Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen

Professor of Medical Cell Biology

  • PL 56 (Viikinkaari 9), 5317



  • Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    00790 Helsinki


1985 …2022

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Description of research and teaching

  • Research field: Autophagy, membrane dynamics during autophagosome biogenesis and maturation. More information:
  • 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 → …

Fields of Science

  • 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.