Lab Members

    Group Leader

    Daniel Abankwa, PhD, Affiliated Group Leader
    Adjunct Professor at Åbo Akademi University
    Professor of Cancer Cell Biology at the University of Luxembourg
    Research Gate / ORCiD / LinkedIn

    Contact Information

    Email: daniel.abankwa [at], daniel.abankwa [at]
    Phone: (+352) 46 66 44 6897

    Doctoral Candidates

    Farid Ahmad Siddiqui

    Postdoctoral Researcher

    Elenius Lab, office 5130

    +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