Institute of Biotechnology
(Visiting address: Viikinkaari 9)
00014 University of Helsinki
Tel +358 9 191 59358
Fax +358 9 1915 9366
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Identity Code: FI-03134717
High impact research and renowned scientists
The Institute of Biotechnology (BI) at the University of Helsinki is an independent research institute with a mission to increase knowledge in biotechnology and integrative biology and use this for the benefit of society.
BI has research programs in Molecular Cell Biology, Developmental Biology, Genome Biology, and Structural Biology & Biophysics. BI has state-of-the-art facilities in imaging, model organisms, proteomics, genomics, bioinformatics, crystallography, and NMR.
Research news (June 18, 2013)
One step closer to a vaccine for a common respiratory disease
The three-dimensional structure of respiratory syncytial virus has been solved by an international team from Finland and Switzerland.
Research news (June 7, 2013)
Funding for the genome of the Saimaa ringed seal from Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation
Jukka Jernvall and Petri Auvinen received 1,32 million euros from the Jane and Aatos Erkko Foundation to sequence the genome of the Saimaa ringed seal
Research news (June 5,2013)
The Maikki Friberg Equality Prize to Sarah Butcher
“The modern university should offer everyone equally the best possible opportunity to succeed,” says Sarah Butcher, who on 5 June 2013 received the University of Helsinki Maikki Friberg award for work promoting equality.
Research news (June 5, 2013)
The long arm of virus evolution
The viruses that cause human disease are connected to ones found in some of the most extreme environments on Earth.
Research news (June 4, 2013)
Success in Center of Excellence call at BI
The Academy of Finland selected 6 new Centers of Excellence (CoE) in life sciences, and BI researchers participate in four of these. Jukka Jernvall leads the CoE in Experimental and Computational Developmental Biology ...
State-of-the-art core facilities
The Institute has the-state-of-the-art core facilities, which are shered
locally as well as nationally as part of Biocenter Finland and are also popular among enterprises in the life sciences area.
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