2015 L’ORÉAL Türkiye Award to Elif Nur Fırat Karalar


Dear Colleagues

It gives me a great pleasure to announce that Dr. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics, has just received the 2015 L’ORÉAL Türkiye Research Award for Young Women in Life Sciences.

Dr. Karalar received her BS degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Bilkent University and her PhD degree from the University of California-Berkeley before joining our Molecular Biology and Genetics Department in June 2014. Her research focuses on understanding the relationship between cell structures and diseases at the molecular level.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Karalar for this well deserved achievement.



Alphan Sennaroğlu

Dean, College of Sciences