14 September - Muhammad Salman Malik (VET)

English title of thesis
"Persistent infection of Piscine orthoreovirus-1 (PRV-1) in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar)" 

Norwegian title of thesis

"Persistent infeksjon av Piscine orthoreovirus-1 (PRV-1) i atlantisk laks (Salmo salar)"

Prescribed subject of the trial lecture
“Viral infection of progenitor cells promotes latency across diverse taxa”

Date: 14 September 2021 (Oslo time)
- 1600hrs: Trial lecture
- 1645hrs: Break
- 1715hrs: Public defense

Venue
- Auditorium Hippocampus (upon successful registration and confirmation)
- Zoom: https://nmbu.zoom.us/j/61717602521?pwd=b1lrSldvSmFNYnZxUXBrN29WT0xVQT09 

Due to restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic, a limited number of people are allowed in the physical venue of the public defense. If you wish to attend the event in person, please complete this form https://nettskjema.no/a/213871 by September 5th. Those who have secured a spot will receive an email confirmation from us on September 6th.

Alternatively, you may attend the trial lecture and public defense via Zoom. Here are the guidelines:
- Test your equipment and internet connection prior to the public defense
- Keep your audio and video off at all times
- If anyone wishes to oppose the candidate Ex Auditorio, please send us a direct message in the Zoom chat BEFORE the 1st opponent finishes his or her opposition.
- Should you have any questions or experience any technical issues, please send us direct message in the Zoom chat.

Evaluation committee
First opponent: Dr. Kristi Miller-Saunders, Fisheries and Oceans, Canada
Second opponent: Dr. Ingunn Sommerset, Veterinærinstituttet, Norway
Committee coordinator: Associate Professor Stephen Mutoloki, NMBU, Norway

Supervisors
Main supervisor: Professor Espen Rimstad, NMBU, Norway
Co-supervisor: Dr. Maria K Dahle, Senior Researcher, Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway
Co-supervisor: Dr. Øystein Wessel, NMBU, Norway

The doctoral thesis is available for public review. For those who would like to have access to the thesis please send an e-mail to: phd.radgiver.vet@nmbu.no.
Name of PhD candidate: Muhammad Salman Malik; Thesis number 2021:49, ISSN 1894-6402, ISBN 978-82-575-1820-2

Published 30. august 2021 - 8:33 - Updated 14. september 2021 - 18:45