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As a student in the Master’s Programme in Integrative Plant Sciences, you benefit from the expertise of our distinguished scholars. Our professors possess both solid teaching experience and broad research credentials.

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Programme Director

JE
Johannes
Enroth
University Lecturer
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Ecology, evolutionary biology

Steering Board

Paula
Elomaa
Professor
Department of Agricultural Sciences
Field of science Plant biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Agricultural biotechnology

TH
Timo
Hytönen
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural Sciences
Field of science Agricultural biotechnology, Plant biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Ecology, evolutionary biology

AM
Ari
Mähönen
Associate Professor
Helsinki Institute of Life Science
Field of science Plant biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Plant biology, microbiology, virology

Jouko
Rikkinen
Professor
Botany
Field of science Ecology, evolutionary biology, Plant biology, microbiology, virology

Student representatives:

  • Mikko Jalo

  • Jasmin Kemppinen

  • Saku Mattila

Pro­fess­ors and Lec­tur­ers

Pedro
Aphalo
University Lecturer
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Ecology, evolutionary biology, Agronomy, Forestry

FA
Frederick
Asiegbu
Professor
Department of Forest Sciences
Field of science Forestry

MB
Mikael
Brosche
University Lecturer
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Plant biology

Paula
Elomaa
Professor
Department of Agricultural Sciences
Field of science Plant biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Agricultural biotechnology

JE
Johannes
Enroth
University Lecturer
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Ecology, evolutionary biology

Kurt
Fagerstedt
University Lecturer
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Plant biology

Yrjö
Helariutta
Professor
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Plant biology, microbiology, virology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Forestry

KH
Kristiina
Himanen
Research Coordinator
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Agricultural biotechnology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

TH
Timo
Hytönen
Associate Professor
Department of Agricultural Sciences
Field of science Agricultural biotechnology, Plant biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Ecology, evolutionary biology

JH
Jaakko
Hyvönen
Professor
Botany
Field of science Biological sciences, Ecology, evolutionary biology, Plant biology

JK
Jaakko
Kangasjärvi
Professor
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Plant biology, microbiology, virology

HK
Helena
Korpelainen
University Lecturer
Department of Agricultural Sciences
Field of science Agronomy, Plant biology

AL
Anna-Liisa
Laine
Professor
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Ecology, evolutionary biology

AM
Ari
Mähönen
Associate Professor
Helsinki Institute of Life Science
Field of science Plant biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Plant biology, microbiology, virology

KO
Kirk
Overmyer
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Plant biology, microbiology, virology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

Jouko
Rikkinen
Professor
Botany
Field of science Ecology, evolutionary biology, Plant biology, microbiology, virology

MR
Matthew
Robson
University Researcher
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Plant biology, Agriculture and forestry, Ecology, evolutionary biology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

TT
Teemu
Teeri
Professor
Department of Agricultural Sciences
Field of science Plant biology, microbiology, virology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology, Agricultural biotechnology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology

MW
Michael
Wrzaczek
University Lecturer
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Plant biology, Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, Genetics, developmental biology, physiology

Helena
Åström
University Lecturer
Organismal and Evolutionary Biology Research Programme
Field of science Plant biology, microbiology, virology, Educational sciences