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Alina Chernova

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:

January 29, 09:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-B2-3006

Candidate: Alina Chernova
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title: Integrating high-throughput genotyping and lipidomic profiling for discovery of genetic determinants of cultivated sunflower seed oil content

Professor Philipp Khaitovich, Skoltech

PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Georgii Bazykin, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Professor Laurent Gentzbittel, Skoltech: report
Associate Professor Lee Hickey, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia: report
Professor Loren Rieseberg, University of British Columbia, Canada: report
Professor Elena Potokina, Saint-Petersburg State Forest Technical University, Russia: report
Associate Professor Eric Bishop von Wettberg, The University of Vermont, USA: report

Thesis Changes Log

Thesis Defense Outcome:

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

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