MSc/PhD Program
Sentürk_Aycan

First Name:
Aycan

Last Name:
Sentürk

Country:
Turkey

 

 



Aycan Sentürk

EDUCATION

College / University:
1999-2004 Sabanci University, Istanbul, Turkey

Highest Degree:
B.Sc., Biological Sciences & Bioenginnering

Major Subject:
Molecular biology, biotechnology, chemistry

Lab Experience:
Basic molecular biology, microbiology and biochemical techniques, Cell culture, Protein expression&isolation methods, Immunohistochemistry, Confocal scanning microscopy, Atomic force microscopy and bioinformatics

Projects / Research:
2003-2004 Investigation of biological systems using atomic force microscopy (Graduation Project)
2002 Cloning and expression of subunit beta of G protein from Arabidopsis Thaliana, Sabanci University
2003 Analysis of GFP and GFP tagged gene expression in Neurons and Astocytes & GFP expression differences in Pituitary Glands of two different mouse lines, European Neuroscience Institute & Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Germany
2002 Isolation of V1-ATPase from Manduca Sexta, Cloning, over expression and isolation of subunits, Saarland University, Germany.

Scholarships:
SU Merit Scholarship since 1999 due to high ranking in Nationwide University Entrance Exam, Sabanci University, Turkey
2004-2005 DAAD / TEV stipend


SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS AND GOALS:

I want to learn about the mechanisms going on in a neuron and combine neuroscience with molecular biology and immunology to understand and elucidate the basis of neurodegenerative diseases.