Badtke Sucessfully Defends Dissertation! Spring 2014

Laura Badtke with her committee
Laura and her family

Join us in congratulating Laura Badtke who yesterday successfully defended her dissertation on April 11, 2014.  The title of her PhD thesis is “The influence of gene polymorphisms, modifiable lifestyle factors, and toxins on the protective effects of paraoxonases.” Laura’s mentor is Professor Gabriele Ludewig.

Laura had the strong support from her parents and siblings who came to be with her on this important day (see accompanying picture).