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    Agnes Sjöbergin katu 2

    00014 University of Helsinki


Organisation profile

Organisation Profile

Tarja Pitkänen’s group research interests focuses on environmental health and environmental microbiology. Specifically, the group expertise covers water microbiology in terms how waterborne microbes might affect health of humans and animals. This entails microbes and methods used for water quality monitoring and fecal source tracking, and pathogens causing waterborne and zoonotic infections. The research group leader Tarja Pitkänen is co-affiliated with the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare, THL, a governmental research institute in Finland.

Fields of Science

  • 1172 Environmental sciences
  • 413 Veterinary science
  • 3142 Public health care science, environmental and occupational health

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.