SusHydro - Regoverning the Existing Hydropower System

01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024
Our research creates interdisciplinary guidelines for sustainable governance of existing hydropower, integrating the ecological, economic, and social pillars of sustainability. By conducting and combining state-of-the art legal, ecological, and economic research this project is uniquely positione...

The Immune System in Skin Cancers

The research project, constituting a part of the North-Savo Skin Cancer Program (NoSCaP), is aimed at enhancing secondary prevention of skin cancers through identification of patients at increased risk for skin cancers.

Professor Ilkka Harvima and Dr Hanna Siiskonen, Department of ...

AIVI Stem Cell Center

The stem cell core facility of Biocenter Kuopio is a comprehensive provider of human pluripotent stem cell services at A.I. Virtanen Institute, Kuopio campus of the University of Eastern Finland.
iPSC-derived, disease specific cells serve as models to study human development or pathophysio...

Lake ecosystems and food webs

01.09.2017 - 31.08.2021

The research group will elucidate how terrestrial organic matter affects transfer of essential fatty acids, amino acids and elements in the littoral food webs of boreal lakes.

Ocular Drug Delivery group (ODD)

The Ocular Drug Delivery (ODD) group develops advanced drug delivery methods for targeted and prolonged drug delivery to both the anterior and posterior segments of the eye. Furthermore, we use computational tools for drug development and preclinical-to-clinical translation to build a quantitativ...