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Photo: FIMM-Group Leader, Esa Pitkänen. Credit: FIMM/University of Helsinki

2020.01.09 | People , Knowledge exchange

Introducing Group Leader Esa Pitkänen

Esa Pitkänen is a FIMM-EMBL Group Leader at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland at the University of Helsinki. He specializes in computational cancer genetics, machine learning and bioinformatics. In this interview Esa shares his keen interests and sheds a light on how machine learning and computational analyses can be applied to…

2020.01.07 | News from the management, People

The Nordic EMBL Partnership is now seeking PHD students in Molecular Medicine

As part of the joint Nordic EMBL Partnership call for PhD students, we are seeking outstanding candidates for PhD positions at DANDRITE, FIMM, NCMM and MIMS.

2019.12.19 | News from the management, People

Scientific Manager for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS)

An exciting new position at MIMS

NCMM students at this year's symposium. Left to right: Ping-Han Hsieh, Rafael Puig, Flore Kersten, Aysu Kucukturhan, Karolina Spustová and Ganna Reint. Photo: Flore Kersten
Introduction talks in the main symposium lecture hall. Photo: Aysu Kucukturhan
The symposium was marked by the release of alpha helix balloons in the main hall of the EMBL headquarters. Photo: Flore Kersten
Group photo of all attendees at this year's symposium. Photo: EMBL PhD Symposium
NCMM's Karolina Spustová received one of two best poster prizes at the conclusion of the symposium. Photo: Aysu Kucukturhan

2019.12.12 | People , Conference

PhD students from the Nordic EMBL Partnership node NCMM, attend EMBL PhD symposium in Heidelberg

Nine PhD students from various NCMM groups attended this year's EMBL PhD Symposium in Heidelberg, Germany. Two students presented flash talks as part of the main program, and Karolina Spustová from the Gözen group was awarded a prize for the best poster.

Poul Nissen receives DKK 40 million (USD 6 million) from the Lundbeck Foundation's professor programme to conduct ground-breaking brain research. Photo: Lisbeth Heilesen

2019.12.10 | Awards

Poul Nissen receives the Lundbeck Foundation's professor grant

The Lundbeck Foundation is awarding grants worth DKK 232 million (USD 34 million) to six leading neuroscientists. The LF Professorships programme is the Foundation’s largest grant allocation to date.

2019.11.18 | Research news, People

The FinnGen Research Project

The FinnGen Research project was launched in Finland in 2017 and is among the very first personalized medicine projects that combines genome information with digital health care data. Professor Aarno Palotie is a Research Director at FIMM and leads the FinnGen study. Palotie’s main focus is to better understand the genetic mechanisms in common…

Photo: Christine Panagiotidis

2019.10.09 | People , Events

Science by the Seafront: researchers from around the world connected at the annual EMBL Partnership Conference “Perspectives in Translational Medicine”.

Hosted by EMBL Barcelona, located at the Barcelona Biomedical Research Park, the 3rd annual EMBL Partnership Conference took place from 25-27 September in Barcelona, Spain.

Photo: Dr Elisabeth Widén. Credits: Centre of Excellence in Complex Disease Genetics, University of Helsinki

2019.09.09 | People , Research news

Elisabeth Widén, Group Leader, FIMM

Dr Widén is a physician by training, with an interest in genomics and the genetic contribution to complex diseases. Dr Widén initially focused her research on puberty and the genes that influence this process. In recent years, however, Dr Widén’s interest has now shifted towards implementing genomic research into medical practice.

Professor Mark Joseph Daly

2019.09.02 | People , Awards

Honorary doctorate 2019: Professor Mark Joseph Daly

Professor Mark Joseph Daly, Director of the Institute of Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), the Finnish node of the Nordic EMBL Partnership is awarded Aarhus University’s honorary doctorate at the Faculty of Health.

The Nabavi Group. Credits: Susanne S. Sjøgaard
Dr. Sadegh Nabavi and a two-photon microscope to visualise neural communication. Credits: Susanne S. Sjøgaard

2019.08.21 | People , Research news

Behind the Scenes: Dr Sadegh Nabavi, Group Leader at DANDRITE

Nabavi’s group focuses on memory formation and consolidation at the synaptic and circuit levels. Recently, Dr. Sadegh Nabavi had his group leader position extended for a further four years. In our latest Behind the Scenes article, Dr Nabavi discusses his research and his curiosity and passion for neuroscience.

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