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DIRECTOR RANAN GULHAN AKTAS, MD.

 PROFESSOR OF HISTOLOGY AND EMBRYOLOGY
After graduating from Hacettepe University Medical School, she worked at different universities both in Turkey and in USA. She was the director of Embryology and Andrology Laboratories of Reproductive Technologies Center in Zeynep Kamil Children and Women Diseases between 2007-2010.  After working as one of the founding faculty members of Koc University School of Medicine; she joined to the faculty of Maltepe University Medical School. Her main research area is examination of the cells and the tissues under different types of microscopes by using different techniques. She has national and international awards related with these studies. She currently studies on differentiation of liver cancer cells and observation of cancer stem cells in different cancer cell lines. 

Dr. Aktas is the member of International Affairs Committee (IAC) of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB). She actively works for the different national and international scientific organizations in Turkey.


ADVISORY BOARD

 

Alp Can, MD
Professor of Histology and Embryology
Head of Histology and Embryology Department of Ankara University
TUBA Stem Cell Working Group Member
Ankara, TURKEY

 

Erdal Karaoz, PhD
Professor of Histology and Embryology
Director of Stem Cell and Gene Technologies research and Application Center İstinye University

Head of Department Center for Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell, Liv Hospital.
İstanbul, TURKEY


Kursad Turksen, PhD
Senior Scientist, Ottawa University
“Stem Cells and Reviews” Editor in Chief
“Stem, Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine Book Series” Editor in Chief
Canada

 


Engin Ulukaya, MD

Professor of Biochemistry
İstinye University
Head of Molecular Cancer Research Society
İstanbul, TURKEY


ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD

 

Ranan Gulhan Aktas, MD

Professor of Histology and Embryology

School of Medicine, Maltepe University

Istanbul, TURKEY

 

 


Orhan Türken, MD

Professor of Oncology

School of Medicine, Maltepe University

Istanbul, TURKEY

 


Alpay Orki, MD

Associate Professor

Thoracic Diseases and Surgery

School of Medicine, Maltepe University

Istanbul, TURKEY

 


Sevki Sahin, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

School of Medicine, Maltepe University

Istanbul, TURKEY 

        

 


EXECUTIVE BOARD

 

Ranan Gulhan Aktas, MD

Professor of Histology and Embryology

School of Medicine, Maltepe University

Istanbul, TURKEY


Mehmet Cıncık, MD

Professor of Histology and Embryology

School of Medicine, Maltepe University

Istanbul, TURKEY

 


Pelin Buket Atalay, PhD

Assistant Professor

Molecula Biology and Genetics Department

School of Medicine, Maltepe University

Istanbul, TURKEY

 


Nesrin Ozcanli, PhD

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry

School of Medicine, Maltepe University

Istanbul, TURKEY


Mustafa Erinç Sitar, MD

Assistant Professor

Biochemistry

School of Medicine, Maltepe University

Istanbul, TURKEY

 

Yaprak Dönmez Çakıl, PhD 

Assistant Professor

Histology and Embryology

School of Medicine, Maltepe University