4.-5.9. International course: Extracellular Vesicles, Kuopio

Place: University of Eastern Finland (UEF), Kuopio campus, Seminar room 3208, Bioteknia 1 building, address: Neulaniementie 2, Kuopio / Technopolis building E14+15, address: Mikrokatu 1, Kuopio (TBA)

Credit points: 1-2 (1 for attendance at lectures both days, 2 for attendance at lectures both days and a poster)

Course organizers: A.I. Virtanen Institute at UEF: Tarja Malm, Mikko Turunen, Tiia Turunen, Nea Bister

Course description:

This course will introduce the participants to quickly growing field of extracellular vesicle (EV) research. The course is aimed for students and researchers that work or plan to work with EVs, or have general interest in the topic. The lectures will be given by international top experts and local researchers and will present the most current data on the EV function and the utilization of EV biology in research and therapy applications. Lectures are open to all students, postdocs and personnel.

Maximum participant amount to the course is 80 persons.


Registration fees:

  • Doctoral students in the Faculty of Health Sciences (UEF): free of charge
  • Other participants: 40€ (invoicing address needed, contact your faculty/institution before registration)


Please register here: Registration form

Registration dead-line 22.8.2018


More information:

Course Directors: Mikko Turunen, mikko.turunen@uef.fi, Tarja Malm, tarja.malm@uef.fi
Course secretary: Asta Suhonen, asta.suhonen@uef.fi


Course web-pages: http://www.uef.fi/en/web/extracellular-vesicles/