Mar 3: conference from Pr. Timo Otonkoski

On Thursday 3rd of March at 11am, Prof. Timo Otonkoski, Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland, invited by Prof. Pierre Maechlerwill give a conference entitled “Understanding the functionality of human stem cell-derived islets”.

The conference will take place on the 3rd of March at 11am in the auditorium C150 and on Zoom.


His research group is interested in nuclear reprogramming and genome editing, and how these can be applied to understand mechanisms behind pancreatic beta-cell failure leading to diabetes. Prof. Timo Otonkoski is also leading the Stem Cells and Metabolism Research Program (STEMM) that brings together eleven research groups and four associated clinical researchers interested in cellular metabolism as a driving force in tissue homeostasis, cellular differentiation and degenerative diseases.

For more details, see his website.




14 Feb 2022