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Georg-Speyer-Haus. Foto: Andreas Reeg, Tel: +40-171-5449247, andreas.reeg@t-online.de, www.andreasreeg.de
Georg-Speyer-Haus. Foto: Andreas Reeg, Tel: +40-171-5449247, andreas.reeg@t-online.de, www.andreasreeg.de
Georg-Speyer-Haus. Foto: Andreas Reeg, Tel: +40-171-5449247, andreas.reeg@t-online.de, www.andreasreeg.de
Georg-Speyer-Haus. Foto: Andreas Reeg, Tel: +40-171-5449247, andreas.reeg@t-online.de, www.andreasreeg.de

Begüm Aküzüm

Begüm studied Molecular Biology and Genetics in Istanbul Technical University (Turkey). She earned her master’s degree from Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, Konkuk University (South Korea) with a focus on cytokine immunology. Following her masters, she worked as graduate research assistant in the Laboratory of Cell Death and Diabetes at Yonsei University (South Korea) where she studied a small molecule that triggers UPR/ISR-mediated translational attenuation for treatment of obesity, additionally on the alterations in stress granule dynamics driven by aging, autophagy deficiency and obesity. Since June 2017 Begüm has been a part of the Arkan Lab as a PhD student.