Personnel

Teemu Ihalainen, Ph.D.
Group-leader, Tampere Imaging Facility manager
Academy of Finland Research Fellow
Title of docent (cellular biophysics)
Google Scholar
teemu.ihalainen@tuni.fi

Elina Mäntylä, Ph.D.
Academy of Finland Postdoctoral Fellow
elina.mantylä@tuni.fi
Interests: Epithelial mechanotransduction, nuclear dynamics

Bobin George, Ph.D.
Postdoc
bobin.george@tuni.fi
Interests: Live-cell microscopy, optogenetics


Sanna Korpela, M.Sc. (tech)
PhD student
sanna.korpela@tuni.fi
Interests: hydrogels, microengineering, RPE-retina interaction

Heidi Peussa, M.Sc. (tech)
PhD student
heidi.peussa@tuni.fi
Interests: optogenetics, Ca2+-dynamics

Frans Ek
Research assistant
frans.ek@tuni.fi
Interests: molecular force sensors

Co-supervised PhD-students
Julia Fadjukov, M.Sc., RPE electrophysiology
Viivi Karema-Jokinen, M.Sc. (tech), RPE electrophysiology
Jenni Partinen, M.Sc. RPE-retina interactions in zebrafish
Aapo Tervonen, M.Sc. (tech), Mathematical modelling of epithelium
Heidi Halonen, M.Sc. (tech), Vibrational stimulation of cell cultures
Birhanu Belay, M.Sc., 3D imaging of biomaterial-cell interactions
Maija Kauppila, M.Sc. (tech), In vitro modeling of corneal limbal stem cell niche