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Laura Turunen

  • PL 20 (Tukholmankatu 8)




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Education/Academic qualification

General micorbiology, Licentiate of Science, University of Helsinki

Biochemistry, Master of Science, University of Helsinki

Fields of Science

  • 116 Chemical sciences
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Compound management
  • Small molecule libraries
  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology
  • Antibody fragments
  • Phage panning
  • General microbiology
  • High throughput screening
  • 222 Other engineering and technologies
  • Laboratory automation
  • Liquid handling
  • High throughput workflows

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


Human Tumor-Derived Matrix Improves the Predictability of Head and Neck Cancer Drug Testing

Tuomainen, K., Al-Samadi, A., Potdar, S., Turunen, L., Turunen, M., Karhemo, P-R., Bergman, P., Risteli, M., Åström, P., Tiikkaja, R., Grenman, R., Wennerberg, K., Monni, O. & Salo, T., Jan 2020, In : Cancers. 12, 1, 15 p., 92.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Methods for High-throughput Drug Combination Screening and Synergy Scoring

He, L., Kulesskiy, E., Saarela, J. S., Turunen, L. L., Wennerberg, J. K., Aittokallio, T. A. & Tang, J., 2018, Cancer Systems Biology. von Stechow, L. (ed.). New York: Humana press, p. 351-398 48 p. (Methods in molecular biology; no. 1711).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Antiviral Properties of Chemical Inhibitors of Cellular Anti-Apoptotic Bcl-2 Proteins

Bulanova, D., Ianevski, A., Bugai, A., Akimov, Y., Kuivanen, S., Paavilainen, H., Kakkola, L., Nandania, J., Turunen, L., Ohman, T., Ala-Hongisto, H., Pesonen, H. M., Kuisma, M. S., Honkimaa, A., Walton, E. L., Oksenych, V., Lorey, M. B., Guschin, D., Shim, J., Kim, J. & 23 others, Than, T. T., Chang, S. Y., Hukkanen, V., Kulesskiy, E., Marjomaki, V. S., Julkunen, I., Nyman, T. A., Matikainen, S., Saarela, J. S., Sane, F., Hober, D., Gabriel, G., De Brabander, J. K., Martikainen, M., Windisch, M. P., Min, J-Y., Bruzzone, R., Aittokallio, T., Vaha-Koskela, M., Vapalahti, O., Pulk, A., Velagapudi, V. & Kainov, D. E., Oct 2017, In : Viruses. 9, 10, 15 p., 271.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access

Precision Cancer Medicine in the Acoustic Dispensing Era: Ex Vivo Primary Cell Drug Sensitivity Testing

Kulesskiy, E., Saarela, J., Turunen, L. & Wennerberg, K., Feb 2016, In : Journal of Laboratory Automation. 21, 1, p. 27-36 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review


The 2017 SLAS Technology Ten

Evgeny Kulesskiy (Recipient), Jani Sakari Saarela (Recipient), Laura Leena Turunen (Recipient) & Johan Krister Wennerberg (Recipient), 1 Feb 2017

Prize: Prizes and awards