Research Team Leader, SUNUM Nanotechnology Research and Application Center.

International Council Member and Affiliate Member, Autophagy, Inflammation, and Metabolism (AIM) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, USA.

Board of Directors Member, International Cell Death Society, USA.

Associate Editor, Autophagy journal (SCI Impact Factor 2018: 11.10)

SUNUM Nanotechnology Center
Orta Mah. Universite Cad. No: 27 
Orhanli-Tuzla, 34956 Istanbul, TURKEY
E-mail: devrim.gozuacik@sabanciuniv.edu
Phone:+90-216-483 9000
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  • Gozuacik Lab is moving to Koç University KUTTAM Research Center for Translational Medicine. Link
  • Gozuacik Lab will continue its affiliation and projects in SUNUM Nanotechnology Center. Link
  • Gozuacik Lab is an a Affiliate Member of the Autophagy, Inflammation, and Metabolism (AIM) Center of Biomedical Research Excellence in the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, USA. Link
  • Our new “heavy weight” paper published in the Autophagy journal. A new mechanism of autophagy amplitude control: MITF-MIR211 axis is a novel autophagy amplifier system during cellular stress. Click on the Link.

  • The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 was awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi “for his discoveries of mechanisms for autophagy“. Click here for details. (The photo was taken during the 1st Gordon Research Conference on Autophagy: Prof. Gozuacik next to Prof. Ohsumi).

  • Nobel Laureate Prof. Aziz Sancar visited Sabanci University and Gozuacik Lab in 2016.

  • Nobel Laureate Prof. James D. Watson, the father of DNA and the Human Genome Project dining in Istanbul with Prof. Gozuacik and EMBO Awardees from Turkey in 2011.