Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rasime KALKAN

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Assoc. Prof. Rasime Kalkan was born in Nicosia, 20th June 1984. She completed her high school education in Turk Maarif Koleji in Guzelyurt Cyprus. She graduated from Osmangazi University in 2005 in Biology (B.Sc.). In 2005, she joined the Eskişehir Omangazi University, Genetic Diagnosis and Research Centre (GENTAM) for her PhD degree in Medical Genetics. Her work focused on genetic and epigenetic abnormalities in brain tumors. During her Ph.D., she worked in different departments as a research assistant, such as; cytogenetics, molecular cytogenetics, cancer genetics, molecular genetics and hematogenetics.

After completing her Ph.D., in 2011 Assoc. Prof. Kalkan has joined the Department of Medical Genetics , Faculty of Medicine at Near East University. She became an Associate Professor in Medical Genetics in 2015. She made presentations at national and international meetings and published articles and book chapters. Her research has included genetic and epigenetic abnormalities in human diseases especially in cancer.