Latonen Lab - Cancer stress biology

We study the molecular, cellular and tissue mechanisms that contribute to the increased ability of cancer cells to tolerate stress. We focus on the molecular mechanisms behind the different capacities of cancer and neuronal cells to deal with protein and RNA aggregates, and the ability of cancer ...

Nina Sajaniemi

Professori, School of Applied Educational Science and Teacher Education

Animal Physiology

Animals are exposed to natural and anthropogenic environmental stresses that affect animal life at all levels of biological organization, from molecules and cells to organs, individuals, and populations. We study the physiological adaptation and acclimation of ectothermal animals, mainly fish, an...

Neurobiology of disease

24.10.2017 -
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 factors (such as air pollution and viral infections) and lifestyle factors on brain healt...

The Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) study

The Physical Activity and Nutrition in Children (PANIC) Study is an ongoing controlled physical activity and dietary intervention study in a large population sample of children followed retrospectively since pregnancy and prospectively until adolescence. The results of the study can be utilized i...

Environmental Ecology Research Group

01.01.1970 -
In the Environmental Ecology Research Group our research focuses on chemical ecology and environmental ecophysiology, with emphasis on combining the two disciplines. Recent research into chemical ecology has centred on understanding the effects of air pollutants and other abiotic factors on multi...