formulations”
12/13/2010 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 114 Mugar Hall Marsha D’Souza
Doctoral Thesis Proposal
“Novel Cannabidiol and Anandamide Analogs”
04/20/2011 2:00 p.m. 90 SL Rishi Sharma
Dissertation Defense
“Design, Synthesis and Pharmacological Evaluation of Novel Cannabinergic Analogs With Controlled Detoxification”
04/25/2011 4:00 p.m. 114 Mugar Sean Essex
Doctoral Thesis Proposal
“Phospholipid-Polyethylenimine (PEI) Conjugate-Based Micelle-Like Nanoparticles (MNPs) for siRNA Delivery: Use for Combination Therapy in Drug-Resistant Cancer Cells”
04/26/2011 2:00 p.m. 412 Mugar Namita Dodwadkar
Doctoral Thesis Proposal
“Surface Modification of Liposomes for Intra-cellular Targeting and Delivery”
05/06/2011 10:00 a.m. 114 Mugar Rajiv Panwar
Doctoral Thesis Proposal
“Targeted Delivery of Radioisotope Loaded Nanopolymers After Pretargeting With Bispecific Antibody Complex in Animal Models of Isoproterenol and Doxorubicin Induced Myocardial Infarction”
05/12/2011 10:00 a.m. 114 Mugar Mahmoud Nasr
Doctoral Thesis Proposal
“Biochemical and Biophysical Characterization of Monoacyl Glycerol Lipase (MGL) in the Presence of a Model Membrane”
06/09/2011 12:00 p.m. 114 Mugar Bhushan S. Pattni
Master’s Thesis Research Proposal
“Cell Toxicity Evaluation of Lipid-Based Nanoparticles Delivering Survivin-Sirna and Doxil: Improved Toxicity of Combinatorial Therapy in MCF-2 Sensitive and Drug Resistant Cell Lines”
06/22/2011 3:00 p.m. 114 Mugar Mayur Kalariya
Doctoral Thesis Proposal
“Multiple Emulsions Formulations for Enhanced Immune Response to Peptide, Exosomes, and DNA Vaccines for the Treatment of Melanoma”
07/21/2011 2:00 p.m. 114 Mugar Claudio Falcao
Doctoral Thesis Defense
“Multifunctional Liposomes for Enhanced Anti-Cancer Therapy”
08/09/2011 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 412 Mugar Bldg. Abhijit R. Kulkarni
Thesis Proposal Defense
“Design and Synthesis of Allosteric Modulators of CB1 Cannabinoid Receptors”
08/10/2011 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. 6 Robinson Shanthi Ganesh
Ph.D. Proposal Defense
“Hyaluronic Acid-Based Self-Assembled Multifunctional Nanosystems to Overcome Drug Resistance in Lung Cancer”
08/12/2011 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. 114 Mugar Vishwesh Patil
Ph.D. Thesis Defense
“Targeted In Vitro and In Vivo Delivery of Diagnostic and Chemotherapeutic Agents to Prostate Cancer Cells Pretargeted with Bispecific Antibody-Ligand Complexes”
08/15/2011 10:00 a.m. 114 Mugar Keyur S. Gada
Doctoral Thesis Defense
“Targeted Delivery of Radioisotope or Chemotherapeutic Loaded Prodrug-Polymers After Pretargeting Tumors With Bispecific Antibody Complex”
08/15/2011 1:00 p.m. 114 Mugar Hardip Gopani
M.S Thesis Defense
“Combination Chemo and Hyperoxia Therapy in Breast Cancer Cells using Nanoemulsion Delivery System”
08/17/2011 09:00 a.m. 114 Mugar Jing Xu
Thesis Proposal Defense
“”Multimodal Therapeutic Strategy for Pancreatic Cancer: EGFR-Targeted Gelatin-Based Nanoparticles for Combination Wild-Type p53 Gene and Cytotoxic Drug Delivery”
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