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  • Finland

  • PL 56 (Viikinkaari 9), 5317

    HELSINGIN YLIOPISTO

    Finland

  • PL 56 (Viikinkaari 9)

    00014

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

1985 …2020
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Personal profile

Description of research and teaching

  • Research field: Autophagy, membrane dynamics during autophagosome biogenesis and maturation. More information: http://www.helsinki.fi/autophagy
  • Methods expertise: electron microscopy, including immuno electron microscopy, quantitative electron microscopy, and electron tomography.
  • Teaching: extensive experience in teaching cell biology, biochmistry and scientific writing

Curriculum vitae

  • PhD in cell biology at the Univerity of Jyväskylä, Finland
  • Postdoc in Göttingen, Germany, and in Helsinki,Finland
  • Electron microscopist in Dundee, Scotland 1999-2002
  • Group leader in Kiel, Germany 2002-2005
  • University Lecturer and group leader at the University of Helsinki, Finland 2005-2017
  • Professor of Medical Cell Biology at the University of Turku, Finland since 11/2017

Education information

MSc, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 1985
PhD, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 1993
Adjunct professor (biological electron microscopy), University of Turku, Finland, 2003
Adjunct professor (cell biology), University of Helsinki, Finland, 2006

External positions

Professor, University of Turku, Institute of Biomedicine

1 Nov 2017 → …

Keywords

  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology
  • autophagy
  • lysosomes
  • Electron microscopy
  • RAB24
  • LAMP2
  • Beclin 1
  • Electron tomography
  • Correlative light-electron microscopy
  • 118 Biological sciences
  • autophagy
  • lysosomes
  • electron microscopy
  • Rab24
  • LAMP2
  • Beclin 1

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

Publications 1985 2019

Oxidation of SQSTM1/p62 mediates the link between redox state and protein homeostasis

Carroll, B., Otten, EG., Manni, D., Stefanatos, R., Menzies, FM., Smith, GR., Jurk, D., Kenneth, N., Wilkinson, S., Passos, JF., Attems, J., Veal, EA., Teyssou, E., Seilhean, D., Millecamps, S., Eskelinen, E-L., Bronowska, AK., Rubinsztein, DC., Sanz, A. & Korolchuk, VI., 17 Jan 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, p. 256

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Alterations of autophagy in the peripheral neuropathy Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2B

Colecchia, D., Stasi, M., Leonardi, M., Manganelli, F., Nolano, M., Veneziani, BM., Santoro, L., Eskelinen, E-L., Chiariello, M. & Bucci, C., 2018, In : Autophagy. 14, 6, p. 930-941 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Basal Autophagy is altered in Lagotto Romagnolo Dogs with an ATG4D mutation

Syrjä, P., Anwar, T., Pääkkönen, T., Kyöstilä, K., Hultin Jäderlund, K., Cozzi, F., Rohdin, C., Hahn, K., Wohlsein, P., Baumgärtner, W., Henke, D., Oevermann, A., Sukura, A., Leeb, T., Lohi, H. & Eskelinen, E-L., Nov 2017, In : Veterinary Pathology. 54, 6, p. 953-963 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Deficit in PINK1-PARKIN mediated mitochondrial autophagy at late stages of dystrophic cardiomyopathy

Kang, C., Badr, M. A., Kyrychenko, V., Eskelinen, E-L. & Shirokova, N., 1 Jan 2018, In : Cardiovascular Research. 114, 1, p. 90-102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Molecular definitions of autophagy and related processes

Galluzzi, L., Baehrecke, E. H., Ballabio, A., Boya, P., Pedro, J. M. B-S., Cecconi, F., Choi, A. M., Chu, C. T., Codogno, P., Isabel Colombo, M., Maria Cuervo, A., Debnath, J., Deretic, V., Dikic, I., Eskelinen, E-L., Fimia, G. M., Fulda, S., Gewirtz, D. A., Green, D. R., Hansen, M. & 34 othersHarper, J. W., Jaattela, M., Johansen, T., Juhasz, G., Kimmelman, A. C., Kraft, C., Ktistakis, N. T., Kumar, S., Levine, B., Lopez-Otin, C., Madeo, F., Martens, S., Martinez, J., Melendez, A., Mizushima, N., Munz, C., Murphy, L. O., Penninger, J. M., Piacentini, M., Reggiori, F., Rubinsztein, D. C., Ryan, K. M., Santambrogio, L., Scorrano, L., Simon, A. K., Simon, H-U., Simonsen, A., Tavernarakis, N., Tooze, S. A., Yoshimori, T., Yuan, J., Yue, Z., Zhong, Q. & Kroemer, G., 3 Jul 2017, In : EMBO Journal. 36, 13, p. 1811-1836 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Projects 2007 2020

Juselius Eskelinen Eeva-Liisa 2012

Eskelinen, E. & Anwar, T.

01/05/201231/05/2015

Project: Research project

The role of autophagy in health and disease

Eskelinen, E., Ylä-Anttila, P., Anwar, T., Suntio, T. & Mikkonen, E.

01/10/201130/09/2014

Project: Research project

Three dimensional visualization of autophagosome biogenesis

Eskelinen, E., Biazik, J., Ylä-Anttila, P. & Suntio, T.

Acedemy of Finland

01/09/201131/12/2015

Project: Research project

Activities 1997 2019

Invited keynote speaker at UK Autophagy Network meeting

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen (Keynote speaker)
18 Apr 201819 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Invited talk at 83the Harden Conference in the UK

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen (Invited speaker)
3 Jun 20187 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

International Conference on Autophagy and Liver Disease

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen (Speaker: Presenter)
9 Nov 201710 Nov 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Talks

MEMBREC Symposium on organelle contact sites

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen (Member of organizing committee)
5 Sep 2017

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

Autophagy: Quality control and stress response by self-eating

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen (Invited speaker)
17 Aug 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Press / Media

Interview to Lännen Media newspapers

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen

06/11/2018

1 media contribution

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Radio interview about the functions of autophagy

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen

25/10/2016

1 media contribution

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Participation in a panel discussion on the Nobel prices 2016

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen

13/10/2016

1 media contribution

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Interview for Tiede-magazine

Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen

02/10/2016

1 media contribution

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