Faculty of Medicine

Academic Members

Remzi Okan Akar

Remzi Okan Akar,  Research Asst.

Faculty Member

R. Okan Akar after graduating from the Molecular Biology and Genetics Department of Istanbul Kültür University, where he graduated with a second degree in 2017, completed his master's degree in Cancer Biology and Pharmacology at Istinye University. During his master’s, he worked as an intern at the Karolinska Institute Oncology-Pathology department in Sweden. He has been involved in laboratory studies for more than six years from the undergraduate level. He is working on molecular cancer pathways, anti-cancer drug discovery, and cell death. He is a member of the Molecular Cancer Research Association (MOKAD) and EACR (European Association for Cancer Research). He has published 7 articles in international journals. In addition to being a research assistant at Istinye University Medical Faculty Medical Biochemistry Department, he also works at Istinye University Molecular Cancer Research Center (ISUMKAM). His hobbies include science fiction-fantastic literature and basketball.

Research Areas: Cancer Biology, In ovo, CAM assay, Cell Death, Molecular Biology, Posttranslational Modifications, Protein- Protein Interaction

Main Areas: Moleküler Biyoloji ve Genetik,  Moleküler Biyoloji, 

(2019), "MOKAD Genç Araştırmacı", "Sivil Toplum Kuruluşu", "İSTİNYE ÜNİVERSİTESİ/TIP FAKÜLTESİ/TEMEL TIP BİLİMLERİ BÖLÜMÜ/TIBBİ BİYOKİMYA ANABİLİM DALI/", "ARAŞTIRMA GÖREVLİSİ", "Diğer", "Moleküler Kanser Araştırma Derneği", Genç Bilim ve Sanat İnsanı Ödülü