The Nature article by Alison Abbott on the İzmir Biomedicine and Genome Center can be viewed here. The director of IBG is the Science Academy member Prof Mehmet Öztürk.
October 10, 2015
Biologist Aziz Sancar who is originally from Turkey won the Nobel prize for mapping and explaining how cells repair their DNA and safeguard the genetic information. He shares the Nobel prize with Tomas Lindahl and Paul Modrich.