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Research & Methods

Fall 2022 

Seminars are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays each month, 12 p.m. to 12:50 p.m., in BSB355, unless otherwise noted. All Department of Biochemistry graduate students are required to attend.

The Role of Porphyromonas gingivalis in Mediating Ceramide-dependent Mitophagy in Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma.

  • August 23
  • Megan Sheridan, Graduate Student, Ogretmen Lab

Elucidating the Mechanism of PCBP1 Regulated Transcription at Cancer Gene Promoters.

  • September 13
  • Joseph Karam, Graduate student, Howe Lab

Generating a Metastatic Orthotopic Model of Pancreatic Cancer and Cachexia. 

  • September 27
  • Victoria Spadafora, Graduate student, Guttridge Lab

A connecting link between sphingolipid metabolism and intracellular complement signaling in cancer metastasis.

  • October 11
  • Alhaji Janneh, Graduate student, Ogretmen Lab 

MyoD Functions as an Oncogene in Rhabdomyosarcoma by Promoting Survival Through Differentiation and CYLD.

  • October 25
  • Alex Oles, Graduate student, Guttridge Lab 


  • November 8
  • Cecile Frereux, Graduate student, Howe Lab

Title to be announced.

  • November 22
  • Charles Brobbey, Graduate Student, Gan Lab

Title to be announced.

  • December 13
  • Mohamed Kassir, Graduate Student, Ogretmen Lab