I am presently writing my doctoral thesis.
So far, I have found four open access doctoral thesis on de novo genome assembly.
Table 1: Doctoral theses on de novo assembly in the next-generation sequencing era. Links to citeulike entries are provided on dates.
University of California, San Diego, United States of America
Daniel Robert Zerbino
Darwin College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
École normale supérieure de Cachan - Antenne
de Bretagne, France
Jared Thomas Simpson
Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom