Visit of Vice-President of the European Comission

Kristalina Georgieva, Vice-President of the European Comission visited the laboratory of Päivi Peltomäki at the Department of Medical and Clinical Genetics in February. Prof. Päivi Peltomäki together with Prof. Minna Nyström presented the projects funded by the European Research Council (ERC) during years 2009-2014. After the meeting Kristalina Georgieva took time to tour around the laboratory!

Read more about the visit at the European Comission website.

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The Annual National HNPCC meeting at Himos

The Annual Meeting of the Finnish collaborative HNPCC reseach groups will take place 6.-7.3.2015 at Himos Centre in Jämsä.

Prof. Pävi Peltomäki together with Ph.D Taina Nieminen and M.Sc Anni Niskakoski will be presenting the on-going projects and highlights from the Peltomäki lab last year. Anni will present her current project related to the epigenetic and genetic changes in non-malignant ovarian and endometrial tissues followed by Taina’s talk about the on-going projects aiming to discover novel predisposing genes for mismatch repair proficient HNPCC.

See you there!