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Marina Kalinina

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:

December 15, 17:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-R2-2027

Candidate: Marina Kalinina
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title: Long-range complementary interactions in human pre-mRNAs and their implications in splicing

Professor Olga Dontsova, Skoltech
Assistant Professor Dmitri Pervouchine, Skoltech
Dr. Dmitry Skvortsov, Lomonosov Moscow State University

PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Yuri Kotelevtsev, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Professor Konstantin Lukyanov, Skoltech: report
Dr. Timofei Zatsepin, Velocity Global Rus, Russia: report
Professor Éric Westhof, Univerisity of Strasbourg, France: report
Professor Alain Laederach, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 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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