Sarah Nicolson Receives her PhD!

 Sarah and Jude

Dr. Sarah Nicolson with her mentor, Dr. Jude Samulski. Click for larger view.

Sarah Nicolson, a member of Jude Samulski's lab, defended her thesis and received her Ph.D. July 7, 2014.  The title of her thesis was "Understanding mechanisms of Adeno-associated virus vector transduction through pharmacological and biological approaches."  Our congratulations to Sarah!

Sarah's dad, Bob, her mom, Sherrie and her fiance, Mike joined Sarah to help her celebrate her big day.

More photos below. Click for larger view. 

Sarah and Family

Sarah with her dad, Bob, mom, Sherrie, Jude, and fiance, Mike.

 Sarah and Lee Graves

Sarah with Dr. Lee Graves, Director of the Pharmacology Graduate Program.

 Sarah's cake

Sarah's cake.