Open positions

Master's thesis project, stem cell biology

We have an open position in our lab for a research-oriented student looking for a M.Sc. thesis project. The project will be in the field of stem cell biology, including genome editing with CRISPR-Cas9 technique and differentiation of stem cells towards neuronal cell types. Previous experience on research and/or stem cell culturing will be beneficial yet not essential. Primarily, we are looking for a student who would be interested in extending the agreement to a PhD thesis.

Please send your cover letter (1 page) and CV as a single PDF file to Kirsi Vaaralahti ( and Annika Tarkkanen ( no later than Feb 14, 2021. The position will be filled once a suitable candidate is found.