B. Duygu Özpolat

Paris (France)

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Researcher at the Institut Jacques Monod (Paris, France) working on segmented worms. Specifically, maintenance and regeneration of reproductive cells during regeneration and asexual reproduction.

Previous post-doc at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA with Alexa Bely.

Artist. Makes drawings inspired by science. Check them out here (blog) and here (online shop).

Translator and editor of popular science books from English into Turkish (including "The Greatest Show on Earth" by Richard Dawkins).

Editor of Hard-workers for Evolution, a volunteer group for public outreach and education in science (specifically evolution).


-BSc. in Biology from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.

-Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from Tulane University, New Orleans, USA.