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Professor Westermarck from the University of Turku Nominated as a Member of the Board of the European Cancer Organisations
Professor of Cancer Biology at the University of Turku, InLAMES Flagship Director Jukka Westermarck has been nominated as a member of the European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) executive board. EACR is Europe's largest association promoting cancer research and has more than 10,000 members worldwide.
Professor of Medical Biochemistry Klaus Elenius from the University of Turku has been selected for the position of the Scientific Director of BioCity Turku. The vacancy lasts five years and started on 1 January 2022. BioCity Turku is a joint organisation of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University, supporting and coordinating bioscience research in the Turku region.
Professor Hans Clevers, Professor Henning Walczak and Professor Christopher Chen will join the InFLAMES Flagship as visiting professors and lend their expertise to strengthen the Turku-based research and innovation endeavor.
The InFLAMES Flagship of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University has invited four recognised experts in their fields as visiting professors. The expertise in the Flagship will be strengthened by Professor Petter Brodin, Professor Sarah Coupland, Dr Simon Goodman, and Professor Reijo Salonen. Their terms will last until the end of 2024.
The joint InFLAMES Flagship of the University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University has invited four top-level visiting professors to strengthen the initiative. The position of visiting professor at the University of Turku has been granted for the period of 1 April 2021–31 December 2024 to Professors Mark Ansel, Janne Lehtiö and Lawrence Steinman as well as to Director Teng-Leong Chew.