To contact us, please send an email to the CoBra coordinator, eino.partanen(at) - if your question concerns booking a specific laboratory, the relevant contact information can be found on the Laboratory Services page, under the title "User access policy and contact information" of each respective laboratory

CoBra executive board


Professor Teija Kujala, University of Helsinki

Vice chairs

Docent Jyrki Mäkelä, Helsinki University Hospital
Professor Sampsa Vanhatalo, University of Helsinki

Principal investigators

Docent Mari Tervaniemi, University of Helsinki


Dr. Eino Partanen (M.Sc. Tech, PhD, psychologist), University of Helsinki / Helsinki University Hospital

Technical personnel

Eero Ahtola (M.Sc. Tech. - BABA Center)

Tommi Makkonen (M.Sc. Tech. - Cognitive Brain Research Unit)

Dr. Juha Montonen (D.Sc. Tech. - BioMag Laboratory)

Dr. Kirsi Palmu (PhD, hospital physicist - BABA Center)

Furthermore, CoBra has research nurses and assistants with professional training in Children’s Hospital (BABA Center), and Jorvi Hospital (Cognitive Brain research Unit).