PhD thesis defense – Olena Fedotkina

This Friday, 13th of May 2022, Simona will lead the PhD thesis defence of Alyona! The defense will take place digitally, for the meeting link and details please follow this link.

Trial Lecture: Friday 13. May 2022 h 10.15

Proposed Subject:  “Type 2 diabetes as a multifactorial disease determined by lifestyle, genetic and epigenetic factors”

Thesis defense:  Friday 13. May 2022 h 12.15

Thesis title:  “Intrauterine and genetic risk factors for proliferative diabetic retinopathy”


Main supervisor: Professor Valeriya Lyssenko
Second supervisor: Professor Stephanie Le Hellard

1.opponent: Professor Robert Wagner, University Hospital Tübingen, Tyskland

2.opponent: Professor Benedicte Lie, Universitetet i Oslo

3.member of the committee: Professor Ola Myklebost, Universitetet i Bergen

Custos: Professor Simona Chera.


The custos, who is nominated by the Faculty, is the chairman of the public examination of a dissertation and supervises the examination situation. 

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