EGE UNIVERSITY

Center For Brain Research

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Current Research Activities

  • Effect of stress and nicotine on neurogenesis. Ege University, EBILTEM. PI: Prof. Sakire Pogun. Project# 02-BAM-001
  • Investigation of role of conditioned responses and metabotropic glutamate 5 receptors in nicotine dependence. Ege University Scientific Research Projects. PI: Prof. Sakire Pogun. Project # 02-TIP-014
  • Investigation of adulthood brain nitrite/nitrate levels and cognitive performance of adolescence period nicotine exposed rats. Ege University, EBILTEM. PI: Prof. Lutfiye Kanit. Project# 05-BAM-001
  • Investigation of adulthood brain BDNF levels, cognitive performance and conditioned place preference of adolescence period nicotine exposed rats. Ege University Scientific Research Projects. PI: Prof. Lutfiye Kanit. Project # 05-TIP-008
  • Effects of thiol replacement on expression of cellular redox levels responsible genes and apoptosis sensitivity in excitotoxic brain damage model. TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey). PI: Prof. Ayfer Yalcin. Project # SBAG-K-69, 2005
  • Investigation of epigenetic effects of nicotine on dopamine D1, D2 and D3 receptor expressions in rat brain. Ege University Scientific Research Projects. PI: Assoc. Prof. Ersin O. Koylu. Project # 06-TIP-005
  • A study on the effect of gender in human skeletomotor reflexes (GenderReflex). European Union Sixth Framework, Marie Curie Actions. Project # MEXC-CT-2006-0403317. Project Co-ordiantors: Prof. Sakire Pogun and Assoc. Prof. Ersin O. Koylu, Chair: Prof. Kemal Turker. Project web site: http://www.genderreflex.org
  • A study of the effect of gender, age and muscle fatigue in human skeletomuscular reflexes. TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey). PI: Prof. Kemal Turker. Project # 107S029

 

International Collaboration

  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
  • University of Illinois at Chicago, IL, USA
  • Ruhr University Bochum, Germany
  • Salamanca University, Spain