Postdoc Board Members

Anna Aalto

Postdoc Board

Rahul Biradar

Doctoral Researcher

Lahesmaa Lab, office 7094 +358 (0)29 450 3768 rahul.biradar [at]

Megan Chastney

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ivaska Lab megan.chastney [at]

Iman Farahani

Doctoral Candidate

Elenius Lab iman.i.farahani [at]

Jasmin Kaivola

Doctoral Candidate

Ivaska Lab jasmin.e.kaivola [at]

Mathilde Mathieu

Postdoctoral Researcher

Ivaska Lab mathilde.mathieu [at]

Jenny Pessa

Doctoral Candidate

Potsdoc Board, Sistonen lab

Christel Sourander

Doctoral Researcher, Neuroscience

Coffey Lab, office 5045 +358 (0)29 450 3784 christel.c.sourander [at]
In my PhD project, I am studying how loss of cellular homeostasis may lead to behavioral changes at the level of the whole organism.

Freddy Suarez-Rodriguez

Doctoral Candidate

Postdoc Board, Sahlgren Lab

Giulia Sultana

Doctoral Candidate

Eriksson Lab +358466565957 giulia.sultana [at]


  • PhD in Cell Biology (ongoing)
  • Trainee in Anatomical Pathology
  • Trainee in Translational Medicine
  • Master of Science in Biomedical Applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Biology

Research interests

  • Cytoskeleton signaling
  • ECM remodeling
  • Cell migration in cancer and wound healing
  • Imaging