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 (23):

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

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 PROGRESSION
Panu Jaakkola, MD, PhD, Docent
, University of Turku

CELL TRAFFICKING
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

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