Department of Biochemistry

 

Research in the Department of Biochemistry integrates metabolomics and biochemistry in scientific fields. The main focus is on cardiovascular disease (particularly atherosclerosis), primary episode psychosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as one of the main causes of disability and death in the Europe. We also carry out teaching of medical biochemistry in the Faculty of Medicine. 

 

Spokespersons

  • Mihkel Zilmer – Human metabolism, National Institute for Health Development, public speaking on metabolism-based nutrition
  • Tiiu Kullisaar – Probiotics and oxidative stress
  • Rando Porosk – Structure of biomolecules, IT-solutions for study subjects
  • Kalle Kilk – Clinical metabolomics

 

Integrative metabolomics in health and disease

 

Participation in Estonian and international scientific organizations

The specific info can be found in the curriculums of our researchers. Read more in ETIS.

Research

Publications and patents

Teaching and supervising

Doctoral theses

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Doctoral defence: Marilin Ivask “Transcriptomic and metabolic changes in the WFS1-deficient mouse model”

On 29 Novembril at 15:00 Marilin Ivask will defend her doctoral thesis „Transcriptomic and metabolic changes in the WFS1-deficient mouse model“.
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Seminar by Prof Gregory Lavieu

Seminar by Professor Gregory Lavieu