Honors and Awards

  • Advanced Leadership Bronze certificate, Toastmasters International Program, 2018
  • Competent Communicator certificate, Toastmasters International Program, 2017
  • Roche Pharmaceuticals Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2015-2017
  • Best Ph.D. Thesis Award, Molecular Biology Association of Turkey, 2015
  • Sabanci University Faculty Grant for attending International Cell Death Society (ICDS) meeting, Prague, Czech Republic, 2015
  • Best Poster Award, Federation of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) Advanced Lecture Course: 360° Degree Lysosome, Kusadasi, Turkey, 2014
  • Club Francophone de l’Autophagie (CFATG) grant award, for attending First Joint Meeting of Nordic, Spanish & French Autophagy Meeting in Toulouse, France, 2014
  • TUBITAK Travel Scholarship for attending Federal of European Biochemical Societies (FEBS) Advanced Lecture Course: 360° Degree Lysosome, Kusadasi, Turkey, 2014
  • Best Oral Presentation Award, Cell Death Research Society, 2013
  • TUBITAK Travel Scholarship for attending First Cell Death Research Congress organized by Cell Death Research Society, Izmir, Turkey, 2013
  • Sabanci University Faculty Grant for attending International Cell Death Society (ICDS) meeting, Malaga, Spain, 2013
  • Sabanci University Faculty Grant for attending FEBS Special Meeting, Protein Quality Control in Health and Disease. Kusadasi, Turkey, 2012
  • European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Young Investigator Program Ph.D. Course attendance scholarship. Heidelberg,Germany, 2012
  • Turkish Research Council (TUBITAK – BIDEB) Scholarship for Ph.D. studies, 2010-2015
  • Full Scholarship for Ph.D. studies in Sabanci University 100% Tuition exemption, 2010-2015
  • Sakıp Sabancı Encouragement Scholarship for three years covering 50% of tuition, received by GPA over 3.5, 2007-2010
  • Fevziye Mektepleri Vakfi (F.M.V) Nisantasi Isik High School Graduation in the 1st place, 2006