Research Grants

Currently, research grants used by IzTech MBG Faculty Members are as follows:

Assoc. Prof. Bünyamin Akgül “Investigation of the effects on apoptosis of novel gene regulatory molecules circular RNAs” “Investigation of the effects of TNFRSF10B-AS lncRNA on cell motility” and “Investigation of RNA m6A modifications that play a role in apoptosis- a COST Project” by TÜBİTAK

Prof. Yusuf Baran “Expression and Protein Levels of Bioactive Sphingolipid Genes in Newly Diagnosed and Drug-Resistant Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients and Their Impact on the Clinical Progress” by TÜBİTAK

Prof. Sami Doğanlar “Domates (Solanum lycopersicon L.)’de Tuza Dayanıklılık İçin Yüksek Çözünürlükte Haritalama” by TÜBİTAK “Domates (Solanum lycopersicum L.)’de Birincil ve İkincil Metabolitler ve Anahtar Enzimler için Kantitatif Karakter Lokus Analizleri” by TÜBİTAK

Prof. Anne Frary “Use of molecular markers for selection of faba bean (Vicia faba L.) lines for breeding and cultivar development” by TÜBİTAK SAN-TEZ “Molecular marker characterization of tomato inbred lines and metabolic profiling for taste and aroma” by TÜBİTAK SAN-TEZ “Elucidation of boron hyperaccumulation and tolerance mechanisms in Puccinellia distans (Jacq.) Parl. using proteomics approach” by TÜBİTAK “Genetic diversity and association analysis in Turkish and Slovenian hazelnuts (Corylus avellana L.)” by TÜBİTAK

Assoc. Prof. Ayten Nalbant “Decoding the partners of RORC2 in human Th17 development” by TÜBİTAK “Generation of Th17 Effector T Cell Subset Derived from Naive CD4+ T Cells and Identification of microRNAs involved in Th17 differentiation” by TÜBİTAK

Prof. Devrim Pesen Okvur “Drug Delivery via Targeted Microbubbles as Ultrasound Contrast Agent and Their Use in Cancer Treatment via Controlled Local Drug Release” by TÜBİTAK “Lab on a chip that identifies consecutive intravasation and extravasation of breast cancer cells” by İYTE BAP “Interactions of Breast Cancer Cells with Macrophages in Controlled 3D in vitro Microenvironments” by European Commission

Assoc. Prof. Gülistan Meşe Özçivici “Investigating the Roles of Connexin 32 in Breast Cancer Cells with Different Metastatic Properties” by TÜBİTAK “Investigating the Role of Abnormal Hemichannel Activities of Cx26 Mutations on Epidermal Keratinocyte Calcium Homeostasis and Differentiation” by European Commission Assoc.

Prof. Özden Yalçın Özuysal “The role of IRF6 as a switch for the cell growth inhibitor or inducer functions of Notch signaling” by TÜBİTAK “Identification of novel Notch target genes that are mediators of Notch in inducing epithelial-mesenchymal transition and migration/invasion” by TÜBİTAK

Prof. Volkan Seyrantepe “Lizozomal Neu4 Sialidaz Enziminin Sifingolipid Metabolizmasındaki Biyolojik Rolünün Üçlü Enzim Eksikliği Olan Tay-Sachs Hastalığı Fare Modellerinde Kütle Spektrometre Ve Görüntüleme Sistemi İle Araştırılması” TÜBİTAK-GERMAN BMBF IntenC Cooperation “The biological role of sialidases in glycolipid metabolism” EMBO Installation Grant 2011 “Erken Başlangıçlı Tay-Sachs Hastalığı Fare Modelinde Hücresel Patolojinin Araştırılması” TÜBİTAK Assoc. Prof. Ferda Soyer “Escherichia coli O157:H7’nin 3-hidroksifenilasetik asit varlığında dış zar protein profilinin analizi” by İYTE BAP