Research/Areas of Interest:

I am interested in the regulation of adaptive or maladaptive changes in the synaptic transmission in the hippocampus of the healthy and the diseased brain. My work here focuses on the mechanisms of neuroactive steroid modulation on synaptic transmission.


  • BS, Medical Biology, Istanbul University, Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
  • MS, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
  • PhD, Medical Neurosciences, Humboldt University, Charite-Medical University Berlin, Institute of Neurophysiology, Berlin, Germany