Defended Theses

Doctoral Theses


2018

Sandra Käosaar

Toxicological Profiling of Silver and Copper Oxide Nanoparticles on Saccharomyces cerevisiae BY4741 Wild-Type and Single-gene deletion mutants

Tallinn University of Technology

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Katre Juganson

Ecotoxicological Impacts of Industrially Relevant Engineered Nanomaterials: Effects on Tetrahymena thermophila

Tallinn University of Technology

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2017

Tiina Titma

Cytotoxicity of Metal-based Nanoparticles in Epithelial Barrier Models

Tallinn University

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Liina Kanarbik

Ecotoxicological Evaluation of Shale Fuel Oils, Metal-Based Nanoparticles and Glyphosate Formulations

Tallinn University of Technology

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2014

Aleksandr Käkinen

The Role of Physico-chemical Properties and Test Environment on Biological Effects of Copper and Silver Nanoparticles

Tallinn University of Technology

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2012

Olesja Bondarenko

Development of Bacterial Biosensors and Human Stem Cell-Based In Vitro Assays for the Toxicological Profiling of Synthetic Nanoparticles

Tallinn University of Technology

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2011

Monika Mortimer

Evaluation of the Biological Effects of Engineered Nanoparticles on Unicellular Pro- and Eukaryotic Organisms

Tallinn University of Technology

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Mariliis Sihtmäe

(Eco)toxicological Information on REACH-Relevant Chemicals: Contribution of Alternative Methods to in vivo Approaches

Tallinn University of Technology

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Villem Aruoja

Algae Pseudokircheriella subcapitata in environmental hazard evaluation of chemicals and synthetic nanoparticles

Estonian University of Life Sciences

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2010

Margit Heinlaan

Ecotoxicological evaluation of synthetic nanoparticles and particulate environmental samples

Estonian University of Life Sciences

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2006

Angela Ivask

Luminescent Recombinant Sensor Bacteria for the Analysis of Bioavailable Heavy Metals

Tallinn University of Technology

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Kaja Kasemets

Effect of changing environmental conditions on the fermentative growth of Saccharomyces cerevisiae S288C: Auxo-accelerostat study

Tallinn University of Technology

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2005

Lee Põllumaa

Evaluation of Ecotoxicological Effects Related to Oil Shale Industry

Tallinn University of Technology

 

 

Master’s Theses (a scientific degree)


2009

Imbi Kurvet

Natural and recombinant bioluminescent bacteria for high throughput toxicity screening

Tallinn University of Technology

 

 2006

Anu Leedjärv

Construction of heavy metal transporter knock-out mutants of Escherichia coli K12 and Pseudomonas putida KT2440 and their application as bacterial sensors

Tallinn University of Technology

 

2004

Villem Aruoja

Toxicity testing of heavy metal polluted soils with algae Selenastrum capricornutum: a soil suspension-test

Tallinn University of Technology

 

2001

Angela Ivask

Construction and use of luminescent recombinant bacterial sensors for the detection of heavy metals

Tallinn University of Technology

 

Alla Maloverjan

Application of microbiological, ecotoxicological and chemical methods for environmental risk assessment of polluted soils, sediments and solid wastes

Tallinn University of Technology

 

 

Master’s Theses


2018

Egle Truska

Optimization of antimicrobial and photocatalytic properties of nano-ZnO/Ag composite covered surfaces

Tallinn University of Technology

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2016

Helen Nurmsoo

Characterization of physico-chemical properties of copper and silver nanoparticles and their antibacterial impact on Escherichia coli

Tallinn University of Technology

 

2012

Katre Juganson

The effects of silver nanoparticles to the ciliated protozoan Tetrahymena thermophila

Tallinn University of Technology

 

2010

Aleksandr Käkinen

Mobility and bioavailability of heavy metals in the fly ashes of Narva Thermal Power Plants and in the surrounding soils

Tallinn University of Technology

 

Liina Kanarbik

Environmental hazard assessment of pollutants: ecotoxicity testing

Tallinn University of Technology

 

Maarja Põder

Nano-CuO toxicity studies on the mechanism of oxidative stress with Saccharomyces cerevisiae mutants

Tallinn University of Technology

 

2009

Natalja Jepihhina

Construction and characterization of recombinant luminescent bacterial sensors for evaluation of compounds causing oxidative stress

Tallinn University of Technology

2008

Marina Romet

Toxicity of nanosized metal oxides to yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Tallinn University of Technology
 

Olesja Bondarenko

Bioavailability of heavy metals in soils to recombinant luminescent bacterial sensors

Tallinn University of Technology


 

Bachelor’s Theses


2006

Maret Koor

Toxicity of nanosized metal oxides to bacteria – bioluminescent models

Tallinn University of Technology

 

Triinu Simkin

Toxicity of heavy metals to metal transporter knock-out mutants of Escherichia coli K12 and Pseudomonas putida KT2440

Tallinn University of Technology

 

2005

Margit Heinlaan

Application of luminescent bacteria tests in ecotoxicological study of soils

Estonian University of Life Sciences

 

Pille Tõnisson

Study of ecotoxicity of aqueous extracts of semicoke

Tartu University

 

Taisia Rõlova

Construction and evaluation of Pseudomonas fluorescens OS8-based  luminescent sensor bacteria for the detection of bioavailable heavy metals

Tallinn University of Technology

 

2004

Anu Leedjärv

Bacterial sensors for the detection of phenols: construction and optimisation

Tallinn University of Technology

 

2001

Mailis Laht

Ecotoxicological characterization of the polluted soils

Tallinn University of Technology

 

2000

Rain Reiman

The determination of relative toxicity of polluted soils by photobacteria

Tallinn University of Technology

 

1999

Helena Tsistova

Luminometrical determination of ATP in the (microbiological) hygiene assessment

Tallinn University of Technology

 

Annely Rätsep

Analysis of oil-shale industy waste waters with a battery of 4 biotests

Tallinn Pedagogical University

 

Alla Maloverjan

Toxicity of benzoate and sobate to different test organisms

Tallinn University of Technology

 

1995

Madis Kurvet

Toxicity analysis of the ash-heap waters

Tartu University

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