Lab members

HT group 2018


Group leader:

Henna Tyynismaa, PhD
Professor in Medical Molecular Genetics

Stem Cells and Metabolism Research Program
Haartmaninkatu 8
Room C525b
00014 University of Helsinki

tel. +358504486394 
tel. +358 2941 5654
henna.tyynismaa [at]


Associated clinical researchers: 

Emil Ylikallio MD PhD, Docent, Clinical Academy Researcher
emil.ylikallio [at]

Mari Auranen MD PhD, Docent
mari.auranen [at]


Group members:

Tiina Rasila PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher
tiina.rasila [at]

Rubén Torregrosa-Muñumer PhD, Postdoctoral Researcher
ruben.torregrosa [at]

Jouni Kvist PhD, Bioinformatician
jouni.kvist [at]

Jana Pennonen MSc, Laboratory manager
jana.pennonen [at]

Nirajan Neupane MSc, Doctoral Researcher
nirajan.neupane [at]

Markus Sainio MSc, Doctoral Researcher  (DPBM)
markus.sainio [at]

Sandra Harjuhaahto MSc, Doctoral Researcher
sandra.harjuhaahto [at]

Pooja Manjunath MSc, Doctoral Researcher
pooja.manjunath [at]

Julius Järvilehto MD student, Doctoral Researcher
julius.jarvilehto [at]

Julius Rönkkö MSc, Doctoral Researcher (DPBM)
julius.ronkko [at]

Sebastian Kenvin MD student
sebastian.kenvin [at]

Erika Rannila MD student
erika.rannila [at]

Jeremi Turkia MSc, Doctoral Researcher 
jeremi.turkia [at]

Bowen Hu Visiting Doctoral Researcher [at]





PhD theses

Rosa Woldegebriel, Identification and role of MCM3AP disease gene in neurological disease spectrum and its neuronal modelling, 2021 (opponent Prof. Marina Kennerson, University of Sydney and ANZAC Research Institute)

Taru Hilander, Molecular Consequences of Transfer-RNA Charging Defects, 2017 (opponent Dr. Anthony Antonellis, University of Michigan Medical School)