Eeva-Liisa Eskelinen, Ph.D., serves as an Adjunct Professor at University of Helsinki, Finland. She received her Ph.D. degree in cell biology at the University of Jyväskylä, Finalnd, in 1993. She worked as a Postdoctoral Scientist at the University of Göttingen, Germany, in 1993-1995, and then returned to Finland, Institute of Biotechnology, University of Helsinki, where she worked until 1999. She then worked in Scotland , UK, at the University of Dundee, in 1999-2002, and then in Germany, University of Kiel, in 2002-2005. Since August 2005, she serves as a University Lecturer and as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Helsinki's Department of Biosciences. Her main research topics are the biogenesis and maturation of autophagosomes in mammalian cells and the functions of lysosomal membrane proteins. She is an Expert in biological electron microscopy. Her laboratory is funded by the University of Helsinki, the Academy of Finland, Biocentrum Helsinki, Sigrid Juselius Foundation, and Magnus Ehrnrooth Foundation. She serves as an Associate Editor of the journal Autophagy.
Biography Updated on 4 September 2011