Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences


Below, dissertations (doctoral and licentiate) are listed, with links to abstracts, and occasionally to press releases in Swedish. The dissertations are open for all.

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2014-09-19 -  Using genomics to improve Bacillus anthracis diagnostics and outbreak investigations


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9/19/2014 9:15 AM, Uppsala, sal L

Respondent: M.Sc. Joakim Ågren, Inst för biomedicin och veterinär folkhälsovetenskap

Opponent: Associate Professor Gregor Grass, Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology, Germany

2014-09-24 -  Soil Tillage Influences on Soil Mineral Nitrogen and Nitrate Leaching in Swedish Arable Soils


9/24/2014 9:00 AM, Uppsala, Sal L, Undervisningshuset

Respondent: Agronom Åsa Myrbeck, Institutionen för mark och miljö

Opponent: Agr Dr Hugh Riley, Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, Bioforsk Øst, Kapp, Norway

2014-09-25 -  Mast Cells in Bacterial Infections


9/25/2014 9:15 AM, Uppsala, Tanngrisner, VHC

Respondent: M.Sc. Elin Rönnberg, Institutionen för anatomi, fysiologi och biokemi

Opponent: Professor Petri Kovanen, Wihuri Reseach Institute, Helsinki, Finland

2014-09-26 -  Small Wetlands Designed for Phosphorus Retention in Swedish Agricultural Areas - Efficiency Variations during the First Years after Construction


9/26/2014 9:00 AM, Uppsala, Loftets hörsal

Respondent: MSc Pia Kynkäänniemi, Institutionen för mark och miljö

Opponent: PhD Marc Stutter, The James Hutton Institute, Theme Managing Catchments and Coasts, Craigebuckler, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

2014-09-26 -  Strategic use of straw at farrowing -Effects on behaviour, health and production in sows and piglets


9/26/2014 1:15 PM, Skara, Hernqvist aulan

Respondent: Veterinär Rebecka Westin, Institutionen för husdjurens miljö och hälsa (HMH)

Opponent: Professor Sandra Edwards, Newcastle University, UK

2014-10-10 -  Bioinformatic Methods for Metagenomics and Comparative Genetics in Veterinary Medicine


10/10/2014 9:15 AM, Uppsala, Audhumla, VHC

Respondent: M.Sc. Martin Norling, Institutionen för husdjursgenetik (HGEN)

Opponent: Dr Artemis Hatzigeorgiou, B.S.R.C. "Alexander Fleming", Greece and University of Pennsylvania

2014-10-16 -  Bioinformatic analyses of whole genome sequencing data – detection of selective sweeps and structural changes


10/16/2014 1:00 PM, Uppsala, B7:101a, BMC

Respondent: M.Sc. Khurram Maqbool, Institutionen för husdjursgenetik (HGEN)

Opponent: Professor Xavier Estiville, Centre for Genomic Regulation, Spain

2014-10-31 -  Bioinformatics studies on the mechanisms of gene regulation in vertebrates


10/31/2014 9:15 AM, Uppsala, Särimner, VHC

Respondent: M.Sc. Awaisa Ghazal, Institutionen för husdjursgenetik (HGEN)

Opponent: Professor Jens Lagergren, Stockholms universitet

2014-10-31 -  A Forage-Only Diet and Reduced High Intensity Training Distance in Standardbred Horses – Growth, Health and Performance


10/31/2014 1:15 PM, Uppsala, sal K

Respondent: Agronom Sara Ringmark, Institutionen för husdjurens utfodring och vård (HUV)

Opponent: Professor Kenneth McKeever, The State University of New Jersey

2014-11-21 -  Genetic evaluation of behaviour in dogs


11/21/2014 9:15 AM, Uppsala, sal L

Respondent: Agronom Per Arvelius, Institutionen för husdjursgenetik (HGEN)

Opponent: Associate Professor Eldin Leighton, The Seeing Eye Inc., George Washington University and University of Pennsylvania


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