Molecular Physiology // People

Group leader/ PI

Professor Pasi Tavi, PhD

Postdoctoral Researchers

  • Jussi Koivumäki, PhD
  • Anastasia Shakirzyanova, PhD
  • Nikolay Naumenko, MD
  • Boris Smirin, PhD

Doctoral Students

  • Heidi Hynynen, MSc
  • Sari Karppinen, MSc
  • Maija Mutikainen, MSc
  • Tomi Tuomainen, MSc

Undergraduate Student

  • Minna Sivonen

Technician

  • Anne Karppinen

Pasi Tavi Details

Present positions

  • Professor, cardiovascula­­­r cell physiology
  • Director of the Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine

Contact information

University of Eastern Finland
A.I. Virtanen Institute for Molecular Sciences
Department of Biotechnology and Molecular Medicine
P.O. Box 1627
FI-70211 Kuopio, FINLAND
Phone +358-040-3553272
pasi.tavi(at)uef.fi

Academic degrees

  • MSc, University of Oulu, Department of Zoology (Animal Physiology), 1995 
  • PhD, University of Oulu, Department of Physiology (Physiology & Biophysics), 1999
  • Docent (Cell Physiology), University of Oulu, Medical faculty, 2005 

Major positions and appointments

  • Research Assistant, Department of Physiology, University of Oulu, 1993-1995
  • Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oulu, 1995-1997
  • Research Fellow, Biocenter Oulu, University of Oulu, 1997-1999
  • Senior Assistant, Department of Physiology, University of Oulu, 1999-2000
  • Lecturer, Department of Physiology, University of Oulu, 2001-2005
  • Researcher, Department of Physiology & Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 2002-2004
  • Senior lecturer, Department of Physiology, University of Oulu, 2006-
  • University Lecturer, Institute of Biomedicine/Physiology, University of Helsinki, Finland,  2008-2013
  • Research Fellow, Academy of Finland, 2008-2013
  • Research Director, A.I. Virtanen institute, University of Eastern Finland, 2009-2013