M. Volkan Cakir, PhD

Post-doctoral Researcher

Education

2017: PhD in Informatics, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Bioinformatik, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
2015: BSc in Physics, International Physics Studies Program, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
2010: MSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics, Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey
2007: BSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey

Work Experience

2018-2020: Postdoctoral Researcher, Rudolf-Schönheimer-Institut für Biochemie, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig/Germany
2011-2017: Research Assistant, Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Bioinformatik, Universität Leipzig, Leipzig/Germany
2007-2010: Teaching and Research Assistant, Izmir Institute of Technology, Izmir, Turkey

Research Interests

Computational Biology & Bioinformatics: Genome analytics, NGS data analysis, transcriptomics, gene regulation/regulatory, network analysis, machine learning
Biophysics: Cell adhesion and adhesion forces, statistical physics of epigenetic landscapes