M. Sc. Seyma Özcirak Ergün
Function and Responsibilities:
I am a Ph.D. student in the field of geomicrobiology at GFZ with a scholarship from Potsdam University.
My Ph.D. thesis is about Identifying New Enzyme Candidates Using Targeted Cell-Sorting-Based Metagenomics (ZymeFinder).
I have over 7 years of work experience in the field of bio-based laboratory.
I worked as a research associate at a university in Turkey and I had co-founded a small firm about DNA isolation kits in Yildiz Technopark (YTÜ Technopark).
2014 – 2017 Doctorate (canceled, only course were taken), Bioengineering, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey, GPA: 3,5.
2010 – 2012 Masters, Biochemistry, The Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey, GPA: 4,00
2006 - 2010 Undergraduate, Chemistry, Faculty of Science and Literature, Adnan Menderes University, Turkey, GPA: 2,77
The Royal Academy of Engineering’s Leaders in Innovation Fellowships (LIF), Newton Fund, 2016-2017- England.
Short-term fellowship, European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO), April-July 2017-Germany.
"16th FEBS Young Scientists Grant, Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS), August 2016