Meet the people in the programme

As a student in the Master’s Programme in Genetics and Molecular Biosciences you benefit from the expertise of numerous inspiring scholars with solid teaching experience and broad researcher credentials.

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If you have subject-specific questions, please contact Programme Director Tapio Heino or Training Officer Leila Kauppinen.

Programme director

Tapio
Heino
University Lecturer
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

 

Leila
Kauppinen
Training Officer
Teaching and Learning Services

 

Professors and lecturers

 

KK
Kaia
Kala
Academy Research Fellow
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

Tero
Ahola
University Lecturer
Department of Microbiology
Field of science Microbiology and virology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

 

 

JF
Jukka
Finne
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Plant biology, microbiology, virology, Biomedicine, Neurosciences, Cancers

 

MF
Mikko
Frilander
Research Director
Institute of Biotechnology
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

 

AG
Adrian
Goldman
Professor
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

 

 

Tapio
Heino
University Lecturer
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

 

VH
Ville
Hietakangas
Professor
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Biological sciences

 

LH
Liisa
Holm
Professor
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

 

TK
Tommi
Kajander
Senior Researcher
Institute of Biotechnology
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

 

KK
Kari
Keinänen
Professor
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Medical biotechnology

 

PL
Pekka
Lappalainen
Academy Professor
Institute of Biotechnology
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

AL
Ari
Löytynoja
University Researcher
Institute of Biotechnology
Field of science Ecology, evolutionary biology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

 

Marja
Mikkola
Research Director
Institute of Biotechnology
Field of science Biological sciences, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

Ville
Mustonen
Professor
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Computer and information sciences, Ecology, evolutionary biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

 

MN
Minna
Nyström
Professor
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

 

 

VP
Ville
Paavilainen
Academy Research Fellow
Institute of Biotechnology
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

 

JP
Juha
Partanen
Professor
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Neurosciences

 

Katarina
Pelin
University Lecturer
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

 

 

UP
Ulla
Pirvola
University Lecturer
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Neurosciences

 

MP
Minna
Poukkula
Academy Research Fellow
Institute of Biotechnology
Field of science Biological sciences, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

JR
Janne
Ravantti
University Lecturer
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Other natural sciences

Pia
Siljander
University Lecturer
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Pharmacy

 

ST
Suvi
Taira
University Lecturer
Molecular and Integrative Biosciences Research Programme
Field of science Microbiology and virology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

 

Maria
Vartiainen
Research Director
Institute of Biotechnology
Field of science Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology