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Education/Academic qualification

Cell and Molecular Biology, PhD, University of Jyväskylä

Oct 2010May 2014

External positions

Post Doctoral Research Associate, University of Oxford

16 Jun 201431 Aug 2017

Fields of Science

  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology
  • Macromolecular crystallography
  • Virology
  • virus entry
  • zoonoses

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

Publications

A key region of molecular specificity orchestrates unique ephrin-B1 utilization by Cedar virus

Pryce, R., Azarm, K., Rissanen, I., Harlos, K., Bowden, T. A. & Lee, B., Jan 2020, In : Life Science Alliance. 3, 1, 15 p., 201900578.

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A single-dose ChAdOx1-vectored vaccine provides complete protection against Nipah Bangladesh and Malaysia in Syrian golden hamsters

van Doremalen, N., Lambe, T., Sebastian, S., Bushmaker, T., Fischer, R., Feldmann, F., Haddock, E., Letko, M., Avanzato, V. A., Rissanen, I., LaCasse, R., Scott, D., Bowden, T. A., Gilbert, S. & Munster, V., 6 Jun 2019, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 13, 6, 19 p., 0007462.

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Idiosyncratic Mojiang virus attachment glycoprotein directs a host-cell entry pathway distinct from genetically related henipaviruses

Rissanen, I., Ahmed, A. A., Azarm, K., Beaty, S., Hong, P., Nambulli, S., Duprex, W. P., Lee, B. & Bowden, T. A., 12 Jul 2017, In : Nature Communications. 8, 11 p., 16060.

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Structural Transitions of the Conserved and Metastable Hantaviral Glycoprotein Envelope

Rissanen, I., Stass, R., Zeltina, A., Li, S., Hepojoki, J., Harlos, K., Gilbert, R. J. C., Huiskonen, J. T. & Bowden, T. A., Nov 2017, In : Journal of Virology. 91, 21, 11 p., UNSP e00378-17.

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A Molecular-Level Account of the Antigenic Hantaviral Surface

Li, S., Rissanen, I., Zeltina, A., Hepojoki, J., Raghwani, J., Harlos, K., Pybus, O. G., Huiskonen, J. T. & Bowden, T. A., 3 May 2016, In : Cell Reports. 15, 5, p. 959-967 9 p.

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Projects

Prizes

Young Virologist of the Year (2018)

Ilona Rissanen (Recipient), Mar 2018

Prize: Prizes and awards

Activities

  • 1 Invited talk
  • 1 Oral presentation

Antigenic arrangement of the dynamic hantaviral surface

Ilona Rissanen (Speaker)
18 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Structural rationale for differential receptor-tropism of the emergent Mòjiang henipavirus

Ilona Rissanen (Speaker)
8 Mar 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk