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Laboratory members and visiting researchers: Rashid Giniatullin, Raisa Giniatullina, Katja Pesonen, Cindy Guererro Toro, Yevheniia Ishchenko, Ksenija Koroleva, Nikita Mikhailov, Arina Timonina, Irina Belaya, Aleksey Yakovlev.

Group leader

Professor Rashid Giniatullin, MD, PhD

Senior Scientist

Genevieve Bart, PhD

Postdoctoral fellow

Raisa Giniatullina, MD, PhD

PhD Students

  • Cindy Guererro Torro
  • Ksenija Koroleva
  • Yevheniia Ishchenko
  • Nikita Mikhailov

Students

  • Arina Timonina

Secretary

  • Salla Hakkarainen

Rashid Giniatullin Details

PhD, Professor of Cell Biology

Contact information

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

Mobile phone +358 40 355 3665
Fax +35817 163 030
E-mail: rashid.giniatullin(at)uef.fi

Academic degrees

MD (with honors), Kazan Medical University, Kazan, 1977
PhD (Physiology), Kazan Medical University, 1981
Doctor of Medical Sciences, Kazan Medical University, 1992

Major positions and appointments

PhD Student, Dept. Physiology, Kazan Medical University, Russia, 1977-1980
Assistant Professor, Kazan Medical University, Russia,1980 -1989
Associated Professor, Kazan Medical University, Russia, 1989 -1993
Professor of Physiology, Kazan Medical University, Russia, 1993 - 2000
Visiting Professor at SISSA, Trieste, Italy, 2000 - 2008
Professor of Cell Biology, University of Eastern Finland, 2008 – present

Main research interests

Molecular and cellular mechanisms of pain, migraine pathophysiology, synaptic transmission, ligand-gated receptors, desensitization, signaling via reactive oxygen species.