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Kseniia Safina

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:

December 14, 16:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-B4-3005

Candidate: Kseniia Safina
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title: Molecular epidemiology of socially important infectious diseases

Professor Georgii Bazykin, Skoltech

PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Mikhail Gelfand, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Assistant Professor Dmitri Pervouchine, Skoltech: report
Professor Frederick Matsen, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Canada: report
Dr. Denise Kühnert, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History, Germany: report
Dr. David van de Vijver, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands: report

Thesis Changes Log

PhD Defense Outcome:

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

PhD Defense video: