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Dissertation: Genome-wide regulation of glucocorticoid signaling by SUMO modifications

26.06.2014
MSc Ville Paakinaho's dissertation research gave new information regarding the genome-wide regulation of genes by glucocorticoids. The results presented can have potential impact on the... » Read More About Dissertation: Genome-wide regulation of glucocorticoid signaling by SUMO modifications

Dissertation: Pleiotropy of Vitamin D-Mediated Gene Regulation

23.06.2014
The steroid hormone 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25(OH)2D3) is the active metabolite of vitamin D3 that regulates the transcription of hundreds of primary target genes in many human tissues. » Read More About Dissertation: Pleiotropy of Vitamin D-Mediated Gene Regulation

Overweight + gene mutation = elevated liver values in children

17.06.2014
A study carried out at the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Eastern Finland shows that a common mutation in the PNPLA3 gene combined with overweight results in elevated ALAT values... » Read More About Overweight + gene mutation = elevated liver values in children

New Postdoctoral Researchers funded in health research

12.06.2014
The Academy of Finland's Research Council for Health has decided to fund two new Postdoctoral Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland. The funded research projects focus on... » Read More About New Postdoctoral Researchers funded in health research

Dissertation: Metabolite Profiling of Allium Species by Using Modern Spectrometric Methods

05.06.2014
The flavonols are one subgroup of the flavonoids which are aromatic secondary metabolites of plants. They occur in almost all parts of the plant being stored in cell vacuoles. The natural... » Read More About Dissertation: Metabolite Profiling of Allium Species by Using Modern Spectrometric Methods

Faculty bulletins

applying for degree certificates on summer 2014

Degree certificate applications with an approved personal study plan must be submitted to Study Secretary Maiju Laitinen on June 13 at the latest.

Please note that the time of delivery is counted from the date when Maiju Laitinen has received the application form and all the studies have been entered on your transcript of academic records. Certificates will not be delivered during July.

Further instructions and certificate application form: http://www.uef.fi/en/ttdk/ohjeet-ja-lomakkeet1

grants

The Faculty of Health Sciences supports its doctoral students by awarding compensation for their travelling expenses and dissertation printing grants. Furthermore, the faculty calls annually open the grants of Mauri and Sirkka Wiljasalo and the grants of Matti and Vappu Maukonen.

Sabbatical

The University of Eastern Finland has introduced a system for sabbaticals starting on Jan. 1, 2011. There are two application deadlines at the Faculty of Health Sciences. In 2014, the deadlines are March 14, 2014, at 3.00 pm and August 15, 2014, at 3.00 pm, respectively. Please ready more from the enclosed bulletin.

Doctoral dissertations

The latest doctoral dissertations at the Faculty of Health Sciences