A Ph.D. seeks for a job in the virology area - Resume

Raimo Pollanen pollanen at phoenix.oulu.fi
Mon Dec 25 04:38:47 EST 1995


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          RAIMO J POLLANEN

PERMANENT ADDRESS:
Sinivatukkakuja 10, FIN-90460 Oulunsalo, Finland

CURRENT ADDRESS:
Dept of Pathology, University of Oulu, Kajaanintie 52 D FIN-
90220 Oulu, Finland

HOME PHONE: +358-81-5209883
WORK PHONE: +358-81-5375949

RESEARCH INTERESTS: 
Molecular biology of Human papillomavirus infections, protein
purification (recombinant and tissue protein), protein modeling by computers

SKILLS: 
Molecular biology (DNA/RNA level), protein expression and
purification, in situ hybridization, protein modeling by 
computers, DNA and protein sequence manipulation with various
program packages (GCG etc), familiar with MS-DOS and Windows
based programs, fluent in finnish, english, german and swedish.

EXPERIENCE:
Scientific researcher Aug 85-Dec 95 
University of Oulu, Dept of Pathology, Kajaanintie 52 D, FIN-
90220 Oulu, Finland
Task to develope and enhance Human papillomavirus (HPV)
diagnostic methods. 
Assist other researchers in finding information from various sources 
(MEDLINE, DNA and protein sequence and structural (PDB) databases etc).

EDUCATION:
B.S.  Biochemistry, Dec 1981, Faculty of Science, University of
Oulu, Oulu, Finland
M.S.  Clinical biochemistry, May 1985, Faculty of Science,
UNiversity of Oulu, Oulu, Finland. 

THESIS:
M.S. thesis - "Purification and characterization of two cysteine proteinase
inhibitors from human tonsilla"
Advisor - Docent Ph.D. Mikko Jarvinen
Ph.D. thesis - " The pathobiologic correlates of human
papillomavirus infection"
Advisor - Professor Veli-Pekka Lehto

PUBLICATIONS:
Cystatin C containing neurons in postmortem hypothalamus.
Human Papillomavirus DNA and abnormal p53 expression in
carcinoma of the urinary bladder.
p53 protein accumulation and the presence of human papillomavirus
DNA in bronchiolo-alveolar carcinoma correlate with poor
prognosis.
Aberrant p53 expression in HPV associated cervical lesions.
Tenascin in human papillomavirus (HPV) associated cervical
lesions.
Cystatin A in condylomatous and dysplastic lesions of the human
cervix Correlation with the presence and type of human
papillomavirus infection.

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     RAIMO J POLLANEN

PUBLICATIONS:
Tenascin expression in Lichen schlerosum et atropicus
Immunohistochemical and ISH study.
Detection of human papillomavirus infection by non-isotopic in
situ hybridization in condylomatous and CIN lesions.
The association of PCNA-positivity with HPV status in cervical 
intraepithelial lesions.
The presence of human papillomavirus DNA is inversely related
to abnormal p53 protein expression in lung carcinoma.
Cystatins A and C inhibit BK-virus multiplication in cell 
cultures.
Detection of HPV infection of female lower genital tract by 
colposcopy, histology, cytology and DNA-hybridization.

MISCELLANOUS:
I practise flying, having a private pilots license, single
engine land. 
I play guitar and bass guitar.







































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