The 3rd Annual GCN Meeting 18.-19.4.2024

The third annual meeting of the GCN Flagship will take place on 18.-19.4. in Hotel Rantapuisto, Helsinki. This is an event for the consortium members and companies that wish to support the Flagship activities. For more information, contact the consortium coordinators at

Program of the event:

Thursday, April 18

9:30-10:00                        Arrival and coffee

10:00-12:00                      Session 1:

Opening talk
Keynote speaker: Sari Pesonen, Valo Therapeutics
Short presentations:
Astrid Subrizi (UEF)
Theodor Boc (UEF)
Sponsored talk: Axion Biosystems

12:00-12:45                      Lunch

12:45-14:30                      Session 2:

Keynote speaker:  Tambet Teesalu, University of Tartu, Estonia       
Short presentations:
Riina Harjumäki (UH)
Helka Göös (FRCBS)
Sponsored talk: Promega

14:30-15:00                      Coffee break

15:00-16:00                      Session 3

Short presentations:
Chandra Sourov, Aalto and Anatoliy Samoylenko (UO)
Boxuan Shen (Aalto)
Sponsored talk: Cell Signaling Technology

16:00-18:00                      Welcome Reception, posters, and company booths
19:00- 21:00                     Dinner

Friday, April 19

8:30-9:00                            Coffee, posters, and company booths

9:00-11:30                        Session 4

Keynote speaker: Gunilla Enblad, Uppsala University, Sweden
GeneCellNano Business opportunities
Tuula Palmén (Business Finland)
Pauliina Ehlers (Pharma Industry Finland)
Tarja Enala, (Drug Development Centre)
Nigel Parker (GeneCellNano Business Coordinator)
Peppi Karppinen (UO)

11:30-12:30                      Lunch

12:30-14.00 Session 5

Short talks:
Tatu Lajunen (UEF)
Petri Mäkinen (UEF)         
Sponsored talk: DelsiTech

14:00-15:00                      Coffee and departure

The GeneCellNano Flagship wants to thank all the sponsors who make this event possible: