Meet the people in the programme

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

Please contact the Admission Services  for guidance and support, if you have questions regarding:

  • Application process
  • Admission requirements
  • Scholarship opportunities
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Con­tact per­sons for sub­ject-spe­cific ques­tions

Primary con­tact per­son for MSc and PhD stu­dents in neuroscience study­ing for the de­gree in Eng­lish or Finnish.

Primary con­tact per­son for stu­dents in neuroscience or physiology study­ing for the MSc de­gree in Swedish or for the qual­i­fic­a­tion of biology teacher

Programme director and vice director
Professors and lecturers

Petri Ala-Laurila's research group Neurobiology of Vision

 Kristian Donner's research group Laboratory of Visual Neurophysiology and Psychophysics

 Kai Kaila's research group Labor­at­ory of Neuro­bi­o­logy

 Reijo Käkelä's research group Functional lipidomics

Svetlana Molchanova's research group Basal ganglia circuits

 Ulla Pirvola's research group Aud­it­ory physiology

 Tomi Rantamäki's research group Neurotherapeutics

Francisco Rivera's research portal

 Henna Tyynismaa's research group Med­ical Neuro­gen­et­ics group

 Vootele Voikar's research group Mouse behavioural phenotyping 

Henna-Kaisa Wigren is part of the Sleep Team Helsinki Group

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