Congratulations to Jean, Niteace and Aleks!

Jean Tsai successfully defended her thesis, entitled Male contest competition and mating success in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis (Pteromalidae), on Wednesday, April 9.  Her dissertation mentors were Profs. Martha Weiss and Edward Barrows. 

Niteace Whittington successfully defended her thesis, entitled Characterization of the Function of Sox21 During Neurogenesis, on Wednesday, April 9.  Her dissertation mentor was Prof. Elena Casey. 

Aleksander Keselman successfully defended his thesis, entitled Host and parasite factors contributing to variation in immunity and pathology in Giardiasis, on Monday April 14.  His dissertation mentor was Prof. Steven Singer.