Doctoral dissertations

Dissertation 2019

Hanna-Kaisa Sihvo
“Pathology of wooden breast myopathy in broiler chickens”
Opponent: Professor Stina Ekman, Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Custos: Professor Antti Sukura

Jenni Luukkanen
“Developing official control in Finnish slaughterhouses”
Opponent: Docent Ari Hörman, University of Helsinki
Custos: Professor Maria Fredriksson-Ahomaa

Soile Pakkanen
“Interaction of alpha-2-adrenoceptor agonists and vatinoxan,
a peripherally acting alpha-2-adrenoceptor antagonist, in horses”
Opponent: Professor Görel Nyman, Svenska Lantbruksuniversitet, Uppsala, Sweden
Custos: Professor Outi Vainio

Gloria Lopez-Valladares
“Human listeriosis – Grouping of human Listeria monocytogenes isolates with PFGE and AscI restriction enzyme”
Opponent: Professor Carl Påhlson, Uppsala University, Sweden
Custos: Professor Miia Lindström

Elina Felin
“Towards risk-based meat inspection – Prerequisites of risk-based meat inspection of pigs in Finland”
Opponent: Professor,Vice President for Research Riitta Maijala, Finnish Academy
Custos: Professor Maria Fredriksson-Ahomaa

Anna Pöntinen
“Determinants of Listeria monocytogenes stress responses”
Opponent: Professor emeritus Atte von Wright, University of Eastern Finland
Custos: Professor Miia Lindström

Adam Magdy
“Cardiopulmonary, Sedative, and Drug Disposition Effects of Vatinoxan in Sheep Receiving Dexmedetomidine, Medetomidine, Ketamine and Atipamezole”
Opponent: Associate professor Teijo Saari, University of Turku
Custos: Professor Outi Vainio

Maija Summa
”Human noroviruses: detection in food and new transmission routes.”
Opponent: ELT Taina Niskanen, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, ECDC, Sweden
Custos: Professor Maria Fredriksson-Ahomaa

Hasan Shan
“Challenges of hyper-prolificacy in the pig: colostrum and gut microbiota”
Opponent: Senior researcher Peter Kappel Theil, Aarhus University, Denmark
Custos: Professor Olli Peltoniemi

Paula Bergman
“Sow removal in Finnish commercial herds: epidemiological approaches”
Opponent: Professor Elisabeth Große Beilage, Tierärztliche Hochschule Hannover, Germany
Custos: Professor Olli Peltoniemi

Maria Kaukonen
“Genetics of three canine eye disorders”
Opponent: Professori Alison Hardcastle, University College London, Great Britain
Custos: Professor Hannes Lohi

Tytti Niemelä
“Intra-articular hyaluronan treatment and its mechanism of action in relieving inflammation and pain in equine arthritis – Clinical and experimental trials on treatment efficacy of hyaluronan and its effects on synovial fluid biomarkers”
Opponent: Professor Sheila Laverty, University of Montreal, Canada
Custos: Professor Mirja Ruohoniemi