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.
Petri Auvinen and Filip Scheperjans receive funding for two years of further research on the microbiome in Parkinson’s Disease
February 27, 2014
Laboratory director Petri Auvinen and neurologist Dr. Filip Scheperjans were awarded $ 394,000 from The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research to continue their research on the role of the microbiome in Parkinson’s Disease.
Irma Thesleff new Academician of Science
February 14, 2014
The letters of appointment will be presented to the new Academicians at a ceremony to be held at the House of the Estates in Helsinki on 18 February 2014.
Members chosen to the BI Board and UH Collegiate
February 12, 2014
State-of-the-art core facilities
The Institute has the-state-of-the-art core facilities, which are shared both
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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