Training courses

Biacore T200 SPR biosensor (GE Healthcare Life Sciences): 8-10 August 2017, Sabanci University

AKTA pure chromatography system (GE Healthcare Life Sciences): July 2017, Sabanci University

 

Academic Experience

Teaching

Graduate Teaching Assistant at Sabanci University for:

  • Biological Function and Structure/Structural Biology (BIO304/BIO 532) Spring 2018
  • Science of Nature I (NS101) 2014 – 2017

Facilitator for Academic Practices and Development (GR501) graduate course at Sabanci University, Fall 2017

Articles, Conference Posters and Presentations

2014: Design of target specific transcription activator-like effectors by free energy perturbation calculations. S.Piepoli, B.Erman, C.Atılgan

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

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

– 2. MC COST Action CM1306 Meeting, Visegrád, HU, September

2015: Analysis on Target specific Transcription Activator-like Effectors by Free Energy Perturbation Calculations and Perturbation-Response Scanning. S.Piepoli, B.Erman, C.Atılgan

– 22. Statistical Physics Days, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, TR, June

Analysis of TALE and its Specific Target DNA Interactions by Free Energy Perturbation Calculations and Perturbation-Response Scanning. S.Piepoli, B.Erman, C.Atılgan

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

2016:Thermodynamical Constraints Determine the Position Preferences of Critical Amino Acids in TALE DNA Binding Proteins. S.Piepoli, B.Erman, C.Atılgan (to be submitted)

–  23. Statistical Physics Days, Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul, TR, June (invited speaker)

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

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

– COST CM1306 Workshop “Lights, Mixing, Action!” Porto, PT, October

2017: The protein structure of the PATZ1 BTB domain reveals new functions.S.Piepoli, A.Alt, E.Mancini, C.Atilgan, B.Erman

–  MolBiyoKon’17, 5th International Congress of the Molecular Biology Association of Turkey, Istanbul, Boğaziçi University, September

– 5. International BAU Drug Design Congress -Bahçeşehir University Istanbul, TR, October

2018: Function from structure: PATZ1 BTB domain. S. Piepoli, B. Erman, E. Mancini, A. Alt, C. Atilgan (3rd Best Poster Award)

– COST CM1306 4th International Scientific Meeting, Zagreb, HR, March

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

 

About me

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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/

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