Guest Speakers


1 - CANCER GENETICS AND BIOLOGY

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özgür Şahin

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özgür Şahin

University of South Carolina
Conference: A Journey from Mechanisms of Cancer Drug Resistance to Drug Discovery
CV
Dr. Semir Beyaz

Dr. Semir Beyaz

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
Conference: Mechanisms of Nutrient - gene Interactions in Regeneration, Cancer and Immunity
CV

1 - CANCER GENETICS AND BIOLOGY PANEL

PROF. DR. NURİ ÖZTÜRK

PROF. DR. NURİ ÖZTÜRK

Gebze Technical University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Turkey
Molecular LInk Between the CIrcadian Clock and DNA Damage Responses
CV
PROF. DR. SONER DOĞAN

PROF. DR. SONER DOĞAN

Yeditepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biology, Turkey
The Roles of EpIgenetIc ModIfIcatIons in the Effects of CalorIe RestrIctIon on Cancer Development
CV

2 - MOLECULAR AND GENETIC BASIS OF DISEASES

Prof. Dr. Ioannıs Ragoussıs

Prof. Dr. Ioannıs Ragoussıs

McGill Genome Centre, Department of Human Genetics & Department of Bioengineering, Montreal
Conference: Identification of Therapeutic Approaches and Drug Targets by Single Cell Genomics
CV

2(a) - FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS APPROCHES PANEL

DR. VANJA NAGY

DR. VANJA NAGY

Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Rare and Undiagnosed Diseases, Department of Neurology, Vienna, Austria
Using Forward and Reverse Genetics to Understand Molecular and Cellular Pathologies in Neurodevelopmental Disorders
CV
Assoc. Prof. Dr. TUNCA DOĞAN

Assoc. Prof. Dr. TUNCA DOĞAN

Hacettepe University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Computer Engineering, Turkey
Large Scale and Computational Analysis of Gene - Pathway - Disease - Drug Relationships
CV

2(b) - OrganoId based DIsease ModellIng and PersonalIsed MedIcIne Panel

DR. CARLA VERISSIMO

DR. CARLA VERISSIMO

The Head of Oncology Hubrecht Organoid Technology, Netherlands
HUB Organoids as a New Diagnostic Platform to Improve Patient Treatment
CV
PROF. DR. ESRA ERDAL

PROF. DR. ESRA ERDAL

Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir Biomedicine and Genome Center, Turkey
Human Organoids: A New Tool for Disease Modelling
CV

3 - STEM CELL BIOLOGY

Prof. Dr. Andre J. Van Wıjnen

Prof. Dr. Andre J. Van Wıjnen

University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont
Conference: Epigenetic Strategies to Regulate Stem Cell Differentiation in Regenerative Medicine
CV

3 - STEM CELL BIOLOGY PANEL

Assoc. Prof. Dr. TAMER ÖNDER

Assoc. Prof. Dr. TAMER ÖNDER

Koç University, Research Center for Translational Medicine, Turkey
Chemical Biology-Based Identification of Novel Regulators of Somatic Cell Reprogramming
CV
PROF. DR. ÇETİN KOCAEFE

PROF. DR. ÇETİN KOCAEFE

Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biology, Turkey
“Screwed Up Trying to Repair”: Role of Somatic Stem Cells in Tissue Repair and Damage
CV
Assoc. Prof. Dr. EMRE SAYAN

Assoc. Prof. Dr. EMRE SAYAN

University of Southampton, UK
Novel Kinase Inhibitors With Selective Activity on Cancer Stem Cells
CV

4 - GENE AND CELLULAR THERAPY

Prof. Dr. Paul B. McCray

Prof. Dr. Paul B. McCray

University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine, Center for Gene Therapy of Cystic Fibrosis and other Genetic Diseases, USA
Conference: Gene Therapy Strategies for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease
CV
Prof. Dr. Fatıma Bosch Tubert

Prof. Dr. Fatıma Bosch Tubert

Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Conference: Translational Gene Therapy Approaches to Treat Mucopolysaccharidosis
CV

4 - GENE AND CELLULAR THERAPY PANEL

Assoc. Prof. Dr. ERCÜMENT DİRİCE

Assoc. Prof. Dr. ERCÜMENT DİRİCE

New York Medical College, USA
Interrogating Βeta-Cell Heterogeneity in Type-1 Diabetes
CV
DR. BİLGE ESİN ÖZTÜRK

DR. BİLGE ESİN ÖZTÜRK

University of Pittsburgh, Department of Ophthalmology, USA
Gene Therapy for Retinal Diseases
CV
Dr. CİHAN TAŞTAN

Dr. CİHAN TAŞTAN

Üsküdar University, Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Turkey
CRISPR Gene Editing Approaches for Diagnostics and Therapeutics
CV

5 - EPIGENETIC MECHANISMS PANEL

PROF. DR. BANU BALCI PEYNİRCİOĞLU

PROF. DR. BANU BALCI PEYNİRCİOĞLU

Hacettepe University, Department of Medical Biology, Turkey
Autoinflammatory Diseases from Epigenetic Perspective: Inflammasome-associated miRNAs and Their Impact on Disease Pathogenesis
CV
PROF. DR. ECE KONAÇ

PROF. DR. ECE KONAÇ

Gazi University, Department of Medical Biology, Turkey
The Dynamic Interaction between DNA Methyltransferases and Epi-miRNA in Aggressive Tumor Biological Behavior
CV
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çığır BİRAY AVCI

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Çığır BİRAY AVCI

Ege University, Department of Medical Biology, Turkey
Epigenetics of Glioblastoma Multiforme: From Molecular Mechanisms To Therapeutic Approaches
CV
Prof. Dr. SEZGİN GÜNEŞ

Prof. Dr. SEZGİN GÜNEŞ

Ondokuz Mayıs University, Department of Medical Biology, Turkey
Epigenetic Mechanisms within the Sperm Epigenome: Current Progress and Future Prospects
CV

6 - PROTEOMICS AND ITS APPLICATIONS PANEL

Prof. Dr. Emine Koç

Prof. Dr. Emine Koç

Marshall University, USA
Regulation of Mitochondrial Protein Synthesis by Src Family Kinases in Cancer
CV
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nurhan Özlü

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nurhan Özlü

Koç University, Research Center for Translational Medicine, Turkey
Proteomic and Phosphoproteomic Analysis of Kidney Cancer
CV
Assoc. Prof. Dr. GÜRLER AKPINAR

Assoc. Prof. Dr. GÜRLER AKPINAR

Kocaeli University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biology, Turkey
Search for Breast Cancer Biomarkers Using Proteomic Approaches
CV

7 - Immunology and CovId-19 Related Molecular Pathways

Prof. Dr. Cezmi Akdiş

Prof. Dr. Cezmi Akdiş

Swiss Institute of Allergy and Asthma Research (SIAF), University of Zurich, Switzerland
Conference: Immunology of COVID-19, Pathogenesis and Risk Factors of Severe Disease
CV

7 - Immunology and CovId-19 Related Molecular Pathways Panel

Prof. Dr. Mayda Gürsel

Prof. Dr. Mayda Gürsel

Middle East Technical University, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Turkey

CV
prof. dr. günnur deniz

prof. dr. günnur deniz

Istanbul University, Aziz Sancar Experimental Medicine Research Institute, Department of Immunology, Turkey
COVID-19 Immunopathology
CV
Dr. Marco ANDREANI

Dr. Marco ANDREANI

Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù, Laboratorio di Immunogenetica dei Trapianti, Rome, Italy
HLA and COVID-19
CV

8 - OrganellopathIES and Cell Death

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jerry Edward Chıpuk

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jerry Edward Chıpuk

The Tisch Cancer Institute Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Conference: Mitochondrial Contributions to Cancer Biology: Causes and Consequences
CV
Prof. Dr. Hülya Bayır

Prof. Dr. Hülya Bayır

University of Pittsburgh, Department of Pediatrics, USA
Conference: Redox Biology of Lipid Peroxidation in Ferroptosis
CV

8 -OrganellopathIES and Cell Death Panel

Prof. Dr. SERAP DÖKMECİ

Prof. Dr. SERAP DÖKMECİ

Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biology, Turkey
The Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Death in Neurological Disorders
CV
Dr. EMİR BOZKURT

Dr. EMİR BOZKURT

Izmir University of Economics, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Genetics and Bioengineering, Turkey
TRAIL Signalling, Entosis and Colorectal Cancer
CV
Dr. HASAN DEMİRCİ

Dr. HASAN DEMİRCİ

Koç University, Faculty of Science, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Turkey
New Generation "Kick and Kill" Drug Development Against HIIV-1 by Using Serial Femtosecond X-ray Crystallography
CV

9 - MOLECULAR NEUROSCIENCE

Prof. Dr. Alexeı Verkhratsky

Prof. Dr. Alexeı Verkhratsky

Manchester University, UK
Conference: Astroglia and Aging
CV
Prof. Dr. Takeshı Imaı

Prof. Dr. Takeshı Imaı

Kyushu University, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Japan
Conference: Fluorescence Imaging of Neuronal Circuits
CV

9 - MOLECULAR NEUROSCIENCE PANEL

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deniz Atasoy

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deniz Atasoy

Iowa University, Neuroscience Institute, USA
Central Pathways of Counterregulation and Their Contribution to Hypoglycemia Unawareness
CV
Prof. Dr. MÜGE YEMİŞCİ ÖZKAN

Prof. Dr. MÜGE YEMİŞCİ ÖZKAN

Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Institute of Neurological Sciences and Psychiatry, Turkey
Understanding the Role of Cerebral Microcirculation in Ischemic Stroke
CV

Conference: AlternatIve futures In scIence and InnovatIon, experIence sharIng and horIzon scannIng

Prof. Dr. Vural Özdemir

Prof. Dr. Vural Özdemir

Editor in chief, OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology Toronto, Canada
Placebogenomics Horizon Scanning: Sometimes Plan B is Much Better
CV

Panel: 2020 EMBO Installatıon Grantees: Perspectıves from young scıentısts

Dr. SERKAN BELKAYA

Dr. SERKAN BELKAYA

Bilkent University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Turkey
Genetic and Immunopathological Mechanisms of Acute Liver Failure in Children
CV
Dr. ONUR ÖZTAŞ

Dr. ONUR ÖZTAŞ

Koç University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Genome-Wide Maps of DNA Damage and Repair
CV
Assoc. Prof. Dr. GÜNEŞ ÜNAL

Assoc. Prof. Dr. GÜNEŞ ÜNAL

Boğaziçi University, Department of Psychology, Turkey
Systems Neuroscience: Combination of Molecular and Functional Techniques in Basic Brain Research
CV