Contacts and supervision

Need help? Looking for a supervisor? From this page, you can find the contact information for the administrative personnel the doctoral programme, the board of the programme and as well as information where to search for supervisors.

The board of the Doctoral Programme in Biomedicine (DPBM):

Ripatti Samuli, Director
Elovainio Marko
Kauppi  Liisa
Kuure Satu
Pekkanen Juha
Mustjoki Satu
Wartiovaara Kirmo

Huini Li (doctoral candidate representative 1.1.2020-31.12.2021)
Christensen Mona (doctoral candidate representative 1.1.2020-31.12.2021)

The current four-year period started 1.1.2018.
The term of the doctoral candidate representative is two years.

Email: firstname.lastname(at)

The doctoral programmes require that each applicant must have 1-3 supersisors before applying for a doctoral study right. It is the responsibility of the applicant to find a supervisor and discuss and agree on the research and study plans with him/ her. A good starting point for finding a potential supervisor at the University of Helsinki is Research portal.