• Systems biology studies on the human immune system
  • Wide scale analysis of mutations, SNPs and other variations in human immunity
  • Applying phylogenetics in the field of genome evolution
  • Data mining from complete genome sequences
  • Evolutionary analysis of large protein groups


  • CEO of e-learning company HiDucator Ltd.
  • Lecturer of course "Phylogenetics"
  • Lecturer of course "Major transitions in evolution"
  • Tutor of virtual courses "Introduction to bioinformatics" and "Functional genomics"
  • Supervisor of MSc students in Master’s Degree Programme in Bioinformatics at University of Tampere
  • Supervisor of PhD students in National Doctoral Programme in Informational and Structural Biology, Finland


  • Adjunct Professor of Bioinformatics - University of Tampere, 2009.
  • PhD in evolutionary biology - Eötvös Loránd University, 2003. 
    • Genome evolution in Chlamydia
  • MSc in biology -Eötvös Loránd University, 1999.
    • RFLP analysis of Photorhabdus luminescens strains