Institute of Biotechnology

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Institute of Biotechnology
P.O.Box 56
(Visiting address: Viikinkaari 5d)
00014 University of Helsinki

Tel +358 2941 59921
Fax +358 2941 59366

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Identity Code: FI-03134717

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Institute's telephone directory and contact information of staff

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The Institute of Biotechnology is supervised and managed by the Board and the Director of the Institute with the assistance of the Head of Administration.

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At the Institute of Biotechnology cutting edge research is conducted in the areas of molecular cell biology, genomics in model organisms and plants, developmental biology, and structural biology & biophysics.

For our research news and information about our experts and research projects see the research and core facilities sections of this website.

  • Communications and press contacts: comms-viikki [ät]

How to find us

The Institute is located at the Viikki campus of University of Helsinki.

Mailing address: Institute of Biotechnology, P.O.Box 56, FI-00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Visiting address: Viikinkaari 9 (biocenter 1); Viikinkaari 1 (biocenter 3)

Bus stops: Viikki / Viikin tiedepuisto / Viikin biokeskus

From central railway station (city center)

  • Buses 68, 77, 75 and Vantaa buses (700-) on Lahdenväylä.

From Hakaniemi market place

  • Buses 73, 74

Other buses driving through Viikki:

  • Buses 57, 70T, 79 (connection to metro at Herttoniemi), 506, 550 (connection to metro at Itäkeskus)

From the Helsinki airport:

  • The most convenient way to get to Viikki from the Helsinki airport is to take a taxi (about 15 minutes drive).