Elif KAGA
Position: 
Postdoc
Lab: 
KB311
Educational Background: 

2014-2016, Postdoctoral Fellow “Investigation of changes in cell surface during the mammalian cell cycle using Mass Spectrometry based Quantitative Proteomics” Molecular Biology and Genetics Department, Cell Biology and Proteomics Laboratory, Koç University, Turkey.

2008- 2014, PhD, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Marmara University "Identification of differentially expressed proteins in atherosclerotic aorta"

2011-2012, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern Denmark Odense M/Denmark. “Protein isolation, Protein purification, 2D gel electrophoresis of proteins and Peptide Sequencing and Characterization of Post-Translational Modifications by Enhanced Ion-Charging and Liquid Chromatography Electron-Transfer Dissociation Tandem Mass Spectrometry”

 2005 – 2007, Master Degree, Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Afyon Kocatepe University ‘‘Protective effect of purple grape juice on homocysteine induced oxidative stress’’

2000– 2004, Bachelor of Science, Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Atatürk University.

 

Research: 

Mass spectrometry based quantitative proteomic. Targeted drug delivery, biosimilars in oncology. Design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of antibody-drug conjugates as targeted cancer therapeutics.

Publications: 

1-  Kaga E, Karademir B, Baykal AT, Ozer NK.

     Identification of differentially expressed proteins in atherosclerotic aorta and effect of vitamin

     E. J Proteomics. 2013 Oct 30;92:260-73.

2-  Bozaykut P, Sozen E, Kaga E, Ece A, Ozaltin E, Ek B, Ozer NK, Grune T, Bergquist J, Karademir B.

     The role of heat stress on the age related protein carbonylation.

     J Proteomics. 2013 Aug 26;89:238-54.

3-  Catalgol B, Sozen E, Bozaykut P, Kaga E, Ozer NK, Grune T.

     The role of heat shock proteins in the protein oxidation during aging.

     Free Radical Biology and Medicine. 2012 Sep 53;1:73–74.

4-  Bozaykut P, Catalgol B, Yazgan B, Ustunsoy S. SozenE, Kaga E. Siow R.  Giovanni E. Ozer NK.

     The transcription factors PPARγ and Nrf2 effect lipid accumulation and cholesterol efflux in in vivo model of atherosclerosis.