CROSSHARES consortium - hare research

Our research group is a part of the CROSSHARES consortium, studying the biological consequences of hybridisation between mountain hare and brown hare, broadly utilising state-of-the-art methods in genomics and molecular biology.

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration and Early Onset Dementia

Research group director: Eino Solje, MD, PhD, adjunct professor, University of Eastern Finland
Partner in National finFTD consortium

Research group has a wide expertise in clinical research as well as molecular genetics in early onset dementias, especially in FTLD. During ...

Genetics of gene regulation in disease

Transcription factors regulate their target genes not only upon specific stimuli, but also through binding to specific DNA sequences. Genetic variation that occurs on those binding sequences may disturb target gene expression. It is also a potential source for the “missing variation” in polygenic...

Johanna Laakkonen

Academy Research Fellow , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Kuopio Musculoskeletal Research Unit (KMRU)

Kuopio Musculoskeletal Research Unit (KMRU) headed by Prof. Heikki Kröger, is a multidisciplinary research organization located at the Kuopio campus. In our interdisciplinary study group work specialists from several departments (orthopedics, gynaecology, internal medicine) and our study nurses h...