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.
Apply for HiLIFE Proof of Concept Grant by 15 October
HiPOC Grants are aimed to accelerate commercialization of research findings and development of novel technologies within life sciences at the...
Orion Corporation and University of Helsinki join forces in developing new treatments for Mitochondrial Diseases and Progressive Myoclonus Epilepsy
Significant funding from Business Finland to a unique ecosystem concept, bringing together high-level academic research and industry.
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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
Bridging Cultural Concepts of Nature: A Transnational Symposium on Indigenous Places and Protected Spaces of NatureThu 20.9. - Fri 21.9.2018 10:00-19:00 Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, The...
Wladimir Sgibnev: Marshrutki: Governance, Digitalisation and Mobility Justice. Aleksanteri Institute Visiting Fellows Research SeminarThu 20.9.2018 14:15-15:45 Aleksanteri Institute, Meeting room 2nd floor ...
Fri 21.9.2018 12:00-14:00 Biokeskus 2, auditorio 1041, Viikinkaari 5 Hui Zhang, M...
University of Helsinki Life Science News
Targeted drug therapies for bacterial infections
Researchers at the Helsinki Institute for Information Technology HIIT have made a computational breakthrough that will help the development of...
Data mining tools for personalized cancer treatment
Helsinki Challenge semifinalist team iCombine aims to create data mining tools to find the best cure for individual cancer patients.
Obesity remains on the cellular level
Professor Kirsi Pietiläinen has located the impact of obesity in the mitochondria of fat tissue. Mitochondrial dysfunction likely results in...
Neurotrophic factor GDNF is an important regulator of dopamine neurons in the brain
New research results are expanding our understanding of the physiological role of the glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor GDNF in the...
A new study confirms: pregnant women should avoid liquorice
Liquorice and its natural sweetener, glycyrrhizin, can have long-term harmful effects on the development of the fetus.
Safe utilisation of dietary sugars requires dynamic control of redox balance
Without dynamic control of redox balance animals lose their ability to survive on sugar-rich food. The regulatory system to control redox...
Call for HiLIFE Director has opened
HiLIFE Helsinki Institute of Life Science, a recently established research institute within University of Helsinki, is looking for a Director.
Mitochondrial dysfunction is the root cause of many complex diseases
Mitochondrial dysfunction is the root cause of many diseases bewildering in their variety and complexity. They include rare genetic disorders in...