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.