Manu Tamminen
PhD, Docent

Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology (Department of Biology)
University Lecturer, Physiology and Genetics (Department of Biology)

Office: 312

Areas of expertise
Molecular biology, Bioinformatics, Microbial Genetics, Microbial Ecology

  • MSc, University of Turku, 2002
  • PhD, University of Helsinki, 2011
  • Post-doc, MIT, 2011-2013
  • Post-doc, ETH Zürich, 2014-2017
  • Adjunct professor, University of Turku, 2017
  • Senior lecturer, University of Turku, 2017-

  • Single cell genomics of bacteria and small eukaryotes
  • Horizontal transfer of antibiotic resistance genes
  • Quantitative applications of NGS

  • SOMO1021 - Advanced genetics (2018)
  • FYGE2242 - Laboratory course of microbial genetics (2018)
  • BIOL1301 - Fundamentals of genetics (2018)
  • FYGE 4031 - Laboratory methods in genetics (2018)
  • BIOL3050 - Bioinformatics for biologists (2019)


Occurrence of sul and tet(M) genes in bacterial community in Japanese marine aquaculture environment throughout the year: Profile comparison with Taiwanese and Finnish aquaculture waters (2019)
Science of the Total Environment
Suzuki S, Nakanishi S, Tamminen M, Yokokawa T, Sato-Takabe Y, Ohta K, Chou HY, Muziasari WI, Virta M
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Archaea are prominent members of the prokaryotic communities colonizing common forest mushrooms (2018)
Canadian Journal of Microbiology
Rinta-Kanto J., Pehkonen K., Sinkko H., Tamminen M., Timonen S.
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Construction and Characterization of Synthetic Bacterial Community for Experimental Ecology and Evolution (2018)
Frontiers in Genetics
Cairns J, Jokela R, Hultman J, Tamminen M, Virta M, Hiltunen T
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Ecology determines how low antibiotic concentration impacts community composition and horizontal transfer of resistance genes (2018)
Communications Biology
Cairns J, Ruokolainen L, Hultman J, Tamminen M, Virta M, Hiltunen T
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Host range of antibiotic resistance genes in wastewater treatment plant influent and effluent (2018)
FEMS Microbiology Ecology
Jenni Hultman, Manu Tamminen, Katariina Pärnänen, Johannes Cairns, Antti Karkman, Marko Virta
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Proteome evolution under non-substitutable resource limitation (2018)
Nature Communications
Tamminen M, Betz A, Pereira AL, Thali M, Matthews B, Suter MJ, Narwani A
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Corrigendum: Mobile genes in the human microbiome are structured from global to individual scales (vol 535, pg 435, 2016) (2017)
Brito IL, Yilmaz S, Huang K, Xu L, Jupiter SD, Jenkins AP, Naisilisili W, Tamminen M, Smillie CS, Wortman JR, Birren BW, Xavier RJ, Blainey PC, Singh AK, Gevers D, Alm EJ
O2 Other)

Innovaatiota eurooppalaisittain ja amerikkalaisittain (2017)
Manu Tamminen
B1 Journal article)

Single-cell mass spectrometry reveals the importance of genetic diversity and plasticity for phenotypic variation in nitrogen-limited Chlamydomonas (2017)
ISME Journal
Krismer J, Tamminen M, Fontana S, Zenobi R, Narwani A
A1 Journal article – refereed)

Last updated on 2019-17-08 at 02:18