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Computational methods for analyzing complex high-throughput data from cancers

Kristian Ovaska

Cancers are a heterogeneous group of diseases that cause 7.6 million deaths yearly worldwide. At the cellular level, cancer is characterized by increased proliferation and invasion of tissue. These phenotypes are caused by environmental or inherited factors that increase the mutability of the genome, leading to dysregulation of a number of cellular processes. Identifying the genotypic ch...

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Disputationen: 25.4.2014

In silico methods in prediction of drug metabolism, mass fragmentation, and chromatographic behavior: Application to toxicological drug screening by liquid chromatography/time-of-flight mass spectrometry

Elli Tyrkkö

Drug analysis in forensic and clinical toxicology has traditionally relied on the use of primary reference standards (PRSs). However, the availability of PRSs for new drugs, new psychoactive substances (NPSs), and their metabolites is often limited. Full metabolite data of pharmaceutical drugs can be unpublished, and the metabolism of NPSs is often unknown. Knowledge of drug metabolism i...

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Disputationen: 25.4.2014

Study on soot and other refractory components from various combustion processes

Anna Frey

Combustion processes emit remarkable amount of particles into the atmosphere. These particles are released e.g. from the spark ignition and diesel engines of road-traffic and from the combustion processes of small and large-scale energy production. Burning technologies and conditions as well as fuels combusted influence strongly on physical and chemical characteristics of particle emissi...

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Disputationen: 25.4.2014

Insomnia, ill health and work disability - a longitudinal study among employees

Peija Haaramo

Insomnia is the most common sleep disturbance and a notable public health problem. Around one third of the working-aged population has at least occasional symptoms, and one tenth has chronic insomnia. Previous studies report associations of insomnia with ill health and work disability. However, there is still a lack of longitudinal research, and especially of studies using register-based...

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Disputationen: 25.4.2014

Experimentally tested responses of flower-visiting insects to habitat establishment on farmland

Eeva-Liisa Korpela

This thesis focuses on the responses of bumblebees and diurnal Lepidoptera (butterflies and diurnal moths) to habitat establishment on farmland. In the first paper, I studied the benefits of long-term set-aside establishment for the focal species groups. Focusing on another on-field measure, sown wildflower strips, I studied the ability of sown strips to promote three different aspects ...

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Disputationen: 25.4.2014

"To Not Die Alone" : Kinship, Love and Life Cycle in Contemporary Havana, Cuba

Heidi Härkönen

Drawing on ethnographic material collected amongst racially mixed, lower-income Havana residents over 14 months of research, To Not Die Alone: Kinship, Love and Life Cycle in Contemporary Havana, Cuba , examines the interplay between family relations and the state. The research focuses on the gendered transformations taking place in the kinship system over the life course and the ways in...

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Disputationen: 25.4.2014

Sprichwörter in drei Sprachen: Deutsch-Französisch-Finnisch : Eine vergleichende Studie

Satu Helomaa

In this contrastive research German, French and Finnish proverbs are compared primarily based on the concepts of convergence and divergence in regard to their structural similarities and differences and their phraseological equivalents. This kind of research has not been done before on the above mentioned three languages. The corpus of the comparison, 958 proverbs consisting of 345 Germa...

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Disputationen: 25.4.2014

Non-specific neck pain in preadolescent to adolescent populations

Minna Ståhl

Neck pain is a common health problem globally. In addition to individual suffering, it causes a huge burden on societies. Some evidence suggests that neck pain in adolescence predicts frequent neck symptoms also in adulthood. A steady increase in prevalence of frequent and persistent neck pain among Finnish adolescents was observed in the 1990s, which might predict an increasing amount o...

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Disputationen: 25.4.2014

Sommitelmia ja kiepsahduksia : Nomadisia kirjoituksia tutkimuksen tulemisesta (ja käsityön sukupuolisopimuksesta)

Hanna Guttorm

Tässä väitöskirjassa kuvaan tutkimukseni tulemista ja poststrukturalististen teorioiden materialisoitumista tutkimuksen ja sen kirjoittamisen käytännöissä. Etnografia käsityönopetuksen sukupuolittuneisuudesta muuntui autoetnografiseksi tietämisen mahdollisuuksien ja oikeutuksien sekä eettisten kysymysten tutkimiseksi: Miten toisista tai heidän käyttämistään diskursseista on mahdollista t...

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Disputationen: 25.4.2014

Poeten och hennes apostlar : En biomytografisk analys av Edith Södergranbilden

Agneta Rahikainen

Ämnet för denna avhandling är konstruktioner och biografiska tolkningar av poeten Edith Södergrans liv och diktning efter hennes död 1923. Jag utreder vad som ligger bakom de biografiska forskarnas och skribenternas agenda och förhållningssätt, vilka källor och auktoriteter de baserar sina iakttagelser på och vilka de har valt bort, och i så fall varför. Och hur de har tolkat och placera...

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Disputationen: 26.4.2014

Ranskalainen Eurooppa ja suomalainen Suomi : Jean-Louis Perret kulttuurinvälittäjänä ja verkostoitujana 1919-1945

Elina Seppälä

Väitöskirja Ranskalainen Eurooppa ja suomalainen Suomi: Jean-Louis Perret kulttuurinvälittäjänä ja verkostoitujana 1919-1945 käsittelee Suomen ja Ranskan suhteita sveitsiläisen Jean-Louis Perret n ja hänen verkostojensa kautta, ja tarjoaa uuden, kansainvälisen näkökulman Suomen 1920- ja 1930-lukujen kulttuuriseen ja poliittiseen kenttään.

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Disputationen: 26.4.2014

Atomistic Simulations of Divertor-Plasma Interactions in Fusion Reactors

Ane Lasa Esquisabel

The world's energy demand and harmful green-house gas emissions are continuously increasing, while the fossil fuel reservoir may soon end. Currently, there is no clear alternative to the traditional energy production methods for a safe and clean future. Fusion could be part of the solution offering a green-house gas free, virtually endless, safe and large scale energy production. A ma...

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Disputationen: 26.4.2014

Reproductive and Psychological Outcomes of Eating Disorders

Milla Linna

The aim of this thesis was to study the impact of eating disorders on young women's reproductive and psychological health in both clinical and population-based settings. Two samples of women were utilized to meet these goals. First, women treated at the eating disorder clinic of Helsinki University Central Hospital during 1995-2010 (n=2257) were compared with matched controls drawn fr...

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Conversion to organic wine production: exploring the economic performance impacts

Nisén, Pia / 23.04.2014

Conversion to organic wine production: exploring the economic performance impacts Nisén, Pia This study focuses on understanding the relationship between organic wine production and economic performance. The aim of this study is to clarify, what are the economic impacts that result from the conversion of wine production from conventional to organic. This is an interesting topic to be exp...

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Metsikön rakenteen vaikutus säteilyn sammumiskertoimeen

Majasalmi, Titta / 23.04.2014

Metsikön rakenteen vaikutus säteilyn sammumiskertoimeen Majasalmi, Titta Kasvuston G-funktio kuvaa säteilyn vähenemistä tai ”sammumista” auringon eri korkeuskulmissa varjostavan lehtialan suhteen. Sen vuoksi sitä kutsutaan sammumiskertoimeksi. Tutkimuksen tavoitteena oli selvittää vaihteleeko G-funktion muoto eri puulajien metsiköissä, ja voidaanko puulajit erottaa toisistaan G-funktion ...

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Challenges and Opportunities for Business Advantage in Finnish Pellet Industries – A Literature Review and Insights on Current and Future Retailer Opinions

Joas, Markus / 22.04.2014

Challenges and Opportunities for Business Advantage in Finnish Pellet Industries – A Literature Review and Insights on Current and Future Retailer Opinions Joas, Markus The Finnish forest industries are going through heavy adjustments as especially the western world is moving towards a more digitalized model where the amount of paper and pulp consumed is diminishing. It is obvious that t...

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”Työ on aika tärkeää, vaikka kyllä perhe on vielä tärkeämpi” – Naislääkäreiden osa-aikatyö ja perhekeskeisten ammattilaisten työeetos

Hannola, Jussi / 22.04.2014

”Työ on aika tärkeää, vaikka kyllä perhe on vielä tärkeämpi” – Naislääkäreiden osa-aikatyö ja perhekeskeisten ammattilaisten työeetos Hannola, Jussi Tutkielmassa tarkastellaan perusteita ja taustatekijöitä, jotka ovat osa-aikaisten naislääkäreiden elämänkokonaisuudessa vaikuttaneet päätökseen työskennellä osa-aikaisesti kokoaikaisuuden sijaan. Lisäksi tutkitaan, millaiseksi haastateltuje...

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