So long, and thanks for all the fish!
Cavusoglu High School, Istanbul (1993-2000)
Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey (2000-2004) Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA (2004-2009)
I guess they consider post-doctoral fellowship as a work? I am proud to say that I am finally working now!
Georgia Institute of Technology NASA Astrobiology Institute Center for Ribosome and Evolution
Problem solving, unexpected findings and learning something new everyday.
Me and my work
Rewinding and replaying the tape of life through resurrected molecules.Read more
I am traveling in time through constructing the tree of life for molecules (specifically the ones that are involved in protein making). Then I am reanimating this ancient (millions old!) proteins via evolution to see how well they adapt to ‘now’.
My Typical Day
I experiment, I eat, I sleep and I experiment again.
What I'd do with the money
I will use it for a volunteering project named “Hardworkers for Evolution” and it’s outreach activities that aims promoteing evolution and science among public.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
passionate, fun, creative
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Pink Floyd \o/
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Getting into the caves and discovering the world in a completely novel way was breathtaking.
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
1. A shiny fellowship 2. My friends being close to me (American way of living can be hard) 3. A house with a garden located in the city
What did you want to be after you left school?
I wanted to be a theatre actress.
Were you ever in trouble at school?
yes, a lot of times!
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
Getting the least interested student excited about science. (priceless)
Tell us a joke.
“Old chemists don’t die, they reach equilibrium” (got nerd?)
do u belive in ghosts and if you do have you ever seen one
are you interessted in any other subjects not just science
Will there ever be a cure for cancer and are scientists makiong any progress of dicovering a cure?
What would happen if one or more of the planet’s dissapeared?
if smoking is so bad why did they invent it
do u go to different parts of the world in your reseach
What do you like about science?
hello i wana ask u a qustion and dat question is that is it true dat humans evolved from monkeys
can gravity be produced at any planet ? or can gravity be produced on any specific object?
Why can\’t our bodies produce antibodies against things we are allergic to, like hayfever for example?
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