JAAKKO POHJOISMäKI

Senior Researcher

Senior researcher (Genetics)


I am a molecular biologist and a research group leader focused on molecular biology of mitochondria. As a side I have ongoing projects in population genetics and evolutionary biology. Through my extracurricular activities, I have wide expertise on biodiversity, species identification, dogs and hunting. Previous work experience include biomedicine and forensic biology.

Contact info

Organization

Faculty of Science and Forestry, Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences

Email

jaakko.pohjoismaki@uef.fi

Phone

+358 50 361 0813

Keywords

Teaching Activities

Diversity of life-course: Introduction, viruses, lower eukaryotes
Cell and molecular biology III: molecular biology and biotechnology
Genetics and evolutionary biology

Genetic modification of organisms
MSc seminars in biology

Societal Activities

Chairperson for the Diptera-study group under the Finnish environmental institute.
Board member of the Finnish spitz future committee, Finnish spitz association and Finnish Kennel Club.
Chairperson of the breeding advisory group for Nordic spitz (Norrbottenspets) dogs, the Finnish spitz association

Board member of the Finnish spitz association

Research groups and research projects

Principal investigator in mitochondrial biology and hare research -research groups.

Molecular biology: mitochondrial DNA repair and replication, oxidative stress, radiation biology.

Taxonomy: Oestroidea, Asiloidea, Tabanomorpha (Diptera, Brachycera).

RESEARCH GROUPS - UEF

PROJECTS - UEF

Publications