Trifecta of Rothman Lab Graduate students defend their thesis in one week!

December 06, 2019


Sagen Peterson/Flowers, Melissa Alcorn and Erik Spickard all successfully defended their PhD thesis this week!  

On Wednesday December 4th Erik Spickard presented his final thesis seminar, "Investigating the Mechanisms of in vivo Cellular Reprogramming and Transorganogenesis in C. elegans" and later that day Melissa Alcorn presented her final thesis seminar, "Genetic analysis of developmental fidelity in C. elegans".   Then Thursday December 5th Sagen Peterson/ Flowers presented her final thesis seminar, "Mitochondrial DNA Inheritance, Dynamics, and Quality Control: Insights from Caenorhabditis elegans"picture of Sage, Melissa and Erik