SEPPO YLä-HERTTUALA

Professor

MD, PhD


Current Positions

- Professor of Molecular Medicine
- Director of the Biocenter Kuopio
- National Director EU EATRIS-ERIC infrastructure network
- Director of National Virus Vector Laboratory

Contact info

Organization

Faculty of Health Sciences, A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences

Email

seppo.ylaherttuala@uef.fi

Phone

+358 40 355 2075

    • Academic Degrees

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      • 1987 Ph.D. (Medicine), University of Tampere
      • 1982 Licentiate of Medicine, University of Tampere
      • 1978 B.Med., University of Tampere
    • Major Positions and Appointments

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      • 2020-2021 Vice Chairman of the ERC Synergy Grant Panel LS7
      • 2018-2021 Chairman of Biocenter Finland, University of Helsinki
      • 2018-current Board member of the Foundation for Research on Viral Diseases
      • 2015-current Associate Editor of Cardiovascular Reserach (Offical Journal of the European Society of Cardiology)
      • 2015-2019 Editor-in-Chief of Molecular Therapy (Official Journal of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy)
      • 2015-2017 Chairman and Board Member, Instrumentarium Science Foundation
      • 2014-2016 Chairman, American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, Cardiovascular Committee
      • 2014-2015 Member, American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy, Nominating Committee
      • 2012-2013, 2015-2017 Chairman of the ERC consolidated grant panel LS7
      • 2011-2017 Chairman and Board Member, Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu
      • 2011-2014 Deputy Member of Board, Institute for Molecular Medicine, University of Helsinki
      • 2010-2015 Vice Chairman and Board Member, Instrumentarium Science Foundation
      • 2010-2012 Chairman, Biocenter Finland, University of Helsinki
      • 2010-2012 President of European Society of Gene and Cell Therapy
      • 2008-current Director of Biocenter Kuopio, University of Eastern Finland
      • 2005-2020 Academy Professor, Academy of Finland
      • 2005-2006 Visiting Professor, Salk Institute, Laboratory of Genetics (Prof. Inder Verma), USA
      • 1995- Professor of Molecular Medicine, A.I. Virtanen Institute
      • 1992-1995 Senior Research Fellow, Academy of Finland
      • 1991-1995 Senior Lecturer in Medical Biochemistry, University of Tampere
      • 1991-1992 Junior Research Fellow, Academy of Finland
      • 1988-1991 Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California, San Diego, USA (Dr. Daniel Steinberg and Dr. Joseph Witztum)
      • 1985-1988 Research Assistant, Academy of Finland
      • 1983-1985 Research Associate, University of Tampere

Research groups - UEF

Publications