Otto departs

Today our friend Otto Miettinen and his family, Annina and Kelo, returned to Finland. It seems like only yesterday that they arrived.photo 2

Otto will complete his Marie Curie Fellowship, and then transition into a new position as curator of fungi in the Botanical Institute in Helsinki. It is always a little sad when people leave the lab, but it is great that Otto will take up this new post, and I trust that we will have opportunities to collaborate and visit in the future. We had a nice going-away party in Otto’s furniture-free apartment. Otto impressed us in so many ways, not least of all for his modern adaptation of the standing writing desk.

Otto's office

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