Nur Yucer, PhD

Nur Yucer, PhD is a post-doctoral Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute/Regenerative Medicine Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She received her undergraduate degree from the Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey, and completed her PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Baylor University in Houston, TX. She is currently working under the direction of Dr. Clive Svendsen, who is the leader in the field, and Dr. Beth Karlan, who is an internationally renowned gynecologic oncologist and a leading expert in the field of women’s cancers. With the collaboration of these two highly successful centers and physicians, Dr. Yucer’s work has the potential to yield novel insights into ovarian cancer pathogenesis.