Research presentations


Thursday 24.11. 9:30-10:30


Jäntti Satu Modular platform for epilepsy modelling
Lampela Ella A novel, animal-free culturing setup for introducing vasculature into an engineered muscle bundle
Lappi Henna The 3D bioprinted cardiac model: human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived in vitro model for cardiac disease modelling and drug screening
Länsivaara Annika Wastewater-based surveillance as a pandemic preparedness tool – A WastPan consortium research (TAU, THL and UH)
Puistola Paula Multi-material 3D bioprinting of human stem cell -based corneal stroma
Skogberg Anne SEM characterization of cell morphology on non-transparent porous materials


Friday 25.11. at 9:30-10:30


Ciantar Joanna Difference in DNA methylation profiles between East and West Finns
Dotsenko Valeriia Transglutaminase 2 (TG2) inhibitor ZED1227 protects gluten-induced intestinal damage in celiac disease: Transcriptomic analysis of a randomized gluten challenge study
Kaunisto Helka Dynamics of antigen-antibody interactions in dermatitis herpetiformis
Lehmusvaara Saara EpsH mediated extracellular DNA alterations sensitize mycobacteria to antibiotics
Nätkin Reetta Adaptive and non-adaptive gene expression responses in prostate cancer during androgen deprivation
Tujula Iisa Glial co-culture on a chip for modelling MS disease-related neuroinflammation in vitro


Friday 25.11. at 11:45-12:45


Autio-Kimura Arttu The role of human endogenous retroviruses in immune and inflammatory conditions
Basikhina Yuliya Mitochondrial dysfunction in immune cells leads to distinct transcriptomic changes and improved immune competence in Drosophila
Genocchi Barbara Astrocytes drive structural network formation in neuron-astrocytes cocultures
Laurikka Antti Inflammatory glycoprotein YKL-40 is elevated after coronary artery bypass surgery and correlates with leukocyte chemotaxis and myocardial injury, a pilot study
Marttinen Mikael Determining the molecular consequences of Alzheimer’s disease non-coding risk loci in human microglia
Zapilko Veronika Building zebrafish models of ETV6::RUNX1 B-cell leukemias for large-scale drug screens


Poster pitches


Thursday 24.11. at 11:45-12:30

Aitokari Linnea Alanine aminotransferase cutoffs for screening and diagnosing pediatric fatty liver disease: Major impact of the reference population
Faiem Nabid Parkinson’s disease symptom monitoring using wearable sensors and machine learning
Gering Christine Bioactivated gellan gum hydrogels in vitro and in vivo
Hyder Rafiqul Wastewater-based virus surveillance – The results of the WastPan subproject beyond COVID-19 (TAU)
Kreutzer Joose Oxygen gradient device for ischemic  studies
Nevala Noora Establishing live imaging approach to study photoreceptor and retinal pigment epithelium cells in vivo in zebrafish
Ohlsbom Roope Diffetrentiating osteocytes from bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem/stromal cells in collagen hydrogel
Pournoori Nikta Wireless brain implant for dopamine monitoring: The concept and first results
Sindelar Jan Comparison of the influence of 2 different bioactive glass compositions to commercial glass 45S5 in polymer-glass composites for bone applications
Vinogradov Andrey Network burst detection app
Yilmaz Kardelen Comparison of electrode configurations for impedance plethysmography based heart rate estimation at the forearm


Friday 25.11. at 13:30-14:15

Kemppainen Esko Dynamics of antigen-antibody interactions in dermatitis herpetiformis
Kettunen Vivian Production and inhibition of catalytically active full-length Janus kinase 3
Kiviaho Antti Artificial intelligence for classifying molecular subtypes of uterine leiomyoma
Koho Essi Drug compounds that intervene with cellular pathways may help to block viral infections
Kohvakka Annika Molecular function of EPCART in prostate cancer
Lima de Brito Almeida Bilena The transcription factor network of E. coli steers global responses to stresses
Mohamed Bahrudeen Mohamed Discovering RNA binding protein targets using Oxford Nanopore Direct RNA sequencing
Möbus Lena A multi-view disease similarity map approach
Peussa Heidi Light induced nanoscale deformation in azobenzene thin film triggers rapid intracellular Ca2+ increase via mechanosensitive cation channels
Pölläniemi Angelika Assay development for JAK2 inhibitor screening




Thursday 24.11. at 15:00-16:30

Ahola Antti Estimating cardiomyocyte sarcomere orientation from nuclei morphology and orientation using deep learning in brightfield microscopy
Ahtiainen Annika Astrocytes protect synapses in neuronal circuits in neuron-astrocyte co-cultures after gabazine stimulation
Anderton Nicole Simulated destructive release from antibubble microcapsules
Asuroglu Tunc An expert system approach to decision support for COVID-19 patients in Intensive Care Units
Depes Denis Autonomic innervation in caval veins’ myocardial sleeves related to cardiovascular death
Federico Antonio The integration of network modelling with prior knowledge uncovers actionable determinants of atopic dermatitis
Fratello Michele A wisdom-of-crowd approach for ENMs safety prediction
Gaertner Kateryna Molecular phenotyping of closely related species of hares
Gerber Lauren Ageing-associated DNA methylation changes in sex chromosomes
Ghanavati Sonya Bioresorbable Mg/Sr phosphate scaffold as potential bone graft
Harju Venla Modelling stroke in 3D neuronal networks in vitro
Harjula Sanna The role of unc119b in mycobacterial infection in zebrafish
Hännikäinen Vilhelmiina, Pohjamo Neea
Testing of animal-friendly affinity reagents in immunocytochemical staining protocols
Isosaari Lotta Establishment of functional 3D neuro-vascular network-on-chip model
Jaatinen Serafiina Progression of IDH-mutant astrocytomas to grade 4 tumors after radiation and chemotherapy treatment
Keto Laura Calcium dynamics simulations with morphologically detailed reconstruction of cerebellar astroglial cell model
Korpela Sanna Recombinant spider silk hydrogels for 2-dimensional cell culture
Koskimaa Sara Long-term health outcomes and treatment success in coeliac disease patients diagnosed either in childhood or adulthood
Kukkonen Konsta AR expressing in vitro model of human luminal prostate epithelium
Laguna Castro Santiago Development of novel 3D X-ray micro-computed tomography imaging method for core prostate biopsies
Lehtola Tiina The glucocorticoid dexamethasone alleviates acute allergic inflammatory reaction through an MKP-1 dependent mechanism
Marttila Saara Methylation status of VTRNA2-1/ nc886 is stable across populations, monozygotic twin pairs and in majority of tissues
Miao Ya Structural basis for clinical stage inhibitor binding to JAK2
Milicevic Nemanja The circadian clock regulates barrier permeability in epithelial cells
Mykuliak Vasyl Vinculin binds partially unfolded vinculin binding sites in talin
Mzezewa Ropafadzo Development of a functional in-vitro model in Dravet syndrome patient hiPSC-derived cortical neurons
Mäntylä Sonja FGFR3-TACC3 fusion protein drives migration, lower differentiation state, and enhanced calcium signaling response in glioblastoma
Niemelä Mari Material model for simulating filled polymer melt flow
Nättinen Janika Ocular surface health affects the quality of life of the elderly
Ojanen Markus Bacteria-specific norovirus-like particle conjugate vaccine in prevention of cardiovascular diseases
Oksa Laura Genomic determinants of therapy response in Etv6-Runx1 leukemia
Pavel Alisa The unified knowledge space or why data is actually quite nice
Purola Petri Glaucoma costs in Finland—results from a nationwide health survey and register data
Saarimäki Laura Integrated strategy to design AOP-based new approach methodologies and embed toxicogenomic evidence into chemical safety assessment
Salomaa Tanja Allergy related immune cells mast cells and basophils response differently in Interleukin-4 and -13
Moreno Sanchez Pedro Personalised prognostics and diagnostics for improved decision support in cardiovascular diseases (PerCard project)
Siltari Aino Direct resistance to enzalutamide leads to differing cellular response and chemoresistance compared to sequential resistance to bicalutamide and enzalutamide in castration-resistant prostate cancer cells
Suominen Helmi Peripheral blood T-lymphocyte phenotypes in mother-child pairs stratified by the maternal HPV-status: persistent HPV16 vs. HPV-negative: A case-control study
Szczodra Agata Novel borosilicate bioactive glass material for bone implants
Szibor Marten Alternative oxidase impairs long-term adaptive remodeling in the post-ischemic mouse heart
Tanner Karoliina Celiac patient iPSC can be differentiated into mature and functional small bowel mucosal epithelium
Tietz Tilman Between benefit and harm – the effect of antibiotics-induced mitochondrial dysfunction on innate immune responses
Tommola Erkka Salivary gland FNA diagnostics in a real-life setting: One-year-experiences of the implementation of the Milan System in a tertiary care center
Tornberg Kaisa Organ-on-chip approach to hypoxia and the heterogeneity of the microenvironments
Zakzook Fatma Human induced pluripotent cardiomyocytes as a model for characterization and studying effect of Myozap gene mutation and its implication in dilated cardiomyopathy


Friday 25.11. at 14:30-16:00

Carlson Craig Acoustic parametrisation of gellan gum
Dash Suchintak Bacterial response mechanisms to cold shock and its usage in future bioengineering applications
Depes Denis Cardiovascular mortality and autonomic innervation in myocardial sleeves around pulmonary veins
Di Lieto Emanuele ESPERANTO: a GLP-fied sEmi-SuPERvised toxicogenomics meta-dAta curatioN TOol
Evans Austin ‘Plug and Play’ protein-carbohydrate hydrogel toolkit for 4D cancer mechanobiology research
Gaballa Mahmoud Fatty acid metabolic maturation media improve the physiological function of human iPSC-derived cardiomyocytes
Gobbo Virginia Alessandra Fibronectin adsorption on surface-modified bioactive glass S53P4 and its implication on human adipose stem cells behavior
González Rodriguez Martin IL7Rα and TSLPR expression on LCs in response to inflammatory stimulation
Honkamäki Laura 3D bioprinted human stem cell derived cornea stromal tissue model with innervation
Ignatova Irina Developmental changes in morphological and electrophysiological properties of two lines of hESC-RPE
Jongprasitkul Hatai Tailoring the printability of methacrylated gellan gum biomaterial ink for extrusion-based 3D bioprinting
Junno Maiju The effect of nhlrc2 mutation in zebrafish during the early development
Katunin Eneli Major endoscopic findings are rare and not associated with clinical or serological presentation at celiac disease diagnosis in adult patients: a real-life experience
Kostiniuk Daria Circulatory microRNA levels associate with systolic and diastolic blood pressure and may predict hypertension development on top of the traditional risk factors in the next ten years − the Young Finns Study
Kulta Oskari Axonal guidance in 2D and 3D environment utilizing microfluidic chips, 3D bioprinting and chemotaxis
Kurki Alma Supercritical carbon dioxide -foamed poly(L-lactide-co-ε-caprolactone) scaffold embedded with ascorbic acid derivative for urethral tissue engineering
Laurikka Pilvi Factors associated with depressive symptoms and reduced quality of life in untreated coeliac disease and after one year of treatment
Lillsunde Päivi Mitochondrial thermobiology in Drosophila melanogaster
Linne Marja-Leena Sensitivity analysis of cortical synapse model with Uncertainpy
Luostarinen Samu The regulation of TRPA1 expression and function by Th1- and Th2-Type inflammation in human A549 lung epithelial cells
Maasdorp Matthew Investigating two novel immune-induced peptides, IBIN and IBIN-like, in the Drosophila fruit fly infection model
Nyrhinen Juho THV and THVP usage in cell culturing
Parkkinen Jenny Mycobacterial carbonic anhydrases as novel therapeutic targets against tuberculosis infection
Partinen Jenni RPE-phagocytosis of photoreceptor outer segments in zebrafish model
Peltola Elina Long-term prognosis of patients with insulinoma
Rajic Sonja The predicted RNA levels of nc886 associate with stroke and death in a cardiovascular patient cohort and other cardiovascular phenotypes in population cohorts
Reunamo Aino AI segmentation of villi vasculature
Riekki Hanna Prevalence and associated factors of metabolic-associated fatty liver disease in overweight Finnish children and adolescents
Ryyti Riitta Health-promoting effects of lingonberry in obesity: Impact on weight gain, glucose and lipid levels, and low-grade inflammation in high-fat diet-induced obesity model in mice
Saari Sina Thermogenesis and thermal adaptation in fibroblasts from two hare species
Salpavaara Timo Understanding signals measured with microelectrode arrays
Sattari Mina Identification of long noncoding RNAs with aberrant expression in prostate cancer metastases
Serra Angela Characterization of ENM dynamic dose-dependent MOA in lung with respect to immune cells infiltration
Sillanpää Alina Proteomic analysis of the surface of Mycobacterium marinum biofilms in vitro and in vivo and the development of the first biofilm-binding synthetic nanobodies
Sukki Lassi Photolithography and 3D-printing based micro-macro fabrication for cell culture devices
Valtonen Joona A small molecule inhibitor of sarcomere contractility acutely relieves prolonged relaxation in human-induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Vanha-aho Leena-Maija MMAR_3485 does not form functional amyloid but might contribute to cording in Mycobacterium marinum
Vuorisalo Antti When thyroid tissue is found in endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration specimens: Is it ectopic or metastatic?
Välimäki Hannu A microscopy platform for cell-friendly oxygen imaging in 3D cell cultures
Wickramaarachchige Harini Assessment of vasculogenic potency of bone marrow derived stem/stromal cells from multiple  myeloma and acute myeloid leukemia patients in a microfluidic chip
Yrjänäinen Alma Fluid flow induces morphological alterations in conjoined 3D vasculatures within a novel open-top microfluidic chip