Doctoral theses at MTC

On this page we have listed all Doctoral theses from the Department of Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology during 2020. All doctoral and licentiate theses can also be found in KI Open Archive.


581) Reithuber, Elisabeth Targeting cell envelope synthesis of Streptococcus pneumoniae and microfluidic diagnostic tool development Opponent: Jörgen Johansson, Umeå (Huvudhandl: Birgitta Henriques-Normark bihandl: Peter Mellroth, Thomas Laurell, Jonas Tegenfeldt, pp 1-61, Stockholm, 19 februari 2021.

582) Vestö, Kim Adaptation of Salmonella enterica to antibiotics and innate immunity effectors Opponent: Lotte Jelsbak, Roskilde (Huvudhandl: Mikael Rhen bihandl: Edmund Loh) pp 1-66, Stockholm, 26 mars 2021.

583) He, Chenfei Pattern recognition and iNKT cell regulation of B cell
activation Opponent: Mohini Gray, Edinburg (Huvudhandl: Mikael Karlsson bihandl: Jonathan Coquet, Daniel Ketelhuth) pp 1-51, Stockholm, 28 maj 2021.

584) Simin, Johanna The role of oestrogens and antibiotics on the development of cancer. Opponent: Helga Gardarsdottir, Nederlänerna (Huvudhandl: Nele Brusselaers bihandl: Lars Engstrand, Rulla M. Tamimi, Steven Callens) pp 1-93, Stockholm, 1 juni 2021.

585) Eichner, Hannes RNA-mediated gene regulation in Neisseria meningitidis and other nasopharyngeal pathogens. Opponent: Isabel Delany, Siena, Italien, (Huvudhandl: Edmund Loh bihandl: Birgitta Henriques-Normark, Staffan Normark) pp 1-78, Stockholm, 4 juni 2021.

586) Bazzar, Wesam Targeting MYC and CDK2 in Cancer -Impacts on Senescence, Apoptosis and Immune modulation. Opponent: Manuel Serrano, Barcelona, (Huvudhandl: Lars-Gunnar Larsson bihandl: Nyosha Alikhani, Mohammad Alzrigat, Fredrik Swartling) pp 1-108, Stockholm, 18 juni 2021.

587) Moyano Galceran, Lidia Receptor tyrosine kinase signaling and extracellular matrix cues in ovarian cancer metastasis and drug resistance. Opponent: Ernst Lengyel, Chicago (Huvudhandl: Kaisa Lehti bihandl: Joseph Carlson, Pauliina Turunen) pp 1-59, Stockholm, 3 september 2021.

588) Karlsson, Jens Hfq- and sRNA-mediated regulation in Neisseria meningitidis. Opponent: Birgitte H Kallipolitis, Danmark (Huvudhandl: Edmund Loh bihandl: Mikael Rhen) pp 1-69, Stockholm, 24 september 2021.

589) Oliveira, Mariana M. S Learning from primary immunodeficiencies to treat cancer. Opponent: William Agace, Lund (Huvudhandl: Lisa Westerberg bihandl: Mikael Karlsson, Lena Ström) pp 1-58, Stockholm, 1 oktober 2021.

590) Zheng, Shixing Altered cell metabolism and migration in nasopharyngeal carcionoma Opponent: Lawrence S. Young, UK (Huvudhandl: Elena Kashuba bihandl: Ingemar Ernberg, Pontus Aspenström, Liudmila Matskova) pp 1-61, Stockholm, 19 november 2021.

591) Zhou, Xiaolei Elucidation of the molecular mechanisms of action of anti-cancer compounds reveals possible combination strategies for anti-cancer therapy Opponent: Anna Sablina, Leuven (Huvudhandl: Galina Selivanova bihandl: Lars-Gunnar Larsson, Madhurendra Singh) pp 1-55, Stockholm, 17 december 2021.


570) Mollick, Tanzina Retinal Tumorigenesis and Neurodegeneration: strategies to Promote Tumor Cell Death and Support Retinal Cell Survival to Preserve Vision External examintor: Finn Hallböök, Uppsala (Main supervisor: Sonia Lain, co-supervisors: David Lane, Saikiran Sedimbi)), pp 1-73, Stockholm 22 januari, 2020.

571) Sendel, Anton Understanding cellular and cytoskeletal dysregulation in immunodeficiency diseases External examintor: Kristina Lejon, Umeå (Main supervisor: Lisa Westerberg, co-supervisors: Siobhan Burns, Ola Winqvist)), pp 1-68, Stockholm 24 januari, 2020.

572) Popova, Gergana Dihydroorotate Dehydrogenase – New Insights into an Old Target External examintor: Ivano Amelio, Camebridge (Main supervisor: Sonia Lain, co-supervisors: David Lane, Nicolas Fritz), pp 1-46, Stockholm 14 februari, 2020.

573) Zhu, Jiawei p53-dependent and -independent mechanisms of p53-targeting small molecules External examintor: Aristidis Moustakas, Uppsala (Main supervisor: Galina Selivanova, co-supervisors: Sylvain Peuget, Lars-Gunnar Larsson), pp 1-38, Stockholm 27 mars, 2020.

574) Li, Fengyang Diverse Cyclic Dinucleotide Signals Regulate Escherichia coli Lifestyle Transition External examintor: Karin Sauer, Binghamton (Main supervisor Ute Römling, co-supervisors: Mark Gomelsky, Annika Cimdins-Ahne), pp 1-60, Stockholm 22 maj, 2020.

575) Oliveira, Vitor Competence Pilus Biogenesis in Streptococcus pneumoniae External examintor: Ann-Beth Jonsson, Stockholm (Main supervisor: Sandra Mushiol, co-supervisors: Birgitta Henriques-Normark, Jonas Tegenfeldt), pp 1-94, Stockholm 5 juni, 2020.

576) Kamal, Shady Mansour FtsH protease and ClpG disaggregase confer fitness advantages to the worldwide prevalent Pseudomonas aeruginosa clone C External examintor: Franz Narberhaus, Ruhr (Main supervisor: Ute Römling, co-supervisors: Changhan Lee, Arne Holmgren), pp 1-55, Stockholm 12 juni, 2020.

577) Stark, Julian Mario A study on the role of T helper cells in allergic inflammation 
External examintor: Clare Lloyd, London (Main supervisor: Jonathan Coquet, co-supervisor: Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam), pp 1-61, Stockholm 16 juni, 2020.

578) Khoenkhoen, Sharesta Characterization of B cell response alterations resulting from ablation of IκBNS expression External examintor: David Tarlinton, Monash (Main supervisor: Gunilla Karlsson Hedestam, co-supervisors: Gabriel Pedersen, Bruce Beutler), pp 1-82, Stockholm 28 augusti, 2020.

579) Classon, Cajsa Effects of intestinal worms on skin immunity and control of co-infection External examintor: Edvard Mitre, Uniformed Services University (Main supervisor: Susanne Nylén co-supervisors: Liv Eidsmo, Antonio Rothfuchs, Martin Rottenberg), pp 1-57, Stockholm, 11 september 2020.

580) Wolfsberger, Johanna Investigating the role of p73 proteins in controlling the tumor microenvironment External examintor: Jo Van Ginderachter, Bryssel (Main supervisor: Margareta Wilhelm co-supervisors: Charlotte Rolny, Andreas Lundqvist, Dhifaf Sarhan, pp 1-68, Stockholm, 13 november 2020.