Scott Nixon, an Informatics PhD student, attended the conference for International Plant & Animal Genome XXII in San Diego, CA from January 11-15, 2014. There he presented “Modifications in the gene expression of microglia following peripheral mycobacterium challenge“, as well as being co-author on a second presentation entitled “Characterization of the microglia transcriptome in IDO1 knockout and wild-type mice“. This was the first presentation on Scott’s doctoral research involving transcriptomic analysis & functional clustering to explore the biological responses connecting inflammatory events to depression.
Doctoral Candidate Mohammad Amanzadeh successfully defended his dissertation, “A MATHEMATICAL INTERPRETATION OF HUMAN BODY MOVEMENT” on March 10th and will graduate May 2022. Program Area: