On October 24th dr Hiie Soeorg defenced successfully her thesis „Coagulase-negative staphylococci in gut of preterm neonates and in breast milk of their mothers.“  The aim of this thesis was to assess the relationship between colonization with CoNS of gut and skin of preterm neonates, Breast milk of their mothers and development of LOS.

Professor Irja Lutsar, University of Tartu, Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine

Associate Professor Micael Widerström, PhD, University of Umeå (Sweden)

Prof Irja Lutsar said that it was excellent to be Hiie's supervisor. Hiie knows exactly what she wants to do and how  to do it.  Dr Hiie Soeorg will carry on research in the department of microbiology in the Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine in Tartu University. 

Ass  prof Micael Wideström, PhD dr Hiie Soeorg, Prof Irja Lutsar