Academy of Finland Funding decisions 06.07.2020
 
 
 
Year of decision:  
Funding source: Research Council for Biosciences, Health and Environment
Call: 2019 Academy Project
Project count: 87
Project funding: 39 789 043 €
 
Applicant / Contact person Organisation Project title Decision No. Decision date Funding period

Academy Project BTY
 
Aranko, Sesilja Aalto University Functional and water-resistant composite materials from crosslinked non-canonical silks and cellulose (CrossSilk) 333238 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 493 042

Arppe, Laura University of Helsinki Dietary strategies, ecosystem interactions and paleoecological potential of fungus-growing termites and their mounds 333868 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 703

Carlson, Synnöve Aalto University Prematurity, brain and behavior 332239 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 504 250

Carter, Timothy Finnish Environment Institute Adapt-FIRST: Adapting to climate change risks in Finland: an Impact Response surface STudy 330915 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 995

Dunn, Cory University of Helsinki The molecular basis of tail anchor targeting to peroxisomes 331556 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 447

Goffart, Steffi University of Eastern Finland The start and end of a circle - Solving the mitochondrial DNA replication initiation and termination mechanisms (MitoRepIT) 332458 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 544 915

Granberg, Kirsi Johanna Tampere University Dissecting immunosuppression in brain tumor tissue 333545 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022 250 000

Haapasalo-Tuomainen, Karita Jessica University of Helsinki Complement and lipids in resolution of inflammation: linking infections to degenerative diseases 331108 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 518 481

Hanski, Leena University of Helsinki Tracking the untrackable: polypharmacology and biomarkers on persistent Chlamydia pneumoniae infections 333291 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 494 877

Hartung, Henrike University of Helsinki Developmental origin of neuropsychiatric disorders: Effect of early-life stress on prefrontal-amygdala circuits 333341 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 486 718

Heikkilä, Maija University of Helsinki Beyond the shore: past sea-ice cover and lake ecosystems in the Arctic 334509 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 495 490

Heino, Jani Finnish Environment Institute Global taxonomic, functional and phylogenetic diversity of stream macroinvertebrate communities: unravelling spatial trends, ecological determinants and anthropogenic threats (GloBioTrends) 331957 27.05.2020 01.08.2020 - 31.07.2024 499 181

Hennah, William University of Helsinki Genetic Testing in Pediatric Neuropsychiatric Disorders 332583 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 450 000

Hiltunen, Teppo University of Turku Eco-evolutionary mechanisms underlying critical transitions in microbial communities / Consortium: EER 330886 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 299 086

Honkakoski, Paavo University of Eastern Finland Dynamic regulation of bile acid homeostasis by nuclear receptors 332660 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022 250 000

Hytönen, Vesa Tampere University MechanoToolKit: Molecular tools for cellular mechanobiology 331946 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 525 243

Hyvärinen, Marko University of Helsinki Will adaptive plasticity and evolvability help plants to survive in a changing climate? 331527 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 504 254

Häkkinen, Suvi VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd Genome editing and metabolic engineering of alkaloid biosynthesis in plants (GEMPlant) 330128 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 543 241

Jafari, Mohieddin University of Helsinki Multipartite network-based models for precision medicine 332454 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 488 301

Jokinen, Tarja University of Helsinki Extracellular Vesicles in cerebrovascular fluid as diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers for epilepsy 332789 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022 250 000

Jokitalo, Eija University of Helsinki Unraveling the regulatory mechanisms for endoplasmic reticulum functioning during cell differentiation and stress 331998 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 919

Jormalainen, Veijo University of Turku Natives on the run - Evolution enforced by invasive species 332149 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022 250 000

Junttila, Juhani University of Oulu Phenotype and genotype profiles of victims of non-ischemic sudden cardiac death. 333349 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 30.08.2024 479 386

Kaarniranta, Kai University of Eastern Finland Autophagy as a therapy target in age-related macular degenration 333302 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 500 000

Kaartokallio, Hermanni Finnish Environment Institute Biodegradable plastic polymers in ocean coastal waters – degrader communities and their enzymes (BIPOD) 332174 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 538 633

Kaikkonen-Määttä, Minna University of Eastern Finland Macrophage phenotypic polarization during atherogenesis in disease-associated tissues 333021 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 494 448

Kaitera, Juha Natural Resources Institute Finland Bio-based products to protect Scots pine against damage due to rust fungi 332811 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.12.2023 450 373

Kallioniemi, Olli University of Helsinki Precision medicine of human prostate cancer based on single cell functions and spatial analysis of tissues 333050 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 295

Kaminen-Ahola, Nina University of Helsinki Trophoblast organoids for modelling of placental disorders and toxicological testing: Effects of periconceptional in vivo and in vitro alcohol exposure on placental development 332212 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 948

Karlsson, Hasse University of Turku Maternal Immune Activation (MIA) and Stress during pregnancy and Brain Development of the offspring / Consortium: MIAS-BD 332444 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 300 000

Kerkelä, Risto University of Oulu Molecular mechanisms of cardiac ageing, fibrosis and heart failure 333284 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 955

Kettunen, Mikko University of Eastern Finland Hyperpolarised Metabolic Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Cerebral Ischaemia at High and Low Magnetic Fields 332006 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 497 394

Kidron, Heidi University of Helsinki Precision medicine for CNS drug targeting - phenotypic characterization of BCRP and P-glycoprotein genetic variants. 332949 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.12.2024 497 816

Kinnunen, Tuure University of Eastern Finland The role of B-cell helper T cells in the development of human type 1 diabetes 331282 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 500 088

Koistinaho, Jari University of Helsinki Cell-type specific impact of genetic and environmental factors on schizophrenia 334525 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 500 486

Koistinen, Arto University of Eastern Finland Direct microplastic exposure via foodstuff and food packaging - plastic leachables and their health effects (diMPex) 330181 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 369 822

Korhonen, Lauri University of Eastern Finland Estimation of forest area and above-ground biomass using spaceborne LiDAR data 332707 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 431 908

Kärkönen, Anna Kristiina Natural Resources Institute Finland Role of lignin-bound proteins and exovesicles in lignin biosynthesis (DirExo) 334184 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2023 499 936

Laakkonen, Eija University of Jyväskylä Menopause-Associated differences in Transporter Complex HDL’s composition and function (MATCH) 330281 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 723

Lahesmaa, Riitta Liisa Maria University of Turku New regulators of human regulatory T cell differentiation and function 331793 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 547 331

Lahti, Leo University of Turku Eco-evolutionary mechanisms underlying critical transitions in microbial communities / Consortium: EER 330887 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 299 964

Laine, Anna-Liisa University of Helsinki Variation in host—pathogen coevolution: causes and consequences 334276 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 504 174

Laitio, Timo Turku University Hospital Effect of xenon on brain injury, neurological outcome and survival in patients after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage; Acronym: Xe-SAH 333010 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 30.08.2024 509 176

Lauri, Sari University of Helsinki DEVELOPMENTAL MECHANISMS AND BEHAVIORAL CONSEQUENCES OF KAINATE RECEPTOR DEPENDENT PLASTICITY IN THE LIMBIC SYSTEM 330710 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 510 834

Levonen, Anna-Liisa University of Eastern Finland Transcription factor NRF2 in lung cancer 332697 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022 250 000

Lindahl, Maria University of Helsinki Exploration of the mode of action and beta-cell regenerating effect of ER stress regulating MANF in mouse diabetes models 333974 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 957

Lindström, Jaana Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare Data-driven solutions to improve prevention of type 2 diabetes / Consortium: T2D-DATA 332466 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2023 285 665

Ludwig, Anastasia University of Helsinki Voltage nanosensors for super-resolution voltage imaging in neurons 332354 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022 250 000

Murtola, Teemu Tampere University Impact of atorvastatin on prostate cancer progression after initiation of androgen deprivation therapy – lipid metabolim as a novel biomarker to predict prostate cancer progression – phase 3, double-blind randomized clinical trial FinnProstata XV 330724 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 30.08.2024 550 000

Mustjoki, Satu University of Helsinki Aberrant clonal T cell proliferations in patients with hematopoietic stem cell transplantation 331256 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 527 005

Mäkinen, Kristiina Maria University of Helsinki Ribonucleoprotein complexes safeguarding potato virus A RNA genome during infection 332950 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 500 915

Niskanen, Einari University of Eastern Finland Transcriptional regulatory mechanisms of anti-inflammatory glucocorticoid signaling 331847 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 501 076

Oresic, Matej University of Turku Human exposure to per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances – role of the gut microbiome and bile acid metabolism in mediating impact (PFASgut) 333981 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 30.08.2024 500 941

Palvimo, Jorma University of Eastern Finland SUMOylation-regulated chromatin protein networks in transcription factor-directed cellular differentiation 333866 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 490 510

Partanen, Juha University of Helsinki Mechanisms of development, molecular diversity, and functional specification of the anterior brainstem neurons controlling movement and motivated behavior 331261 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 521 512

Peltomäki, Päivi University of Helsinki Genes protecting DNA and RNA integrity behind colorectal cancer susceptibility 330606 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 500 688

Pesola, Arto South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences OPTIMUS: A Randomized Controlled Trial to Influence Sustained Glycaemic Control by Reducing Muscle Inactivity Time in Middle-Aged and Older Office Workers with Type 2 Diabetes 332731 27.05.2020 01.01.2021 - 31.12.2024 497 827

Pihlajamäki, Jussi University of Eastern Finland Data-driven solutions to improve prevention of type 2 diabetes / Consortium: T2D-DATA 332465 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2023 291 627

Poranen, Minna University of Helsinki Environmental RNAi for pathogen control 331627 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 720

Poso, Antti University of Eastern Finland New SurA inhibitors agains Gram-negative bacterias 333191 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022 250 000

Raitoharju, Emma Tampere University Life-long stability, transgenerational heritability and responsiveness of circulatory and sperm short non-coding RNAs in relation to the risk of cardiometabolic diseases 330809 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022 250 000

Ramula, Satu University of Turku Going belowground to curb plant invsions 331046 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 471 515

Rantakokko, Merja JAMK University of Applied Sciences Gait features in different environments contributing to participation in outdoor activities in old Age (GaitAge) 330185 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 414 197

Sahlgren, Cecilia Åbo Akademi University Multilayer mechanosignalling in vascular homeostasis-SIGNALSHEETS 330411 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 144

Sajantila, Antti University of Helsinki Levänluhta and Käldamäki water burials – will molecules and isotopes solve an Iron Age mystery? 332982 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 500 908

Saksela, Kalle University of Helsinki Improved CAR-T cell targeting of cancer 331787 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 518 340

Shurpali, Narasinha Natural Resources Institute Finland Mechanisms for nitrous oxide uptake in cropping systems in different climate zones (ENSINK) 334422 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 546 814

Sihvonen, Pasi University of Helsinki Ecological drivers and phylogenetic components of diversification in a major insect radiation 331995 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 951

Siljander, Pia R-M University of Helsinki Curing the non-healing wound: Platelet extracellular vesicle (EV) mechanisms and theranostic opportunities in cancer (PLEASER) 330486 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 534 589

Sinkko, Hanna-M University of Helsinki The cross-talk of living environment, epithelial microbiota and immune system in allergy development 333178 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 448 525

Stenholm, Sari University of Turku 24-hour movement behavior phenotypes: temporal patterns, determinants and health consequences (MOVE) 332030 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 500 083

Taipale, Sami University of Jyväskylä How will climate change impact the nutritional quality of freshwater organisms? 333564 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 505 158

Tarasov, Sergei University of Helsinki Disentangling mechanisms of evolutionary radiations in tropics by integrating big data with new phylogenetic approaches 331631 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 491 788

Tasanen-Määttä, Kaisa University of Oulu Bullous pemphigoid:predisposing factors and mechanisms of autoimmunization 330822 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 498 563

Thorogood, Rose University of Helsinki Informed movement: how social information shapes the coevolutionary outcomes of range expansion 333803 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 498 859

Toivola, Diana Åbo Akademi University A colon-specific mouse model for colorectal cancer: Keratins as tumor suppressors and guardians of intestinal health 332582 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 513 249

Tojkander, Sari University of Helsinki Mechanocoupling within the bilayered mammary epithelia- Implications for tissue homeostasis and neoplastic progression 332258 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 501 173

Tuittila, Eeva-Stiina University of Eastern Finland Drying trend in boreal peatlands - impacts and mechanisms (BorPeat) 330840 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 511 084

Tyystjärvi, Esa University of Turku Evolution of regulation and signaling of excitation imbalance – focus on plastoquinone 333421 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2022 250 000

Ungureanu, Daniela Tampere University Regulatory mechanisms in ROR1 receptor pseudokinase signaling – from conformational switching to novel therapeutic targeting 333583 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 465 653

Vanhatalo, Sampsa University of Helsinki Biological embedding of Adversity into Baby Brain Activity (BABBA) 332017 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 499 990

Veijola, Juha University of Oulu Maternal Immune Activation (MIA) and Stress during pregnancy and Brain Development of the offspring / Consortium: MIAS-BD 332445 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 300 000

Venkatesan, Rajaram University of Oulu Structural basis for lipid transport in mycobacteria 332967 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 500 170

Vihinen-Ranta, Maija University of Jyväskylä Way out through chromatin: nuclear exit of herpesvirus capsids and mRNA 330896 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 548 195

Westermarck, Jukka University of Turku Cancer therapy implications of species-specific difference in requirement of PP2A-mediated tumor suppression 331237 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 502 153

van Gils, Marcus VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd Data-driven solutions to improve prevention of type 2 diabetes / Consortium: T2D-DATA 332464 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2023 298 417

Öörni, Katariina Wihuri Research Institute Residual cardiovascular risk: Identification of high-risk individuals 332564 27.05.2020 01.09.2020 - 31.08.2024 526 249