Members









FORMER LAB MEMBERS

Suna Lahut, MSc, PhD, Postdoc
Aslıhan Özoğuz, MSc, PhD, Postdoc
Mehmet Ozansoy, MSc, PhD, Postdoc
İzzet Enünlü, Postdoc
Caroline Selma Pirkevi, MSc, PhD, Postdoc
Serkan Alkan, Postdoc
Esra Tara, Postdoc
Abdülkadir Özkan, MSc, PhD
Fulya Akçimen, MSc
Cemile Koçoğlu, MSc
Pınar Aksoy, MSc
Gönenç Çobanoğlu, MSc
Sena Ağım, MSc
Özgür Ömür, MSc
Özgün Uyan, MSc
Ece Kartal, MSc
Nesli Ece Şen, MSc
Hamid Hamzeiy, MSc
Didem Eruslu, MSc
Begüm Erdoğan, MSc
Pınar Gencer, MSc
Fatma Sinem Hocaoğlu, MSc
Refika Mine Güzel, MSc
Nazan Saner, MSc
Ayşe Latif, MSc

MSc. Aslı Gündoğdu Eken
MSc. Ali Reza Khodadadi

Undergraduate Students

Cemre Coşkun
Burak Ünsal
Doruk Savaş
Deniz Kırca
Mehmet Giray
Arman Aksoy
Aslı Şahin
Altar Sorkaç
Güneş Birdal
Gizem Tanrıver
Ekinsu Akdemir
Gökçin Kara
Betül Uysal
Sıla Rızalar
Fatma İşleyen
Ayşe Kılıç
Berfu Yeksan
Gökçe Kasacı

 

Visiting Research Associates
Yasin Bakış, PhD, Postdoc

 


Name: Ceren İskender Tunca, PhD

E-mail: iskenderceren@gmail.com

Education:

2011 - PhD Student:

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Boğaziçi University

Suna Kıraç; Fellow

2010 - 2013 MSc Student:

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Boğaziçi University

İnan Kıraç; Fellow

2006-2010 BSc:

Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering

Sabancı University

Research Interests:

Understanding the mechanisms leading to ALS

Using homologous recombination to generate accurate models of SOD1-based ALS in Drosophila melanogaster

MSc Thesis: "Genetically Accurate Models of SOD1-based ALS in Drosophila: Validation and Characterization", 2013, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Boğaziçi University.

İlknur Yıldız Aydın
Administrative Assistant

E-mail: ilknur.yildiz@boun.edu.tr

Education / Work Experience:
2005 - , Administrative assistant, NDAL Boğaziçi University
2002 - 2005, Avene Product Manager Asst., Te-Ha Cosmetics, Galenic Product Trainer
2000 - 2002, Christian Dior Sales Department Assistant, Arcon Kozmetik
1996 - 2000, BA: Department of French Language and Literature Istanbul University

A.Nazlı Başak, PhD
Director of NDAL

E-mail: basak@boun.edu.tr

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE YY FIELD OF STUDY
Georg August University, Göttingen, Germany BSc 1968-1972 Biochemistry
Max Planck Institute for Experimental
Medicine, Göttingen, Germany
MSc 1972-1973 Molecular Biology and Genetics
Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine,
Göttingen, Germany
PhD 1973-1977 Molecular Biology and Genetics
Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine,
Göttingen, Germany
Post-Doc 1977-1980 Molecular Biology and Genetics

Positions and Employment
1973 - 1977, Ph. D Student in the laboratory of Prof. Friedrich Cramer, Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen. Dissertation: Three dimensional structure of tRNA Phe from yeast: its chemical and biophysical properties.
1977 - 1980, Postdoctoral fellow in the Laboratory of Prof. Friedrich Cramer, Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine in Göttingen.
1980 - 1985, Research fellow at the above institute.
1985 - 1986, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Boğaziçi University.
1986 - 1991, Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Boğaziçi University.
1991 - present, Professor and Senior Faculty Member at the above institution.
2005 -present, Director of Neurodegeneration Research Laboratory

Selda Dağdeviren Dığın
Administrative Assistant

E-mail: selda.dagdeviren@gmail.com

Education/ Work Experience:
2007 -, Administrative Assistant, NDAL, Boğaziçi University
2002 - 2006, BA: Department of Communication Sciences, Anadolu University, Eskişehir, Minor: Honor in Labor Economics and Industrial Relations, Anadolu University, Eskişehir

Müge Kovancılar Koç
Lab Technician

E-mail: mkvnclr@gmail.com

Education:
2008-2011, MSc Student/Asistant Student (Part time); Department of Oncologic Biology and Immunology, Oncology Institute, Istanbul University
MSc Thesis:
”Investigation of miR-21, miR-141, and miR-221 in blood circulation of patients with prostate cancer. Tumour Biol. 32(3):583-8.”
2003-2007 BSc; Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Haliç University

Work Experience:
2018-: Geleceğin Rol Model Lider Kadınları Projesi Sağlık Branşı: KOÇKAM, KOÇ University
2016-2017: Laboratory Technician in Tubitak Project; Hemorheology, Hemodynamics and Vascular Biology Laboratory, Medical School of Koc University
May.2015-Nov.2015: İstanbul Biyoteknoloji ve Laboratuvar Hizm. Ltd. Şti. Laboratory Supervisor of Cell Culture and Molecular Biology Laboratory
2012-2014, Medical Instructor; Haseki Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Genetik Tanı Merkezi

Irmak Şahbaz, BSc
Research Assistant

E-mail: irmaksahbaz@hotmail.com

Education / Work Experience:
2009 -, working as a technical assistant at Bhosphorus University Department of Moleculer Biology and Genetics Neurodegeneration Research Laboratory on diagnosis service
2003- 2006, Sakarya University

Gülşah Şimdir
MSc Student

E-mail: gulsahsimsir4@hotmail.com

Education:
2012-2018, BSc; Middle East Technical University, Department of Biological Sciences, Molecular Biology and Genetics

Tuğçe Gül, MSc
PhD Student

E-mail: gultugce94@hotmail.com

Education:
2016 - 2018, MSc Student; Department of Molecular Medicine, Yeditepe University
2012 - 2016, BSc Student; Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Yıldız Technical Univesity

Elif Bayraktar, MSc
PhD Student

E-mail: ebayraktar01@gmail.com

Education:
2013 - 2018, BSc Student; Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, İstanbul Technical Univesity