Pinar Ustaoglu

 

School of Biosciences

Contact details

School of Biosciences
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

About

PhD Title: Regulatıon of alternative splıcıng ın the hypervarıable ımmune receptor dscam ın Drosophıla melanogaster

Supervisors: Dr Matthias Soller

I test how alternative splicing is regulated in the hypervariable immune receptor Dscam (Down Syndrome Cell Adhesion Molecule) in fruitfly Drosophila Melanogaster.

Qualifications

MSc

Biography

Pinar Ustaoglu received a master’s degree in ‘Developmental Cell Biology” from the University of Sussex. Pinar Whilst at Sussex, she developed an interest in the regulation of RNA processing and she applied for a PhD at the University of Birmingham. Now she does a research in RNA splicing.

Research

RNA processing, alternative splicing, Drosophila Melanogaster

Other activities

Pinar Ustaoglu is a member of Genetics and Biochemical Societies. She likes outdoor activities eg: hiking also she is interested in contemporary and visual arts.

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