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Madis Metsis, PhD

Associate Professor Adjunct
Department of Molecular Medicine
California Campus
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(858) 784-8402


Ph.D. (Biochemistry and Molecular Biology), University of Tartu 1985
Master of Science (Molecular Biology), Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) 1981

Professional Experience

2001-2017 Associate Professor Adjunct, Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute
2005-2012 Chairman, Center for Biology of Integrated Systems, Tallinn University of Technology
2005-2012 Professor of Bioinformatics, Tallinn University of Technology
2002-2005 Researcher and Group Leader, Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics, Karolinska Institute
2002-2002 Researcher, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Neurochemistry Unit, Karolinska Institute
2001-2001 Associate Professor, The Scripps Research Institute
1996-2001 Professor of Molecular Biology, Institute for Gene Technology, Tallinn University of Technology
1991-2000 Researcher, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Molecular Neurobiology, Karolinska Institute
1989-1991 Postdoctoral Associate, Karolinska Institute
1985-1989 Researcher, National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics (NICPB)

Selected References

All Publications

Kilk, K., El-Andaloussi, S., Jarver, P., Meikas, A., Valkna, A., Bartfai, T., Kogerman, P., Metsis, M. & Langel, U. Evaluation of transportan 10 in PEI mediated plasmid delivery assay. (2005). Journal of Controlled Release, 103(2), 511-523.

Brunkhorst, A., Neuman, T., Hall, A., Arenas, E., Bartfai, T., Hermanson, O. & Metsis, M. Novel isoforms of the TFIID subunit TAF4 modulate nuclear receptor-mediated transcriptional activity. (2004). Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 325(2), 574-579.