Marko Hyvönen

CSO & Founder at Qkine

Marko is a structural biochemist with over 20 years of experience in producing complex proteins for structural analysis. He studied biochemistry at the University of Helsinki and did his PhD at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg. He joined the Department of Biochemistry in Cambridge in 1998 and has been leading a research group since 2001. One of the main themes in his research is to understand the structure and function of TGF-beta family growth factors, with a particular focus on activins. He runs a core facility providing high-quality growth factors and other protein-based tools for the stem cell research consortium at the University of Cambridge and this expertise is part of the foundations of Qkine.


  • CSO & Founder

    Current role

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