BioCity Turku

 

Receptor Program

Receptor Program

Directors and contact address:
Professor Sirpa Jalkanen
MediCity Research Laboratory
Tykistökatu 6
FI-20520 Turku
Phone: +358-2-333 7001
Fax: +358-2-333 7000
E-mail: sirpa.jalkanen (at) utu.fi

Professor John Eriksson
Department of Cellbiology,
Åbo Akademi University
Tykistökatu 6, BioCity
20520 Turku
Phone: +358-2-2153313
E-mail: john.eriksson (at) abo.fi

Research program description

Research groups (22):

SMALL GTPASE MECHANISMS
Daniel Abankwa, PhD, Docent,
Åbo Akademi University

CYTOSKELETON, CELL SIGNALING AND DISEASE
Olli Carpén, MD, PhD, Professor
, University of Turku

PROTEIN KINASE REGULATION OF BRAIN DEVELOPMENT AND DISEASE
Eleanor Coffey, PhD, Docent
, Åbo Akademi University

RECEPTOR TYROSINE KINASES IN CANCER AND DEVELOPMENT
Klaus Elenius, MD, PhD, Professor
, University of Turku

SURVIVAL AND CYTOSKELETAL SIGNALING
John Eriksson, PhD, Professor
, Åbo Akademi University

PATHOGENESIS OF REACTIVE ARTHRITIS
Kaisa Granfors,
PhD, Docent, National Institute for Health and Welfare

THE STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF COLLAGEN RECEPTOR INTEGRINS
Jyrki Heino, MD, PhD, Professor
, University of Turku

NEUROTRANSMITTER RECEPTORS IN NERVE CELL DAMAGE AND NEUROPROTECTION
Irma Holopainen, MD, PhD, Docent
, University of Turku

PATHOGENESIS OF LYME BORRELIOSIS
Jukka Hytönen, MD, PhD
, University of Turku

GUT IMMUNE SYSTEM IN TYPE 1 DIABETES
Arno Hänninen, MD, PhD, Docent
, University of Turku

CELL ADHESION AND CANCER
Johanna Ivaska, PhD, Professor
, VTT Medical Biotechnology

HYPOXIA IN CANCER
Panu Jaakkola, MD, PhD, Docent
, University of Turku

RECEPTOR TYROSINE KINASES IN CANCER AND DEVELOPMENT
Sirpa Jalkanen, MD, PhD, Professor, Marko Salmi, MD, PhD, Professor
, University of Turku

PIM KINASES
Päivi Koskinen, PhD, Docent
, University of Turku

MATRIX METALLOPROTEINASES
Veli-Matti Kähäri, MD, PhD, Professor,
University of Turku

TRANSCRIPTIONAL CONTROL B CELL AND PLASMA CELL DIFFERENTIATION
Olli Lassila, MD, PhD, Professor,
University of Turku

STROMA AND GENOTOXIC STRESS IN CANCER
Mikko Laukkanen, MD, PhD, Docent,
University of Turku

LYMPHOCYTE CYTOSKELETON
Pieta Mattila, PhD, University of Turku

TARGETING NOTCH SIGNALING
Cecilia Sahlgren, PhD, Docent
, Åbo Akademi University

MOLECULAR PHARMACOLOGY OF A2-ADRENOCEPTORS
Mika Scheinin, MD, PhD, Professor
, University of Turku

GENETIC PREDISPOSITION TO CANCER
Johanna Schleutker, PhD, Professor, University of Turku

TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATION OF HEAT SHOCK GENE EXPRESSION
Lea Sistonen, PhD, Professor
, Åbo Akademi University

SIGNALING AND CELLULAR/TISSUE COMMUNICATION
Diana M. Toivola, PhD, Docent
, Åbo Akademi University

SPHINGOLIPIDS, ION CHANNELS AND CELLULAR SIGNALING
Kid Törnquist, PhD, Professor
, Åbo Akademi University

CANCER CELL SIGNALING
Jukka Westermarck, MD, PhD, Professor
, University of Turku