Drug resistance in cancer treatment gets an award
The project, which researches the resistance mechanisms developed by cells against the drugs used in the treatment of lung cancer, was awarded by the oncologists. The study of Assoc. Prof. Zeynep Fırtına Karagonlar, Head of Department of Genetics and Bioengineering, Faculty of Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), made it among the top six projects out of 103 projects at the “Onkolojide İz Bırakanlar (Those Who Make a Mark on Oncology)” Summit held by the Turkish Association for Cancer Research and Control. Karagonlar was granted a plaque and a monetary award of 75 thousand TL to develop her project.
IUE Graduate Inan became popular in Europe
İnan Evin, who graduated from Department of Software Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) this year and ranked among the top 50 students at the competition held by UNITY, a cross-platform game engine and famous software company, got the attention of international universities. His success got him graduate education offers from IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark, University of Tampere, Finland and Aalto University, Finland. Evin made his choice in favor of Aalto University and decided to pursue master’s degree in game development. Evin, who is eligible for full scholarship, will study game technologies in Finland.
An exemplary collaboration between Izmir University of Economics and Euro Gıda
Izmir University of Economics (IUE) signed a collaboration agreement with Euro Gıda, one of the largest and most trusted brands of food industry in Kemalpaşa, Izmir, in order to provide academic support to students receiving graduate education at IUE and allow them to engage with the business world. The protocol signed between IUE Rector Prof. Murat Aşkar and Financial Affairs Director Murat Voysal of Euro Gıda will allow students to use laboratories and all equipment of Euro Gıda as they are performing their academic studies such as graduation projects, thesis, and researches. Additionally, Euro Gıda will provide employment opportunities to two graduates of IUE Faculty of Engineering throughout their graduate studies. Every year, at least 3 undergraduate or graduate students will be able to perform internship at Euro Gıda for a period of one month. As the protocol went into effect, Tuğçe Ersan and Hazal Gül, who graduated from IUE this year, started to work at Euro Gıda already.
The science of nutrition and healthy eating
Students of Department of Food Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), which carried Campus Izmir, first model of university-city integration in Turkey into effect, will receive training on protection and improvement of human health and increasing life quality with “nutrition science option program”.
Rockets will be launched for championship
Two teams from Izmir University of Economics (IUE) will compete for championship at the final of Teknofest 2019 Rocket Competition, which aims to increase students’ interest in science and help them develop themselves about technological production. The teams, Atlas and Nebula, which managed to make it among the final 30 teams out of 571 teams from universities across the nation, will compete to bring the championship to Izmir. IUE students will try to launch the rockets at an altitude 3 thousand meters. Students spent roughly 8 months to prepare the rockets by using aluminum and composite materials. Students will compete to land the useful load in the rocket safely on ground. Rocket launchings will take place on 4-10 September at Tuz Gölü (Salt Lake of Turkey). Teams making in the top 3 will receive their awards at the Teknofest Istanbul Aviation, Space, and Technology Festival that will be held on 17-22 September. The first team will receive 50 thousand TL, second team 40 thousand TL, and the third team 30 thousand TL.
Junk DNA Diseases
Diseases, in genes that have lost function over thousands of years, are being encoded during the initial 3-4 days of the fetal development. Traces of diseases, which have been carried along over thousands of years in these DNA sequences, called as ‘Junk DNA’ by scientists, distinctively emerged for the first in the development of fetus. Assistant Professor Cihangir Yandım, Lecturer at Department of Genetics and Bioengineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), stated that scientists have overlooked this area; however, they established a new data for junk DNA research.
Educational collaboration between Izmir University of Economics and the University of Missouri
Izmir University of Economics, which has educational collaborations with over 200 universities worldwide, also signed a collaboration with the University of Missouri (MU), USA to offer education opportunities abroad for its students. Based on the academic collaboration between IUE and University of Missouri, students of Computer, Software, and Electrical and Electronics Engineering will receive both undergraduate and graduate degrees in 5 years with the 3+2 system.
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