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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. 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
       
Luka Bitežnik  agronomy

Influence of the rootstock on the production characteristics of the scion in grafted cannabis plant (Cannabis sativa L.)

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

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 4.00 p.m., the lecture room A10, Dep. of Agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Zala Žnidaršič   agronomy

 Recent trends and climate projections of agroclimatic indices for the 21th century in Slovenia  

president of the comission: assist. prof. dr. Zalika Črepinšek (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 4.00 p.m., the lecture room "Hortikultura", Dep. of Agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana

Urška Janjoš  bioinformatics

The role of Hnrnph1 decoy splice site in regulating gene expression

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

Presentation will be in English.

 Friday, April 14, at 3.00 p.m., online

link to presentation

Katja Malovrh biology

Quantitative in qualitative analysis on nectar of chosen autochtonous mellfereous plant species

president of the comission: prof. dr. Katarina Vogel Mikuš (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 Friday, April 14, at 9.00 a.m., online

link to presentation

Valentina Bočaj biology  Interspecies and intraspecies comparison of plant microbiome of hyperaccumulating species Noccaea praecox and N. caerulescens in Slovenia


president of the comission: assoc. prof. dr. Cene Gostinčar (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 Wednesday, March 22 at 4.00 p.m.

the lecture room B4, Dep. of Biology, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana

Anja Mavrič Čermelj biology

The role of silicon in alleviating drought stress in barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) and cucumber (Cucumis sativus L.)

president of the comission: assoc. prof. dr. Irena Maček (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 2.30 p.m., on line:

 link to presentation  

Nik Ojdanič biology

The impact of hydrological conditions on the vitality of common reed (Phragmites australis) and cannary reed grass (Phalaris arundinacea) stands at lake Cerknica 

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

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 at 1.30 p.m., online:

link to presentation

Lucija Luskar biotechnology

Genome wide association study for hop resistance to verticillum wilt 

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

 Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 2.00 p.m., online:

link to presentation

Meeting ID: 850 0171 4731, Passcode: 430138 

Andrea Šarac  biotechnology 

Improving CAR-T cell immunotherapy for cancer 

president of the comission: assist. prof. dr. Andreja Nataša Kopitar (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Presentation will be in English. 

 Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 4.00 p.m., on line

link to presentation

Kristýna Šimková   horticulture

Relation of physical quality parameters to accumulation and stability of anthocyanins and other phenolic compounds of strawberry fruit (Fragaria ananassa)

president of the comission: assoc. prof. dr. Ana Slatnar (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)  

Presentation will be in English.  

Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 10.00 a.m., on line

 link to presentation

Hassan Zia horticulture

Optimization of methods for rapid determination of water-soluble vitamins in fruit extracts

 president of the comission: prof. dr. Robert Veberič (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Presentation will be in English. 

 Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 10.00 a.m., on line: 

link to presentation

Anja Blažič    cell sciences

Changes in transmembrane voltage regulation due to electroporation

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

Presentation will be in English.

Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 4.00 p.m.

link to presentation