Final Examination – Dissertation Defense

Congratulations to Alison Thompson, who defended her Ph.D. work “Single-Cell Molecular Profiling of Nucleic Acids in the Microfluidic Self-Digitization Chip” on March 15, 2017.  She was a student in Professor Daniel Chiu’s laboratory.  She is currently working as a postdoctoral research fellow in the laboratory of Jerry Radich at Fred Hutch in Seattle, where she is continuing to develop methods for single-cell characterization and investigating the utility of these methods for advancing treatment of acute myeloid leukemia.

Final Examination – Dissertation Defense

Congratulations to Sam Allen, who defended his Ph.D. work “Development of Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation to Investigate the Gas-Phase Structures of Protein and Protein Complex Ions” on February 22, 2017. He was a student in Matt Bush’s lab for the past five years. He has traded in his Seattle raincoat for his California sandals and will be starting work as an Engineer at BioElectron in Mountain View, CA.