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Curriculum vitae

Denis Kainov received his PhD in Genetics from the University of Helsinki, Institute of Biotechnology in 2005. He performed his postdoctoral training in IGBMC, France and in CRP-Sante, Luxembourg during 2005-2009. He then returned to Finland, and started his independent career as a FIMM-EMBL group leader in 2010.

Fields of Science

  • 312 Clinical medicine
  • Influenza virus, respiratory infections
  • 118 Biological sciences
  • Virus, Drugs, Immunity, Health

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


  • 53 Article
  • 5 Review Article
  • 1 Conference article
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

Discovery and development of safe-in-man broad-spectrum antiviral agents

Andersen, P. I., Ianevski, A., Lysvand, H., Oksenych, V., Bjørås, M., Telling, K., Lutsar, I., Dampis, U., Irie, Y., Tenson, T., Kantele, A. & Kainov, D., 17 Feb 2020, In : International Journal of Infectious Diseases. 10.1016/j.ijid.2020.02.018.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientific

Open Access

Common Nodes of Virus-Host Interaction Revealed Through an Integrated Network Analysis

Bösl, K., Ianevski, A., Than, T. T., Andersen, P. I., Kuivanen, S., Teppor, M., Zusinaite, E., Dumpis, U., Vitkauskiene, A., Cox, R. J., Kallio-Kokko, H., Bergqvist, A., Tenson, T., Merits, A., Oksenych, V., Bjørås, M., Anthonsen, M. W., Shum, D., Kaarbø, M., Vapalahti, O. & 5 others, Windisch, M. P., Superti-Furga, G., Snijder, B., Kainov, D. & Kandasamy, R. K., 4 Oct 2019, In : Frontiers in Immunology. 10, 12 p., 2186.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Expanding the activity spectrum of antiviral agents

Ianevski, A., Andersen, P. I., Merits, A., Bjørås, M. & Kainov, D., May 2019, In : Drug Discovery Today. 24, 5, p. 1224-1228 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Low Temperature and Low UV Indexes Correlated with Peaks of Influenza Virus Activity in Northern Europe during 2010-2018

Ianevski, A., Zusinaite, E., Shtaida, N., Kallio-Kokko, H., Valkonen, M., Kantele, A., Telling, K., Lutsar, I., Letjuka, P., Metelitsa, N., Oksenych, V., Dumpis, U., Vitkauskiene, A., Stasaitis, K., Öhrmalm, C., Bondeson, K., Bergqvist, A., Cox, R. J., Tenson, T., Merits, A. & 1 others, Kainov, D. E., 1 Mar 2019, In : Viruses. 11, 3, 10 p., 207.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

A Systems Approach to Study Immuno- and Neuro-Modulatory Properties of Antiviral Agents

Zusinaite, E., Ianevski, A., Niukkanen, D., Poranen, M. M., Bjoras, M., Afset, J. E., Tenson, T., Velagapudi, V., Merits, A. & Kainov, D. E., Aug 2018, In : Viruses. 10, 8, 13 p., 423.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access


Flu diagnostics: Three-year Research Projects (a UH funding type)

Kainov, D., Mishel, P. & Belanov, S.


Project: Research project


Influenza A virus-host interactions and their control by viral non-structural protein NS1

Denis Kainov (Supervisor)
17 Apr 2015

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Influenza virus-host interactions and their modulation by small molecules

Denis Kainov (Supervisor)
9 May 2014

Activity: Examination typesSupervisor or co-supervisor of doctoral thesis

Biogenesis and function of microRNA miR-124

Denis Kainov (Pre-examiner)
23 Mar 20131 Apr 2013

Activity: Examination typesPre-examiner of doctoral thesis

ERS StG interview

Denis Kainov (Speaker: Presenter)
14 May 201315 May 2013

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

member of thesis committee

Denis Kainov (Member of thesis committee / follow-up group)

Activity: Examination typesMember of doctoral thesis committee / follow-up group