SciLifeLab, KTH Royal Institute of Technology: Tuuli Lappalainen
Tuuli Lappalainen has been appointed as director of the National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI) at the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) in Sweden. She will also become a professor of chemistry, biotechnology, and health at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology School of Engineering Sciences. Lappalainen, who is currently a core member of the New York Genome Center and an associate professor of systems biology at Columbia University, will take up her new posts May 15. She will continue to be an associate faculty member of the NYGC and will maintain her lab at the center.