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Biosciences

interdisciplinary doctoral study program

By 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 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

        date will be known later


Rozman Vita   


agrifood microbiology


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

 Friday, 10th May 2019 at 3.00 p.m., conference room of Dep. of food science (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Vodopivec Maja bioinformatics

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

 Thursday, 25th 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
Borko Špela  
biologija

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

      date will be known later
Petrišič Nejc biology Mechanism of action and sinergy between three main Listeria monocytogenes virulence factors Friday, 5th April 2019 at 10.30 a.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 March 2019 at 2 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Horvat Jernej biotechnology Effects of feed composition on CHO cell metabolism and performance during the fed batch bioprocess Thursday, 4th 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 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

   date will be known late
Sladič Gordan biotechnolgy

Biosynthesis of lipstatin-like lipase inhibitors

Monday, 15th April 2019 at 4.00 p.m., conference room of Biotechnical faculty (1st floor), 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!

 Wednesday, 15th May 2019 at 3.00 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 late
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 April 2019 at 4.00 p.m., lecture room A6, Dep. of Agronomy, Jamnikarjeva 101, Ljubljana
Mayall Craig Anthony nanosciences

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

PRESENTATION WILL BE IN ENGLISH!

 Wednesday, 17th 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 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 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 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 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 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 May 2019 at 2.00 p.m., conference room Dep. of Forestry, Večna pot 83, Ljubljana (1st floor)
Luštrek Barbara animal science

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

       date will be known later
Elena Gobbo animal science

Mechanisms of aggressive behaviour in dogs

 date will be known later
Ule Anita animal science Strategies for implementing genomic selection for Slovenian Holstein breed   date will be known later
Fink Katja cell sciences Metabolic response of astrocytes in culture on stimulation of cannabinoid receptors Monday, 15th April 2019 at 4.15 p.m., lecture room B4, Dep. of Biology, Večna pot 111, Ljubljana
Potočnik Tjaša cell sciences Učinkovitost in mehanizmi genske transfekcije z elektroporacijo in vitro date will be known later