Curriculum Vitae

Ayse Begum (Aslantas) Tekinay

 

PERSONAL DATA

  • Birth date and place:     22 June 1977 / Ankara
  • Address:                       UNAM 405, Bilkent, 06800 Ankara, Turkey
  • Phone:                         +90 312 290 8985
  • Fax:                             +90 312 266 4365
  • E-mail:                         atekinay@bilkent.edu.tr
  • Webpage:                     http://unam.bilkent.edu.tr/~atekinay/

ACADEMIC DEGREES

  • Associate Professor, Turkey Higher Education Council                                          2013
  • PhD, Molecular Biology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY                               2007
  • BSc, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Bilkent University                                       1999

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • 01/2009 – Present          Assistant Professor, Bilkent University, UNAM
  • 09/2006 – 12/2008         Postdoctoral Associate, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
  • 08/1999 – 9/2006           Research Fellow, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

  • 2012, FABED – Outstanding Young Scientist Award
  • 2012, Turkish Academy of Sciences – Outstanding Young Scientist (TUBA-GEBİP) Award
  • 2012, Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA) – Loreál Young Women Scientist Award
  • 2011, National Medical Device Award by Turkish Health Employers Association (SEİS)
  • 2010, COMSTECH-TWAS (The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World) Joint Research Grant for Young Scientists
  • 2009, Marie Curie IRG Award,
  • 2000-2005, Predoctoral Fellowship awarded by HHMI (Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
  • 1999-2006, Fellowship awarded by the Graduate Program of The Rockefeller University
  • 1999, Graduated with the highest GPA (3.88) in the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, second highest GPA in the Faculty of Science
  • 1995-1999, Full Scholarships awarded by Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Institute (TUBITAK) and by Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 1995, 2nd highest score among 1,400,000 students in National University Entrance Examination (OSS) of Turkey

HONORS, SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL DUTIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2015-…, Member of Editorial Board, Nature Scientific Reports
  • 2016-…, Member of ACS American Chemical Society
  • 2009-…, Member of Adjunct Faculty, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
  • 2007-…, Member of Howard Hughes Medical Institute Alumni Association
  • 2015-…, Member of Editorial Board, Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group
  • 2016-…, Member of Biotechnological Drugs Commission, Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency (TİTCK)
  • 2013-…, Member of Management Committee, FP7 COST Action MP1301
  • 2010-2014, Member of Management Committee, FP7 COST Action TD0906
  • 2011-2014, Member of Management Committee, FP7 COST Action BM1001
  • 2011-…, Member of Management Committee, FP7 COST Action MP1005
  • 2010-2011, Member of Management Committee, FP7 COST Action TD1003
  • Local Organizer of COST BM1001 Final Annual Conference, Antalya, Turkey, October 2014.
  • Local Organizer of COST TD1003 Final Annual Conference, Ankara, Turkey, October 2014.

TEACHING

  • Graduate Courses:
  • NSC 514, Affective Neuroscience

2015 Fall Term

  • MSN 541-Nanobiotechnology

2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 Fall Terms

  • MS 518-Fundamentals of Nanotechnology

2013 Summer and 2014 Spring Terms

  • MSN 532-Selected Topics in Materials Science and Nanotechnology

2011 Spring Term

  • MSN 598-698-Seminar 1 and 2

2009 Fall and 2010 Spring Terms

PATENTS

  • Heintz N, Miwa JM, and Tekinay AB, “Lynx family of modulators compositions and methods of use thereof”, (2006) USPTO 60/841697
  • Guler MO, Tekinay AB, Mammadov R, Mammadov B, “Heparin Mimetic Peptide Nanofibers for Growth Factor Binding”, Republic of Turkey Patent Institute, 2011/00598, G-16885.
  • Guler MO, Tekinay AB, Ceylan H, Kocabey S, “Dopa Conjugated Peptide Nanofibers for Bioactivation of Metal Implant Surfaces”, Republic of Turkey Patent Institute, 2012/01204, G-104575.
  • M. O. Guler, A. B. Tekinay, R. Mammadov, “Peptide Nanostructures for Oligonucleotide Delivery, Republic of Turkey Patent Institute, 2014/0412.
  • M. O. Guler, A. B. Tekinay, M. Sardan, S. Ustun, “Glycopeptide Nanostructures for Cartilage Regeneration”, Republic of Turkey Patent Institute, 2014/0413.