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

March 2017

3 March at 09:00–12:00

Farahnaz Ranjbarian - medical biochemistry

Dissertation Targets and strategies for drug discovery against human African sleeping sickness.

3 March at 09:00–12:00

Farahnaz Ranjbarian - medical biochemistry

Dissertation Targets and strategies for drug discovery against human African sleeping sickness.

10 March at 13:00–16:00

Gloria Fong - anatomy

Dissertation Influence of neuromodulators and mechanical loading on pathological cell and tissue characteristics in tendinosis.

17 March at 09:00–12:00

Annika Nordstrand - oncology

Dissertation Prostate cancer and bone cell interactions: Implications for metastatic growth and therapy

17 March at 10:00

Lina Nilsson - Chemistry

Dissertation Kinetic stabilization of transthyretin and its role as an inhibitor of abeta amyloid formation.

24 March at 09:00–12:00

Phan Minh Trang - epidemiology and public health

Dissertation Weather and extreme heat in association to mental disorders - The case of Hanoi, Vetnam

30 March at 09:00–12:00

Malin Skagerlind - medicine

Dissertation Various measures to limit the use of anticoagulants during hemodialysis in patients at risk of bleding.

April 2017

7 April at 09:00–12:00

Joakim Forsell - clinical bacteriology

Dissertation Genetic subtypes in unicellular intestinal parasites with special focus on Blastocystis.

7 April at 13:00–16:00

Åsa Strinnholm - public health

Dissertation Food hypersensitivity among schoolchildren - prevalence, health related quality of life and experience of double-blind placebo-controlled food challenges

28 April at 09:00–12:00

Dina Popova - pharmacology

Dissertation In vitro cellular models for neurotoxicity studies.

May 2017

12 May at 09:00–12:00

Per Sandén - angiology

Dissertation Efficacy and safety of warfarin treatment in venous thromboembolic disease.

12 May at 09:00–12:00

Rao Jonna Venkateswara - medicial biochemistry

Dissertation Class I Ribonucleotide Reductases: overall activity regulation, oligomerization and drug targeting.

19 May at 09:00–12:00

Matias Hannuksela - anestesiology

Dissertation Familial thoracic aortic aneurysms and dissections - studies on genotpe and phenotype.

23 May at 13:00–16:00

Anna Lövgren - clinical oral physiology

Dissertation Recognition of temporomandibular disorders in dentistry. Validity and outcome of three screening questions, 3Q/TMD.

June 2017

1 June at 13:00

Alzira Manuel - Educational Work

Dissertation Non-Formal Vocational Education and Training in Mozambique: Contexts, policies, pedagogies and contradictions.

2 June–21 June

Nicola Sgaramella - pathology

Dissertation Squamous cell carcinoma of the oral tongue: studies of biomarkers connected to HPV infection, epithelial to mesenchymal transition and locoregional metastasis

2 June at 13:15

Amir Khodabakhsh - Experimental Physics

Dissertation Fourier transform and Vernier spectroscopy using optical frequency combs.

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