2024 Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP) Awards and Honors

2024 Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP)

The results of the Science Academy Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP) for 2024 have been announced

Sustainability Themed Science Fair at the College of Sciences Sustainability

Sustainability Themed Science Fair at the College of Sciences

The Science Fair organized yearly by Koç University College of Sciences was the 2024 theme of "Sustainability." The "College of Sciences Science Fair: Sustainability" event, held on May 22, hosted many guests who are experts in their fields. With this event, an effort was made to raise awareness about Sustainability, the importance of which has begun to be understood more in recent years. At the event, the issue of sustainability was discussed in various areas, such as corporate companies, law, and academia; the students' scientific studies on Sustainability and the posters of these studies attracted great attention from the participants.

TÜBİTAK Science Award Awards and Honors

TÜBİTAK Science Award

Three of our faculty members have been honored with the prestigious TÜBİTAK Science Award, while two others have received the TÜBİTAK Incentive Award.

2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award – Professor Halil Kavaklı Awards and Honors

2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award – Professor Halil Kavaklı

Prof. Halil Kavaklı from the Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Molecular Biology and Genetics received the 2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award, which is given annually in the fields of journalism, literature, sports and science.

Assoc. Prof. Safacan Kölemen has received TÜBA – GEBİP Outstanding Young Scientists Awards. Awards and Honors

Assoc. Prof. Safacan Kölemen has received TÜBA – GEBİP Outstanding Young Scientists Awards.

Asst.Prof. Safacan Kölemen has received TÜBA – GEBİP Outstanding Young Scientists Awards.

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar received her 2nd ERC! Awards and Honors

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar received her 2nd ERC!

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics received her 2nd ERC starting grant to study Spatiotemporal regulation of centriolar satellite homeostasis.

TÜBİTAK 2566- National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Bilateral Cooperation Program Supp Awards and Honors

TÜBİTAK 2566- National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Bilateral Cooperation Program Supp

The results of TÜBİTAK 2566- National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Bilateral Cooperation Call of 2022 have been announced.

New molecular solutions to prevent muscle atrophy in cancer patients – Asst. Prof. Serkan Kır Research

New molecular solutions to prevent muscle atrophy in cancer patients – Asst. Prof. Serkan Kır

Research led by Asst. Prof. Serkan Kır, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, which studies ways to prevent muscle loss that significantly impacts the quality of life in cancer patients, has been published in Nature Magazine.

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award Highlighted News

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award

We are delighted to share that Prof. Halil Kavaklı, head of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the 2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award. This recognition is attributed to Prof. Kavaklı’s technological approach to increase apoptosis (programmed cell death) in cancer cells by targeting the molecular circadian rhythm.

Prof. Halil Kavaklı has received TÜSEB Aziz Sancar Science Award in 2022 Awards and Honors

Prof. Halil Kavaklı has received TÜSEB Aziz Sancar Science Award in 2022

Prof. Halil Kavaklı, head of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has received the prestigious TÜSEB Aziz Sancar Science Award in 2022, for his outstanding research on DNA repair and circadian rhythm.

Awards and Honors 2024-06-04 12:40

2024 Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP)

The results of the Science Academy Young Scientists Award Program (BAGEP) for 2024 have been announced

Sustainability 2024-06-03 08:13

Sustainability Themed Science Fair at the College of Sciences

The Science Fair organized yearly by Koç University College of Sciences was the 2024 theme of "Sustainability." The "College of Sciences Science Fair: Sustainability" event, held on May 22, hosted many guests who are experts in their fields. With this event, an effort was made to raise awareness about Sustainability, the importance of which has begun to be understood more in recent years. At the event, the issue of sustainability was discussed in various areas, such as corporate companies, law, and academia; the students' scientific studies on Sustainability and the posters of these studies attracted great attention from the participants.

Awards and Honors 2023-12-28 14:09

TÜBİTAK Science Award

Three of our faculty members have been honored with the prestigious TÜBİTAK Science Award, while two others have received the TÜBİTAK Incentive Award.

Awards and Honors 2023-12-13 11:30

2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award – Professor Halil Kavaklı

Prof. Halil Kavaklı from the Departments of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Molecular Biology and Genetics received the 2023 Sedat Simavi Science Award, which is given annually in the fields of journalism, literature, sports and science.

Awards and Honors 2023-11-08 13:07

Assoc. Prof. Safacan Kölemen has received TÜBA – GEBİP Outstanding Young Scientists Awards.

Asst.Prof. Safacan Kölemen has received TÜBA – GEBİP Outstanding Young Scientists Awards.

Awards and Honors 2023-11-08 13:10

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar received her 2nd ERC!

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics received her 2nd ERC starting grant to study Spatiotemporal regulation of centriolar satellite homeostasis.

Awards and Honors 2023-11-08 13:11

TÜBİTAK 2566- National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Bilateral Cooperation Program Supp

The results of TÜBİTAK 2566- National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) Bilateral Cooperation Call of 2022 have been announced.

Research 2023-08-15 07:47

New molecular solutions to prevent muscle atrophy in cancer patients – Asst. Prof. Serkan Kır

Research led by Asst. Prof. Serkan Kır, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, which studies ways to prevent muscle loss that significantly impacts the quality of life in cancer patients, has been published in Nature Magazine.

Highlighted News 2024-02-19 08:30

2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award

We are delighted to share that Prof. Halil Kavaklı, head of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has been honored with the 2023 Elginkan Foundation Technology Award. This recognition is attributed to Prof. Kavaklı’s technological approach to increase apoptosis (programmed cell death) in cancer cells by targeting the molecular circadian rhythm.

Awards and Honors 2023-11-08 13:04

Prof. Halil Kavaklı has received TÜSEB Aziz Sancar Science Award in 2022

Prof. Halil Kavaklı, head of the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department and Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering, has received the prestigious TÜSEB Aziz Sancar Science Award in 2022, for his outstanding research on DNA repair and circadian rhythm.