Institute of Biomedicine and Translational Medicine

Biomeedikum, Ravila 19
50411 Tartu linn,
Tartu linn, Tartumaa
EST
+372 737 4210
bsmi@ut.ee
Eero Vasar
Head of Institute
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4331
+372 526 8033 (4331)
Ravila 19–3088
Mihkel Zilmer
Head of Office
dr. med.
+372 737 4311
+372 512 5311 (4311)
Ravila 19-3095
Rando Porosk
Research Fellow of Medical Biochemistry
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4313
Ravila 19-3097
Egon Taalberg
Specialist of Mass-spectrometry 0.5 p
MSc (Pharmacy)
+372 737 4313
r 3097
Ivi Annuk
Academic Affairs Specialist 0.5 p
+372 737 4310
Ravila 19–3096

Chair of Medical Biochemistry

Mihkel Zilmer
Professor of Medical Biochemistry
dr. med.
+372 737 4311
+372 512 5311 (4311)
Ravila 19-3095
Jaak Kals
Professor in Vasology 0.5 p
dr. med.
+372 5690 8977
Tiiu Kullisaar
Associate Professor in Medical Biochemistry
cand (Biology)
+372 737 4314
Kalle Kilk
Associate Professor of Medical Biochemistry
PhD (Neurochemistry)
+372 737 4313
Aune Rehema
Associate Professor in Medical Biochemistry 0.5 p
dr. med.
+372 737 4314
Ravila 19-3053
Riina Mahlapuu
Associate Professor in General Biochemistry 0.4 p
PhD (Bioorganic Chemistry)
+372 737 4313
Siiri Altraja
Lecturer in General Biochemistry
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4313
Ravila 19-3097
Tiit Salum
Lecturer of Medical Biochemistry
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4310
Ravila 19-3055
Maksim Zagura
Lecturer in Radiology and Medical Biochemistry 0.5 p
PhD (Medicine)
Kersti Ehrlich-Peets
Research Fellow of Medical Biochemistry 0.25 p
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4316
+372 5661 2639
Aigar Ottas
Research Fellow in General Biochemistry
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4414
Anu Tüür
Specialist in Academic Affairs 0.7 p
+372 737 4310
Ravila 19-3096
Mithu Guha
Research Fellow of Molecular Pathology
PhD
+372 737 4052
Ravila 14b
Kelli Somelar-Duracz
Junior Research Fellow of Pharmacology 0.7 p
MSc (Pharmacy)
+372 737 4365
Ravila 19-3005
Kerda Pulk
Junior Research Fellow in Pharmacology
MSc (Pharmacy)
+372 737 4358
Ravila 19–3045
Helerin Rätsep
Specialist (employment contract suspended) 0.6 p

Chair of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Aleksandr Žarkovski
Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology
PhD (Medical Studies)
+372 737 4417
+372 523 1360 (4360)
Ravila 14b-312
Allen Kaasik
Professor of Pharmacology Molecular Toxicology
dr. med.
+372 737 4351
Ravila 19-3051
Annika Vaarmann
Associate Professor in Pharmacology
PhD (Neurosciences)
+372 737 4354
Ravila 19-3049
Vinay Choubey
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
PhD
+372 737 4358
Ravila 19-3045
Külli Jaako
Associate Professor of Pharmacology
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4354
Ravila 19-3049
Džamilja Safiulina
Associate Professor in Pharmacology
PhD (Neurosciences)
+372 737 4353
Ravila 19-3048
Katrin Pruus
Lecturer in Pharmacology
dr. med.
+372 737 4355
Ravila 19-3052
Malle Kuum
Lecturer in Pharmacology 0.5 p, Research Fellow in Pharmacology 0.5 p
dr. med.
+372 737 4367
Ravila 19-3005
Monika Jürgenson
Research Fellow of Pharmacology
PhD (Neurosciences)
+372 737 4417
Ravila 14b-312
Kaili Anier
Research Fellow in Pharmacology
PhD (Neurosciences)
+372 737 4355
Ravila 19-3052
Janeli Viil
Research Fellow of Pharmacology
PhD (Cell Biology)
+372 737 4417
Ravila 14b-312
Oili Suvi
Laboratory Assistant
+372 737 4304
Ravila 19-3013
Michal Cagalinec
Associate Professor of Pharmacology (employment contract suspended)
PhD (Biophysics)

Chair of Clinical Pharmacology

Anti Kalda
Professor in Clinical Pharmacology
dr. med.
+372 737 4360
Hiie Sarv
Specialist in Academic Affairs
+372 737 4350
Ravila 19-3050
Eero Vasar
Head of Department
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4331
+372 526 8033 (4331)
Ravila 19–3088
Vallo Volke
Professor of Endocrine Physiology 0.6 p
dr. med.
+372 737 4338
Andres Soosaar
Visiting Associate Professor
cand (Medicine)
+372 737 4333
Ravila 19-3089
Kattri-Liis Eskla
Research Fellow in Human Physiology
PhD (Neurosciences)
+372 737 4346
Ravila 19–3061
Katyayani Singh
Research Fellow in Physiology
PhD (Neurosciences)
+372 737 4335
Ravila 19–3096
Arpana Hanumantharaju
Junior Research Fellow in Neurophysiology
MSc (Zoology)
+372 737 4335
Ravila 19–3090
Carolin Kuuskmäe
Junior Research Fellow in Neurophysiology
MSc (Molecular Biosciences)
+372 737 4335
Ravila 19–3090
Karolina Anja
Junior Research Fellow in Genetics of Eating Behavior
MA (Psychology)
+372 737 4335
Ravila 19–3090
Heli Nanits
Specialist
+372 737 4339
+372 525 9420
+372 737 4334
Ravila 19-3091

Chair of Physiology

Eero Vasar
Academician, Professor of Human Physiology
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4331
+372 526 8033 (4331)
Li Tian
Professor in Neuroimmunology
PhD
+372 737 4418
Ravila 14b–211
Aavo Lang
Associate Professor in Human Physiology
dr. med.
+372 737 4333
Ravila 19-3089
Jana Kivastik
Associate Professor in Human Physiology
dr. med.
+372 737 4337
Ravila 19-3093
Mari-Anne Philips
Associate Professor in Human Physiology
PhD (Neurosciences)
+372 737 4335
Ravila 19-3090
Kati Koido
Associate Professor in Human Physiology 0.5 p
PhD (Neurosciences)
+372 737 4337
Ravila 19–3093
Kertu Rünkorg
Lecturer in Human Physiology 0.5 p
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4338
Ravila 19-3092
Jaak Talts
Lecturer in Biophysics
PhD (Applied Physics)
+372 737 4347
Alar Veraksitš
Lecturer in Human Physiology
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4339
Ravila 19-3094
Maarja Krass
Lecturer in Human Physiology 0.5 p
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 7374 338
Erkki Vasar
Preparator
+372 737 4334
+372 5623 9763
Ravila 19-3061
Hendrik Luuk
Associate Professor in Human Physiology (employment contract suspended) 0.4 p
PhD (Neurosciences)
Sirli Raud
Associate Professor of Human Physiology (employment contract suspended)
PhD (Neurosciences)
Jürgen Innos
Research Fellow in Human Physiology (employment contract suspended) 0.5 p
PhD (Neurosciences)
Pärt Peterson
Head of Office
PhD (Immunology)
+372 737 4202
Ravila 19-A1038

Molecular Pathology Research Group

Kai Kisand
Professor of Cellular Immunology
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4186
Ravila 19–1035
Pärt Peterson
Professor of Molecular Immunology
PhD (Immunology)
+372 737 4202
Ravila 19–1038A
Martti Laan
Associate Professor of Medical Biology
PhD
+372 737 4186
Ravila 19–1035
Uku Haljasorg
Research Fellow of Molecular Immunology
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4186
Ravila 19–1035
Jaanika Kärner
Research Fellow of Molecular Immunology
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4052
Ravila 19–1036
Maarja Laos
Research Fellow in Molecular Immunology
PhD (Physiology and Neuroscience)
+372 737 4052
Ravila 19–1036
Chinna Susan Philip -
Junior Reserach Fellow in Molecular Immunology
MSc (Biotechnology)
+372 737 4052
Ravila 19–1036
Katrīna Daila Neiburga
Junior Research Fellow in Molecular Immunology
MSc (Biology)
+372 737 4186
Ravila 19–1035
Alexandra Elsakova
Junior Research Fellow in Molecular Immunology
MSc (Bioengineering)
+372 737 4052
Ravila 19–1036
Liina Tserel
Research Fellow (employment contract suspended)
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4186
Maia Limbach
Laboratory Specialist (employment contract suspended) 0.5 p
MSc (Biomedicine)

Laboratory of Precision and Nanomedicine

Tambet Teesalu
Professor of Nanomedicine
PhD (Developmental Biology)
+372 737 4296
+372 5397 4441 (4296)
Maarja Haugas
Research Fellow of Cancer Biology
PhD
+372 553 5669
Ravila 14b-203
Kaarel Kurm
Laboratory Specialist
MSc (Gene Technology)
+372 737 4262
Ravila 14b-107

RNA Biology Research Group

Ana Rebane
Professor of Molecular Medicine
PhD (Molecular Biology)
+372 737 4419
Ravila 14a-311
Pavel Kudrin
Research Fellow in RNA Biology
PhD (Biomedical Engineering)
Ravila 14b
Egon Urgard
Specialist 0.1 p
PhD (Biomedical Engineering)
+372 737 4419
Anet Laanesoo
Specialist (employment contract suspended) 0.5 p
MSc (Gene Technology)

Chair of Human Genetics

Maris Laan
Professor of Human Genetics, Academician
PhD (Genetics)
+372 737 5008
+372 5349 5258 (5008
Ravila 19–2089
Kristiina Rull
Associate Professor of Obstetrics Gynecology and Genetics 0.75 p
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 5009
Ravila 19–2067
Triin Kikas
Lecturer in Human Genetics
+372 737 5009
Ravila 19–2067
Laura Kasak
Lecturer of Human Genetics 0.25 p
PhD (Gene Technology)
+372 737 5006
Ravila 19–2085
Rain Inno
Junior Lecturer in Human Genetics 0.4 p
MSc (Gene Technology)
+372 737 5009
Ravila 19–2067
Avirup Dutta
Research Fellow in Bioinformatics
PhD (Bioinformatics)
Ravila 19–2087a

Chair of Human Biology

Pärt Peterson
Professor of Molecular Immunology
PhD (Immunology)
+372 737 4202
Ravila 19–1038A
Martti Laan
Associate Professor of Medical Biology
PhD
+372 737 4186
Ravila 19–1035
Anu Saag
Assistant of Human Biology 0.5 p
+372 737 4216
Ravila 19-2090
Janek Urvik
Assistant in Human Biology
PhD (Animal Ecology)
+372 737 4052
Ravila 19-1036
Uku Haljasorg
Research Fellow of Molecular Immunology
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4186
Ravila 19–1035
Mario Plaas
Head of Centre 0.5 p, Associate Professor of Translational Medicine 0.5 p
PhD (Molecular and Cell Biology)
+372 502 3056
Ravila 14b-206
Kadri Seppa
Research Fellow in Translational Medicine 0.2 p
PhD (Neurosciences)
Indrek Heinla
Research Fellow in Translational Medicine
PhD (Neurosciences)
Aivar Vuks
Veterinarian
+372 737 4411
+372 5342 0398 (4411)
Ravila 14b-205
Sander Vasar
Laboratory Assistant 0.5 p
+372 5560 0488
Ravila 14b-303
Nayana Gaur
Specialist
MSc (Neuroscience in Neurodegeneration)
Ravila 14b
Enely Õispuu
Specialist (employment contract suspended)
Riin Reimets
Specialist of Transgenic Technology (employment contract suspended) 0.75 p
MSc (Biomedicine)
Raivo Uibo
Head of Office, Academician, Professor of Immunology
PhD (Medical Studies)
+372 737 4231
+372 510 5079 (4231)
Ravila 19-2092, Ravila 19-2092
Meeme Utt
Associate Professor in Immunology 0.25 p
PhD (Microbiology)
+372 737 4051
Ravila 19-1036
Alar Aints
Associate Professor of Reproductive Medicine 0.75 p
PhD
+372 737 4230
Ivo Laidmäe
Associate Professor of Immunological Nanotechnology 0.5 p
PhD (Pharmacy)
Ravila 19-2061
Tamara Vorobjova
Associate Professor in Immunology 0.9 p
cand (Medicine)
+372 737 4233
Ravila 19–2093
Koit Reimand
Lecturer in Immunology
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4234
Ravila 19-2091
Aili Tagoma
Research Fellow in Immunology
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4234
Ravila 19-2091
Kristi Alnek
Junior Research Fellow in Immunology
MSc (Public Health)
+372 737 4230
Ravila 19-2094
Ija Talja
Specialist 0.5 p
MSc (Biomedicine)
+372 737 4230
Ravila 19-2094
Astrid Oras
Specialist (employment contract suspended)
MSc (Biomedicine)
Sulev Kõks
Professor in Pathophysiology (employment contract suspended) 0.5 p, Professor of Physiological Genomics 0.25 p
PhD (Molecular Biomedicine)
+372 737 4371 (4371)
Ravila 19-4047
Alireza Fazeli
Professor of Clinical Genomics and Personalized Medicine 0.2 p
PhD
Lumme Kadaja-Änilane
Associate Professor in Pathophysiology 0.15 p
dr. med.
+372 737 4373
Ravila 19–4045
Kalju Paju
Visiting Lecturer 0.5 p
cand (Medicine)
+372 737 4375
Ravila 19–4049
Mall Eltermaa
Assistant in Pathophysiology 0.5 p
+372 737 4373
Ravila 19-4045
Maili Jakobson
Research Fellow in Pathophysiology
PhD (Physiology and Neuroscience)
Ravila 19-4045
Signe Parts
Junior Research Fellow in Pathophysiology
MSc (Biomedicine)
+372 737 4370
Ravila 14b
Merike Kruus
Senior Laboratory Assistant
+372 737 4370
Ravila 19-4046
Nadežda Peet
Senior Laboratory Assistant
+372 737 4373
Ravila 19-4011
Gea Kõks
Specialist (employment contract suspended) 0.7 p
MSc (Public Health)
Andres Arend
Head of Office
cand (Medicine)
+372 737 4251
+372 507 6251 (4251)
Tambet Teesalu
Professor of Nanomedicine
PhD (Developmental Biology)
+372 737 4296
+372 5397 4441 (4296)
Ravila 14b-204
Siim Suutre
Associate Professor of Anatomy and Histology 0.6 p
dr. med. (Medicine)
Tiina Tikk
Junior Research Fellow in Anatomy 0.5 p
+372 737 4256
Ravila 19–2052
Rein Laiverik
Engineer 0.75 p
+372 737 4248
+372 5567 4946
+372 374 249
Ravila 19

Chair of Human Anatomy

Kersti Kokk
Head of Chair, Associate Professor in Human Anatomy
dr. med.
+372 737 4253
Ravila 19-2048
Hannes Tomusk
Assistant in Human Anatomy
MSc (Biomedicine)
+372 737 4254
Ravila 19-2049
Ege Johanson
Assistant in Human Anatomy 0.25 p
PhD (Exercise and Sport Sciences)
Liina Pärnsalu
Secretary
mag (Public Relations)
+372 737 4250
Ravila 19-2055

Chair of Histology and Embryology

Andres Arend
Professor of Histology and Embryology
cand (Medicine)
+372 737 4251
+372 507 6251 (4251)
Ravila 19-2054
Piret Hussar
Associate Professor in Histology
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4257
Ravila 19-2053
Aimar Namm
Junior Lecturer in Histology
PhD (Veterinary Science)
Ravila 19-2053

Chair of Surgical Anatomy

Kristi Huik
Associate Professor in Medical Microbiology and Virology
PhD (Medicine)
Hiie Soeorg
Research Fellow of Medical Microbiology
PhD (Medicine)
Taavi Päll
Research Fellow of Medical Virology 0.9 p
PhD (Gene Technology)
Imbi Smidt
Academic Affairs Senior Specialist 0.5 p
MSc (Biomedicine)
+372 737 4176
+372 737 4178
Ravila 19
Ene-Ly Jõgeda
Research Fellow (employment contract suspended)
PhD (Medicine)
Hanna Helena Pärn
Clinical Study Coordinator (employment contract suspended) 0.5 p
MSc

Chair of Medical Microbiology and Virology

Irja Lutsar
Professor of Medical Microbiology
dr. med.
Ravila 19-4043
Tuuli Metsvaht
Professor of Paediatric Intensive Care and Pharmacotherapy 0.5 p
dr. med. (Medicine)
Reet Mändar
Professor of Medical Microbial Ecology 0.9 p
dr. med.
+372 737 4179
Ravila 19–4044
Tatjana Brilene
Lecturer in Medical Microbiology 0.9 p
cand (Medicine)
+372 737 4174
Kai Truusalu
Lecturer in Medical Microbiology 0.9 p
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4175
Irja Roots
Administrative Assistant
+372 737 4170
Ravila 19-4042
Eha Kirsberg
Senior Laboratory Assistant 0.4 p
+372 737 4184
Ravila 19–4012

Research Group of Human Microbial Ecology

Jelena Štšepetova
Research Fellow in Medical Microbiology
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4174
Ravila 19-4039
Imbi Smidt
Research Fellow in Medical Microbiology 0.15 p
MSc (Biomedicine)
+372 737 4176

Research Group of Clinical Microbiology

Epp Sepp
Associate Professor in Medical Microbiology 0.65 p
dr. med.
+372 737 4178
Ravila 19–4044
Paul Naaber
Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology 0.1 p
dr. med.
+372 737 4170
Siiri Kõljalg
Research Fellow in Medical Microbiology 0.6 p
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4178
Ravila 19–4044
Ülle Parm
Research Fellow in Medical Microbiology 0.2 p
PhD (Medicine)
Ravila 19–4040

Research Group of HIV Studies

Radko Avi
Associate Professor of Medical Virology 0.9 p
PhD (Medicine)
+372 737 4177

Chair of Pathological Anatomy

Hannes Tamm
Assistant of Pathological Anatomy 0.25 p
+372 737 4305
Ingrid Mesila
Assistant in Pathological Anatomy
MSc (Biomedicine)
+372 737 4305
Ravila 19-3042

Chair of Forensic Medicine

Marika Väli
Professor of Forensic Medicine
cand (Medicine)
+372 737 4291
Ravila 19-3044
Delia Lepik
Lecturer of Forensic Medicine
dr. med. (Medicine)
+372 737 4
Ravila 19-3015