2021 News

Dr. Duygu Kuzum Developed A Single Nanoscale Artifical Neuron Device

Dr. Duygu Kuzum, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering developed a single nanoscale artificial neuron device that can make computations in a very energy-efficient way.   full story

Dr. Zeynep Madak-Erdogan Revealed Synergistic Effect of High-Fat Diet and PFAS Exposure on Cancer

Dr. Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, an Associate Professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and scientists from the U. of I. Chicago discovered that consuming a high-fat diet significantly accelerated the development of tumors in the PFAS-exposed mice.   full story

Dr. Hande Ozdinler Identified the First Compound in relation to the ALS

Dr. Hande Ozdinler, Associate Professor of Neurology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine identified the first compound to repair degenerating brain cells in paralyzing disease.   full story

Dr. Murat Gunel Identified Familial Intracranial Aneurysm Gene

Dr. Murat Gunel, Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurobiology and Genetics at Yale University School of Medicine reported on the discovery of the first identified familial intracranial aneurysm gene.   full story

Dr. Ayse Asatekin Created Membrane that Filters Fluoride out of Water

Dr. Ayse Asatekin, an associate professor of chemical and biological engineering at Tufts University, found a solution to filtering fluoride out of water.   full story

TASSA Webinar Series - Fellowship Opportunities for Outstanding & Young Researchers Program of TUBITAK

TASSA Webinar Series - “Fellowship Opportunities for Outstanding & Young Researchers Program of TUBITAK”, Speaker: Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal, TUBITAK President, May 29, 2021, 11.00 PST/13.00 CST/14.00 EST   full story

Dr. Serap Aksoy Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Dr. Serap Aksoy from Yale University is elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished research focusing on the biological and epidemiological basis of mammalian host-pathogen- insect vector interactions.   full story

Inventors of BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, Drs. Tureci and Sahin received German's highest honor

Turkish scientists Dr. Ozlem Tureci and Dr. Ugur Sahin, the inventors of the BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, receieved the highest honor of Germany.   full story

EURAXESS is organizing free webinars for publishing in academic journals

EURAXESS “How to Get Published” webinar series is co-hosted by EURAXESS North America and Latin America & the Caribbean,   full story

Prof. Banu Onaral will be a keynote speaker at the live event on The Impact of Turkish Women in the US

Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) and ATAA Committee on UN Relations hosts an live event on The Impact of Turkish Women in the US. Our board member Prof. Banu Onaral will be a keynote speaker.   full story

Dr. Ali Beskok and Dr. J.-C. Chiao developed a new and faster antibody test to detect COVID-19

Scientists from SMU developed a new antibody test to detect the presence of antibodies generated in response to COVID-19 faster and with more accuracy than current antibody testing.   full story