Alison Dewald successfully defended her thesis

On Friday April 13th, 2012, Alison Dewald presented her thesis “Lipid reconstitution and functional characterization of outer membrane Opacity-associated (Opa) proteins of Neisseria”. Her private defense followed and her committee approved her PhD degree with minor revisions to her written document. The lab and Alison’s thesis committee celebrated with champagne afterwards.

Alison answers questions after her public presentation.

Time to celebrate!

The committee and lab toast to Alison's success.

The committee and lab toast to Alison's success.

The Dewald family.

Lab and family celebration for alison and Brett.