Seminar – Hande Çağlayan, Ph.D.

iBG Seminars

Epilepsy Genetics: Genetics of Epilepsies

Speaker
Hande Çağlayan, Ph.D.
Izmir International Biomedicine and Genome Institute,Turkey
Hande Çağlayan
Date & Time
November 3, 2017 11:00
Venue
Dokuz Eylul University iBG-izmir
Aziz Sancar Auditorium Inciraltı, IZMIR

About the speaker

Prof. Çağlayan joined the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Boğaziçi University as a faculty member in 1987. She obtained her PhD degree from the department of Life Sciences at Northwesten University, in Chicago, Illinois, USA in 1982.

Her area of research is human genetics more specifically epilepsy genetics in the last 10-15 years and her work focuses on the identification of genes and their pathological variants causing several epilepsy subtypes such as benign familial neonatal/infantile epilepsies (BFNE/BFNE), genetic generalized epilepsies (GGE), and developmental and epileptic encephalopathies (EE).

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