History


The institute started its educational activities after the name of the Hemodialysis-Transplantation Institute founded in accordance with the decision published in the Official Gazette with the number of 2015/7321 on 09/03/2015 is changed into İzmir International Biomedicine and Genome Institute. The first student admission was made in the 2016-2017 academic year.

Genome Sciences and Biotechnology Department was established within the body of our institute and started its educational activities. Graduate and Ph.D. students are educated in this department. There are one associate professor and 3 assistant professors in the department. Biomedicine and Health Technologies department has not yet started training activities yet.

Founded on 16/02/2015, Izmir International Biomedicine and Genome Institute has begun Molecular Biology and Genetics Master and Doctoral Programs in the Department of Genome Sciences and Molecular Biotechnology.

Our institute has been active within İzmir Biomedicine and Genome Center until February 2018 during the first phase of its establishment.

The institute is opened with the participation of many domestic and foreign scientists such as Prof.Mehmet Füzün, the founding rector, our founding director, Prof.Dr. Mehmet Öztürk, Science Industry and Technology Minister Fikri Işık, Izmir Governor Mustafa Toprak as well as Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt.