Thesis Defenses

Upcoming thesis defenses by PhD candidates of the GCB are announced here one week ahead of the defense date.

Thesis Defenses by PhD Candidates

Thao Thi Nhu Tran

Institute for Virology and Immunology, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern:

«Establishment of a reverse genetics platform for emerging RNA viruses»

Supervisor: Prof. Volker Thiel

Titel: «PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology»

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Due to the current situation, the Thesis Defense takes place according to the organization within the Thesis Committee and the requirements of the federal government as well as the University of Bern.

Lijuan Ma

Department for BioMedical Research (DBMR), Faculty of Medicine:

«The Role of EMT in the Alteration of Hormone Response in Endometriotic Lesions and its Contribution to the Recurrence of Endometriosis»

Supervisor: Prof. Christoph Müller

Titel: «PhD in Biomedical Sciences»

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Due to the current situation, the Thesis Defense takes place according to the organization within the Thesis Committee and the requirements of the federal government as well as the University of Bern.

Hang Thi Thuy Bui

Institute of Pathology, Medical Faculty:

«Cell Type-specific Regulation of Interleukin-1-driven Inflammation»

Supervisor: PD Dr. Stefan Freigang

Titel: «PhD in Immunolgy»

Monday, June 21, 2021

Due to the current situation, the Thesis Defense takes place according to the organization within the Thesis Committee and the requirements of the federal government as well as the University of Bern.

Olivier Pascal Schären

Institute for Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty:

«TInvestigation of immunogenicity and microbiota interaction of cell wall metabolite auxo-trophic Salmonella »

Supervisor: Prof. Siegfried Hapfelmeier

Titel: «PhD in Immunolgy»

Friday, June 18, 2021

Due to the current situation, the Thesis Defense takes place according to the organization within the Thesis Committee and the requirements of the federal government as well as the University of Bern.

Kim Klapan

Institute of Pharmacology, Medical Faculty:

«Evidence for lysosomal dysfunction within the epidermis in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis»

Supervisor: Prof. Hans-Uwe Simon, Prof Dagmar Simon

Titel: «Doctor of Medicine and Philosophy (MD, PhD)»

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Due to the current situation, the Thesis Defense takes place according to the organization within the Thesis Committee and the requirements of the federal government as well as the University of Bern.

Annika Bremhorst

VPHI, Vetsuisse Faculty Bern and Unviversity of Lincoln, UK:

«The Identification of Facial Expressions of Emotions in Dogs (Canis familiaris) using a Facial Action Coding System»

Supervisor: Prof. Hanno Würbel

Titel: «PhD in Biomedical Sciences»

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Due to the current situation, the Thesis Defense takes place according to the organization within the Thesis Committee and the requirements of the federal government as well as the University of Bern.