Research group

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vhVesa Hongisto, PhD, Head and Manager

Vast experience with cell-based assay technologies, including with their design and with small molecule, siRNA, drug and engineered nanomaterial high throughput screening projects. Familiar also with using genomic data and validation using standard laboratory techniques.

 

 

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Pekka Kohonen, PhD

An expert in data sciences, predictive/integrative bioinformatics workflows, toxicogenomics, data management (data curation) and high-throughput/high-content screening data analyses. Won the 2014 Lush Science Prize together with RG for contributions to 21st Century toxicology.

 

 

pnPenny Nymark, PhD

An expert in nanotoxicology and nanomaterials hazard assessment, as well as cancer biology and genetics. She has broad experience with human in vitro methods, omics data, bioinformatics and database development.

 

 

Johannes Hattara, senior lab technician

Has broad expertise on high throughput and high content screening applications, various wet lab techniques, cell culture and 3D-cell culture models