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Dr. Katharine Liang with mentor, Dr. Jude Samulski
Kat with her family

Katharine Liang, a member of Jude Samulski’s lab, and MD/PhD student in the Neurobiology Program, successfully defended her thesis, “Intravitreal AAV-mediated expression of Nrf2 promotes retinal recovery after light-induced retinal damage in mice,” on April 8, 2015. Katharine’s defense and celebration afterward were attended by her family and other members of the Samulski lab and UNC Gene Therapy Center.

Katharine will return to UNC School of Medicine to continue her medical studies after receiving her PhD.

Our congratulations to Kat!

View slideshow from Kat’s PhD defense & party [pdf]

View slideshow from Kat’s PhD defense & party [pps}