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University of Helsinki Biocentrum Helsinki Genome Biology Unit

Genome Biology Unit (GBU)


Contact information:

tel: 02-941 25581

Biomedicum Helsinki 1
P.O.Box. 63
Street address:
Haartmaninkatu 8
00014 University of Helsinki
room B319b



Method course on immunohistochemistry and digital microscopy (1-1.5 ECTS)

Friday, August 21st, 2015, Biomedicum I, Course lab BP-20
(registration will open soon)

Monday, August 24th, 2015, Biomedicum I, SH 1-2, B319a

Hands-on course work: multiplex IHC staining and slide scanning for limited amount of participants
Special seminar on digital slide scanning and automated quantification open for everybody


Course application form - deadline 11.8.2015 at 16.00

Organizer: Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine (DPBM), Genome Biology Unit (GBU), Faculty of Medicine, Research Programs Unit, Mikko Myllynen (HistoLab Finland), Jonas Falgén (HistoLab Sweden)

Demo sessions for the slide scanner will be on Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th of May in room B319a.

There will be two sessions per day - first from 10 to 12 and second from 13 to 15. For everybody interested in scanning their slides, you can also bring a test slide for bright field / fluorescence scanning. Please choose the session most suitable for you and sing up for the Demos by sending email to


The 7th Finnish Cell Biology Symposium

4th April 2014
Lammi Zoological Station

Genome Biology research program annual meeting

31st March 2014
Lammi Zoological Station

Method course on immunohistochemistry and digital microscopy (1 ECTS)

Friday, February 7th, 2014, Biocenter I, Course lab 1026
at 9.00 – 16.00 (apply)

Monday, February 10th, Biocenter 3, SH 2402 (Telkänpönttö)

09:00 – 11:00  Special seminar: Digital slide scanning and automated quantification (open to everyone interested!)

11:00 – 16:00   digitalizing your slides with the Pannoramic P250 slide scanner and insight to the automated quantification
(for labwork participants).

More information and schedule:

Organizer: ILS doctoral program, Genome Biology Unit, Institute of Biotechnology, Algol Diagnostics OY/LTD & Histolab Products AB


Minisymposium: Genome Scale reagents & services for
functional studies, such as national ORF/cDNA, siRNA and shRNA collections (0.5 ECTS)

Tue 21st Jan 2014
Biomedicum Helsinki
at 9-12
Seminar room 1-2


Wed 22nd Jan 2014
Viikki Biocenter 3
at 9-12
sr 2402 (Telkänpönttö)

Minisymposium covers description of reagents and services for
functional studies in Genome Biology Unit (ORF/cDNA), Functional Genomics Unit (FuGU) and FIMM. In addition researchers who
have used these service provide science-orientated examples.

Program of the symposium

Core presentation slides available:


Genome Biology research program annual meeting

17th April 2013
Tvärminne Zoological Station

Advanced molecular biology techniques cource

8th January 2013
Viikki Biocenter 2, Helsinki

BF Infrastructure Day

30th August, 2012

BI postdoc workshop (Institute of Biotechnology)

28th March 2012
Viikki Biocenter 3
Seminar Room 3401

Viral gene transfer symposium (FUGU, Biomedicum Helsinki)

7th February 2012
Biomedicum Helsinki
Lecture Hall 3

Genome-Scale shRNA/ORF Resources Course

17th December 2010
Viikki Biocenter 2 (Viikinkaari 5)
Seminar Room 2012

20th December 2010
Biomedicum Helsinki (Haartmaninkatu 8)
Seminar Room 1-2, P-floor

Organizers: HBGS, Juha Klefström, Rafael Martinez, Outi Monni


Graduate Schools

Integrative Life Science Doctoral Program (ILS)

HBGP Helsinki Biomedical Graduate Program

GSBM Helsinki Graduate School in Biotechnology and Molecular Biology

Graduate School in ComBI Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Biometry