MET RESEARCH DAY 2022

Tampere University
Kauppi Campus, Arvo building
Thursday 24 to Friday 25 November 2022

Thank you for participating!

MET Research Day 2022 brought together researchers, from undergrads to post-docs and PIs, from the fields of clinical medicine, biomedicine and biomedical sciences and engineering. The event introduced MET faculty’s multidisciplinary research topics and provided a platform for networking and intiating new collaborations across disciplines.

 

MET Research Day laureates:

During the event, several faculty members were awarded (results in alphabetical order):

 

Best PhD thesis awards 2022:

Iina Korkka, Doctor of Science (Technology), Ionic Signaling in Retinal Pigment Epithelium: From physiological characterization to stem cell applications, responsible supervisor: Docent Soile Nymark

Antti Pemmari, Doctor of Medical Science, Macrophage and Chondrocyte Phenotypes in Inflammation, responsible supervisor: Prof. Eeva Moilanen

Meri Vattulainen, Doctor of Philosophy, Human Pluripotent Stem Cells for Corneal Applications : Therapeutic potential of human pluripotent stem cell-derived corneal limbal stem cells, responsible supervisor: Prof. Heli Skottman

 

Best publication award 2022:

Arla Vettenranta, Teemu J Murtola, Jani Raitanen, Paavo Raittinen, Kirsi Talala, Kimmo Taari, Ulf-Håkan Stenman, Teuvo L J Tammela, Anssi Auvinen, “Outcomes of Screening for Prostate Cancer Among Men Who Use Statins”,  JAMA Oncology

Honourable mentions:

Suchintak Dash, Cristina S D Palma, Ines S C Baptista, Bilena L B Almeida, Mohamed N M Bahrudeen, Vatsala Chauhan, Rahul Jagadeesan, Andre S Ribeiro, “Alteration of DNA supercoiling serves as a trigger of short-term cold shock repressed genes of E. coli”, Nucleic Acids Research

Mikko Lehtimäki, Lassi Paunonen, Marja-Leena Linne, “Accelerating Neural ODEs Using Model Order Reduction”, IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems

 

Education achievement awards 2022:

Professor Vesa Hytönen

Professor Juhani Jääskeläinen

University lecturer Jari Viik

 

MET RD 2022 best presentation award:

Joanna Ciantar: Difference in DNA methylation profiles between East and West Finns

Honourable mentions:
Yuliya Basikhina: Mitochondrial dysfunction in immune cells leads to distinct transcriptomic changes and improved immune competence in Drosophila

Anne Skogberg: SEM characterization of cell morphology on non-transparent porous materials

 

MET RD 2022 best research pitch:

Christine Gering: Bioactivated gellan gum hydrogels in vitro and in vivo

Honourable mention:

Lena Möbus: A multi-view disease similarity map approach

 

MET RD 2022 best poster award:

Oskari Kulta: Axonal guidance in 2D and 3D environment utilizing microfluidic chips, 3D bioprinting and chemotaxi

Honourable mentions:

Antti Kiviaho: Artificial Intelligence for Classifying Molecular Subtypes of Uterine Leiomyoma

Nemanja Milicevic: The circadian clock regulates barrier permeability in epithelial cells

 

Congratulations to all the winners!

Organisers