Meet Olesea

Olesea Cojohari

Name: Olesea Cojohari

Home Country: Moldova

Year in PhD Program: 3

PhD Degree-granting Program: Microbiology & Immunology

PhD Advisor: Dr. Gary Chan

Description of Research Project:
Regulation of the PI3K/AKT pathway by human cytomegalovirus in monocytes

Favorite thing about SUNY Upstate:
The support offered by faculty and staff to students and the variety of activities available on campus.

Favorite thing about Syracuse or Central New York:
The four seasons and the variety of indoor and outdoor activities available.

**Please only contact Global Ambassadors to hear about their road to Upstate as an international student and their transition to Syracuse and Upstate. Questions about admissions and applying should be directed to the Coordinator for Graduate Recruitment and Admissions, Krystal Smith at or (315) 464-7719.

Lei Mi-Mi, PhD

A research project led by Lei Mi-Mi, a PhD student in the College of Graduate Studies, has made the cover of a prestigious scientific journal.

Lei Mi-Mi, a student in the lab of David Pruyne, PhD, assistant professor of Cell & Developmental Biology, is first-author of the cover article in the July 9, 2012 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology. The journal's cover title is "Formins' Muscle Building Routine."

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