Upcoming Theses

When a postgraduate student or doctoral candidate completes their studies, he or she is required to produce an academic thesis to be defended in public. This defence, called a dissertation, is the final phase in obtaining the degree after approval by the judging body. Upcoming defences of disputations and the most recent theses at Umeå University can be found in the links to the right.

Dissertations to be defended

September 2015

7 September at 10:00

Anjana Madhushani - Molecular Biology

Dissertation Multiple regulatory inputs for hierarchical control of phenol catabolism by Pseudomonas putida.

7 September at 12:30–15:30

Ines Anderl - moelcular biology

Dissertation Activation of the Cellular Immune Respone in Drosophila melanogaster larvae.

8 September at 09:00–12:00

Dominique Schaakxs - anatomy

Dissertation Stem cells for nerve repair and prevention of muscle atrophy.

11 September at 09:00

Thaddaeus Wandera Egondi - Epidemiology and Public Health

Dissertation Making visible the invisible. Health risks from environmental exposures among socially deprived populations of Nairobi, Kenya

17 September at 09:00–12:00

Jenny Löfgren - surgery

Dissertation Groin hernias and unmet need for surgery in Uganda - epidemiology, mosquito nets and cost effectiviness.

18 September at 13:00–16:00

Anna Lena Wennberg

Dissertation Pregnant women and midwives are not in tune about dietary counseling - studies in Swedish antenatal care.

18 September at 13:00–16:00

Helena Blom - obstetrics and gynaecology

Dissertation Violence exposure among Swedish youth.

23 September at 10:00

Paulina Stachula - Biology

Dissertation Short and long term low temperature responses in Arabidopsis thaliana.

24 September at 09:00–12:00

Shrikant Shantilal Kolan - histology and cell biology

Dissertation Defining the role of CD47 and SIRPa in murine B cell Homeostasis.

24 September at 10:00

Shoghik Hakobyan - Chemistry

Dissertation Antivirulent and Antibiofilm Salicylidene Acylhydrazide Complexes in Solution and at Interfaces.

25 September at 09:00–12:00

Reshma Sundar - pathology

Dissertation TRAF6, a key regulator of TGFbeta-induced oncogenes in prostate cancer.

25 September at 09:00

Eliza Maher Hasselquist - Ecology and Environmental Science

Dissertation Gradients of time and complexity: understanding how riparian and instream ecosystems recover after stream restoration.

25 September at 10:00–13:00

Marious Stylianou - Clinical Microbiology

Dissertation Pharmaceutical and Immunological Challenge of Fungal Pathogens.

25 September at 13:00–15:00

Hilda Härgestam Strandberg – English Literature

Dissertation Narrative Ethics in Nuruddin Farah's Trilogies

25 September at 14:00

Birte Reichstein - Ecology

Dissertation Ontogenetic bottlenecks - Effects on intraguild predation systems and ecosystems efficiency.

28 September at 10:15

Ewnetu Bayuh Lakew - Computer Science

Dissertation Autonomous cloud resource provisoning: accounting, allocation, and performance control.

October 2015

2 October at 09:00

Anders Lindgren - Chemistry

Dissertation Synthesis and Biochemical Evaluation of Small Organic Compounds to Study ADP-Ribosylation.

2 October at 09:00–12:00

Maria Härgestam - nursing

Dissertation Communication in interdisciplinary teams.

2 October at 09:00–12:00

Damini Chand

Dissertation Mechanistic implications and characterization of Anaplastic lymphomakinase (ALK) mutations in neuroblastoma.

2 October at 14:00

Ahmed Aleyeldin Mohamed Hassan - Computing Science

Dissertation Workload Characterization, Controller Design, and Performance Evaluation for Cloud Capacity Autoscaling.

9 October at 09:00–12:00

Sebastian Mukka - orthopaedics

Dissertation Aspects on treatment of femoral neck fractures.

9 October at 09:00–12:00

Paul Mee - Epidemiology

Dissertation HIV-related mortality in the era of anti-retroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa

9 October at 09:00–12:00

Kemal Avican - molecular biology

Dissertation Persistent infection by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis.

9 October at 13:00–16:00

Andreas Tornevi - occupational and environmental medicine

Dissertation Precipitation, Raw Water Quality, Drinking Water Treatment and Gastrointestinal Illness.

November 2015

6 November at 09:00–12:00

Stina Jakobsson

Dissertation Cardiovascular disease and diabetes or renal insufficiency: the risk of ischemic stroke and risk factor intervention.

6 November at 09:00–12:00

Fredinah Namatovu - Epidemiology and public health

Dissertation The multifactorial etiology of celiac disease explored by combining several national registers

6 November at 13:00–16:00

Katja Warm

Dissertation Epidemiology of allergic sensitization and the relation to asthma and rhinitis.

11 November at 09:00–12:00

Ali Kassem

Dissertation Toll-like receptors and inflammatory bone modelling.

27 November at 09:00–12:00

Martin Angelin

Dissertation Travel - a risk factor for disease and spread of antibiotic resistance.

December 2015

4 December at 09:00–12:00

Monika Åhlund

Dissertation Regulation of GRAF1 membrane sculpting function during cell movement.

11 December at 09:00–12:00

Anna-Clara Rullander - nursing

Dissertation Adolescents' experiences of going through scoliosis surgery, psychological aspects and pattern of pain.

14 December at 09:00–12:00

Anaïs Le Rhun - molecular biology

Dissertation Multifaceted RNA-mediated regulatory mechanisms in Streptococcus pyogenes.

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