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Sofya Kasatskaya

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:

June 17, 10:30
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-R3-2007

Candidate: Sofya Kasatskaya
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title: Origin of T cell subsets studied through the lens of TCR repertoires

Associate Professor Dmitriy Chudakov, Skoltech
Dr. Olga Britanova, Institute of bioorganic chemistry, RAS

PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Mikhail Gelfand, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Professor Katherine Kedzierska, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia: report
Professor Benny Chain, University College London, London, UK: report
Professor Peter Chumakov, Engelhardt Institute of Molecular Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia: report
Dr. Asaf Madi, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel: report
Dr. Grigory Efimov, National Medical Research Center for Hematology, Moscow, Russia: 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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