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TASSA community is deeply saddened by the news of two massive earthquakes that struck the southeastern region of Türkiye, causing loss of lives and damage on February 6, 2023. We convey our deepest condolence to all victims and their families. Our hearts are aligned with the rescue operations to find the survivors. more

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 more

Interview with TUBITAK President Prof.Dr. Hasan Mandal about International Fellowship for Outstanding and Young Researchers

TASSA Interview with the President of TÜBİTAK, Prof. Dr. Hasan Mandal more

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. more

Happy New Year Message by Professor Tamerler

Dear TASSA Friends, With 2020 coming to a close, we can all agree that it has been an incredibly challenging year. 2020 will be remembered as a year of historical turmoil, from the terrifying pandemic to long-overdue demands for racial justice and economic distress for so many. more

Turkish scientist teaming up with Pfizer is behind the leading vaccine for coronavirus

Many news agencies worldwide released very exciting and promising information about the vaccine's effectiveness developed for COVID-19 by BioNTech and Pfizer team on Monday. more

TASSA Elects Four New Board Members

TASSA Board of Directors approved the election results of the Nominating Committee on October 3, 2020. more

TASSA family lost a valuable member, Dr. Orhan Gurbuz

On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, we announce with sympathy that Dr. Orhan Gurbuz, a previous board member of TASSA, has passed away peacefully on August 31, 2020. We would like to thank the late Dr. Gurbuz for his invaluable contribution to the TASSA and express our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. more

New Board Chair and President, Dr. Candan Tamerler starts her term

Dr. Candan Tamerler, who served TASSA as the vice president and board member since 2004, assumed the duties from the past chairman of the board and president, Dr. Haluk Unal, in April 2020. more

TASSA Reorganizes Its Executive Committee

The Executive Committee, which is responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of TASSA, has been reorganized. more

196 Scientists from Turkish Universities are listed in Mendeley’s “100,000 top-scientists” Dataset

Mendeley created a publicly available database of 100,000 top-scientists providing standardized information on citations, h-index, co-authorship adjusted hm-index, citations to papers in different authorship positions for 22 scientific fields. more

Apr 27.22
Engineering and Applied Sciences

Dr. Selim Ünlü named Boston University's Innovator of Year

Dr. Selim Ünlü, Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Boston University, has been named Boston University’s 2021 Innovator of the Year.

Oct 18.22
Health and Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Berna Sözen Received the NIH New Innovator Award

Dr. Berna Sözen from Yale School of Medicine has received the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) New Innovator Award, a prestigious award that recognizes “unusually innovative” work by early career scientists.

Apr 27.22
Natural Sciences

Dr. Ivet Bahar awarded 21st Vehbi Koç Award

Dr. Ivet Bahar, Distinguished Professor of Computational Biology at University of Pittsburgh, was awarded 21st Vehbi Koç Award.

Apr 25.22
Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities

Dr. Ali Hortaçsu Awarded Koç University Rahmi M. Koç Medal of Science

Dr. Ali Hortaçsu is a Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago. Dr. Hortaçsu has been recognized for his outstanding success and significant progress in his field.

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