• Curriculum vitae


    • Since 2020:
      PhD studies at the Institute of Molecular Virology, Center for Molecular Biology of Inflammation (ZMBE), University of Münster, Germany
    • 2014 - 2016:
      M.Sc. in Medical Microbiology, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
      Thesis: Investigation of the hybridomas stabilities and neutralization capabilities of monoclonal antibodies developed against the glycoproteins of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus (CCHFV).
    • 2009 - 2013:
      B.Sc. in Bioengineering, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
      Thesis: Characterisation of hybridoma

    Work experience

    • 2017 - 2019:
      R&D Specialist, Matriks Biotek Co. Ltd., Ankara, Turkey
    • 2014 - 2017:
      Research Assistant, Erciyes University Vaccine Research and Development - Application and Research Centre, Kayseri, Turkey
    • 2012 - 2013:
      Research Intern, Bioengineerig - Animal Cell and Tissue Culture Laborytory, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey
    • 2012:
      Research Intern, Medical Genetic Laboratory, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Ankara, Turkey
    • 2009 - 2011:
      Research Intern, Bioengineering - Surface Modificatiom Laboratory, Ege University, Izmir, Turkey


  • Research interests

    • Influenza B viruses
    • Epidemiology
    • Antiviral Resistance
    • Reverse Genetics
  • Publications

    Kumar S, Çalişkan DM, Janowski J, Faist A, Conrad BCG, Lange J, Ludwig S & Brunotte L (2021). Beyond Vaccines: Clinical Status of Prospective COVID-19 Therapeutics. Frontiers in Immunology 10.3389/fimmu.2021.752227 [doi]