Redox Signaling // People

Group Leader Anna-Liisa Levonen, MD, PhD
Professor, Director of A.I. Virtanen Institute

Postdoctoral fellows
Emilia Kansanen
Kati Pulkkinen

Doctoral students
Suvi Kuosmanen
Anna-Kaisa Ruotsalainen
Virve Sihvola
Heidi Hynynen (cosupervised with Pasi Tavi)
Petri Pölönen (cosupervised with Merja Heinäniemi)

Technician
Arja Korhonen
 

Anna-Liisa Levonen details

Present positions
Professor, Director of A.I. Virtanen Institute

Contact information
University of Eastern Finland
A.I.Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences
P.O.Box 1627 (street address: Neulaniementie 2)
70211 Kuopio
Finland
tel. +358 40 358 9907
e-mail: anna-liisa.levonen (at) uef.fi

Academic degrees
MD, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Medicine, 1994
PhD, University of Helsinki, Department of Medicine, 2000
Docent (Molecular Medicine), University of Kuopio, A.I.Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, 2005

Previous professional appointments

Research Fellow, University of Helsinki, Department of Medicine, 1995-2000
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Pathology, 2000-2003
Postdoctoral Researcher (Academy of Finland), University of Kuopio, A.I.Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences, Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine, 2003-2004
Academy Research Fellow 2004-2011

Major research interests

The role of reactive oxygen (ROS) and nitrogen (RNS) species in cardiovascular disease, gene regulation by ROS, RNS and oxidized lipids, redox cell signalling.