Soile Nymark appointed to academy research fellowshipThe Academy of Finland has granted funding to new Academy Research Fellows in the fields of biosciences and environmental research. One of them is PhD Soile Nymark from Tampere University of Technology (TUT). Her research focuses on the functions of the retina and retinal pigment epithelial cells.
Nymark works in the Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering at TUT. She is part of the Computational Biophysics and Imaging Group (CBIG) headed by Professor Jari Hyttinen.
The Academy of Finland’s Research Council for Biosciences and Environment awarded funding for altogether 11 new Academy Research Fellows. The funding period of the five-year fellowships begins in September 2015. The fellowships are prestigious stepping-stones for talented and experienced scientists on the way to academic leadership positions.
Read an article discussing Soile Nymark's research on the science magazine Interface 1/2015: Eyes on epithelia.