Graduate Student Alumni:

 

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Schnaar Lab

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Thesis Project

Carol C. Blackburn

1980-1985

Glycolipid-mediated cell adhesion: Gangliosides in neuronal recognition

Institute for Academic Advancement of Youth, The Johns Hopkins Univ., Baltimore, MD

Brian E. Collins

1993-1999

Sialic acid binding immunoglobulin family member lectins: Binding specificities and functions

Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Cambridge, MA

James A. Mahoney

1989-1995

Ganglioside function in CNS myelin

Department of Defense, Fort Meade, MD

Alfred Malouf

1980-1983

Glutamate receptors on neuroblastoma cells

Dept. of Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH

Niraj R. Mehta 2002- 2008 Nogo-receptor and gangliosides in myelin-associated glycoprotein-mediated axonal regeneration and protection FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Silver Spring, MD
Andrea Mountney 2005-2010 Sialidase enhances recovery from spinal cord injury Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Silver Spring, MD

Timothy H. Murphy

1984-1989

Glutamate toxicity in a neuronal cell line

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Leila K. Needham

1985-1992

Sulfoglucuronyl lipids and complementary receptors in PNS myelin

Dept. of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Leonardo Nimrichter 2001-2003 E-selectin ligands on human leukocytes Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Jillian Prendergast 2007-2013 Ganglioside-interacting proteins in nerve cells Dept. of Cell Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Kathryn Sandberg

1981-1983

Cholinergic neurotoxin pharmacology

Depts. of Medicine and Physiology, Georgetown Univ. Med. Ctr., Washington, DC

Ji Sun 1997-2003

Ganglioside functions in axon-myelin stability and neurite outgrowth

Investigational Drug Service, UC San Diego Health System, San Diego, CA 

Michael Tiemeyer

1984-1989

Receptors for gangliosides in the CNS

Complex Carbohydrate Research Center, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

Kevin M. Walton

1981-1987

Regulation of ganglioside expression

Center for Scientific Review (BDCN), National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Ora A. Weisz

1984-1990

Rat hepatic lectin topography and cytoskeletal associations

Dept. of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Sch. of Med., Pittsburgh, PA

Lynda J.-S. Yang

1991-1995

Gangliosides and complementary lectins in cell-cell recognition

Dept. of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

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