Profile of Prof Päivi Tammela
Päivi Tammela, professor of pharmaceutical biology at the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Helsinki, received her PhD in pharmacy in 2004 and Adjunct professorship in pharmaceutical biology in 2005. In 2011, she completed a postdoctoral research visit at the University of Cambridge, Department of Biochemistry, UK, and held the Academy of Finland Research Fellow position in 2014-2019. She has received the American Society of Pharmacognosy Foundation Jack L. Beal Award for best Journal of Natural Products paper by a young investigator (2009) and Finnish Pharmaceutical Society Albert Wuokko Award to Young Scientist (2004). Päivi has published >90 publications and 5 patents, received in total >3.5 M€ as research grants. Prof. Tammela leads the EU-OPENSCREEN ERIC (EU-OS) operations in Finland and is the head of the High Throughput Biomedicine Unit at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM), which is one of the high capacity screening partner sites in EU-OS ERIC.