Leena Peltonen#


Leena Peltonen
Sadly, this member passed away.
Email:leena.peltonen 'at' ktl.fi
Membership Number:1904
Membership type:
Main Country of Residence:FINLAND
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Username:lpeltonen
Elected:1999
Homepage: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/research/faculty/lpeltonen



Leena Peltonen passed away March 11, 2010.

Positions Held
  • 2004 Coordinator of the (Nordic Center of Excellence in Disease Genetics
  • 2000 Director of the Center of Excellence in Disease Genetics of the Academy of Finland
  • 1998-2002 Founder and the Gordon and Virginia MacDonald Distinguished Chair of the Department of Human Genetics at University of California Los Angeles
  • 1995-1998 Professor, University of Helsinki and National Public Health Institute
  • 1991-1994 Professor of Molecular Biology, Director of the Molecular Biology Program, National Public Health Institute
  • 1987-1991 Head of the Laboratory, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics, National Public Health Institute, Finland
  • 1985-1986 Senior Scientist of The Academy of Finland, Recombinant DNA Laboratory, University of Helsinki
  • 1981-1984 Acting Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology, University of Oulu, Finland

Fields of Scholarship
  • Molecular geneticists
  • Human Genetics

Honours and Awards

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