Thesis defense: Dr. Josh Kenchel

Thesis defense: Dr. Josh Kenchel

Congratulations to Dr. Josh Kenchel for a successful hybrid thesis defense on June 3, 2022! In a riveting presentation, Josh described nearly five years of work on ribozyme evolution, bringing new evolutionary concepts as well as analytical chemistry techniques to his...
Thesis defense: Dr. Yuning Shen

Thesis defense: Dr. Yuning Shen

Congratulations to Dr. Yuning Shen for successfully defending his thesis on February 24, 2022! In his work, Yuning merged our experimental methods with statistical and computational tools he learned, including from co-advisor Professor Ambuj Singh, Dept. of Computer...
Thesis defense: Dr. Baoqing Zhou

Thesis defense: Dr. Baoqing Zhou

Congratulations to Dr. Baoqing Zhou for a successful pandemic-style thesis defense! Setting up and analyzing a new microbial ecosystem in the lab made for a challenging but rewarding project. We wish her the best of luck on her future endeavors as she wraps up the...
Thesis defense: Dr. Ray Borg

Thesis defense: Dr. Ray Borg

Congratulations to Dr. Ray Borg for successfully defending his thesis on September 16, 2021! Ray described a collaboration with Prof. Arnab Mukherjee’s laboratory at UCSB, to develop phages for biomedical imaging. The defense was virtual but the spirit was real....