Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The Department of Biosciences on the Helsinki Viikki Campus is the most extensive centre of biological research and teaching in Finland. The department has six different divisions/suborganisations:

The publications of these suborganisations are seen at the departmental level.

Academic research at the Department of Biosciences is internationally oriented with a wide variety of research topics. The scale of research targets ranges from atoms and molecules through cells and individuals up to the level of populations and ecosystems. Academic research at the department is mostly done in research groups. 

International and National Collaboration Publications and projects within past five years.

Projects 1980 2025

Publications 1966 2019

A novel KRT71 variant in curly-coated dogs

Salmela, E., Niskanen, J., Arumilli, M., Donner, J., Lohi, H. & Hytönen, M. K., Feb 2019, In : Animal Genetics. 50, 1, p. 101-104 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Arabidopsis RCD1 coordinates chloroplast and mitochondrial functions through interaction with ANAC transcription factors

Shapiguzov, A., Vainonen, J., Hunter, K. A., Tossavainen, H. P. M., Tiwari, A., Järvi, S., Hellman, M. H., Aarabi, F., Alseekh, S., Wybouw, B., Van Der Kelen, K., Nikkanen, L., Krasensky-Wrzaczek, J., Sipari, N. H., Keinänen, M., Tyystjaervi, E., Rintamäki, E., De Rybel, B., Salojärvi, J. T., Van Breusegem, F. & 6 othersFernie, A. R., Brosche, M. J., Permi, P. E. I., Aro, E-M., Wrzaczek, M. A. & Kangasjärvi, J. S., 15 Feb 2019, In : eLife. 8, e43284.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Dead wood fungi in North America: an insight into research and conservation potential

Moose, R. A., Schigel, D., Kirby, L. J. & Shumskaya, M., 7 Jan 2019, In : Nature Conservation. 32, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

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Diverse and variable virus communities in wild plant populations revealed by metagenomic tools.

Susi, H. S., Filloux, D., Frilander, M. J., Roumagnac, P. & Laine, A-L., 11 Jan 2019, In : PeerJ. 7, 24 p., 6140.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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DNA methylation changes and somatic mutations as tumorigenic events in Lynch syndrome-associated adenomas retaining mismatch repair protein expression

Mäki-Nevala, S., Valo, S., Ristimaki, A., Sarhadi, V., Knuutila, S., Nyström, M., Renkonen-Sinisalo, L., Lepistö, A., Mecklin, J-P. & Peltomäki, P., Jan 2019, In : EBioMedicine. 39, p. 280-291 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Activities 1974 2100

Viruses (Journal)

Giuseppe Balistreri (Reviewer)
16 Jul 2100

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Genes (Journal)

Teemu Teeri (Reviewer)
31 Aug 2027

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Freshwater Biology (Journal)

Heikki Hirvonen (Reviewer)
Jan 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Journal of Experimental Botany (Journal)

Paula Elomaa (Reviewer)
1 Feb 2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPeer review of manuscripts

Prizes

1999 Prize in Terrestrial Ecology

Ilkka Hanski (Recipient), 1999

Prize: Prizes and awards

1st prize for talk at the 6th International Wolbachia Conference

Emily Anne Hornett (Recipient), 2010

Prize: Prizes and awards

2008 Master's Thesis award, Faculty of Biosciences

Jussi L M Koskinen (Recipient), 4 Mar 2009

Prize: Prizes and awards

2nd Best Poster

Diego Pavon Jordan (Recipient), 2015

Prize: Prizes and awards

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