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.

Mitochondrial biology

01.10.2012 -
Our group investigates the role of mitochondrial DNA maintenance as well as its role for the healthy function of cells and tissues, applying diverse methods in molecular biology and genomics.

Neurobiology of disease

The main goal of our research is to understand the mechanisms that lead to neurodegenerative diseases and to identify novel therapeutic approaches for them. We are interested in the effects of environmental agents (such as air pollution and viral infections) and lifestyle factors on brain health...

Riikka Lampinen

Early Stage Researcher , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Sweelin Chew

Postdoctoral Researcher , A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences