Meral Ilcim Özlü – University of Copenhagen

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Meral Ilcim Özlü

Research area: Liver and hepatopancreatic biliary  system development of zebrafish. Ober lab.


Spencer U. McKinstry, Yonca B. Karadeniz, Volodya Harapetyan, M.Ilcim Ozlu, Karol Molina-­Serafin, W. Christopher Risher, Tuna Ustunkaya, Ioannis Dragatsis, Scott Zeitlin, Henry H. Yin, Cagla Eroglu (2014). Huntingtin is required for normal excitatory synapse development in cortical and striatal circuits. Journal of Neuroscience.

Wan Y, Ade KK, Caffall Z, Ilcim Ozlu M, Eroglu C, Feng G, Calakos N (2013).  Circuit-­selective striatal synaptic dysfunction in the Sapap3 knockout mouse model of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Biological Psychiatry.

Cevik, S.I., Keskin, N., Belkaya, S., Ozlu, M.I., Deniz, E., Tazebay, U.H., and Erman,B (2012).  CD81 interacts with the T cell receptor to suppress signaling. PLos One.

Kucukdereli, H., Allen, N.J., Lee, A.T., Feng, A., Ozlu, M.I., Conatser, L.M., Chakraborty, C., Workman, G., Weaver, M., Sage, E.H., Barres BA, Eroglu C (2011). Control of excitatory CNS synaptogenesis by astrocyte-secreted proteins Hevin and SPARC. PNAS

Nationality: Turkish

Special interests: I love nature and especially taking long walks in the woods which is also why my apartment resembles a little forest. I like trying out different sports, but mostly I try to allocate more time for riding, skiing and swimming.