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Alp Erkent

Alp Erkent


Research Scientist

Bogazici University


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Introduction to Python

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Dr. Semmelweis and the Discovery of Handwashing

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Introduction to SQL


Introduction to Python


Data Scientist Associate

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Data Scientist Associate

Data Scientist Associate

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My Work Experience

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Vision Lab & CoLoRs Lab | Sep 2020 - Apr 2023

Research Scientist

- Led a grant-funded study on body perception, where I singlehandedly conducted literature review, experimental design, data analysis, and dissemination of results (poster: https://isbcs2022.ku.edu.tr/poster_7223.html) - Supervised 5 PSY & CS students in software/hardware implementation, data collection and analysis of VR/behavioral experiments - Collected data from 70+ participants and applied t-test & ANOVA for hypothesis testing using SPSS, which led to discovery of the role of body perception in modifying motor processes in the brain
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Koç University - Stress, Mood and Cognition Lab | Jan 2018 - Aug 2019

Research Assistant

- Conducted a meta-analysis with a group of 6 scientists, where my responsibilities included literature review and data processing, which established the role of depression in predicting memory problems (publication: https://doi.org/10.5152/pcp.2022.21285)

Koç University - Brain Cancer Research and Therapy Lab | Feb 2013 - May 2015

Research Assistant

- Conducted gene expression analyses and wet lab work, which led to identification of a novel therapeutic target for brain cancer treatment (publication: https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers11111651)

Kyoto University - Shigekazu Nagata Lab | Jul 2014 - Aug 2014

Research Assistant

Carried out wet lab work for characterizing genes involved in programmed cell death

My Education

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Master of Arts - MA, Cognitive Science in Psychology & Computer ScienceBoğaziçi University | 2022
Doctor of Medicine (MD) in MedicineKoç Üniversitesi | 2018

About Me

Alp Erkent

Data scientist and medical doctor with 7+ years of research/analytics experience. Passionate for generating data-driven solutions to improve healthcare services.

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