Biochemistry, Protein Chemistry
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“My job is inspiring, because I get to dive in to new inventions and learn something new every day. Solving complicated cases makes my job very rewarding.”
Tiia-Riikka joined Laine IP in March 2021. She works in the chemistry team focusing on inventions in the fields of biotechnology and medicine. In addition, Tiia-Riikka helps our clients with database searches.
Before joining Laine IP, Tiia-Riikka worked as a researcher at the Max Planck institute in Germany and at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center in Denmark. Tiia-Riikka’s research career has focused on protein chemistry and she has worked for example with biosynthesis of antibiotics, use of antibodies and modification of natural products.
Tiia-Riikka holds a master’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Helsinki and a doctoral degree (Dr. rer. nat.) from the University of Heidelberg, Germany.