FACULTY OF ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES: BIOLOGY/MOLECULAR BIOLOGY & GENETICS


Faculty

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tülin YANIK

Middle East Technical University, Department of Biological Sciences, 06800 Ankara/TURKEY

Office Room: 124

Tel: +90 312 210 6465

Fax: +90 312 210 7976

E - Mail: tyanik[at]metu.edu.tr

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Education: Post-Doctoral Fellow; Section on Cellular Neurobiology, National Institutes of Health (NIH), Bethesda, MD, USA
Ph.D. Molecular and Cellular Biology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
B.Sc. Biology, Ege University, Turkey


Research Interest: Monogenic obesity
Neurodegeneration


Description of research activities: Cellular mechanisms of neuro/peptides and hormones.


Selected Publications:

Niamh X. Cawley, Tulin Yanik, Irina Arnaoutova, Hong Lou, Nimesh Patel, and Y. Peng Loh. Techniques in neuropeptides processing, trafficking, and secretion. (2008)Springer protocols: Neurochemistry, Neuropeptide Techniques 39:67-96

Tulin Yanik, Geraldina Dominguez, Michael J. Kuhar, Emanuele Miraglia Del Guidice and Y. Peng Loh. (2006) The Leu34Phe ProCART Mutation leads to CART deficiency: A possible cause for obesity in humans. Endocrinology. 147(1):39-43.

Tulin Yanik and Robert P. Donaldson. (2005) A protective interaction between catalase and isocitrate lyase in peroxisomes. Arch. of Biochem. and Biophys. 435:243-252.

Niamh X. Cawley, Jiechun Zhou, Joanna M. Hill, Daniel Abebe, Sylvie Romboz,
Tulin Yanik, Ramona M. Rodriguiz, William C. Wetsel, Y. Peng Loh. (2004). The carboxypeptidase E knockout mouse exhibits endocrinological and behavioral deficits. Endocrinology 145:5807-19.


Graduate program affiliation: Biology, Biomedical Engineering, and Biotechnology