We are looking for motivated people to join our team. Contact emilia.peuhu(at)utu.fi for inquiries.
Here are the lab members!
Emilia Peuhu, Principal investigator
Emilia studied animal physiology (MSc in 2006), and cell biology (PhD in 2010), and got her post-doctoral research training with Prof. James Conley at Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University (IL, US), and Prof. Johanna Ivaska at University of Turku (Finland). In 2018, Emilia joined the newly established Cancer Research Laboratory FICAN West (University of Turku and Turku University Hospital), and she started her independent research work in 2019 as an Academy of Finland Research Fellow at the Institute of Biomedicine, University of Turku.
Markus Peurla, Senior researcher/Technical manager
Markus got his PhD in 2007 in physics. Since then he has worked in the Institute of Biomedicine (University of Turku) as technical manager responsible of electron microscopy and digital pathology facilities, and as post-doctoral researcher in professor Pekka Hänninen’s group. He joined the PeuhuLab in 2019 as a microscopy specialist.
Laura Lehtinen, Senior Researcher
Laura got her PhD in Biomedical Sciences in 2012. She joined the PeuhuLab in 2022.
Oona Paavolainen, Doctoral candidate
Oona has studied Biomedical sciences (Queen Mary, University of London) and Bioimaging (University of Turku). She joined the lab in December 2019.
Defne Dinc, Doctoral candidate
Defne has background in bioengineering and she studies biomedical imaging at the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. She is a graduate student at the PeuhuLab.
Leena Koskinen, Doctoral candidate
Leena studies in the Master’s degree program for Drug Discovery and Development at University of Turku. She is performing her Master’s thesis research at the PeuhuLab.
Suvi-Riitta Sulander, MSc student
Suvi-Riitta studies in the Master’s degree program for Biochemistry at University of Turku. She is performing her Master’s thesis research at the PeuhuLab.
Ella Tammelin, MSc student
Ella studies Biochemistry at the University of Turku. She is performing her Master’s thesis research at the PeuhuLab.
Pinja Thorén, MSc student
Saara Hämälistö, Visiting postdoctoral researcher
Nea Söderblom, laboratory intern
Sonja Vahlman, MSc student
Ira Kouru, laboratory intern
Kerstin Thol, laboratory intern