Elin Torvaldson

Graduate Student
Turku Centre for Biotechnology
Åbo Akademi University
e-mail: elin.torvaldson(a)btk.fi
phone: +358-2-215-4633 (Biocity 2nd floor)

Research Interests

  • Intermediate filaments (IFs)
  • IFs in development and differentiation
  • IFs in cell death and survival
  • IF-mediated signalling, in particular phosphorylation dependent signalling

Education

2008 – present: Graduate student in Cell Biology, Åbo Akademi University
2008: M.Sci. Biosciences, Åbo Akademi University

Publications

Nucleolar AATF regulates c-Jun-mediated apoptosis.
Ferraris SE, Isoniemi K, Torvaldson E, Anckar J, Westermarck J, Eriksson JE. Mol Biol Cell. 2012 Nov;23(21):4323-32

Insights into intermediate filament regulation from development to ageing.
Hyder CL, Isoniemi KO, Torvaldson ES, Eriksson JE. J Cell Sci. 2011 May 1;124(Pt 9):1363-72

Nestin as a regulator of Cdk5 in differentiating myoblasts.
Pallari HM, Lindqvist J, Torvaldson E , Ferraris SE, He T, Sahlgren C, Eriksson JE. Mol Biol Cell.2011 May;22(9):1539-49

Inhibition of Akt signaling by the lignan matairesinol sensitizes prostate cancer cells to TRAIL-induced apoptosis.
Peuhu E, Rivero-Müller A, Stykki H, Torvaldson E, Holmbom T, Eklund P, Unkila M, Sjöholm R, Eriksson JE. Oncogene. 2010 Feb 11;29(6):898-908