Damla Pinar Karpinar
College / University
Istanbul Technical University, Istanbul
Bachelor of Science
Molecular Biology, Genetics and Biotechnology
Major techniques in molecular biology, genetics, microbiology and biochemistry, flow cytometry, ELISA, RIA, techniques of directed evolution and protein purification methods.
Projects / Research
- 2003 – 2004: Genetically engineering small peptides specific for particular inorganic surfaces in order to be used in nano-biotechnological applications. Istanbul Technical University, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul.
- 2003: Determination of immunological deficiencies by flow cytometry. Experimental Medicine Research Institute (DETAE), Dept. of Immunology, Istanbul.
- 2003: Engineering the enzyme L-LDH from Bacillus stearothermophilus by site-directed mutagenesis in order to prevent its substrate inhibition. Istanbul Technical University, Dept. of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul.
PublicationsCebeci A, Kacar T, Karpinar DP, Cetinel S, Dincer S, Karaguler N, Tamerler C, Sarikaya M (2004) Site-directed mutagenesis in understanding the binding mechanism of inorganic specific polypeptides, Poster, BIOMED 2004, The11th International Symposium on Biomedical Science and Technology, September 6-7, 2004, Ankara, Turkey
Scholarships / Awards
|2004 – 2005:||Stipend International Max Planck Research School|