Jaakko Leinonen, M.Sc. from Elisabeth Widén's research group will defend his doctoral dissertation entitled: "Moving Beyond GWAS: Exploring the Function of the Gene LIN28B Associated with Pubertal Timing". The public examination will take place at the following address: Haartman Institute, Haartmanninkatu 3, Lecture Hall 2.
Professor Alexandre Reymond, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, will serve as the opponent and professor Samuli Ripatti as the custos. The thesis has been supervised by Elisabeth Widén (FIMM).