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Olga Musharova

PhD Thesis Defense

Candidate: Olga Musharova
Date of Thesis Defense: October 17, 2017, 13:00
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title: Investigation of DNA-binding Specificity of Cas1-Cas2 CRISPR Adaptation Complex in Escherichia Coli
Professor Konstantin Severinov, Skoltech
Dr. Ekaterina Savitskaya
Room 450
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Nobel St., Building 3

PhD Defense Jury Reports:



Professor Philipp Khaitovich, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Professor Petr Sergiev, Skoltech: report
Dr. Vsevolod Belousov, IBCh RAS: report
Associate Professor Dmitry Chudakov, Skoltech: report
Professor Blake Wiedenheft, Montana State University: report
Professor Udi Qimron, Tel Aviv University: report

Thesis Defense Outcome:

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