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

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.

28 April at 13:00

Peter Mathisen - Ecology

Dissertation Environmental factors selecting for predation resistant and potentially pathogenic bacteria.

May 2017

5 May at 09:00–12:00

Ida Lundberg - pathology

Dissertation Molecular understanding of KRAS and BRAF mutated colorectal cancers.

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.

19 May at 13:00–16:00

Lars Nygård Skalman - medical biochemistry

Dissertation Pathogen entry mechanisms and endocytic responses to plasma membrane damage.

19 May at 13:00–16:00

Cecilia Högberg - medicine

Dissertation Diagnosing colorectal cancer i primary care. The value of symptoms, faecal immunochemical tests, faecal calprotectin and anaemia

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 09:00–12:00

Åsa Danielsson-Borssén - gastroenterology

Dissertation Autoimmune hepatitis - life, death and in-between

2 June at 13:15

Amir Khodabakhsh - Experimental Physics

Dissertation Fourier transform and Vernier spectroscopy using optical frequency combs.

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