Neurobiology of Memory //
People

Group leader
Heikki Tanila, Professor, MD, PhD

Group members
Irina Ishchenko, PhD
Nanxiang Jin, PhD
Henri Leinonen, PhD
Hennariikka Koivisto, M.Sc.
Elisa Nevalainen, M.D.
Susanna Kemppainen, M.Sc.
Sofya Ziyatdinova, M.Sc.
Pasi O. Miettinen, laboratory technician

Undergraduate students and visitors
Miriam Comet (Univ. Barcelona)
Natalia Acosta

Heikki Tanila details

Current position
Professor of Molecular Neurobiology

Contact information
University of Eastern Finland
A.I.Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences
Neurobiology
P.O. Box 1627 (Neulaniementie 2)
FI-70211 Kuopio, FINLAND

Tel. +358 40 355 2084
Fax +358 17 163 030
E-mail: heikki.tanila (at) uef.fi

Academic degrees
M.D., University of Helsinki 1988
Licensure to practice Medicine 1991
Ph.D. in Neurophysiology, University of Helsinki 1993
Docent in Neurophysiology, University of Kuopio 1998

Major previous professional appointments
Lecturer, Helsinki City Nursing School 1986 - 1987
Lecturer, University of Helsinki, Dept. Pharmacy 1991 - 1992
Research Associate, Univ. Helsinki, Dept. Physiology 1985 - 1993
Post-doctoral research associate, SUNY at Stony Brook, NY, USA 1993 - 1995
Research Specialist, Dept. Neuroscience and Neurology, Univ. Kuopio 1996 - 1999
Senior Research Fellow, Academy of Finland 1999 - 2004
General Practitioner, communities of Sisä-Savo 1996 - 2005
Research Director, Dept. Neuroscience and Neurology, Univ. Kuopio 1999 - 2005
Adjunct Professor, Helsinki University Neuroscience Center 2004-2010
Visiting Scientist Picower Institute for Learning and Memory,
Massachusetts Institute for Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA 2011