HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of Life Science is a new institute established in 2017 that supports high quality life science research across the University campuses and faculties. HiLIFE builds on existing strengths and new recruits and partnerships to create an attractive international environment for researchers to solve grand challenges in health, food, and environment. HiLIFE coordinates research infrastructures in life sciences and provides research-based interdisciplinary training.
Tomi Mäkelä nominated Executive Officer of the iCAN flagship
University of Helsinki invests into the buildup of the iCAN digital precision cancer medicine flagship platform.
In the game of love, local salmon have a home ground advantage
Salmon spawning in their home river produce vastly more offspring than salmon trying their luck on unfamiliar spawning grounds.
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Anna-Liisa Laine: Resistance in response to spatially variable pathogen communities
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Pekka Katajisto: Age selective segregation of organelles
Mon 25.3.2019 12:00-13:00 Biomedicum Helsinki, lecture hall 1 Haartmaninkatu...
Mon 25.3.2019 14:00-16:00 Main building, room 12 Fabianinkatu 33 Perspectives...
The Recuperation of the Chernobyl Children and Social Implications Katherina Zhukova, University of CopenhagenMon 25.3.2019 14:15-15:45 Porthania P724 Yliopistonkatu 3 Bio: Dr....
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Safety of equine anaesthesia could be improved
A considerable number of unwanted adverse effects are associated with sedating and anaesthetising horses. Promising results were gained in a...
Drugs that put less strain on the environment and the human body – Nanocellulose from wood to be used in drug therapies
Environmentally friendly and non-toxic nanocellulose is compatible with the human body, giving it potential to be used for a range of medical...
Ant larvae fight the offspring of parasitic queens
The eggs of a parasitic queen living off a foreign species may end up as food for the larvae of the host species.
Online service for the threat assessment of Finnish species now open
The threat assessment of Finnish species has been carried out for the fifth time. The Red List for Finnish species includes an assessment of the...
Arctic Avenue to boost strategic cooperation between Stockholm and Helsinki
The University of Helsinki and Stockholm University have a strategic partnership since 2014 with a focus on Baltic Sea Research. To boost...