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Academic Experiences

Teaching Experience

Teaching assistant for Science of Nature I (NS101) at Sabanci University since Spring 2014 to present.

Articles, Conference Posters and Presentations

Design of target specific transcription activator-like effectors by free energy perturbation calculations. Sofia Piepoli, Batu Erman, Canan Atılgan

– 2. International BAU Drug Design Congress -Bahçeşehir University Istanbul, Turkey, April 2014

– Biophysical Society Modeling of Biomolecular Systems Interactions, Dynamics, and Allostery Meeting, Istanbul, Turkey, September 2014

– 2. Management Committee CMST COST Action CM1306 Meeting, Visegrád, Hungary, September 2014

Analysis on Target specific Transcription Activator-like Effectors by Free Energy Perturbation Calculations and Perturbation-Response Scanning. Sofia Piepoli, Batu Erman, Canan Atılgan

– 22. Statistical Physics Days, Istanbul Technical University, Ayazağa Kampüsü, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2015

Analysis of TALE and its Specific Target DNA Interactions by Free Energy Perturbation Calculations and Perturbation-Response Scanning. Sofia Piepoli, Batu Erman, Canan Atılgan

– 3. International BAU Drug Design Congress -Bahçeşehir University Istanbul, Turkey,  October 2015

Characterization of PATZ1 protein structure and its interaction with the tumor suppressor protein p53. Sofia Piepoli

–  The FEBS Journal Special Issue for the 41st FEBS Congress, September 2016 (scheduled)

PATZ-1 transcription regulator: Structure Determination Study. Sofia Piepoli

– “Lights, Mixing, Action!” COST Workshop for the Action CM1306 -Porto, Portugal, October 2016

Thermodynamic Constraints Determine the Position Preferences of Critical Amino Acids in TALE DNA Binding Proteins. Sofia Piepoli, Batu Erman, Canan Atılgan (to be submitted)

 

Additional information

  • Registered User for beamtime at Diamond Light Source since July 2016.
  • Invited speaker at the 23. Statistical Physics Days, Istanbul Technical University, Ayazağa Kampüsü, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2016
  • Participant in the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Project – CM1306 Action, since September 2014. cost.eu
  • Certificate of Completion of all required training and internship for the Teaching Scholars Residency Program at Sabanci University during 2014-2015 academic year.
  • TOEFL score: 109, July 2014

 

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Projects

  • TALE project
  • PATZ1 project

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Research

Research Area:

http://bio.sabanciuniv.edu/en/research/research-areas/structural-and-computational-biology/

Research Groups:

http://midst.sabanciuniv.edu/

http://ermanlab.weebly.com/research.html

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Contacts

SOFIA PIEPOLI

Sabanci University Campus, 34 956 Orhanli, Tuzla / Istanbul, Turkey

Faculty of  Engineering and Natural Sciences (FENS 2102 – Phone 2111)

+90 554 688 5476 (TR)

+39 333 781 0721 (IT)

+44 7821 484176 (UK)

sofiap@sabanciuniv.edu

skype contact: sofipiepoli

myweb.sabanciuniv.edu/sofiap/

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Education

  • 2018 Ph.D. candidate Molecular Biology, Genetics and Bioengineering – Sabanci University, Istanbul – TURKEY
  • 2013 M.Sc. Bioinformatics – University of Bologna, ITALY
  • 2011 B.Sc. Biological Sciences – Università del Salento, Lecce – ITALY

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