Minna Poranen

Senior University Lecturer, Docent in Molecular virology

  • PL 56 (Viikinkaari 9)



  • Finland

  • Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    00790 Helsinki


  • Viikinkaari 1, Biokeskus 3

    00790 Helsinki


1995 …2023

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Description of research and teaching

Molecular biology of prokaryotic viruses, especially dsRNA viruses; virus assembly; in vitro self-assembly systems; RNA translocation and replication; exploitation and engineering of viral processes for synthetic biology applications; molecular evolution of nucleic acid and nucleotide processing enzymes of Bacteria, Archaea, Eukarya, and their viruses; viral RNA-dependent RNA polymerases.

Fields of Science

  • 1183 Plant biology, microbiology, virology
  • molecular virology
  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology
  • RNA interference; RNA-dependent RNA polymerases; dsRNA

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Publications and projects within past five years.