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Begüm Aküzüm
Phone: +49 (0) 69 6339-5601

Begüm studied Molecular Biology and Genetics in Istanbul Technical University, Turkey. She earned her master’s degree from Department of Biomedical Sciences and Technology, Konkuk University (South Korea) with a focus on cytokine immunology. Following her masters, she worked as graduate research assistant in the Laboratory of Cell Death and Diabetes, Yonsei University where she studied on a small molecule that triggers UPR/ISR-mediated translational attenuation for treatment of obesity, additionally on the alterations in stress granule dynamics driven by aging, autophagy deficiency and obesity. Since June 2017 Begüm has been a part of Arkan Lab and working as a Phd student in the Cancer Metabolism Group at the Institute of Biochemistry II at the Goethe University Frankfurt.

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