Prof. Gunnur Deniz, PhD, graduated from Istanbul University, Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology in 1985 and received her M.Sc. degree in Physiology in 1989. Between 1990-1994 she was granted by the Turkish Republic Higher Education Council (YÖK) with a PhD fellowship to study at the Department of Immunology, University of Liverpool and received her PhD degree in immunology in 1994. In 1995, she started to work as a research assistant at the Department of Immunology, Institute of Experimental Medicine (DETAE), and in the same year she was appointed as assistant professor, in 1997 as associate professor and in 2002 as professor in immunology. She is the chairman of the Immunology Department at DETAE since 2002. She has also been working as a Vice President of DETAE since 2005. Since 2006 she is the President of the Turkish Society of Immunology. Immunology Department is organizing flow cytometry courses since 1995 annually. Department of Immunology is working on different topics, mainly in immunology of Type I and Type II Diabetes, Behcet Disease, primary immunodeficiencies, NK cells, allergy and immunohematology. She is also running postgraduate immunology programs for Istanbul University, Institute of Health Sciences. She is on the Advisory Board of the Turkish Journal of Immunology. She worked in many organizing committees of national and international congresses either as a committee member or congress president. She has more than 40 SCI indexed publications.
Biography Updated on 28 November 2010