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Dr. Serkan Belkaya Receives EMBO Grant

Dr. Serkan Belkaya of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics has been awarded a European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Installation Grant.

He is among eight scientists who have been selected to receive the grant this year. The objective of the EMBO Installation Grants is to support young scientists working in the life sciences and allow them to establish their own research groups in the EMBC member states Turkey, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal participated to the 2020 call.

EMBO Installation Grants are awarded annually for the purpose of strengthening science in selected EMBO member states. Scientists chosen as grantees receive 50,000 euros annually for three to five years from the funding agencies of their host countries. The funding is going to be provided by TUBITAK. The grantees are also integrated into the EMBO Young Investigator Program, which provides networking opportunities and a range of career development programs.