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Dr Onur Sakiragaoglu joins the QEI laboratories

24 Feb, 2020

We are pleased to welcome Research Assistant Dr Onur Sakiragaoglu who has recently joined the Queensland Eye Institute (QEI). Originally from Turkey, Dr Sakiragaoglu studied BSc (Biology) and MSc (Medical Sciences) at Ankara University and in 2017, he obtained a PhD from Griffith University. Dr Sakiragaoglu’s research interests include stem cells, regenerative medicine, gene therapy, anti-ageing strategies, RNA interference, drug discovery and bacterial oncolysis.

At QEI, Dr Sakiragaoglu will oversee the cell biology sector, as well as the maintenance of the research laboratories. He will also be involved in applications related to cell therapies and ophthalmic biomaterials.

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