Tiina Vesterinen works as a laboratory coordinator at FIMM. She has several years of experience in biobanking. She was the coordinator of the Helsinki Urological Biobank and is a member of the Steering Group of the Finnish Hematology Registry and Biobank (FHRB). She worked for the Helsinki Biobank between 2015 and 2017 developing the sample and data request approval processes as well as the utilization of archived tissue samples. Currently, she shares her time between FIMM and her own PhD project on pulmonary carcinoid tumors. In her spare time she enjoys travelling and outdoor sporting as well as hiking with her horse.