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M.Sc (Biotechnology) and B.Sc (Clinical Laboratory Science) with versatile experience in research and diagnostics.

Looking for exciting and challenging opportunities in life science!

Work History

Mar 2012Nov 2015


University of Tampere / BioMediTech (Tampere, Finland)

Mitochondrial research, Drosophila melanogaster studies and molecular assays (Group Leader Prof. Laurie S. Kaguni)

Jun 2007Dec 2011


University of Tampere / BioMediTech (Tampere, Finland)

Mitochondrial research, cell culture and molecular assays (Group leader Prof. Howard T. Jacobs)

Jan 2006May 2007

Biotechnology Specialist / Research Scientist

University of Helsinki / HaartBio Ltd. (Helsinki, Finland)

HLA diagnostics, gene and protein analyses as well as giving statements of the results

Sep 2005Dec 2005

Research Scientist

Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa / Division for Transplantation Pathology (Helsinki, Finland)

Assessment and development of immunohistochemical staining techniques for the analysis of transplant rejection

May 2005Aug 2005

Clinical Laboratory Technologist

Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa / Division for Transplantation Pathology (Helsinki, Finland)

Preparation and staining of histological tissue samples for the analysis of transplant rejection, mitogen stimulation assays from cultured lymphocytes

Aug 2004Dec 2004

Assistant Research Scientist

University for Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences / Institute for Applied Microbiology (Vienna, Austria)

Preparation and laboratory scale production of gene constructs, virus propagation in insect cells, transduction and reporter gene analysis with flow cytometry of mammalian cells

Dec 2001Aug 2003

Clinical Laboratory Technologist

Pirkanmaa Hospital District, Fimlab Ltd. (Tampere, Finland)

Preparation of various histological tissue samples (including cryosections and immunofluorescence staining of sections), phlebotomy




University of Jyväskylä (Finland)




Tampere University of Applied Sciences (Finland)

Clinical Laboratory Science


High School Graduate

Kangasala Senior High School (Finland)



Research, collaboration, writing, data analysis, communication of results, reliability, precision, multitasking, flexibility, time management


Histology, immunohistochemistry, mammalian and insect cell culture, Drosophila analyses, 2DNAGE, Southern blot, Western blot, gene expression, Real-Time PCR, FACS


Excellent command in spoken and written  English

Good command in spoken and written  Swedish

Good command in  spoken and basic in written  German

Native speaker in  Finnish