The Koc University Structural Biology & Innovative Drug Development Center (KUYBIIG-M) is the first comprehensive structural biology center in Turkey. Our goal is to unravel the 3D structures of biomacromolecules.

The Story of Koc University

A brief history of Koc University's founding. Koc University was established in 1993 as a non-profit private university in Istanbul, Turkey.

KUYBIIG-M is run by the KUYBIIG-M Constitution. The constitute is there to protect fundamental rights of every KUYBIIG-M member.


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Annual Walkathon

Today, we had our first annual Sariyer-Sultanahmet walkathon!

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New Paper Alert

In our latest paper, we report the steps to obtain high-throughput SARS-CoV-2 Mpro structures with a Serial Femtosecond X-ray crystallography (SFX) technique performed at XFEL.

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Shopping spree at Karaköy

We went on a shopping spree at Karaköy to buy new lab equipments. Nothing more exciting than unboxing new toys.

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Location: Karaköy Time: 9 a.m.

New paper alert!

Two structures of streptavidin at ambient and cryogenic temperatures reveal a novel cooperative allostery mechanism. Our paper is now published in Nature Communications Biology.

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