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Daria Artamonova

PhD Thesis Defense

Candidate: Daria Artamonova
Date of Thesis Defense: October 24, 2017, 15:00 
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title: Comparative Analysis of the Action of Eubacterial Class 1 CRISPR-Cas Systems

Professor Konstantin Severinov, Skoltech
Professor Ekaterina Semenova, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Room 450
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Nobel St., Building 3

PhD Defense Jury Reports:



Professor Yuri Kotelevtsev, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Professor Dmitri Papatsenko, Skoltech: report
Professor Petr Sergiev, Skoltech: report
Professor Timofei Zatsepin, Skoltech: report
Professor Olga Soutourina, Paris-Sud University: report
Professor Stan Brouns, Delft University of Technology: report

Thesis Defense Outcome:

The thesis is accepted “as is.” The candidate is awarded the Skoltech PhD degree.

PhD Defense video