Ilpo Vattulainen appointed professor to the University of Helsinki

IlpoV¨_varikuvaIlpo Vattulainen, the vice-chair of the Center of Excellence on Biomembrane Research, has in Jan 2016 been appointed to a position of Professor in Biological Physics hosted by the Department of Physics, University of Helsinki. A major fraction of the Biological Physics group directed by Vattulainen has also moved to the University of Helsinki.

Through this appointment, the Center of Excellence is now located on all three science campuses of the University of Helsinki (Meilahti, Viikki, Kumpula), thereby merging biomedical, biological and physical sciences together, and also providing strong support to the Helsinki Life Science Center whose activity is currently being boosted in the Helsinki region.