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Biosciences

interdisciplinary doctoral study program

y the start of the summer semester in the 2nd year of study a doctoral student hands in an application for approval of the theme and title of a doctoral thesis.

In accordance with the programme of doctoral study of Biosciences a student must present the theme of the doctoral dissertation. With the successful presentation of the theme, the student obtains 5 ECTS, which count towards the quota of credit points that he/she must obtain for advancement to the third year of study.

By the time of submission of the application for approval of the theme and title of doctoral dissertation, a doctoral student must have attended the presentation of at least three themes of doctoral dissertations of other doctorands. At the time of submission of his application, she or he shall attach evidence (form) by which she or he proves participation in the presentations of themes.

The list of presented theme for this study year is published below:

Candidate Scientific area 
Title of proposed doctoral dissertation
Location and date of  presentation


Poličnik Rok


nutrition

A comprehensive model for supporting the implementation of healthy nutrition guidelines in a school meals program


Wednesday, 20th of March 2019 at 4 p.m., conference room (1st floor), Dep. of food science, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana

Curk Miha agronomy

An integrated approach to sustainable agricultural land management in water protection areas

 Thursday, 13th of June 2019 at 3.00 p.m., lecture room A1, Dep. of Agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
mag. Knapič Matej agronomy

Application of remote sensing to determine vegetation and abiotic parameters of a grassland subjected to geogenic CO2 springs

Thursday, 13th of June 2019 at 4.00 p.m., lecture room A10, Dep. of Agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Resman Lara agronomy

Microalgae grown on biogas digestate as biostimulants for crops

  Friday, 6th of September 2019 at 3.00 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Belcijan Katarina agrifood microbiology Influence of kin discrimination on DNA exchange between strains of Bacillus subtilis and their in vitro evolution

 Friday, 14th of June 2019 at 12.00 p.m., lecture room B4, Dep. of Biology, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana


Rozman Vita   


agrifood microbiology


Prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in bacteria intentionally added to agro-food chain

 Friday, 10th of May 2019 at 3.00 p.m., conference room of Dep. of food science (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Benjamin  Bajželj bioinformatics Modelling hepatotoxicity of compounds using in silico methods

 Tuesday, 20th of August 2019 at 8.30 a.m., lecture room: ''diplomska soba'', Faculty of Computer and Information Science, Večna pot 113, Ljubljana

Vodopivec Maja bioinformatics

Metabolic profiling of CHO fed-batch culture to support bioprocess modulation of recombinant mAb fucosylation

 Thursday, 25th of April 2019 at 3.00 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Žagar Janja bioinformatics

Using time series of manufacturing processes and spectra of incoming raw materials for the prediction of medicines characteristics

 Thursday, 25th April 2019 at 10.30 a.m., 'diplomska soba', Faculty of computer and information science, Večna pot 113, Ljubljana
Vozel Domen bioengineering in health sciences

Applicability of platelet- and extracellular vesicle-rich plasma for the treatment of chronic inflammations of postoperative temporal bone cavities

 date will be known later
Borko Špela  
biology

Adaptive radiation of Niphargus (Crustacea: Amphipoda) and its contribution to the diversity of Dinaric subterranean fauna

PRESENTATION WILL BE IN ENGLISH!

 Tuesday, 4th of June 2019 at 3.00 p.m., lecture room B4, Dep. of Biology, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana
Fortič Ana biology

Structure and succession of marine sessile invertebrate community and its filtration efficiency

  Friday, 31st of  May 2019 at 4.00 p.m. conference room of Morska biološka postaja, Fornače 41, Piran
Petrišič Nejc biology Mechanism of action and sinergy between three main Listeria monocytogenes virulence factors Friday, 5th of April 2019 at 10.30 a.m., lecture room 'Preglova predavalnica', Kemijski inštitut, Hajdrihova 19, Ljubljana
Snoj Tina biology

Molecular mechanism of membrane disruption by NLP proteins

 Thursday, 20th of June 2019 at 3.00 p.m., lecture room: 'Preglova predavalnica', Kemijski inštitut, Hajdrihova 19, Ljubljana

Blatnik Eva biotechnology Rpi-Smira2/R8 mediated late blight (Phytophthora infestans (Mont.) de Bary) resistance in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) Friday, 29th of March 2019 at 2 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Hedžet Stina biotechnology

Abundant representatives of human gut microbiota and their bacteriophages

Monday, 27th of May 2019 at 3.30 p.m., lecture room 'Viteška dvorana', Dep. of animal science, Groblje 3, Domžale

Horvat Jernej biotechnology Effects of feed composition on CHO cell metabolism and performance during the fed batch bioprocess

Thursday, 4th of April 2019 at 2.30 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana

Kunej Urban biotechnology Identification of defense responsive microRNAs and their targets in hop (Humulus lupulus L.) after infection with fungus Verticillium nonalfalfae)

Monday, 15th of April 2019 at 9.00 a.m., lecture room A2, Dep. of Agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana

Markuš Tadej biotechnology

Effects of gene expression for pyruvate and phosphoketolase bypass on production of terpenoids in the yeast Yarrowia lipolytica

 Friday, 14th of June 2019 at 3.00 p.m., conference room of Dep. of Food science (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Pikl Špela biotechnology

Bacteria Streptomyces rimosus as production host of heterologous metabolites

 Thursday, 6th of June 2019 at 3.00 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Sladič Gordan biotechnology

Biosynthesis of lipstatin-like lipase inhibitors

Monday, 15th of April 2019 at 4.00 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Slemc Lucija biotechnology Study of oxytetracycline biosynthesis and other secondary metabolites in Streptomyces rimosus  Wednesday, 5th of June 2019 at 11.00 a.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Šolinc Gašper biotechnology

Structural and biochemical characterization of actinoporin like proteins and bacterial pore-forming proteins

  Wednesday, 3. July 2019 at 3.00 p.m., lecture room: 'Fegeševa soba', National Institute of Chemistry, Hajdrihova ulica 19, Ljubljana

Dergan Tanja economics of natural resources

Integrated sustainability assessment and management of agri-food chain

 Thursday, 20th of June 2019 at 1.00 p.m., lecture room A10, Dep. of Agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Slovenc Mateja economics of natural resources

Ethnography of moral economies in cooperative eelations between farmers

  Monday, 10th of June 2019 at 4.30 p.m., lecture room A2, Dep. of Agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana

Šumrada Tanja economics of natural resources

Strategic and methodological challenges of agricultural policy planning in the field of nature conservation in Slovenia

PRESENTATION WILL BE IN ENGLISH!

 Tuesday, 14th of May 2019 at 1.00 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Megušar Polona food science

Understanding the role of hydrocolloids, enzymes and yeasts in model gluten-free bakery products

date will be known later
Vošnjak Matej horticulture

The effect of selected environmental conditions on growth, fruit quality nad content of metabolites in sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.)

   Thursday, 18th of April 2019 at 4.00 p.m., lecture room A6, Dep. of Agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Eghbalroknabadi Minaalsadat nanosciences

Biological sensing elements in electrochemical biosensors for detection of neurotoxic compounds

PRESENTATION WILL BE IN ENGLISH!

 Thursday, 20th of June 2019 at 11.00 a.m., lecture room B2, Dep. of Biology, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana
Mayall Craig Anthony nanosciences

Immune-related responses of the terrestrial isopod, Porcellio scaber, to nanoparticle exposure

PRESENTATION WILL BE IN ENGLISH!

 Wednesday, 17th of April 2019 at 11.00 a.m., lecture room B3, Dep. of Biology, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana
Lokar Nina nanosciences

Inovative electrochemical enzyme biosensor in microfluidic system

Wednesday, 24th of April 2019 at 12.15 p.m., lecture room: diplomska soba at Faculty of electrial engineering, Tržaška cesta 25, Ljubljana
Berlic Maja nutrition

The effect of antioxidant-rich kindergarten diet on oxidative stress in healthy preschool children

Tuesday, 9th of April 2019 at 4 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Peklaj Eva nutrition

A model for clinical evaluation and management of the relative energy deficit syndrome among young Slovenian athletes

Monday, 6th of May 2019 at 3.30 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Brglez Ana managing forest ecosystems

Antagonism between Eutypella parasitica and other species of fungi in dead branches of Acer pseudoplatanus and the effect od some fungi on wood mass loss of three maple species.

Wednesday, 27th of March 2019 at 5.00 p.m., lecture room G5, Dep. of Forestry, Večna pot 83, Ljubljana
Trifković Vasilije managing forest ecosystems Growth, ingrowth and mortality models for uneven-aged forests in Slovenia   Tuesday, 21st of May 2019 at 5.00 p.m., conference room Dep. of Forestry, Večna pot 83, Ljubljana (1st floor)
Žabota Barbara managing forest ecosystems

The use of remote sensing for studying rockalls and their impacts on forest

PRESENTATION WILL BE IN ENGLISH!

  Wednesday, 8th of May 2019 at 2.00 p.m., conference room Dep. of Forestry, Večna pot 83, Ljubljana (1st floor)
Ashja Ali
animal science

Genome wide association study to identify the genetic background of resistance to mastitis in dairy cattle.

PRESENTATION WILL BE IN ENGLISH!

  Friday, 7th of June 2019 at 2.00 p.m., lecture room 'Viteška dvorana', Dep. of animal science, Groblje 3, Domžale
Chen Dong animal science

The consequences of two-step nurse sow system on agonistic behaviour and production in pigs

PRESENTATION WILL BE IN ENGLISH!

  Monday, 3rd of June 2019 at 12.00 p.m., lecture room 'Viteška dvorana', Dep. of animal science, Groblje 3, Domžale
Luštrek Barbara animal science

Assessment of implementation of a national genomic evaluation in the Slovenian Brown Swiss dairy cattle population

  Wednesday, 8th of May 2019 at 3.00 p.m., lecture room 'Viteška dvorana', Dep. of animal science, Groblje 3, Domžale
Elena Gobbo animal science

Mechanisms of aggressive behaviour in dogs

PRESENTATION WILL BE IN ENGLISH!

Monday, 13th of May 2019 at 3.00 p.m., lecture room 'Viteška dvorana', Dep. of animal science, Groblje 3, Domžale
Ule Anita animal science

Strategies for implementing genomic selection for Slovenian Holstein breed

  Wednesday, 8th of May 2019 at 4.00 p.m., lecture room 'Viteška dvorana', Dep. of animal science, Groblje 3, Domžale
Dolenc Dorian cell sciences

Measurements of cytosolic concentration of cAMP and L-lactate in cultured rat astrocytes and 3T3-L1 cells

  Monday, 17th of June 2019 at 2.00 p.m., lecture room B3, Dep. of Biology, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana
Fink Katja cell sciences Metabolic response of astrocytes in culture on stimulation of cannabinoid receptors

Monday, 15th of April 2019 at 4.15 p.m., lecture room B4, Dep. of Biology, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana

Pavletič Miša cell sciences

Functionality of Toll-like receptors and activation of the immune system in vaccine breakthrough patients with tick-borne encephalitis

  Tuesday, 21st of May 2019 at 10.00 a.m., library of the Institute of microbiology and imunology, Zaloška 4, Ljubljana

Potočnik Tjaša cell sciences Učinkovitost in mehanizmi genske transfekcije z elektroporacijo in vitro

date will be known later

Bertoncelj Jani wood and biocomposites

Development of particle board binded and reinoforced with lignocellulose nanofibrils

  Thursday, 11th of July 2019 at 10.00 a.m., lecture room L1, Dep. of Wood technology, Rožna Dolina, cesta VIII 34, Ljubljana
Oblak Vid wood and biocomposites

Development of transparent composite with optimal mechanical and optical properties based on polysaccharide scaffold of wood

  Monday, 26th of August 2019 at 11.00 a.m., lecture room L1, Dep. of Wood technology, Rožna Dolina, cesta VIII 34, Ljubljana

Plavčak Denis wood and biocomposites

Compartmentalization abilities and survival mechanisms of selected invasive alien woody plants after mechanical injury

  Thursday, 25th of July 2019 at 12.00 p.m., lecture room on Dep. of Wood technology, Rožna Dolina, cesta VIII 34, Ljubljana
Saražin Jaša wood and biocomposites Strength development of adhesive bond at bonding of wood with bio-adhesives based on tannin and lignin

 Wednesday, 10th of July 2019 at 10.00 a.m., lecture room on Dep. of Wood technology, Rožna Dolina, cesta VIII 34, Ljubljana