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Vita Stepanova

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:
December 19, 2019, 14:00
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room B4-3007
Candidate: Vita Stepanova
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title: Metabolic variations of modern and ancient human populations
Supervisor: Professor Philipp Khaitovich, Skoltech
PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Associate professor Georgii Bazykin , Skoltech (Chairman): report
Assistant professor  Dmitry Ivankov, Skoltech: report 
Head of laboratory Vasily Ramensky, National Medical Research Center for Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation: report
Professor Peter Kharchenko, Harvard Medical School, USA: report
Researcher Eva Schulte, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany: 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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