Salla Laine, PhD, B.Eng. (Biotechnology)
COO, Partner

Before her position at Aurexel, Dr. Laine carried out her doctoral studies at the Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Turku, Finland. Her thesis was related to the microRNA-mediated regulation of bone and cartilage cell differentiation. At the beginning of her doctoral studies, she was awarded a position in the national Drug Discovery Graduate School (present FinPharma Doctoral Program – Drug Discovery, FPDP-D). She received her Master’s degree in Health Biosciences, University of Turku, in 2006 and Bachelor of Engineering degree in Biotechnology, University of Applied Sciences, Turku, in 2003.

Over 10 years of experience in academic research
– Postgraduate at Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Turku (2005- 2012)
– Research Assistant at Department of Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Turku (2002-2005)
– Research Assistant at Department of Parasitology, Åbo Akademi (2000)

Areas of expertise:
– microRNAs
– mesenchymal stem cells
– differentiation of bone and cartilage cells
– scientific writing
– teaching

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