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Anna Maikova

Joint PhD Thesis Defense with Paris Diderot University

Date & Time:
September 30, 14:00 (GMT+2)
Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell (Paris, France), Gif-sur-Yvette, avenue de la Terrasse, building 21, Auditorium
Candidate: Anna Maikova
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title:  The CRISPR-Cas system of human pathogen Clostridium difficile: function and regulation
Supervisors: Professor Konstantin Severinov, Skoltech
Professor Olga Soutourina, University of Paris-Saclay, France
PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Mikhail Gelfand, Skoltech (Co-chairman): report
Professor Harald Putzer, Paris Diderot University, France (Co-chairman): report
Professor Konstantin Lukyanov, Skoltech: report
Assistant Professor Mart Krupovic, Institute Pasteur, France: report
Professor Claire Janoir, University of Paris-Sud, France: report
Research scientist Ekaterina Semenova, Rutgers University, USA: report

Thesis Changes Log

 Thesis Defense Outcome: The thesis is accepted “as is.” The candidate is awarded the Skoltech PhD degree and University of Paris PhD degree.
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