• PL 56 (Viikinkaari 9)

    00014

    Finland

  • Yliopistonkatu 3

    00014 Helsingin yliopisto

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 5, Biocenter 2

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

Accepting PhD Students

1989 …2021
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Personal profile

Curriculum vitae

Current post: University lecturer in Microbiology at the University of Helsinki, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, Docent, group leader, principal investigator in the Viikki Research Groups Organisation in Biosciences.

Research activities:  Wood-decaying fungi, their enzymology, eco-physiology, genomics and transcriptomics (Academy projects Ox-Red 2011-14, Fungcolife 2015-19, principal investigator). Partner in international expert community on fungal genome projects and comparative genomics. Ongoing research projects on lignocellulose and waste biomass bioconversions, biofuel production, forest fungal interactions, metabolites and wood decay mechanisms, and fungal lifestyle omics on wood and lignocelluloses. Fungco research group of post-doctoral scientists, doctoral students, undergraduates and trainees.

Teaching expertise: Full-time university teacher (University lecturer in Microbiology) since 2004. Experience in lecturing, laboratory and group teaching, and supervising bachelor's, master's and doctoral theses and studies. Education in university teaching and pedagogy, with special skills in teaching and designing inquiry-based courses and seminars, assessement of learning outcomes, and supervision of writing of academic theses, research reports and essays.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Microbiology, Doctor of Science in Agriculture and Forestry

Keywords

  • 414 Agricultural biotechnology
  • Lignocellulose biodegradation
  • Wood decay
  • Fungal biotechnology
  • Bioconversion
  • Fungal physiology and metabolites
  • Plant biomass
  • 1183 Plant biology, microbiology, virology
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Mycology
  • Forest fungi
  • Fungal enzymes
  • 118 Biological sciences
  • Filamentous fungi
  • Fungal ecology
  • Genomics

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

Publications 1989 2019

Lignin-degrading peroxidases in Polyporales: an evolutionary survey based on 10 sequenced genomes

Ruiz-Dueñas, F. J., Lundell, T., Floudas, D., Nagy, L. G., Barrasa, J. M., Hibbett, D. S. & Martinez, A. T., 2013, In : Mycologia. 105, 6, p. 1428-1444 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

The paleozoic origin of enzymatic lignin decomposition reconstructed from 31 fungal genomes

Floudas, D., Binder, M., Riley, R., Berry, K., Blanchette, R. A., Henrissat, B., Martinez, A. T., Otillar, R., Spatafora, J. W., Yadav, J. S., Aerts, A., Benoit, I., Boyd, A., Carlson, A., Copeland, A., Coutinho, P. M., de Vries, R. P., Ferreira, P., Findley, K., Foster, B. & 51 othersGaskell, J., Glotzer, D., Górecki, P., Heitman, J., Hesse, C., Hori, C., Igarashi, K., Jurgens, J. A., Kallen, N., Kersten, P., Kohler, A., Kües, U., Kumar, T. K. A., Kuo, A., LaButti, K., Larrondo, L. F., Lindquist, E., Ling, A., Lombard, V., Lucas, S., Lundell, T., Martin, R., McLaughlin, D. J., Morgenstern, I., Morin, E., Murat, C., Nagy, L. G., Nolan, M., Ohm, R. A., Patyshakuliyeva, A., Rokas, A., Ruiz-Dueñas, F. J., Sabat, G., Salamov, A., Samejima, M., Schmutz, J., Slot, J. C., St. John, F., Stenlid, J., Sun, H., Sun, S., Syed, K., Tsang, A., Wiebenga, A., Young, D., Pisabarro, A., Eastwood, D. C., Martin, F., Cullen, D., Grigoriev, I. V. & Hibbett, D. S., 2012, In : Science. 336, 6089, p. 1715-1719 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Puunlahottajat

Lundell, T. & Mäkelä, M., 2013, Sienten biologia. Timonen, S. & Valkonen, J. (eds.). Helsinki: Gaudeamus, 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Projects 2010 2021

Fungcolife: Fungal interactions and life-styles on wood

Lundell, T., Mali, T., Mattila, H., Shah, F. & Mäkinen, M.

01/09/201531/12/2019

Project: Research project

Genome, transcriptome and proteome of the wood-decay fungus Phlebia radiata

Lundell, T., Kuuskeri, J., Mäkinen, M., Paulin, L., Laine, P., Smolander, O., Varjosalo, M. & Auvinen, P.

03/01/201131/12/2017

Project: Research project