Väitöskirjat / Doktorsavhandlingar / Doctoral dissertations 2013

Below is a list of doctoral dissertations defended at the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences in 2013 (listed alphabetically by author’s last name).

Anttila Saku
Applicability of characterized variance and ecosystem interactions in water quality monitoring
30.8.2013
Environmental Ecology

Atanasova Nina
Prokaryotic microorganisms, viruses and antimicrobial agents from hypersaline environments
26.4.2013
General Microbiology

Couchoux Christelle
Parasitoid foraging behaviour in a competitive environment
17.12.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

DeFaveri Jacquelin
Genetics of local adaptation in the three-spined stickleback
15.11.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Einola Eeva
Present and future fluxes of nitrogen, phosphorus and carbon from catchments to lakes in a boreal landscape
8.3.2013
Environmental Ecology

Fronzek Stefan
Climate change and the future distribution of palsa mires: ensemble modelling, probabilities and uncertainties
23.8.2013
Environmental Sciences

Hagner Marleena
Potential of the slow pyrolysis products birch tar oil, wood vinegar, and biochar in sustainable plant protection – pesticidal effects, soil improvement and environmental risks
20.9.2013
Environmental Ecology

Huupponen Johanna
Synaptic mechanisms of Hebbian and homeostatic plasticity driven by intrinsic activity in the developing hippocampus
13.12.2013
Physiology

Hällfors Heidi
Studies on dinoflagellates in the northern Baltic Sea
15.3.2013
Aquatic Sciences

Häärä Otso
Integration of Eda signaling with other signaling pathways in oral ectodermal organogenesis
1.3.2013
Genetics

Jernberg Joonas
Novel analytical methods for the identification of emerging contaminants in aquatic environments
7.6.2013
Environmental Ecology

Juntunen Teppo
Steps towards comprehensive Bayesian decision analysis in fisheries and environmental management
30.11.2013
Aquatic Sciences

Karhunen Markku
Statistical methods for detecting signals of natural selection in the wild
18.10.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Kellosalo Juho
Structural studies of membrane-bound pyrophosphatases
17.10.2013
Biochemistry

Koivuniemi Raili
Regulation of neural progenitor cell proliferation and fate by proteolytic pathways and inflammatory signals in the brain
6.9.2013
Genetics

Koskinen Kaisa
Characterisation of diverse microbial communities and application of novel detection techniques
29.11.2013
Environmental Ecology

Kukkonen Mari
Genetic susceptibility to asbestos and tobacco smoke related non-malignant pleuropulmonary changes
1.11.2013
Genetics

Lagus Markus
Molecular mechanisms of sleep and mood
13.3.2013
Biotechnology

Lehtonen Jukka T.
Occurence of the introduced black rat (Rattus rattus) and its potential effects on endemic rodents in southeastern Madagascar
18.10.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Liimatainen Kare
Towards a better understanding of the systematics and diversity of Cortinarius, with an emphasis on species growing in boreal and temperate zones of Europe and North America
15.11.2013
Plant Biology

Liljeroos Lassi
Capsids, Matrices and Vesicles – Structural Insights into the Assembly of Paramyxoviruses
11.10.2013
Genetics

Majaneva Markus
Linking taxonomy and environmental 18S-rRNA-gene sequencing of Baltic Sea protists
24.5.2013
Aquatic Sciences

Makkonen Maarit
Interplay Between Cyclase-Associated Protein, Cofilin, Profilin and Twinfilin in Actin Dynamics
5.12.2013
Biochemistry

Matsuda Shinya
The extracellular regulation of bone morphogenetic proteins in Drosophila and sawfly wing
13.8.2013
Genetics

Ning Lin
Neuronal synapse formation regulated by Intercellular Adhesion Molecule-5 (ICAM-5)
13.9.2013
Biochemistry

Norros Veera
Measuring and modelling airborne dispersal in wood decay fungi
15.3.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Ollikainen Pia
Bovine milk TGF-B2, IGF-1 and insulin in indirect heat treatments and filtration processes
15.2.2013
Biotechnology

Pekkonen Minna
Interplay of ecology and evolution under changing environmental conditions – Evolution experiments with heterotrophic bacteria
11.10.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Peltomaa Elina
Phytoplanktonic life in boreal humic lakes: special emphasis on autotrophic picoplankton and microbial food webs
22.3.2013
Aquatic Sciences

Pietilä Maija
Discovery of salt-loving pleolipoviruses infecting archaea: vesicle-like virion is the key to success
8.2.2013
General Microbiology

Pushkarjov Martin
KCC2 as a multifunctional protein in brain development and disease
1.11.2013
Physiology and Neuroscience

Qian Kui
Bioinformatics analysis of HPV associated host microRNA functions and identification of viral microRNA
25.10.2013
Genetics

Rasila Tiina
Functional Mapping of Mu Transposition Machinery: MuA Protein Modification and Engineering for Hyperactivity
17.5.2013
Biotechnology

Rasilo Terhi
Connecting silvan and lacustrine ecosystems: transport of carbon from forests to adjacent water bodies
1.2.2013
Aquatic Scienes

Rodewald Petra
Effects of broodstock origin, rearing environment and release method on post-stocking performance of Atlantic salmon
4.10.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Räty Riitta
Laboratory diagnosis and surveillance of acute respiratory tract infections caused by certain common viruses and Mycoplasma pneumonia
29.11.2013
Biochemistry

Santangeli Andrea
Assessing the effectiveness of different approaches to species conservation
3.5.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Sarparanta Jaakko
Molecular pathomechanisms of muscular dystrophies
22.11.2013
Genetics

Tegelberg Saara
Early neuropathological changes in the mouse model for progressive myoclonus epilepsy of Unverricht-Lundborg type, EPM1
15.11.2013
Genetics

Tuovila Hanna
Sticky business – diversity and evolution of Mycocaliciales (Ascomycota) on plant exudates
14.6.2013
Plant Biology

Venn Stephen
Managing forest and meadow habitats for the enhancement of urban biodiversity – messages from carabid beetles and vascular plants
9.8.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Vesikansa Aino
Developing glutamatergic connectivity in the hippocampus: the role of tonically active kainate receptors
8.3.2013
Physiology

Voutilainen Liina
Interactions between Puumala hantavirus and its host, the bank vole, in the boreal zone
28.6.2013
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Vulli Jaana
Proteolytic processing as a regulator of BMP-type signaling in Drosophila development
8.11.2013
Genetics

Øemig Jesper Skøttegaard
Structural Studies on Inteins
5.12.2013
Biochemistry