Faculty Members

Faculty Members

Batu Erman »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Molecular biology, immunology, cancer, signal transduction, structural biology, X-ray crystallography, genome editing, CRISPR/Cas9, p53 protein, BTB domain transcription factors.

Christopher Mayack »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Systems biology, improving honey bee health, animal physiology, animal behavior, parasite-host interactions, neurobiology, effects of aging, evolution of social behavior, regulation of appetite and energetic homeostasis

Deniz Sezer »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Computational Molecular Biophysics: atomically-detailed characterization of drug permeation through lipid bilayer. Theoretical Physical Chemistry: molecular dynamics simulations for magnetic resonance spectroscopy.

Devrim Gözüaçık »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Molecular medicine, molecular and cell biology, cellular stress and death mechanisms, apoptosis, autophagy, innovative drug research, nanotechnology in medical research.

Hüveyda Başağa »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Role of oxidative stress and antioxidants on signaling pathways leading to gene expression.

İsmail Çakmak »
Faculty Member
Research Area

- Micronutrient deficiencies and toxicities in plants - Genetic improvement of cultivated wheats by exploiting wild wheats - Oxygen free radicals and antioxidants in stressed plants - Heavy metal uptake, transport and accumulation in plants - Physiological characterization of plants suffering from abiotic stress factors

Levent Öztürk »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Plant nutrition, plant physiology, food security

Ogün Adebali »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Computational Genomics, Protein Informatics, Molecular Evolution, DNA Damage and Repair

Öznur Taştan »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Machine learning, Computational Biology, Bioinformatics

Selim Çetiner
Faculty Member
Research Area

Plant Biotechnology and Biosafety, DNA fingerprinting, Alternative Energy, Algae Research, Plant Tissue Culture

Zehra Sayers »
Faculty Member
Research Area

Molecular biology and investigation of structure of biological molecules using synchrotron X -ray scattering; investigation of structure-function relationships in fibrous molecules including chromatin, actin etc.; investigation of structures of metal-binding proteins



Affiliated Faculty


Ali Rana Atılgan »
Affiliated Faculty
Research Area

Biological physics • Systems science • Mechanics of Materials

Canan Atılgan »
Affiliated Faculty
Research Area

Polymer and protein dynamics; theoretical and computational investigation of complex molecular systems.