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Zeynep Öztürk

Zeynep Öztürk

Graduate student : O'Kane Group

"Organization and Function of Axonal ER"

Neurodegeneration, Neurodegenerative diseases, Neuron Biology, Drosophila Genetics, Genome editing tools

Cahir O’Kane Group
Department of Genetics
University of Cambridge
Downing Street
Cambridge, UK


PhD Degree: 2017- … University Of Cambridge-(United Kingdom)-Department of Genetics/O'KaneLab

Job Experience: 2013-2017 Research Assistant - Bingol University-Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics- (Turkey)

Master's Degree-February/2013-May/2016- Istanbul Technical University-(Turkey)-Department of Molecular Biology And Genetics/Human Genetics/Multiple Sclerosis

Master Thesis Title—Investigation of Notch Signalling Pathway Proteins as Potential Biomarkers for Differentiating Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Subtypes

ERASMUS Exchange February/2012-June/2012- University Of Roskilde-(Denmark)-Department of Molecular Biology

BSc Degree-September/2008-July/2012- ISTANBUL University-(Turkey)-Faculty of Sciences-Department of Molecular Biology & Genetics

2012-2012-Bachelor’s Final Project—Identification of miR-29a targets in mitochondrial DNA.


Key Publications

Öztürk Z, O’Kane CJ and Pérez-Moreno JJ (2020) Axonal Endoplasmic Reticulum Dynamics and Its Roles in Neurodegeneration. Front. Neurosci. 14:48. doi: 10.3389/fnins.2020.00048