Mervan is a graduate with a Molecular Biology and Genetics degree from Arel University. After graduation he went to Marmara University as an intern at Industrial Biotechnology and System Biology Research Laboratory. After two term of MSc. at Yıldız Technical University he moved to Gebze Technical University.He went to Manchester University at Turner Lab for 3 months as research assistant. Now he is working with Dr. Barış BİNAY at Binay Enzyme Recognition Center.
Bedri Burak DURAKSOY
After completing his IB degree in the International School of Brussels with a focus on Biology, Bedri continued on to his undergrad degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics in the United States at Murray State University. After completing his 3rd year he had to return back home and he finished his degree at Istanbul AREL University. Bedri completed his internship at Düzen Laboratories in cytogenetics focusing on Sperm FISH techniques. When he returned from his military service Bedri started his MSc. program at Yildiz Technical University in Molecular Biology. During this time his Advisor Baris Binay got posted in Gebze Technical University. After a semester at YTU, Bedri transferred his credits over to GTU and changed his Masters program to Biochemistry. Currently he is at Denmark Technical University, continuing his research with his Co-advisor, Dr. John Woodley.
Meltem received her BSc degree in chemistry from Yıldız Technical University in 2014. She was erasmus student at Brno Technical University in 2013. Her undergraduate thesis was about enzyme immobilization. Currently, she is a MSc student at Gebze Technical University and she is studying enzyme technology with her supervisior Barış BİNAY. Her MSc thesis title is “Improving of The Activity of NAD+ Dependent Candida methylica Formate Dehydrogenase”.
Uğur received his BSc degree in Chemistry from Yıldız Technical University in 2014. In 2013, he has been in Czech Republic as an erasmus student at Brno Technical University. He was interested in Biochemistry at the university and his bachelor thesis was about enzyme immobilization. Currently, he is a MSc student at Gebze Technical University and he is studying protein engineering with his supervisior Barış BİNAY.
Berin received her BSC degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Istanbul Arel University in 2016. She worked on ion channels in bladder cancer under the supervision of Mustafa Djamgoz at Imperial College of London during the autumn of 2015. In September 2016, she started her MSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics in Gebze Technical University and she is currently working on recombinant enzym producing at the BERC lab.