Gizem joins the Gaurav Bhardwaj Lab via the Molecular Engineering & Sciences Institute.

Research Project: De novo peptide design for targeting specific macromolecules including COVID-19 main protease and intracellular targets to inhibit their functional activities.
Research Interests: Protein/peptide design, computational biology, protein-ligand interactions, machine/deep learning in protein design, drug delivery, drug design, molecular dynamics.
Awards: Fulbright PhD Scholarship
Education: B.S. and M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering from TOBB University of Economics and Technology (Turkey)


Expansive discovery of chemically diverse structured macrocyclic oligoamides. Salveson PJ, Moyer AP, Said MY, Gӧkçe G, Li X, Kang A, Nguyen H, Bera AK, Levine PM, Bhardwaj G, Baker D. Science. 2024 Apr 26;384(6694):420-428. doi: 10.1126/science.adk1687. Epub 2024 Apr 25. PMID: 38662830