Dissertations from students in the Biology PhD School - 2023

Linnea Smeds

Conservation genomics in inbred Scandinavian wolves using bioinformatics methods

Genetic Sex Differences in Early Human Neuronal Development: An Investigation in Embryo Tissue and Embryonic Stem Cells
Department of Ecology and Genetics

Main supervisor: Hans Ellegren

Oponent: Giorgio Bertorelle, University of Rerrara, Italy.


Defense on: 16th February 2024

Theresa Lumpi

It's complicated:: The role of timing in microbial community coalescence

Department of Ecology and Genetics

Opponent: Clara Ruiz-González, Institut de Ciències del Mar (ICM-CSIC), Spain.

Defense: 14 June 2023

Philipp Pottmeier

Genetic Sex Differences in Early Human Neuronal Development: An Investigation in Embryo Tissue and Embryonic Stem Cells
Department of Organismal Biology

Main supervisor: Elena Jazin

Oponent: Armin Raznahan M.D. Ph.D., Chief Section on Developmental Neurogenomics, NIMH, USA


Defense on: 1st June 2023

Ana Isabel Ayala Zamora

Modelling impact climate-related change on the thermal responses of lakes
Department of Ecology and Genetics

Main supervisor: Peter Eklöv

Oponent: Professor Andreas Lorke , Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Kaiserslautern-Landau (https://nuw.rptu.de/en/wgs/environmental-physics/team/prof-dr-andreas-lorke)

Defended on 2nd May 2023

Madeline Chase

Speciation genomics in Ficedula flycatchers
Department of Organismal Biology

Main supervisor: Carina Mugal

Oponent: Chris Jiggins (University of Cambridge)
Defended on March 24th, 2023

Erik Gudmunds

From environmental cue to phenotypic variation - A functional investigation of wing polyphenism in an emerging model species

Main supervisor: Arild Husby

Opponent: Laura Lavine, Washington State University

Defended on17th of March 2023

Biology dissertations from students in the PhD School - 2022

Caesar Al Jewari

Resolving deep nodes in eukaryote phylogeny

Department of Ecology and Genetics

Main supervisor:  Sandra L. Baldauf

Oponent: Prof. Antonis Rokas (Vanddebilt University, USA)
Defence on November 2, 2022

Biology dissertations from students in the PhD School - 2021


Emmanouil Tsakoumis

The role of leptin in zebrafish (Danio rerio): novel insights into appetite regulation and reproduction
Department of Organismal Biology, Environmental Toxicology
Main supervisor: Monika Schmitz
Defended on October 1, 2021

Valentina Peona

The exploration and evolution of the avian genomic dark matter
Department of Organismal Biology, Systematic Biology
Main supervisor: Alexander Suh
Defended on September 30, 2021

Mahwash Jamy

Environmental sequencing to infer patterns of eukaryotic evolution: Combining long-read and short-read metabarcoding
Department of Organismal Biology, Systematic Biology
Main supervisor: Fabien Burki
Defended on September 10, 2021

Biology dissertations from students in the PhD School - 2020

Josefine Stångberg

Evolutionary consequences of sex-specific selection
Department of Ecology and Genetics, Animal ecology
Main supervisor: Elisabeth Bolund
Defended on March 26, 2021

Adriane Guillaumin

The subthalamic nucleus in motor and affective functions – An optogenetic in vivo-investigation
Department of Organismal Biology, Comparative Physiology
Main supervisor: Åsa Mackenzie
Defended on October 12, 2020


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