Lab Members

    Group Leader

    Klaus Elenius, MD, PhD
    Professor of Medical Biochemistry,
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Turku
    MediCity Research Laboratories and Turku Center for Biotechnology
    University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University
    Cancer Research Laboratories, FICAN West

    Email: klaus.elenius [at]

    Contact Information

    Turku Bioscience P.O. Box 123, BioCity
    Street addr. Tykistökatu 6 B, 4th floor
    FIN-20521 Turku, Finland
    Tel. +358 (0)29 450 4393

    Senior Researchers

    Anne Jokilammi

    University Teacher

    +358 29 450 4737 anjosil [at]

    Maria Tuominen

    Project Engineer

    +358 (0) 29 450 4439 martuo [at]

    Postdoctoral Researchers

    Farid Ahmad Siddiqui

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    +358 (0)29 450 3779 / 3779 farid.siddiqui [at]


    • Doctoral student at Turku Center for Biotechnology since February 2016
    • MSc in Biotechnology form Punjab Technical University and master thesis form School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India, 2011

    Project involvement

    CIMO project- Understanding the mechanism of action of conglobatin A in blocking oncogenic K-ras signaling

    Research interests

    Drug development especially inhibiting oncogenic K-ras

    Doctoral Candidates

    Marika Koivu

    Doctoral Candidate

    +358 (0)29 450 3786 mkahak [at]

    Veera Ojala

    Doctoral Candidate

    +358 (0)50 349 6323 vekaoj [at]

    Katri Vaparanta

    Doctoral Candidate

    +358 (0)29 450 4438 kmvapa [at]

    Iman Farahani

    Doctoral Candidate

    iman.i.farahani [at]