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Biosciences

interdisciplinary doctoral study program

By the start of the summer semester in the 2nd year of study (the middle of February) a doctoral student hands in an application for approval of the topic and title of a doctoral thesis.

In accordance with the programme of doctoral study of Biosciences a student must present the topic of the doctoral dissertation. With the successful presentation of the topic, 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 topic and title of doctoral dissertation, a doctoral student must have attended the presentation of at least three topics 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 topics. Presentation dates will be announced on an ongoing basis. Presentations will take place live or online. After the online presentation, the chairman of the commission confirms by confirmation email that the student participated in the presentation: form for online participation. The student prepares a short report on each presentation he / she has listened to and attaches it to the confirmation e-mail of the chairman of the commission or add it the form if the presentation was live.

Dates of presentations of the topics of the doctoral dissertations of individual students are published in the table below:

Student

Scientific area

Title of doctoral dissertation
Date and location of the presentation
                         
Mohamed Elwy Abdelhamed Abdelmonaem bioingeneering in health science

Machine learning-assisted infrared spectroscopy as a powerful tool in the research of diabetic changes in human skeletal muscle 

president of the commission: prof. dr. Simon Horvat (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The presentation will be in English. 

 presentation date to be announced later 
Matic Gabor biology

Chemical ecology of Capricorn beetles (Cerambycidae: Cerambyx)

president of the commission:  assist. prof. dr. Maja Zagmajster (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The presentation will be in English. 

 presentation date to be announced later 
Anja Kos biology

Systematics and biogeography of the centipedes of the family Lithobiidae (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha) in the caves of the Dinaric Karst 

president of the commission: doc. dr. Valerija Zakšek (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  

The presentation will be in English.  

 presentation date to be announced later 
Petra Slavinec biology

Diversity, ecology, and physiology of coccolithophores (Coccolithophyceae, Haptophyta) in a changing coastal ecosystem (Gulf of Trieste, Adriatic Sea)

president of the commission: assist. prof. dr. Igor Zelnik (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The presentation will be in English.

 presentation date to be announced later
Maja Popović  microbiology

 Impact of prophage integration site on biofilm, spores and horizontal phage transmission in Bacillus subtilis

president of the commission: prof. dr. David Stopar (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

The presentation will be in English. 

Thursday, April 18, 2024 at 11.00 a.m.,  seminar room Dep of. Microbiology (containers), Večna pot 111, LJ 
Tamara Ferme animal science

Estimation of genetic diversity based on pedigree and genome-wide molecular marker analysis of Lipizzan horse 

president of the commission: prof. dr. Milena Kovač (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The presentation will be in English. 

presentation date to be announced later