Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar’s project grant proposal has been accepted for funding by the Istanbul Development Agency (ISTKA) regarding 2021 Innovative Istanbul Financial Support Program.

Assoc. Prof. Elif Nur Fırat Karalar, College of Sciences & School of Medicine, is supported for establishment of a Superresolution Imaging Core for Development of Clinical Diagnostic and Therapeutic Strategies – KUSIM, with a requested budget of 3.5 Million TL. This grant will support the establishment of an imaging core, KUSIM, that will house a state-of-art superresolution microscopy. KUSIM will enable researchers to visualize samples with nanometer resolution with high speed and in multiple colors and facilitate multidisciplinary and multi-institutional research in translational imaging, especially in the area of cancer and developmental disorders.