University of Helsinki
Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
 
The Cyanobacteria Group
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Contact information:

Address:
Department of Food and Environment Sciences
Division of Microbiology and Biotechnology
P.O.Box 56
Viikki Biocenter, (Viikinkaari 9)
FIN-00014 Helsinki University
Finland
Fax: +358 2 941 911

Personnel

 

Senior Scientist

Jouni Jokela (group of Sivonen)

M.Sc. (Biochemistry), Ph.D. (Microbiology), Docent in microbiology
jouni.jokela -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59296, +358-40-5484987
Project: Structural analysis of cyanobacterial bioactive compounds

Link to TUHAT database

Leo Rouhiainen (group of Sivonen)

M.Sc. (Biochemistry), Ph.D (Microbiology)
leo.rouhiainen -at- helsinki.fi
Project: Peptide synthetase genes and enzymes from cyanobacteria

Link to TUHAT database

Post docs

Teppo Hiltunen (group of Sivonen)

Post doctoral fellow of the Academy of Finland

M.Sc. (Ecology / Aquatic sciences), PhD (Ecology), Docent
teppo.hiltunen -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59376
Project: Eco – evolutionary dynamics in cyanobacterial populations

Link to TUHAT database

Niina Leikoski (group of Fewer)

Post doctoral fellow
M.Sc. (Microbiology), Ph D. (Microbiology)
niina.leikoski -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59268
Project: Peptide synthetase genes and enzymes from cyanobacteria

Link to TUHAT database

Hao Wang (group of Sivonen)

Post doctoral fellow
M.Sc. (Biotechnology), Ph.D (Microbiology)
wang.hao -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59275
Project: Cyanobacterial genomics

Link to TUHAT database

Tânia Shishido-Joutsen (group of Sivonen)
M. Sc. (Sciences), Ph.D. (Microbiology)
tania.shishido -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59268
Project: Bioactive compounds in cyanobacteria

Link to TUHAT database

Suvi Suurnäkki (née Känä) (group of Sivonen)

M Sc. (Microbiology), Ph D (Microbiology)
suvi.suurnakki -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59272
Project: Anatoxin-a and odorous metabolites producing cyanobacteria

Link to TUHAT database

PhD Students

Johannes Cairns (group of Hiltunen)

M. Sc. (Microbiology), Ph D student (Microbiology)
johannes.cairns -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59376
Project: Role of ecological interactions in antibiotic resistance evolution

Link to TUHAT database

Sebastian Coloma (group of Sivonen, Hiltunen as main supervisor)

M. Sc. (Limnology), Ph D student (microbiology)
sebastian.coloma -at- helsinki.fi
tel.  +358 2 941 59376
Project: The role of cyanobacterial viruses in nutrient cycling and bloom formation

Link to TUHAT database

Anu Humisto (group of Sivonen)

M. Sc. (Microbiology), Ph D student (Microbiology)
anu.humisto -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59268
Project: Bioactive compounds from cyanobacteria

Link to TUHAT database

Antti Mattila (group of Fewer)

M.Sc. (Microbiology),
antti.mattila -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59268
Project: Genome mining for new ribosomal peptides in cyanobacteria

Link to TUHAT database

Hanna Sipari (group of Sivonen)

M.Sc. (Microbiology), Ph.D student (Microbiology)
hanna.sipari -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59268
Project: RNA based detection methods for toxic cyanobacteria

Link to TUHAT database

Jonna Teikari (group of Sivonen)

M.Sc. (Biotechnology) , Ph D student (Microbiology)
jonna.teikari -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59272
Project: Transcriptomics and proteomics of Cyanobacteria

Link to TUHAT database

Julia Österholm (group of Sivonen)

M. Sc. (Microbiology), Ph D student (Mikrobiology)
julia.osterholm -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59268
Project: Post genomic research of cyanobacteria

Link to TUHAT database

Master degree students

Lassi Heinilä (group of Sivonen)

M.Sc. Student (Microbiology)
lassi.heinila -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59296
Project: Cyanobacterial bioactive compounds

Muhammad Nouman (group of Fewer)

M.Sc. student (Microbiology),
muhammad.nouman -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59275
Project: Cyanobacterial secondary metabolite genome mining from cyanobacteria

Anisha Tamrakar (Group of Sivonen)

M. Sc. student (Mikrobiology)
anisha.tamrakar -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59272
Project: Bioactive compounds from cyanobacteria

Jiahui Yang (group of Fewer)

M.Sc. student (Microbiology),
jiahui.yang -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59275
Project: Genome mining for lantibiotic peptides from cyanobacteria

Technical staff

Lyudmila Saari (University of Helsinki Personnel)

M.Sc. (Microbiology)
luydmila.saari -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59286
Tasks: Maintenance and development of HAMBI culture collection (cyanobacteria)

Matti Wahlsten (University of Helsinki Personnel)

Technician
matti.wahlsten -at- helsinki.fi
tel. +358 2 941 59296
Tasks: Operator of LC-MS facility (vice personnel for maintenance of cyanobacterial culture collection)