Group members

We are always looking for highly motivated individuals at various career levels to join our team!  If you are interested in translational and basic vascular cell biology please send your inquiries (including CV and references) to Pipsa.Saharinen <@> Helsinki.fi. A background in molecular/cell biology, mouse genetics, imaging or medical sciences is required.

Academy of Finland Post-doctoral Researcher

PhD in Immunology, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany 

M.Sc. University of Turku, Finland

Post-doctoral researcher at University of Helsinki

PhD in Gene technology, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

PhD, University of Oulu & Ulm University, Germany (estimated 2018)

M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, Anhalt University of Applied Sciences & Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany

B.Sc. in Engineering in Biotechnology, Sree Nidhi Institute of Science and Technology (SNIST) at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India

Doctoral Student at DPBM

M.Sc. University of Helsinki 

Master's thesis work at National Institute for Health and Welfare, Helsinki

Doctoral Student at DPBM

M.Sc. University of Eastern Finland

Master's thesis on nanoparticles in drug delivery at Division of Biopharmaceutics and Pharmacokinetics, University of Helsinki

M.Sc. in Molecular Medicine, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Netherlands

B.Sc.  in Biomedical Sciences-Human Genetics, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India

M.Sc. in Molecular Biotechnology, Goethe-University of Frankfurt (Main)

B. Sc. in Biology, University of Würzburg, Germany

Senior Laboratory Analyst

Undergraduate student in Biosciences, University of Helsinki

Undergraduate student, Molecular Biotechnology at University of Helsinki

B.Sc., Biotechnology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York, 2015

Anita Lampinen, PhD, University of Helsinki, completed PhD thesis in the group 2016

Kirsi Mänttäri, Laboratory technician, retired 2016

Prson Gautam, M.Sc., University of Uppsala, 2011, completed M.Sc. thesis in the group 2011

Riina Haajanen, undergraduate student at University of Helsinki, 2017

Elisa Ritola, undergraduate student at University of Helsinki, 2015, 2016

Hanna Vihervaara, undergraduate student at University of Helsinki, 2015

Salla Välipakka, undergraduate student at University of Helsinki, 2015

Janina Allekotte, undergraduate student at University of Helsinki, 2012

B.Sc. Aleksi Halme, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, completed B.Sc. thesis in the lab in 2017

B.Sc. Ciia Kohonen, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, completed B.Sc. thesis in the lab in 2015

B.Sc. Ella Tuominen, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, completed B.Sc. thesis in the lab in 2015

Anni Ojansivu, B.Sc. student, Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, completed training in the lab in 2015

Rita Teixeira, Erasmus student, Ecola Superior de Saude, Porto, Portugal completed internship in the lab in 2015

B.Sc. Lavinia van der Sande, Kaho Sint Leuven, Belgium, completed B.Sc. thesis in the lab in 2014 

B.Sc. Julie Drighe, Kaho Sint Leuven, Belgium, completed B.Sc. thesis in the lab in 2012