Marja Makarow#

Marja Makarow
Membership Number:2660
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FINLAND

Present and Previous Positions
  • Professor of Applied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at the University of Helsinki
  • Since 2012 Vice-president of the Academy of Finland
  • 2008 - 2012 Advisor to the European Union Commissioner for Research and Innovation as Vice-Chair of the European Research Area Board ERAB
  • 2007 - 2011 Chief executive of the European Science Foundation
  • 2003 - 2007 Vice-rector for research and professor of applied biochemistry and molecular biology at the University of Helsinki

Fields of Scholarship
  • Cell biology
  • Molecular mechanisms of folding
  • Intracellular transport of glycoproteins

Honours and Awards
  • 1978 Member of the Societas Biochemica, Biophysica et Microbiologica Fenniae
  • 1984 Member of the American Society for Cell Biology
  • 1984 Federation of European Biochemical Societies, Young Scientist’s Award
  • 1992 - 1994 President of the International Association for Women Bioscientists
  • 1994 Runar Bäckström Invention Award, 1994
  • 1996 Culminatum Ltd. Invention Award
  • 1997 - 2007 Member of the Biocentrum Helsinki Center of Excellence
  • 2001 Order of the White Rose of Finland, class I medal
  • 2002 Chevalier de l'Ordre des Palmes Académiques de France
  • 2003 Member of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters
  • 2009 Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2018 Chevalier dans l’ordre de la Légion d’honneur received from president Macron for her accomplishments in science and science policy at the European level

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