Emerging Infections Research Group

  • Department of Virology, Medicum, POB 21 (Haartmaninkatu 3), University of Helsinki

    00014 Helsinki

    Finland

Organization profile

Organisation Profile

The newly established Emerging Infections Research Unit at University of Helsinki is led by Associate Professor Tarja Sironen. Our research focuses on emerging infectious diseases in human and animals.

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

Projects 2017 2020

Arbovirusuhkat ja -tautiassosiaatiot

Huhtamo, E. & Sironen, T.

01/08/201731/12/2020

Project: Research project

Publications 2002 2020

Streptococcus halichoeri - Comparative Genomics of an emerging pathogen

Aaltonen, K., Kant, R., Eklund, M., Raunio-Saarnisto, M., Paulin, L., Vapalahti, O., Grönthal, T., Rantala, M. & Sironen, T., 14 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Genomics.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Bombali Virus in Mops condylurus Bat, Kenya

Forbes, K. M., Webala, P. W., Jääskeläinen, A. J., Abdurahman, S., Ogola, J., Masika, M. M., Kivistö, I., Alburkat, H., Plyusnin, I., Levanov, L., Korhonen, E. M., Huhtamo, E., Mwaengo, D., Smura, T., Mirazimi, A., Anzala, O., Vapalahti, O. & Sironen, T., May 2019, In : Emerging Infectious Diseases. 25, 5, p. 955-957 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Co-circulation of highly diverse Aleutian mink disease virus strains in Finland

Virtanen, J., Smura, T., Aaltonen, K., Moisander-Jylhä, A-M., Knuuttila, A., Vapalahti, O. & Sironen, T., Feb 2019, In : Journal of General Virology. 100, 2, p. 227-236 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Detection of novel tick-borne pathogen, Alongshan virus, in Ixodes ricinus ticks, south-eastern Finland, 2019

Kuivanen, S., Levanov, L., Kareinen, L., Sironen, T., Jääskeläinen, A. J., Plyusnin, I., Zakham, F., Emmerich, P., Schmidt-Chanasit, J., Hepojoki, J., Smura, T. & Vapalahti, O., 4 Jul 2019, In : Eurosurveillance. 24, 27, p. 9-16 8 p., 1900394.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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Development, validation and clinical evaluation of a broad-range pan-filovirus RT-qPCR

Jääskeläinen, A. J., Sironen, T., Diagne, C. T., Diagne, M. M., Faye, M., Faye, O., Faye, O., Hewson, R., Mölsä, M., Weidmanng, M. W., Watson, R., Sall, A. A. & Vapalahti, O., May 2019, In : Journal of Clinical Virology. 114, p. 26-31 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Activities 2010 2018

  • 1 Organisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars
  • 1 Membership or other role in national/international committee, council, board
  • 1 Invited talk

Miksi loiset ja muut ihmisen seuralaiset ovat yhä merkittäviä?

Tuomas Aivelo (Speaker), Tarja Anita Sironen (Speaker), Jenni Maria Sofia Lehtimäki (Speaker)
31 Jan 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

11th International Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria

Ravi Kant (Poster Presentation)
31 Aug 20144 Sep 2014

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganisation and participation in conferences, workshops, courses, seminars

Tutkimusohjelmayksikkö (External organisation)

Tarja Sironen (Member)
1 Jan 201012 Dec 2012

Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in national/international committee, council, board