Monthly Archive: April 2019

ProLipids Midsummer Workshop 2019

ProLipids Midsummer Workshop snap shot pic

Welcome to the ProLipids Midsummer Workshop on Future Trends in Biomembrane Research. Helsinki, 10 – 13 June, 2019 Organizers: ProLipids Student Council, Elina Ikonen, Ilpo Vattulainen, Pekka Lappalainen, Andrea Dichlberger from the University of Helsinki. Co-organizer: Atte Sillanpää from CSC, IT Center for Science Ltd. Registration open until May 31, 2019 No registration fee! Registration …

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Hongxia Zhao receives 0.5M EUR grant from the Erkko Foundation


Hongxia Zhao receives 0.5M EUR grant from the JANE and AATOS ERKKO FOUNDATION for her research project “Regulation of Mitochondrial Ultrastructure and Dynamics: Functional Link to Mitochondrial Diseases”.   CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Ilpo Vattulainen receives prestigious Human Frontier Science Program Grant


Professor Ilpo Vattulainen at the Department of Physics and his colleagues from Germany and USA have been awarded a three-year grant worth over one million USD to research the regulation of membrane receptor function in the brain by lipid composition and dietary input. A joint project of Professor Ilpo Vattulainen, Professor Mikael Simons at German …

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