Receptor Programme

Receptor Programme

Directors and contact addresses:

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 programme description

Research groups (27):

Somatic Hypermutation of the Genome
Jukka Alinikula, PhD, University of Turku

Tissue Based Prognostic and Predictive Markers in Cancer
Olli Carpén
, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Turku

Molecular and Cellular Neuroscience; From Molecular Understanding to Diagnosis
Eleanor Coffey
, PhD, Research Director, Åbo Akademi University and University of Turku

Receptor Tyrosine Kinases in Cancer and Development
Klaus Elenius
, MD, Professor, University of Turku

Intermediate Filaments as Main Signaling Hubs
John Eriksson
, PhD, Professor, Åbo Akademi University

Structure and Function of Collagen Receptor Integrins
Jyrki Heino
, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Turku

Oxidative Regulation of Inflammation and Arthritis
Rikard Holmdahl
, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Turku

Biofilm-Host –Interaction in Chronic Infection
Riikka Ihalin, Academy Research Fellow, PhD, Docent, University of Turku

Cell Adhesion and Cancer
Johanna Ivaska
, PhD, Academy Professor, University of Turku

Hypoxic Signalling in Cancer
Panu Jaakkola
, MD, PhD, Docent (Adjunct Professor), University of Turku

Cell Trafficking in Cancer and Inflammation
Sirpa Jalkanen, MD, PhD, Academy Professor, Academician, University of Turku

Signalling Regulated by Pim Kinases
Päivi Koskinen
, PhD, Docent, Senior Lecturer, University of Turku

Skin, Cancer and Proteinases (SkinCaP)
Veli-Matti Kähäri
, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Turku

Genome Editing of B Cells
Olli Lassila
, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Turku

Lymphocyte Cytoskeleton
Pieta Mattila, PhD, Docent (Adjunct Professor), University of Turku

Regulation of Inflammatory Signalling by Ubiquitination
Annika Meinander, PhD, Åbo Akademi University

Characterization and Inhibition of Oncogenic Sharpin
Jeroen Pouwels, PhD, Docent, University of Turku

Cell communication control
Adolfo Rivero-Müller, PhD, Docent, University of Turku

Cell Fate
Cecilia Sahlgren
, PhD, Docent (Adjunct Professor), Åbo Akademi University

Leukocyte Traffic and the Immune Response
Marko Salmi, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Turku

Molecular Pharmacology of α2-adrenoceptors
Mika Scheinin
, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Turku

Genetic Predisposition to Cancer
Johanna Schleutker, PhD, Professor, University of Turku

Transcriptional Control of Proteostasis in Cell Stress and Disease
Lea Sistonen
, PhD, Professor, Åbo Akademi University

Quantitative Systems Pharmacology
Jing Tang, PhD, Docent, University of Turku

Keratins as Modulators of Epithelial Stress Responses and Regeneration
Diana M. Toivola
, PhD, Docent (Adjunct Professor), Åbo Akademi University

Interactions between Ion Channels and Sphingolipids in Thyroid Cancer
Kid Törnquist
, PhD, Professor, Åbo Akademi University

Cancer Cell Signaling
Jukka Westermarck
, MD, PhD, Professor, University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University

 

Associated member: Ilkka Julkunen, MD, PhD, Professor of Virology