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Sarah Butcher

4, Professor of Microbiology

  • PL 56 (Viikinkaari 9)

    00014

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

1991 …2021

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Description of research and teaching

2016- Professor of Microbiology

2013- Research Director, Institute of Biotechnology

2013- Board member of the Integrative Life Sciences Graduate Programme, University of Helsinki

2013- Board member of the National Graduate Programme in Informational and Structural Biology

2008-2013 Professor of Structural Biology

2007- 2013 Education co-ordinator Institute of Biotechnology

2001-2003 Board member of the National Graduate School in Informational and Structural Biology

2001- current PhD supervisor, Helsinki University

1999 - current PhD progress assessor, Institute of Biotechnology, Helsinki University

 

Curriculum vitae

Home page: http://blogs.helsinki.fi/butcher/introduction/

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

1985.09-1989.06 University of Bath, Bath, UK. BSc Applied Biology

1991.12-1995.12 Birkbeck College, London, UK. PhD

2001.11-2003.12 Docent in Structural Biology, Faculty of Science, Helsinki University

2004.01 Docent in Structural Biology, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Science, Helsinki University

SCIENTIFIC POSITIONS OF TRUST AND ADMINISTRATION

2010.8- Editorial board of the Journal of Structural Biology

2010-2013 Research development committee of the Faculty of Biosciences

2010-2013 Elected staff member of the board of the Institute of Biotechnology

MAJOR COMPETITIVE FUNDING

1.2011- 12.2014 Academy of Finland program grant

1.2010-12.2016 Biocenter Finland

6.2008-5.2011 Sigrid Juselius Foundation

6.2007-12.2013 Biocentrum Helsinki

1.2006-12.2011 Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence

1.2006-12.2008 European Science Foundation, EUROCORES

8.2001-5.2007 Academy of Finland Researcher

1.2000-12.2005 Academy of Finland Centre of Excellence (PI Dennis Bamford)

7.1999-6.2001 European Community Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow

1.1999-6.1999 European Molecular Biology Organisation Postdoctoral Fellow

Fields of Science

  • 1182 Biochemistry, cell and molecular biology
  • Structural Biology
  • electron microscopy
  • image processing
  • X-ray crystallography
  • nanotechnology
  • cryo-electron microscopy
  • 11832 Microbiology and virology
  • picornavirus
  • coronavirus
  • flavivirus

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.
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