Department Life


Fall Semester, 2017

Veronica Hughes’s Dissertation Defense

On November 8, 2017, Veronica Hughes presented her dissertation defense, “Phosphorylation of c-Met: An Underutilized Predictor of Sensitivity to c-Met Inhibition in Preclinical and Clinical Cancer Trials”. With the help of her mentor, Dietmar Siemann, PhD, she was able to successfully showcase all of her hard work.

Vericona Hughes picture

Jennifer Wiggin’s Dissertation Defense

On November 14, 2017, Jennifer Wiggin presented her final dissertation defense, “Evaluation of Aerobic Exercise in Tumor Bearing Mice”. With the help of her mentor, Dietmar Siemann, PhD, she successfully presented her research and findings.

Picture of Jennifer cutting the cake Picture of Jennifer and Dr Martens Picture of Jennifer and mentor

New Class of 2018 Pharmacology Students

At the end of the semester, we were pleased to present the new class of students in the pharmacology concentration. Here’s a picture of all of the students now currently enrolled in the pharmacology concentration!