University teacher at the University of Turku
Dr Tolvanen has more than 20 years of experience in university teaching of sciences. He instructed biochemistry and bioinformatics courses at the University of Helsinki and later science classes at North Karelia Polytechnic.
He has been lecturing several courses in the international Masters Degree Programme in Bioinformatics of the University of Tampere and the University of Turku, Finland. His main research interests are in glycobiology-related bioinformatics and study of carbonic anhydrases.