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consultant , microbiologist

Mirja Puolakkainen, Finnish microbiologist, consultant. License Physician 1987. Fellow Sigrid Juselius Senior Fellow, Sigrid Juselius Foundation, 2000, Sigrid Juselius post-doctoral fellow, 1990-1992. Member of American Society Microbiology.

Background

Puolakkainen, Mirja was born on March 21, 1959 in Finland. Daughter of Matti Raatikainen, Eine Raatikainen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Helsinki, Helsinki,Finland, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 1987. Specialist clinical microbiology, University Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 1997.

Docent medical microbiology, University Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 1998.

Career

Visiting scientist University Washington, Seattle, since 2000. Senior lecturer University Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, 1996—2000, research, teaching positions Finland. Postdoctoral fellow University Washington, Seattle, 1990—1993.

Senior fellow Academy of Sciences, Helsinki, Finland, 2000—2001, research assistant Finland. Consultant Labquality, Helsinki, Finland, since 1987. Specialist clinical microbiology Central Hospital Helsinki University, Helsinki, Finland.

Achievements

  • License Physician 1987.

Works

  • book

    • Chlamydia

      (During recent decades, it has been firmly documented that...)

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Chlamydia, 1989.

Membership

Member of American Society Microbiology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, skiing, music, cooking.

Connections

Married Pauli Puolakkainen. Children: Suvi, Tero, Maria.

father:
Matti Raatikainen Puolakkainen

spouse:
Pauli Puolakkainen

children:
Suvi Puolakkainen

Tero Puolakkainen

Maria Puolakkainen