Ville Hietakangas lab
We study how animal body responds to changes in nutrition. Our goal is to understand how specific macronutrients in the diet, such as sugars and amino acids, affect energy metabolism, growth and stem cell function. Uncovering the regulation of these physiological processes will bring new insight into human diseases associated with nutrition and metabolism.
Our life depends on nutrients, but wrong kind of nutrition can lead to problems of health, such as obesity, diabetes, premature aging or...
Selected publications Original articles Melvin RG, Lamichane N, Havula E, Kokki K, Soeder C, Jones C, Hietakangas V. Natural variation in...
Our lab is multidisciplinary, international and collegial and we are committed to offer high-standard scientific training in a supportive...
We are located at the University of Helsinki Viikki Campus, Biocenter 1, C-wing, 4th floor