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Thesis / Dissertation Anncouncements

Spring and Fall 2018

Jan. 26

"Saponin Content Reduction in Quinoa(Chenopodium quinoa) Using the CRISPR/Cas9 System"

Ms. Lucia Acosta-Gamboa
Molecular Biosciences Ph.D. Candidacy Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Argelia Lorence

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

Mar. 9

"Hydroxyproline-O-Glycosylation Technology for Enhancing Chicken Interleukin-22 Production in a Plant-Based Expression Platform"

Mr. Kelin Key
Molecular Biosciences MS Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by: Dr. Maureen Dolan and Dr. Jianfeng Xu

10:00 a.m., ABI 107

May 18

"Understanding the Impact of Vegetation on Water Quality and Biotic Diversity in Agricultural Ditches"

Ms. Emma Martin
Environmental Sciences MS Thesis Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Jennifer Bouldin

1:00 p.m., ABI 107

July 17

"Differentiation of Oligodendrocytes for Myelination in the Nervous System"

Mr. Krishna Deo Sharma
Molecular Biosciences MS Thesis Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Ann Grippo

9:00 a.m., ABI 107

July 27

"Assessing Water Quality Impairment and Lead Contamination Within an Agriculturally Dominated Watershed:  Bayou DeView, AR"

Ms. Amber Ruby
Environmental Sciences MS Thesis Proposal Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Jennifer Bouldin

8:00 a.m., ABI 107

Oct. 12

"Soybean Androgenesis Advances"

Ms. Martina Garda
Molecular Biosciences Ph.D. Dissertation Defense
Arkansas State University

Mentored by:  Dr. Gregory Phillips

1:00 p.m., ABI 107