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Yulia Zhitnyuk

PhD Thesis Defense

Date & Time:
May 17, 2019, 12:30 pm
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology, 30, Bolshoi Boulevard, bld. 1, Room B4-3007
Candidate: Yulia Zhitnyuk
PhD Program: Life Sciences
Thesis Title: Development of messenger RNA delivery platform via virus-like particles
Supervisor: Professor Konstantin Severinov, Skoltech
PhD Defense Jury Reports:

Professor Yuri Kotelevtsev, Skoltech (Chairman): report
Associate professor Timofei Zatsepin, Skoltech: report 

Professor Konstantin Lukyanov, Skoltech: report
Dr. Naga Vara Kishore Pillarsetty, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center: report
Professor Kaspars Tars, Latvian Biomedical Research and Study Center: report

Thesis Changes Log

Thesis Defense Outcome: The thesis is accepted “as is.” The candidate is awarded the Skoltech PhD degree.
PhD Defense Video: