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Kaan YILANCIOĞLU, Ph.D

FENS / Bioengineering / Director of TRGENMER

kaan.yilanciogluuskudar.edu.tr

(0216) 400 22 22

Background

He was born in Istanbul, in 1982. He was graduated from Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine, Medical Biological Sciences. He got his MSc. and PhD. from Sabanci University, Biological Sciences and Bioengineering. He attended several research projects in Boston, Harvard Medical School, Tufts University and Toronto, University of Toronto. He studies multidrug resistance of pathogenic microorganisms, drug interactions, systems pharmacology. He published in several high impact journals and has two patent applications on drug discovery. Some of his other research interests are drug discoveries in mammalian systems against cancer, bioinformatics, genetic biomarker discovery, finding genetic background of human diseases. Besides his reseach activities, he is highly interested in technology transfer. He is one of the entrepreneurs of a biotechnology company, SynVera, which has research activities on finding synergistic drug combinations againts pathogenic microorganism and several cancer types.