Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Lecture 22: Dr. Özge Yoluk (Alex MacKerell Lab)

Ozge Yoluk is a postdoctoral researcher at Alex MacKerell’s lab at University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy. She obtained her bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Istanbul University. She then moved to Uppsala and obtained her master’s degree in Applied Biotechnology. During her master studies, she transitioned to computational studies and decided to build her career in this field. She had learned and applied computational methods to understand the gating mechanism of ion channels during her graduate studies in Erik Lindahl’s Lab at KTH. She is currently working with proteins involved in base-excision repair pathway and force field development.