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Song Guo

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:

December 6, 2021, 17:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room E-R2-2023

Candidate: Song Guo
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title: Using RNA expression as a quantitative molecular phenotype to study human and vertebrate evolution

Professor Philipp Khaitovich, Skoltech

PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Georgii Bazykin, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Professor Mikhail Gelfand, Skoltech: report
Professor Shuhua Xu, Fudan University, China: report
Professor Mehmet Somel, Middle East Technical University, Turkey: report
Professor Michael Lachmann, Santa Fe Institute, USA: report

Thesis Changes Log

Thesis Defense Outcome:

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