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8.10.2015 News

Research grant of 585000€ to Professor Thomas Kietzmann

Professor Thomas Kietzmann received a research grant of 585000€ from Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation for the research project: Determi

21.9.2015 News

Medix Prize to Docent Gonghong Wei

Docent Gonghong Wei and his research team at Biocenter Oulu, Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, University of Oulu, will receive the Medix Prize 2015 for the study rev

5.6.2015 News

Valerio Izzi Teacher of the Year 2015

Dr. Valerio Izzi has been nominated the Teacher of the Year 2015. The Faculty nominates one young teacher (a Ph.D.

16.5.2015 News

Sakari Kellokumpu received a 4-year project funding from Academy of Finland

Dr. Sakari Kellokumpu received a 4-year project funding from Academy of Finland Research Council for Biosciences and Environment. The project title of Dr.

16.5.2015 News

Rajaram Venkatesan received an Academy Research Fellow post

Dr. Rajaram Venkatesan has received a 5-year Academy Research Fellow post from The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Biosciences and Environment.

16.5.2015 News

Lari Lehtiö received an Academy Research Fellow post

Dr. Lari lehtiö, group leader in the Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, has received an Academy Research Fellow post from The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Health.

27.3.2015 News

An Article in the journal of Nature Neuroscience published by Petri Kursula and colleagues

A publication with title Haploinsufficiency of TBK1 causes familial amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and fronto-temporal d

10.3.2015 News

An article by Seppo Vainio group published in EMBO J.

A publication with title “Progesterone and Wnt4 control mammary stem cells via myoepithelial crosstalk” was rec

10.3.2015 News

EU funding for RENALTRACT network

Seppo Vainio is a partner in Marie Curie Initial Training Network RENALTRACT  - "Development and disease of the renal tract”, which just received EU funding.

24.11.2014 News

Project grant of 210.000€ to Inari Kursula research group

Dr. Inari Kursula has got a 3-year funding from the Emil Aaltonen Foundation.

27.10.2014 News

Research grant of 1.5 Million € to Johanna Myllyharju and Peppi Karppinen research consortium

The Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation granted a donation of 1.5 million euros to Professor Johanna Myllyharju and Professor Peppi Karppinen.

8.10.2014 News

Taina Pihlajaniemi nominated to the infrastructure committee

Vice Rector (Provost for Science and Research) Taina Pihlajaniemi has been nominated as a member of the infrastructure committee of the Academy of Finland.

6.10.2014 News

Inari Kursula got a partial professorship in Bergen, Norway

Dr. Inari Kursula´s partial professorship at the University of Bergen, Norway, began 1 September, 2014.

6.10.2014 News

Petri Kursula nominated as a Professor in Bergen, Norway

Dr. Petri Kursula has been nominated as Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the Department of Biomedicine, University of Bergen, Norway.

15.9.2014 News

An article in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology by Seppo Vainio group

Functional Genetic Targeting of Embryonic Kidney Progenitor Cells Ex Vivo

9.9.2014 News

An article in Nature Communications by the groups of Rik Wierenga, Alexander Kastaniotis and Kalervo Hiltunen

3-Ketoacyl-acyl carrier protein (ACP) reductase (KAR) is a key enzyme in mitochondrial fatty acid synthesis (mtFAS) which is essential for mammalian embryonic survival.

18.8.2014 News

An article in Nature Genetics by Peppi Karppinen, Mikko Myllymäki and colleagues

A variant of the gene EGLN1 is a key contributor to the ability of Tibetan Highlanders to live at extremely high elevations, reports a paper published online this week in Nature Genetics.

23.5.2014 News

GONGHONG WEI RECEIVED ACADEMY RESEARCH FELLOW POST

Dr. Gonghong Wei has received Academy Research Fellow post from The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Health. Of the 94 applications only 10 were funded.

7.2.2014 News

The first MSc graduated from Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

The first MSc of FBMM, Masuma Khatun, received her degree certificate 30th January 2014 from Dean of Education Peppi Karppinen, Dean Kalervo Hiltunen and Amanuensis Jari Heikkinen.  

30.1.2014 News

Excellence in research

The results of the university research assessment exercise have been published.

30.1.2014 News

The Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine was established 1.1.2014

The new Faculty of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine was launched in the beginning of 2014.