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.


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August 2021, Monday

Joint lab meeting with Gizem Dinler’s research group

Our team visited Prof. Dinler's laboratory at ITU for a joint lab meeting. We enjoyed all the presentations and discussions. Looking forward to hosting them at KUYBIIG-M!

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Location: Istanbul Technical University Time: 13.00

Özkan defended his master thesis summa cum laude

We congratulate Özkan on successfully defending his Master thesis. He graduated from the Molecular Biology and Genetics master program with a summa cum laude.

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Location: Zoom

Ebru won Joe Wong Outstanding Poster Award!

Congratulations to Ebru Destan on winning Joe Wong Outstanding Poster Award at the 2021 SSRL/LCLS Users' Meeting.

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Our SARS-CoV-2 main protease paper is finally out!

Together with amazing collaborators; Serdar Durdağı, Eddie Snell, Mike Dunne, SLAC Lab and Onder Ergonul, we determined radiation damage-free high resolution SARS-CoV-2 main protease

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