Prof. Dr. Özhan Eyigör graduated from Istanbul University, Cerrahpaşa Faculty of Medicine in 1990. He worked as an emergency service physician at Bursa State Hospital before attending the doctoral program at the University of Kentucky Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, where he received his PhD degree in 1999. He has appointed as a faculty member at the Department of Histology and Embryology, Uludağ University Faculty of Medicine in 2000, and he is a full professor in the same department since 2012. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Turkish Society of Histology and Embryology and the editor of the Journal of Uludağ University Medical Faculty. As a neuroscientist, his main research interests include the molecular biology of the neuroendocrine neurons, which regulate the endocrine system in the organism. He has presented his research data at conferences and has published several research papers in national and international scientific journals. He is the father of one daughter, who is a TED-Bursa graduate.
Kayra Coşkun is 16 years old and she is a student at Terakki Foudation Schools. She has been studying there since she was 6 years old. She loves learning about different cultures and languages. She can speak English, French and Italian fluently. She loves travelling, so she has been to many different countries so far. She likes singing and dancing. She was in the school choir for five years. All her life she been interested in searching and learning. She loves science and psychology. These interests of hers have helped her to develop a more curious personality.
Selin Sönmez is a 10th grade student at Şişli Terakki Schools. She loves doing gymnastics and dancing. She is also interested in playing the guitar. She is fond of biology, especially genetics. That's why she is trying to improve herself especially in these branches. Recently, she has attended to a competition about genetics. In her free time she loves reading books because she thinks that it is very important in order to broaden her imagination. In the future, she would like to work in a job which is related to biology because her aim is to save lives by using the latest technologies.
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