2020 IBG Science Medal Goes to MBG Graduate

24 November 2020 Comments Off on 2020 IBG Science Medal Goes to MBG Graduate

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics 2004 graduate Elif Nur Fırat–Karalar has received this year’s IBG Science Medal.

Each year, IBG (the İzmir Biomedicine and Genome Center) presents a medal and monetary award to a Turkish scientist with a distinguished record of pioneering research in the life sciences. The awardee was announced during IBG’s Science Day, which took place on November 10 in an online format.

Dr. Fırat–Karalar is currently an assistant professor in the Koç University Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, where she focuses on the biology of centrosomes, cilia and microtubules.