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Kadriye Nehir Cosgun, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

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Kadriye Nehir Cosgun, PhD



Dr. Kadriye Nehir Cosgun received her Ph.D degree in Stem Cell Biology in 2013 from Technical University of Dresden, Germany. Her PhD thesis titled “Kit regulates HSC engraftment across mouse human species barrier.” was supervised by Prof. Dr. Claudia Waskow and awarded with “The Best PhD thesis in 2013” by Center Regenerative Therapies Dresden. For her post-doctoral training she joined the laboratory of Prof. Dr. Markus Müschen at University of California, San Francisco and later at City of Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles. Dr. Cosgun is interested in Wnt/beta-catenin signaling in B cell malignancies and the role of pre-BCR signaling in B-cell leukemia.

Education & Training

  • Post-doctoral fellow
    City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center (2019)
  • Post-doctoral fellow
    University of California San Francisco (2017)
  • Post-doctoral fellow
    Dresden Technical University (2014)
  • PhD
    Dresden Technical University, Stem Cell Biology (2013)
  • BSc
    Bilkent University, Molecular Biology and Genetics (2008)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
ASH Abstract Achievement AwardAmerican Society of Hematology2018, 2019
Travel AwardCity of Hope Post-doctoral Training Office2018
Best PhD Thesis AwardCenter Regenerative Therapies Dresden2014
Best Poster AwardCenter Regenerative Therapies Dresden2012
Travel AwardDIGS-BB PhD program2011
Travel AwardBoehringer Ingelheim2008

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