2018 thesis | University of Tartu

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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 5027
    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 18-244, 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 5027
    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 18-244, 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
  • View all other units

2018 thesis

PhD THESIS

Ilja Gaidutšik
Time and place: Tuesday, 20.03.2018 at 14:15 in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Riia 23B/2 lecture hall 105
PhD thesis: „Irc3 is a mitochondrial branch migration enzyme in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
("Mitokondriaalne DNA hargnemisi mobiliseeriv ensüüm Irc3")
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Biochemistry

Abstract
Supervisors: Professor Juhan Sedman, Research Fellow Tiina Sedman, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Opponent: Professor Cyril Mark Sanders, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

 

Laura Kasak
Time and place: Tuesday, 22.05.2018 at 12:15 in the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu, Riia 23b/2 lecture hall 105
PhD thesis: "Genome structural variation modulating the placenta and pregnancy maintenance
(“Genoomi struktuursed varieeruvused platsenta ja raseduse mõjutajatena”) 
Curriculum: Gene Technology
Speciality: Gene Technology
Abstract
Supervisor: Professor Maris Laan, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine, University of Tartu
Opponent: Professor Julie C. Baker, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA


 

Hanna Ainelo
Time and place: Friday, 15.06.2018 at 10:15 in the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu, Riia 23b/2 lecture hall 105
PhD thesis: “Fis regulates Pseudomonas putida biofilm formation by controlling the expression of lapA
(“Fis suurendab Pseudomonas putida biofilmi hulka, tõstes lapA ekspressiooni”)
Curriculum: Gene Technology
Speciality: Gene Technology
Abstract
Supervisor: Associate Professor Riho Teras, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Opponent: Professor Fernando Govantes, Pablo de Olavide University, Seville, Spain



Andrio Lahesaare
Time and place: Thursday, 21.06.2018 at 10:15 in the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu, Riia 23b/2 lecture hall 105
PhD thesis: „The role of global regulator Fis in regulating the expression of lapF and the hydrophobicity of soil bacterium Pseudomonas putida
(„Globaalse regulaatorvalgu Fis-i roll lapF geeni ekspressiooni reguleerimisel ja rakupinna hüdrofoobsuse mõjutamisel mullabakteris Pseudomonas putida”)
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Genetics

Abstract
Supervisor: Associate Professor Riho Teras, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Opponent: Research Professor Carla C. C. R. de Carvalho,  Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal


 

Natalia Pervjakova
Time and place: Friday, 22.06.2018 at 10:15 in the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu, Riia 23b/2 lecture hall 105

PhD thesis: „Genomic imprinting in complex traits”
(“Geneetilise vermimise mõju komplekstunnustele”)
Abstract
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Molecular Biomedicine
Supervisors: Senior Researcf Fellow Reedik Mägi, Institute of Genomics and Professor Andres Metspalu, Institute of Genomics and Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Opponent: Professor Stephan Beck, University College London, London, UK

 


Märt Roosaare
Time and place: Wednesday, 29.08.2018 at 10:15 in the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu, Riia 23b/2 lecture hall 105
PhD thesis: „K-mer based methods for the identification of bacteria and plasmids
(“K-meeridel põhinevad meetodid bakterite ja plasmiidide tuvastamiseks”)

Abstract
Curriculum: Gene Technology
Speciality: Bioinformatics
Supervisor: Professor Maido Remm, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Opponent: Professor Ole Lund, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark

 

Tatjana Jatsenko
Time and place: Friday, 21.09.2018 at 12:15 in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Riia 23 lecture hall 217

PhD thesis: „Role of translesion DNA polymerases in mutagenesis and DNA damage tolerance in Pseudomonads
(„Spetsialiseeritud DNA polümeraaside osalus mutageneesil ja DNA kahjustuste tolereerimisel pseudomonaadides”)
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Genetics

Abstract
Supervisor: Professor Maia Kivisaar, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Opponent: Vincent Pagès, PhD, Cancer Research Center of Marseille (CRCM) Marseille, France

 

Katrin Viigand
Time and place: Friday, 28.09.2018 at 10:15 in the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu, Riia 23b/2 lecture hall 105

PhD thesis: „Utilization of α-glucosidic sugars by Ogataea (Hansenulapolymorpha
(“α-glükosiidsete suhkrute kasutamine pärmil Ogataea (Hansenula) polymorpha”)
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: microbial biology

Abstract
Supervisor: Associate Professor Tiina Alamäe, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Opponent: Associate Professor Stefan Janecek, Institute of Molecular Biology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia

 

Andres Ainelo
Time and place: Thursday, 15.11.2018 at 10:15 in the Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu, Riia 23b/2 lecture hall 105 (lecture hall of the Institute of Genomics)

PhD thesis: „Physiological effects of the Pseudomonas putida toxin GraT
(“Pseudomonas putida toksiini GraT mõju bakteri füsioloogiale”)
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Genetics

Abstract
Supervisors: Senior Research Fellow of Genetics Rita Hõrak and Professor of Molecular Biology Jaanus Remme, Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Tartu
Opponent: Associate Professor Ditlev Egeskov Brodersen, Aarhus University, Denmark

 

Monika Karmin
Time and place: Monday, 10.12.2018 at 10:15 in the Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu, Riia 23b/2 lecture hall 105
PhD thesis: „Perspectives from human Y chromosome – phylogeny, population dynamics and founder events"
(“Vaade inimese Y kromosoomile – fülogenees, populatsiooni dünaamika ja asutajasündmused”)
Curriculum: Molecular and Cell Biology
Speciality: Molecular Biology

Abstract
Supervisors: Senior Research Fellow and Director of the Institute of Genomics Mait Metspalu, Senior Research Fellow of of the Institute of Genomics Ene Metspalu, Senior Research Fellow of of the Institute of Genomics Siiri Rootsi, Senior Research Fellow of of the Institute of Genomics Toomas Kivisild (all: Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu)
Opponent: Professor and Senior Research Fellow Agnar Helgason, University of Iceland, deCODE Genetics, Reykjavik
 

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MASTER THESIS

Egle-Helene Ervin
siRNA transfection of human embryonic stem cells using cell penetrating peptide PepFect 14
Supervisors: Toivo Maimets, Martin Pook, Indrek Teino
Opponent: Kersti Jääger

Eva-Maria Oja
Lsamp adhesion molecule – relations with the serotonergic system
Supervisors: Aleksandr Bregin, Jürgen Innos, Mari-Anne Philips, Tambet Tõnissoo
Opponent: Kadri Kõiv

Gabriel Agur
Method for finding and describing inhibitors for viral infections with the use of  virus-like particles with nanoluciferase activity
Supervisors: Mart Ustav, Andres Männik
Opponent: Eva Žusinaite

Hannaliis Ansip
Monoamine oxidase A uVNTR polymorfism impact on nicotine addiction in Vietnamese males
Supervisors: Sulev Kõks, Ele Prans, Olga Fjodorova
Opponent: Alar Veraksitš

Janet Tamm
ZnT8 autoantibodies in type 1 diabetes patients and their determination in sera using enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
Supervisors: Meeme Utt, Jüri Parik
Opponent: Mario Saare

Johana Koppel
Gut bacteria derived metabolite trimethylamine N-oxide (TMAO) and its associations with health indicators in the Finnish population
Supervisor: Elin Org
Opponent: Helena Andreson

Johanna Luige
The role of transcription factor Taf14 and RNA polymerase II subunit Rpb9 in the recruitment of TFIIF
Supervisor: Arnold Kristjuhan
Opponent: Juhan Sedman

Kaisa Kuus
Expression of pluripotency related markerproteins in human colorectal adenocarcinoma Caco2 cells
Supervisors: Martin Pook, Aleksandr Klepinin, Ljudmila Õunpuu
Opponent: Keiu Kask

Karmen Vaiküll
Actionable gene variants in Estonian Genome Center sample – identification of disease-associated variants and their possible use in genetic feedback
Supervisors: Tiit Nikopensius, Neeme Tõnisson
Opponent: Olga Fjodorova

Liina Ots
MtDNA stress response limits the use of carbon sources of catabolism in Drosophila melanogaster
Supervisor: Priit Jõers
Opponent: Rita Hõrak

Liis Haljasmägi
Type I IFN neutralizing autoantibodies in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
Supervisors: Kai Kisand, Pärt Peterson, Lili Milani
Opponent: Aili Tagoma

Liisi Kink
Bovine sperm sexing using density centrifugation and designing X-chromosome probes
Supervisors: Ants Kurg, Olavi Reinsalu
Opponent: Triin Hallap

Liisi Tarve
Localization of human LSAMP protein harboring alternative N-terminal signal sequences
Supervisors: Kersti Lilleväli, Tambet Tõnissoo, Toomas Jagomäe
Opponent: Lilian Kadaja-Saarepuu

Maria Kaare
Changes of the exspression levels of the genes coding IgLON family adhesion molecules in relation to mental disorders and social phenotype of Negr-/- mice
Supervisors: Mari-Anne Philips, Tambet Tõnissoo
Opponent: Monika Karmin

Tuuliki Ojala
Mapping of Clb3-Cdk1 specific docking motif on substrate protein Ypr174c and analysis of Ypr174c phosphorylation
Supervisors: Mart Loog, Mihkel Örd
Opponent: Marko Piirsoo

Pavel Volõnkin
On the importance of ribosomal protein bL31 paralogs in stress conditions
Supervisors: Aivar Liiv, Silva Lilleorg
Opponent: Kärt Ukkivi

Reelika Schilf
Mapping of CDK inhibitory docking motifs on Sic1
Supervisors: Mart Loog, Mihkel Örd
Opponent: Ilja Gaidutšik

Sirelin Sillamaa
Functional significance of conserved residues in Hmi1 helicase
Supervisor: Juhan Sedman
Opponent: Tiina Alamäe

Siret Usar
Packaging of Zika Virus Replicons into the Virus-replicon Particles
Supervisors: Andres Merits, Eva Žusinaite
Opponent: Kaja Kiiver 

Jaan Vihalemm
Genetic Component of Male Reproductive Physiology
Supervisors: Maris Laan, Marina Grigorova
Opponent: Neeme Tõnisson

Piret Mihkelson
Levels of serum interleukin-18 and -31 and whole blood gene expression of interleukin-18 and ICOS in children with atopic dermatitis and celiac disease
Supervisors: Tamara Vorobjova, Sulev Ingerpuu
Opponent: Ana Rebane