Key expertise and networks

Genetically modified mice

  • Biocenter Oulu - Biocenter Finland FinGMice coordination; ES cell targeting, microinjections, iPS, lentitransgenics
  • Infrafrontier and EMMA– European mouse archive and phenotyping: Pihlajaniemi as Finnish coordinator
  • NorIMM – Pihlajaniemi coordinator

Oulu Tissue Imaging Center

  • Light Microcopy Core Facility
  • Optical Projection Tomography (OPT) - Vainio
  • Electron Microscopy Core Facility and Biocenter Finland Core (with Helsinki) - Raija Sormunen
  • Associate partner in ESFRI Bio-Imaging – Vainio as Oulu coordinator

Virus core facility

  • Biocenter Finland virus core partner - Manninen
  • Gene transfer / silencing using viral vectors

Genetic approaches and disease models

  • Microarrays (e.g. DNA dosage, expression) - Winqvist
  • Injectable, chemical and genetic tumour models

Protein analyses

  • Recombinant proteins - Myllyharju
  • Proteomics – Biocenter Oulu

Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM)

  • Deep sequencing and high-throughput platforms
  • University of Helsinki

Last updated: 17.1.2017