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Organization of the ABS Graduate School

The ABS Graduate School is subordinate to the University of Helsinki. The Director is Professor Hannu Korkeala (Department of Food Hygiene and Environmental Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki), and the Vice Director is Professor Hely Tuorila (Department of Food and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki). Ms Laila Huumonen acts as the coordinator of the School, and she is also the secretary of the Management Board.

The highest authority in the ABS Graduate School is held by the Management Board, where each associated university and research institute is represented. The associated universities and the research institutes of the ABS Graduate School are:

University of Helsinki
Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus

Faculty of Health Sciences

University of Turku
Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
Aalto University
School of Chemical Technology
MTT Agrifood Research Finland

National Institute for Health and Welfare
The Finnish Food Safety Authority, Evira
  • Research Department
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland


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