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Theses 2020

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

Diversity of microglia

Their contribution to multiple sclerosis lesion formation

Marlijn van der Poel

Supervisors: I. Huitinga, J. Hamann

29 September 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Huitinga group at NIN

Developing, optimizing and using FRET-based biosensors to elucidate G protein signaling

Marieke Mastop

Supervisors: T.W.J. Gadella, J. Goedhart

23 September 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Molecular Cytology

When cells respond to light: 

All you need is LOV

Orry van Geel

Supervisors: T.W.J. Gadella, J. Goedhart

15 September 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Molecular Cytology

Biosynthesis and role of strigolactones in the phosphate starvation response in tomato

Yanting Wang

Supervisors: H.J. Bouwmeester, L. Dong

10 September 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Plant Hormone Biology

Fusarium oxysporum

Beyond good and evil

Maria E. Constantin

Supervisors: M. Rep, F.L.W. Takken

17 June 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Molecular Plant Pathology 

Brothers in arms

Fusarium oxysporum vs. Fusarium oxysporum

Fran J. de Lamo Ruiz

Supervisors: F.L.W. Takken, M. Rep

17 June 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Molecular Plant Pathology 

Thesis cover Nina Haring

The battle inside our genome

Controlling transposable elements and the evolution of human gene regulatory networks

Nina Leonie Haring

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

3 June 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Molecular Neuroscience

Thesis cover Jiming Li

Keys to host-specific pathogenicity in Fusarium oxysporum

Jiming Li

Supervisors: M. Rep, L. Fokkens

20 May 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Molecular Plant Pathology

Thesis cover Peter Paul Unger

B cells and beyond

Regulation of human B cell differentiation and antibody formation

Peter Paul A. Unger

Supervisors: S.M. van Ham, J.A. ten Brinke, T. Rispens

30 April 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Enduring neural and behavioral effects of early life adversity

Consequences of the absence of maternal melatonin and of neonatal hypoxia/anoxia

Livia Clemente Motta Teixeira

Supervisors: A. Korosi, J.C. Bittencourt, P.J. Lucassen, J. Cipolla Neto

12 March 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Structural and Functional Plasticity of the Nervous System

The genetics of vacuoles

Biogenesis and function in plant cells

Shuangjiang Li

Supervisors: R.E. Koes, F.M. Quattrocchio

9 March 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Plant Development and (Epi)Genetics

Rewiring metabolic pathways for novel organic acid production in the filamentous fungus Aspergillus niger

Abeer H. Hossain

Supervisors: S. Brul, P.J. Punt, G.J. Smits

27 February 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Molecular Biology and Microbial Food Safety

Discovery of a dedicated, maternal-specific translation system in early zebrafish embryogenesis

Johanna F.B. Pagano

Supervisors: S. Brul, T.M. Breit

22 January 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: RNA Biology & Applied Bioinformatics

Investigation of protein interactions in the cell division complex of Bacillus subtilis reveals a possible mechanism for cell size homeostasis

Edward A. de Koning

Supervisors: L.W. Hamoen, M. Wenzel

15 January 2020

Uva DARE: This thesis online

Research Group: Bacterial Cell Biology