Thurston Dang

Thurston Dang

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I am a PhD student in computer security at UC Berkeley, advised by David Wagner and Petros Maniatis.



Sturton, C., Sinha, R., Dang, T.H.Y., Jain, S., McCoyd, M., Tang, W.Y., Maniatis, P., Seshia, S.A., & Wagner, D. (2013). Symbolic Software Model Validation. 11th IEEE/ACM International Conference on Formal Methods and Models for Codesign (MEMOCODE), 97-108.

Keam, S.P., Young, P.E., McCorkindale, A.L., Dang, T.H.Y., Clancy, J.L., Humphreys, D.T., Preiss, T., Hutvagner, G., Martin, D.I.K., Cropley, J.E., & Suter, C.M. (2014). The human Piwi protein Hiwi2 associates with tRNA-derived piRNAs in somatic cells. Nucleic Acids Research, 42, 8984-8995.

Valkenburg, S.A., Venturi, V., Dang, T.H.Y., Bird, N.L., Doherty, P.C., Turner, S.J., Davenport, M.P., & Kedzierska, K. (2012). Early priming minimizes the age-related immune compromise of CD8+ T cell diversity and function. PLoS Pathogens, 8.

Mendoza, D., Royce, C., Ruff, L.E., Ambrozak, D.R., Quigley, M.F., Dang, T., Venturi, V., Price, D.A., Douek, D.C., Migueles, S.A., & Connors, M. (2012). HLA B*5701+ Long-Term Nonprogressors / Elite Controllers are not Distinguished from Progressors by the Clonal Composition of HIV-Specific CD8+ T-Cells. Journal of Virology, 86, 4014-4018.

Cropley, J.E., Dang, T.H.Y., Martin, D.I.K., & Suter, C.M. (2012). The penetrance of an epigenetic trait is progressively yet reversibly increased by selection and environment. Proceedings of the Royal Society B, 279, 2347-2353.

Lawlor, K.T., O'Keefe, L.V., Samaraweera, S.E., van Eyk, C.L., McLeod, C.J., Maloney, C.A., Dang, T.H.Y., Suter, C.M., & Richards, R.I. (2011). Double stranded RNA is pathogenic in Drosophila models of expanded repeat neurodegenerative diseases. Human Molecular Genetics, 20, 3757-3768.