TASSA proudly announces the remarkable success of three Turkish women scientists and innovators who are among MIT's

This year, MIT featured 3 Turkish-women, and a Turkish-American Ph.D. student in their prestigious "35 Innovators under 35" list. As TASSA, we sincerely congratulate them and look forward for their future success. more

TASSA 2014 Annual Report

2014 was a very successful year for TASSA; the TASSA Conference took place at the University of Maryland, College Park. Numerous academic institutions, companies, and organizations, both from the United States and Turkey, involved in TASSA activities... more

TASSA 2016 Conference will be held at the Charles M. Harper Center, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, April 2-3

We are very excited to share that our signature event, the TASSA Conference, held every two years, will take place on 2-3, 2016, at the University of Chicago. TASSA Conference is a special event, providing unique opportunities for collaboration and networking... more

Turkey loses a great mind; Oktay Sinanoğlu dies at age 80.

Oktay Sinanoğlu, Professor emeritus of chemistry and molecular biophysics and biochemistry and former Yale faculty died at age 80 on April 19, 2015. more

A First Step Towards Establishment of Insitute of Health of Turkey

A law regarding the establishment of Directorate of Health Institutes in Turkey (Türkiye Sağlık Enstitüleri Başkanlığı - TÜSEB) was published on “Resmi Gazete’. According to the law, the directorate will be affiliated with the Ministry of Health of Turkey, and will have scientific and administrative autonomy and its own budget. The physical location of the directorate will be in Istanbul. more

Smithsonian Resident Associates Program: 'Looking West: Ataturk and the Creation of Modern Turkey' by Bulent Atalay

Smithsonian Resident Associates Program Announced a two-part lecture series titled "Looking West: Ataturk and the Creation of Modern Turkey by Bulent Atalay. The lecture series will take place on March 31, 6:45 p.m. tp 8:45 p.m. at the S. Dillon Ripley Center of Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC. more

Haluk Ünal Addresses the Guest at the Turkish Embassy in Washington D.C. on higher education opportunities in the US

TASSA President Haluk Ünal gave a speech on higher education opportunities in the US. He was introduced by His Excellency Serdar Kılıç, the US Ambassador for Turkey, who underlined the significance of this event in bringing together Turkish students and academic community. more

Turkey Sends More Students to the United States Than Any Other European Country

Jonathan Henick, Counselor for Public Affairs, U.S. Embassy Ankara, Turkey, explains the recent trends and their programs geared towards Turkish Students who wants to pursue education in the U.S. more

TASSA President Haluk Unal Addresses the Attendees of the European Science Diaspora

TASSA attended the first working meeting of representatives of various US-based European national Scientific Communities held at the Embassy of Italy in Washington DC on Friday, November 14th , 2014. more

A Turkish Scientist’s Invention Could be the Solution for Ebola Diagnostics

Ebola epidemic started in West Africa, and now seems to be spreading to other countries including the United States. Containment of the disease is vital for stopping its spread. However, with the current diagnostic tools it takes about two to three days from sample collection to diagnostics. more

Gokhan Hotamisligil is to lead the Sabri Ulker Center at Harvard with a $24M gift

Ulker family in Turkey made a $24M donation to Harvard University's T.H. Chan School of Public Health to establish the Sabri Ulker Center for Nutrient, Genetic, and metabolic Research. more

TUBITAK Academic Research Funding Program Directorate (ARDEB) announces the release of “ARDEB Success Stories” Book

TUBITAK ARDEB's new book reviews recent successful research projects that are in alignment with Turkey’s general science and technology policies and principles, as well as country’s long-term goals. more

Mar 13.15
Engineering and Applied Sciences

Report: National Energy Independence Road Map for Turkey by Nejat Veziroglu

Turkey is a fast growing economy. During the last ten years, it has increased its income per capita fourfold. Since there is a close relationship between the income per capita and energy consumption per capita

Jul 04.15
Health and Biomedical Sciences

CROSSING THE BRIDGE: A NEW Call from NIH for Turkey-US Research Collaboration on Affordable Medical Technologies

The National Institute of Health (NIH) just released a new Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) PAR-15-276 Turkey-US Collaborative Program for Affordable Medical Technologies (R01).

Jul 04.15
Natural Sciences

İsmail Günacar is 17, and just received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Cincinnati

İsmail Günacar, age 17, has successfully earned a BS degree in biochemistry with honors from the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences of the University of Cincinnati, and has became the youngest student ever to earn a BS degree from UC. Günacar has research experience on improved nucleotide extraction and has worked on a new method to increase yield of nucleotides extracted from cell cultures. Along with his academic success, Günacar was involved in a number of extracurricular activities.

May 02.15
Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities

A Conversation with Ali Hortaçsu

Ali Hortacsu, Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor of Economics, University of Chicago.

TASSA newsletter: The Bridge

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