2013 | University of Tartu

Contacts of UT units

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5341
Faculty address: 
Jakobi 2, rooms 116–121, 51005 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5341
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, rooms 116–121, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of History and Archaeology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5651
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5221
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5314
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, rooms 309–352, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Cultural Research
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5223
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 16, 51003 Tartu
  • School of Theology and Religious Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5301
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18–310, 50090 Tartu
  • College of Foreign Languages and Cultures
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, 51003 Tartu
  • Viljandi Culture Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 435 5232
    Faculty address: 
    Posti 1, 71004 Viljandi
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5957
Faculty address: 
Lossi 36, 51003 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5900
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003 Tartu
  • Institute of Education
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6440
    Faculty address: 
    Salme 1a–29, 50103 Tartu
  • Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5582
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36–301, 51003 Tartu
  • School of Economics and Business Administration
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6310
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 18, 51009 Tartu
  • Institute of Psychology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5902
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 2, 50409 Tartu
  • School of Law
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5390
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 20–324, 50409 Tartu
  • Institute of Social Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5188
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003 Tartu
  • Narva College
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 740 1900
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 2, 20307 Narva
  • Pärnu College
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 445 0520
    Faculty address: 
    Ringi 35, 80012 Pärnu
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5326
Faculty address: 
Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5326
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4210
    Faculty address: 
    Biomeedikum, Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Pharmacy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5286
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Dentistry
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 731 9856
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 6, 51003 Tartu
  • Institute of Clinical Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5323
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 8, 50406 Tartu
  • Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4190
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5360
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 5–205, 51005 Tartu
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5820
Faculty address: 
Vanemuise 46–208, 51014 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5820
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46–208, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Computer Science
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5445
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 18, 51009 Tartu
  • Estonian Marine Institute
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 671 8902
    Faculty address: 
    Mäealuse 14, 12618 Tallinn
  • Institute of Physics
    Faculty address: 
    W. Ostwaldi 1, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Chemistry
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5261
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 14a, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Mathematics and Statistics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5860
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 18, 51009 Tartu
  • Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5011
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23, 23b–134, 51010 Tartu
  • Tartu Observatory
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4510
    Faculty address: 
    Observatooriumi 1, Tõravere, 61602 Tartumaa
  • Institute of Technology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4800
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5835
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51003 Tartu
Institutions
  • Library
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5702
    Faculty address: 
    W. Struve 1, 50091 Tartu
  • Youth Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5581
    Faculty address: 
    Uppsala 10, 51003 Tartu
  • Institute of Genomics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4000
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23b, 51010 Tartu
  • Museum
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5674
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 25, 51003 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6076
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51003 Tartu
Support Units
  • Administrative Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5606
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6339
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, III floor, 51003 Tartu
  • University Office in Tallinn
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6600
    Faculty address: 
    Teatri väljak 3, 10143 Tallinn
  • Estates Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5137
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Finance Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5125
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 4, 51005 Tartu
  • Grant Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6215
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, III floor, 51003 Tartu
  • Information Technology Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6000, IT-help: +372 737 5500
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Human Resources Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5145
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, rooms 302 and 304, 50090 Tartu
  • Internal Audit Office
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 17–103, 51005 Tartu
  • Marketing and Communication Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5687
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, rooms 102, 104, 209, 210, 50090 Tartu
  • Office of Academic Affairs
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5620
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
  • Procurement Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6632
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Rector's Strategy Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5600
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
  • Student Council
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5400
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18b, 51005 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Press
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5945
    Faculty address: 
    W. Struve 1, 50091 Tartu
Other Units
  • University of Tartu Academic Sports Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5371
    Faculty address: 
    Ujula 4, 51008 Tartu
  • Tartu Student Village
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 740 9959
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 25, 51013 Tartu
  • Tartu Students’ Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 730 2400
    Faculty address: 
    Kalevi 24, 51010 Tartu
  • Tartu University Hospital
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 1a, 50406 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Foundation
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5852
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
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Contacts of UT units

Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5341
Faculty address: 
Jakobi 2, rooms 116–121, 51005 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5341
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, rooms 116–121, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of History and Archaeology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5651
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Estonian and General Linguistics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5221
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Philosophy and Semiotics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5314
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 2, rooms 309–352, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Cultural Research
    Faculty phone: 
    (+372) 737 5223
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 16, 51003 Tartu
  • School of Theology and Religious Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5301
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18–310, 50090 Tartu
  • College of Foreign Languages and Cultures
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, 51003 Tartu
  • Viljandi Culture Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 435 5232
    Faculty address: 
    Posti 1, 71004 Viljandi
Faculty of Social Sciences
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5957
Faculty address: 
Lossi 36, 51003 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    + 372 737 5900
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003 Tartu
  • Institute of Education
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6440
    Faculty address: 
    Salme 1a–29, 50103 Tartu
  • Johan Skytte Institute of Political Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5582
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36–301, 51003 Tartu
  • School of Economics and Business Administration
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6310
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 18, 51009 Tartu
  • Institute of Psychology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5902
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 2, 50409 Tartu
  • School of Law
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5390
    Faculty address: 
    Näituse 20–324, 50409 Tartu
  • Institute of Social Studies
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5188
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 36, 51003 Tartu
  • Narva College
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 740 1900
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 2, 20307 Narva
  • Pärnu College
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 445 0520
    Faculty address: 
    Ringi 35, 80012 Pärnu
Faculty of Medicine
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5326
Faculty address: 
Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5326
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4210
    Faculty address: 
    Biomeedikum, Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Pharmacy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5286
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Dentistry
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 731 9856
    Faculty address: 
    Raekoja plats 6, 51003 Tartu
  • Institute of Clinical Medicine
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5323
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 8, 50406 Tartu
  • Institute of Family Medicine and Public Health
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4190
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 19, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Sport Sciences and Physiotherapy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5360
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 5–205, 51005 Tartu
Faculty of Science and Technology
Faculty phone: 
+372 737 5820
Faculty address: 
Vanemuise 46–208, 51014 Tartu
  • Dean's Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5820
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46–208, 51005 Tartu
  • Institute of Computer Science
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5445
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 18, 51009 Tartu
  • Estonian Marine Institute
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 671 8902
    Faculty address: 
    Mäealuse 14, 12618 Tallinn
  • Institute of Physics
    Faculty address: 
    W. Ostwaldi 1, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Chemistry
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5261
    Faculty address: 
    Ravila 14a, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Mathematics and Statistics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5860
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 18, 51009 Tartu
  • Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5011
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23, 23b–134, 51010 Tartu
  • Tartu Observatory
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4510
    Faculty address: 
    Observatooriumi 1, Tõravere, 61602 Tartumaa
  • Institute of Technology
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4800
    Faculty address: 
    Nooruse 1, 50411 Tartu
  • Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5835
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51003 Tartu
Institutions
  • Library
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5702
    Faculty address: 
    W. Struve 1, 50091 Tartu
  • Youth Academy
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5581
    Faculty address: 
    Uppsala 10, 51003 Tartu
  • Institute of Genomics
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 4000
    Faculty address: 
    Riia 23b, 51010 Tartu
  • Museum
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5674
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 25, 51003 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6076
    Faculty address: 
    Vanemuise 46, 51003 Tartu
Support Units
  • Administrative Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5606
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6339
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, III floor, 51003 Tartu
  • University Office in Tallinn
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6600
    Faculty address: 
    Teatri väljak 3, 10143 Tallinn
  • Estates Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5137
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Finance Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5125
    Faculty address: 
    Jakobi 4, 51005 Tartu
  • Grant Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6215
    Faculty address: 
    Lossi 3, III floor, 51003 Tartu
  • Information Technology Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6000, IT-help: +372 737 5500
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Human Resources Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5145
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, rooms 302 and 304, 50090 Tartu
  • Internal Audit Office
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 17–103, 51005 Tartu
  • Marketing and Communication Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5687
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, rooms 102, 104, 209, 210, 50090 Tartu
  • Office of Academic Affairs
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5620
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
  • Procurement Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 6632
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18a, 51005 Tartu
  • Rector's Strategy Office
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5600
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
  • Student Council
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5400
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18b, 51005 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Press
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5945
    Faculty address: 
    W. Struve 1, 50091 Tartu
Other Units
  • University of Tartu Academic Sports Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5371
    Faculty address: 
    Ujula 4, 51008 Tartu
  • Tartu Student Village
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 740 9959
    Faculty address: 
    Narva mnt 25, 51013 Tartu
  • Tartu Students’ Club
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 730 2400
    Faculty address: 
    Kalevi 24, 51010 Tartu
  • Tartu University Hospital
    Faculty address: 
    L. Puusepa 1a, 50406 Tartu
  • University of Tartu Foundation
    Faculty phone: 
    +372 737 5852
    Faculty address: 
    Ülikooli 18, 50090 Tartu
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2013

DEFENCES OF MASTER THESIS:

Agnes Alev
The effect of ethylene, jasmonate and the transcription regulator, AMR1, on Arabidopsis thaliana ascorbic acid accumulation
Supervisor: professor Mikael Johan Brosche
Oponent: senior lecturer Maria Cecilia Sarmiento Guerin

Denis Belitškin
Regulation of adult stem cells in mouse liver tumorigenesis
Supervisor: senior research fellow Viljar Jaks
Oponent: research fellow Tambet Tõnissoo

Ly Pärnaste
Cell-penetrating peptides, NickFect1 and NickFect51 as plasmid DNA transporters
Supervisors: professor Ülo Langel, specialist Piret Arukuusk
Oponent: senior research fellow Kalle Kilk

Rando Porosk
Metabolic profiling of Wolfram syndrome 1 gene deficient mouse
Supervisors: senior research fellows Kalle Kilka and Riina Mahlapuu, professor Margus Pooga
Oponent: research fellow Hendrik Luuk

Riin Kont
Nisuõlgede hüdrotermilise eeltöötluse käigus moodustuvad tugevad tsellulaasi inhibiitorid
Strong cellulase inhibitors from the hydrothermal pretreatment of wheat straw
Supervisor: senior lecturer Priit Väljamäe
Oponent: senior lecturer Tiina Alamäe

Kärt Ukkivi
Transkriptsiooni ja transkriptsiooniga seotud DNA reparatsiooni mõju mutatsiooniprotsessidele bakteris Pseudomonas putida
Influence of transcription and transcription coupled DNA repair  on mutational processes in bacterium Pseudomonas putida
Supervisor: professor Maia Kivisaar
Oponent: MSc Margus Leppik

Mariann Koel
The proteomical analysis of microvesicles derived from trophoblast cell lines JAR and JEG-3 and the characterization of their uptake into endomerial cell line RL95-2
Supervisors: senior lecturer Sulev Ingerpuu, professor Andres Salumets
Oponent: MSc Janeli Pae

Helen Oopkaup
Molecular monitoring of the biosynthesis gene clusters of bio-  and polyamines produced by Lactobacillus sp.
Supervisors: research fellow Jelena Štšepetova, senior research fellow Epp Songisepp, research fellow Eeva Heinaru
Oponent: senior research fellow Kalle Kilk

Krista Freimann
Rakku siseneva peptiidi NF51 transfekteeritud oligonukleotiidi intratsellulaarne uurimine
Intracellular fate of splice correcting oligonucleotide transfected with cell penetrating peptide Nickfect 51
Supervisors: professor Ülo Langel, specialist Piret Arukuusk
Oponent: senior research fellow Kalle Kilk

Jana Lillo
Virulence factor genes of E. coli strains, isoleted from clinical samples and gut microbiota
Supervisors: senior research fellow Epp Sepp, research fellow Siiri Kõljalg, senior research fellow Riho Teras
Oponent: senior research fellow Paul Naaber

Ave Ahelik
Oksüdatiivne stress viljatutel paaridel
Oxidative stress in infertile couples
Supervisors: senior lecturers Tiiu Kullisaar,  Reet Mändar, Sulev  Ingerpuu
Oponent: research fellow Silver Türk

Kady Sild
AGT, ACE, ACTN3, IL6 geneetiliste polümorfismide seostamine sportlaste füsioloogiliste näitajatega
ACE, AGT, ACTN3 and IL6 polymorphism associations with athletes physiological parameters
Supervisors: Alar Veraksitš, Ele Prans, professor Ants Kurg
Oponent: specialist Julia Maslovskaja

Maris Nuhkat
Impaired stomatal closure: a case study of two types of Arabidopsislines
Supervisors: senior research fellows Hannes Kollist, M. Rob G. Roelfsema, professor Mikael Brosché
Oponent: senior research fellow Anu Sõber

Mari-Liis Reim
Factors Influencing the Activity of Thiopurine Methyltransferase in Human Liver
Supervisors: research fellow Riin Tamm, senior research fellow Lili Milani, professor Andres Metspalu
Oponent: senior research fellow Anti Kalda

Ene-Ly Jõgeda
The prevalence and genotypic distribution of GBV-C and its associations with HIV infection among Estonian intravenous drug users
Supervisors: Kristi Huik, Radko Avi, professor Jaanus Remme
Oponent: head of the laboratoty Helen Uibopuu

Andres Ainelo
Characterization of the GraTA type II toxin-antitoxin system of Pseudomonas putida
Supervisor: senior research fellow Rita Hõrak
Oponent: senior research fellow Niilo Kaldalu

Kadi Ainsaar
Pseudomonas putida’s ColRS system is zinc, iron, manganese and cadmium sensing two-component signal transduction system
Supervisor: senior research fellow Rita hõrak
Oponent: senior research fellow Tiina Tamm

Hanna Moor
Pseudomonas putida Fis regulates biofilm formation
Supervisor: senior research fellow Riho Teras
Oponent: research fellow Tiina Sedman

Ülvi Kana
NHEJ ensüümide osalus mutatsiooniprotsessides bakteris Pseudomonas putida
Participation of NHEJ ensymes in mutational processes in the bacterium Pseudomonas putida
Supervisor: professor Maia Kivisaar
Oponent: research fellow

Kati Hiieleek
DNA koopiaarvu muutused primaarse munasarjade puudulikkusega naistel
DNA copy number variations in women with primary ovarian insufficiency
Supervisor: professor Ants Kurg
Oponent: research fellow Triin Laisk-Podar

Karin Villemson
The role of Irc3 in mitochondrial genome maintenance
Supervisor: senior research fellow Tiina Sedman
Oponent: senior research fellow Aare Abroi

Janika Põder
Histoon H3 metülatsiooni mustrid CTLA4ekspressiooni regulatsioonis erinevates T-rakkude alapopulatsioonides
Histone H3 methylationpatterns in  CTLA4  expression regulation in different T-cell subpopulations
Supervisors: senior research fellows Kai Kisand, Kalle Kisand, Neeme Tõnisson
Oponent: senior research fellow Reet Kurg

Tanel Ilmjärv
Pseudomonas putida mutatsiooniprotsesside sõltuvus kromosomaalsest lokalisatsioonist ja rakkudevahelisest kommunikatsioonist
Effect of chromosomal positions and communication between cells on mutational processes in Pseudomonas putida
Supervisors: professor Maia Kivisaar, research fellow Heili Ilves
Oponent: research fellow Marta Putrinš

Riinu Kiiker
Ureaplasmad ja laktobatsillid viljatute paaride suguteede mikrobiootas ning seksuaalvahekorra mõju tupe mikroobikooslusele
Ureaplasmas and lactobacilli in the genital tract microbiota of infertile couples and influence of sexual intercourse on vaginal microbial community
Supervisors: senior lecturer Reet Mändar, research fellow Jaanis Juhanson
Oponent: specialist Paula-Ann Kivistik

Kadi-Liis Veiman
Rakku sisenev peptiid, PepFect14, efektiivseks geeni transpordiks  in vitro ja in vivo tingimustes
Cell penetrating peptide, PepFect14, for efficient gene delivery in vitro and in vivo
Supervisors: research fellow Taavi Lehto, professor Ülo Langel
Oponent: research fellow Pille Säälik

Rudolf Bichele
Identifying new RANKL induced transcription factors in medullary thymic epithelial cells
Supervisors: senior research fellow Martti Laan, MSc Sulev Kuuse
Oponent: assistent Koit Reimand

Sirli Heinsoo
WFS1 geeni uurimine seoses skisofreeniaga
Research of WFS1 gene and schizophrenia
Supervisors: senior research fellow Kati Koido, specialist Anu Tammiste, professor Andres Metspalu
Oponent: senior research fellow Mari Nelis

Liisi Henno
Analysis of replication and oligomerization of human papillomavirus type 18 DNA in transient replicationassay using U2OS cells
Supervisors: senior research fellow Ene Ustav, specialist Marit Orav
Oponent: research fellow Siim Sõber

Kristiin Albert
Analysis of betapapillomavirus transient replication mechanism by the example of HPV5
Supervisors: senior research fellow Ene Ustav, MSc Eve Sankovski
Oponent: MSc Sirle Saul

Fred Väärtnõu
Localization and expression of guanine nucleotide exchange factor RIC8A in human sperm cells in capacitation process
Supervisors: research fellow Tambet Tõnissoo, MSc Merly Saare
Oponent: research fellow Ott Scheler

Jelena Beljantseva
Characterization of stringent response inhibitors: Thiostrepton and ppGpp analogues
Supervisors: senior research fellow Vasili Hauryliuk, professor Tanel Tenson
Oponent: senior research fellow Aivar Liiv

Viktorija Kukuškina
Mereteo Conus consors geenide arvu ja struktuuri ennustamine bioinformaatiliste meetoditega
Predicting gene number and structure of sea snail Conus Consors with bioinformatic methods
Supervisor: MSc Lauris Kaplinski
Oponent: research fellow Liis Andresen

Allan Reinapae
The role of Forkhead transcription factors in DNA replication of Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Supervisors: senior research fellow Arnold Kristjuhan, specialist Marko Lõoke
Oponent: research fellow Mardo Kõivomägi

Maria Žuravskaja
Dynamic of liver cell population in biopsies of patients with chronic hepatitis B
Supervisors: senior lecturer Piret Hussar, lecturer Martin Kärner, senior lecturer Galina Filimonova, senior research fellow Viljar Jaks
Oponent: professor emeritus Toivo Suuroja

Anu Solnik
Wales´i populatsiooni geneetiline analüüs emaliinide ja autosoomsete markerite varieeruvuse alusel Lääne-Euraasia kontekstis
Genetic analyses of the population of Wales based on maternal lineages and autosomal markers in the context of West-Eurasia
Juhendajad: vanemteadur Ene Metspalu, PhD Kristiina Tambets
Oponent: vanemteadur Urmas Saarma

Kaarel Kruuse
Mittefunktsionaalse mitokondri mõju Saccharomyces cerevisiae matja struktuuriga kolooniate kasvule
The role of dysfunctional mitochondria in Saccharomyces cerevisiae mat formation
Juhendaja: vanemteadur Tiina Tamm
Oponent: vanemteadur Arnold Kristjuhan

Karin Kõnd
Konserveerunud 5’ regulatoorse ala mõju AIRE geeni ekspressioonile
The effect of 5`conserved region on AIRE gene expression
Juhendajad: laborispetsialist Mario Saare, vanemteadur Arnold Kristjuhan
Oponent: vanemteadur Ana Rebane


DEFENCES OF PHD THESIS:

Liis Uusküla
Time and place: Tuesday, April 23rd 2013 2:00 PM in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Thesis: “Placental gene expression in normal and complicated pregnancy
(“Platsenta geeniekspressioon normaalse ja komplitseeritud raseduse korral”)
Curriculum: Gene Technology
Speciality: Gene Technology

Supervisor: Maris Laan, Professor of Human Molecular Genetics, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Oponent: Professor Miguel Constancia, Cambridge University, UK

Marko Lõoke
Time and place: Tuesday, May 7th 2013 12.00 AM  in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Thesis: 
Studies on DNA replication initiation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
(“DNA replikatsiooni initsiatsiooni uurimine Saccharomyces cerevisiaes”)
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Cell Biology

Supervisor: Arnold Kristjuhan, Senior Researcher, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Oponent: Dr John Diffley, Cancer Research Center, UK

Liina Kangur
Time and place: Monday, August 26th 2013 10.00 AM  in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Thesis
: High-pressure spectroscopy study of chromophore-binding hydrogen bonds in light-harvesting complexes of photosynthetic bacteria
(“Kõrgrõhu-spektroskoopiline uurimis fotosünteetiliste bakterite valgust koguvate valkude kromofooride vesiniksidemetest”)
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Biochemistry

Supervisor: Arvi Freiberg, Professor of Biophysics and Plant Physiology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Oponent: Professor Roland Winter, Dortmund University, Germany

Margus Leppik
Time and place: Thursday, August 29th 2013 14.00 PM in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Thesis: "Substrate specificity of the multisite specific pseudouridine synthase RluD"
("Multisait spetsiifilise pseudouridiini süntaasi RluD spetsiifika")
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Molecular Biology

Supervisors: Jaanus Remme, professor of Molecular Biology  and Aivar Liiv, Senior Research Fellow of Molecular Biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Oponent: Assoc. Prof. Petr V. Sergiev, Moscow University, Russia

Lauris Kaplinski
Time and place: Wednesday, September 11th 2013 10.00 AM in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Thesis: „The application of oligonucleotide hybridization model for PCR and microarray optimization
("Oligonukleotiidide hübridisatsioonimudeli rakendamine PCR-i ja mikrokiipide optimeerimiseks")
Curriculum: Gene Technology
Speciality: Bioinformatics

Supervisor: Maido Remm, professor of Bioinformatics, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Oponent: Research Fellow Aleksander Pozhitkov, Washington University, USA

Tõnu Margus
Time and place: Friday, September 27th 2013 14.00 PM in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Thesis: “Distribution and phylogeny of the bacterial translational GTPases and the Mqsr/YgiT regulatory system
("Translatsiooniliste GTPaaside ja Mqsr/YqiT regulatoorse süsteemi levik ja fülogenees bakterites")
Curriculum: Gene Technology
Speciality: Bioinformatics

Supervisors: Maido Remm, professor of Bioinformatics, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and Tanel Tenson, professor of Antimicrobial Components Technology, Institute of Technology
Oponent: Professor Charles G. Kurland, Lund University, Sweden

Mario Plaas
Time and place: Thursday, October 24th 2013 15.00 PM in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Thesis: "Animal model of Wolfram Syndrome in mice: behavioural, biochemical, and psychopharmacological characterization
(“Wolframi sündroomi mudel hiirtel: käitumuslik, biokeemiline ja psühhofarmakoloogiline iseloomustamine”)
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Developmental Biology

Supervisors: Eero Vasar, professor of Human Physiology, Sulev Kõks, professor of Physiological Genomics (Faculty of Medicine) and  Alar Karis, professor of Developmental Biology, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Oponent: Assoc. Prof. Atso Raasmaja, Helsinki University, Finland

Georgi Hudjašov
Time and place: Thursday, November 7th 2013 12.00 AM in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Thesis: "Maps of mitochondrial DNA, Y chromosome and tyrosinase variation in Eurasian and Oceanian populations"
(„Mitokondriaalse DNA, Y kromosoomi ja türosinaasi varieeruvus Euraasia ja Okeaania populatsioonides”) 
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Molecular Biology


Supervisors: Toomas Kivisild, visiting professor, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology and Cambridge University and Richard Villems, professor of archeogenetics, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
Oponent: Professor Peter de Knijff, Leiden University, The Netherlands