Lumi Viljakainen

PhD, Docent
University Lecturer

Ecology and Genetics
Faculty of Science

I'm University Lecturer at the Ecology and Genetics Research Unit, and the Director of the Degree and Master's programmes in Biology.

In my research, funded by the Academy of Finland, I study population genomics of ants with a special focus on immunity. More information on my web page.

Research interests

  • Population genomics
  • Insect immunity
  • Insect viruses

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Ecology and Genetics Research Unit
P.O. Box 3000
FI-90014 University of Oulu

Office: B246