Sanna Sillankorva

Staff Researcher

Sanna is Principal Investigator (2020.03171.CEECIND) working in the Nanomedicine group. Her project relies on the development of a novel topical bacteriophage delivery system.

She holds a PhD degree in Chemical and Biological Engineering from the University of Minho, Portugal, that included visiting periods both at the Universities of Oulu and Helsinki in Finland. She was a postdoctoral researcher (2009-2013) at the Centre of Biological Engineering of the University of Minho and was a recipient of an FCT Investigator grant (2013-2018) that focused on the prevention and control of food and clinically relevant pathogens. She joined INL in 2019 as a Research Fellow funded by Marie Curie COFUND fellowship. She has coordinated 3 national projects, edited 2 hard-cover books and 1 eBook, published over 60 articles, 12 book chapters, and supervised over 25 postdoctoral, PhD and MSc researchers.

Selected Publications