Tallinn University of Technology

Several scientific works of students of the Faculty of Science were successful at the national competition.

In the field of natural sciences at the master's level, Kaisa Falkenberg, a student of the applied chemistry and biotechnology, received the 2nd prize for her thesis " The role of -4.8 kb enhancer and MEF2 transcription factors in the regulation of BDNF gene in rat cortical and hippocampal neurons " (supervisors Annela Avarlaid from the Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology and Professor Tõnis Timmusk) .

Estelle Silm's doctoral thesis " Asymmetric Organocatalytic Reactions of Cyclopentane-1,2-dione " (supervisor researcher-professor Tõnis Kanger) and Evelyn Pil's bachelor's thesis "Effect of human activity on the growth of diatoms in the Baltic Sea" ( supervisors Sirje Sildver from the Institute of Marine Systems and Maria Cecilia Sarmiento Guerin and Lenne Nigul from the Institute of Chemistry and Biotechnology) were also noted.

In the field of medical and health sciences, the doctoral thesis of Juhan Reimand, a student of the physical natural sciences, was recognized with the 2nd prize " Discordance between amyloid-β PET and CSF biomarkers: Clinical and pathophysiological consequences" (supervisors: Professor of Practice Sergei Nazarenko of Department of Health Technologies and Professor Philip Sheltens of the Vrije University of Amsterdam)