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Theses 2021

At this place we provide an overview of the various PhD Theses that were produced within SILS. A link to the full text of the thesis is provided. SILS Theses before 2014 are available via dare.uva.nl.

Defining meiotic recombination landscape in tomato

Jihed Chouaref

3 June 2021

Supervisors: R.E. Koes, P.F. Fransz

Research Group: Plant Development & (Epi)genetics 

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Proteome dynamics during sporulation and heat resistance in Bacillus subtilis spores

Zhiwei Tu

27 May 2021

Supervisors: S. Brul, G. Kramer

Research Group: Molecular Biology and Microbial Food Safety & Mass Spectrometry of Biomolecules

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Tuning the show

Genetic engineering to unravel antigen presentation by the human leukocyte antigen class I

Twan de Waard

19 May 2021

Supervisors: S.M. van Ham, R.M. Spaapen

Host institution: Sanquin

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Improving the synthetic biology toolbox of Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803

Patricia Caicedo Burbano

7 April 2021

Supervisors: L.W. Hamoen, F. Branco dos Santos

Research Group: Bacterial Cell Biology and Physiology

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Mcl1 in control of life and death of dopamine neurons

Eddy Robinson

2 March 2021

Supervisors: M.P. Smidt, L.P. van der Heide

Research Group: Molecular Neuroscience

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Gene-regulation & epigenetics in dopaminergic neurons

New roles for Dot1l and Af9 in balanced synaptic versus mitochondrial neuronal gene regulation

Erik van Heesbeen

3 February 2021

Supervisors: M.P. Smidt

Research Group: Molecular Neuroscience

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Segmental duplications as a source of innovation in brain development

Gerrald Lodewijk (Doctorate awarded Cum Laude)

13 January 2021

Supervisors: M.P. Smidt, F.M.J. Jacobs

Research Group: Molecular Neuroscience

Uva DARE: This thesis online