Assoc. Prof.

NURCAN TUNÇBAĞ


Graduate School of Informatics

Medical Informatics

Education Information

2007 - 2010

2007 - 2010

Doctorate

Koç Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Hesaplamalı Bilimler Ve Mühendislik (Dr), Turkey

2005 - 2007

2005 - 2007

Postgraduate

Koç Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Hesaplamalı Bilimler Ve Mühendislik (Yl) (Tezli), Turkey

2000 - 2005

2000 - 2005

Undergraduate

İstanbul Teknik Üniversitesi, Kimya-Metalurji Fakültesi, Kimya Mühendisliği Bölümü, Turkey

Dissertations

2010

2010

Doctorate

Multi-scale analysis and prediction of protein-protein interactions

Koç Üniversitesi, Hesaplamalı Bilimler Ve Mühendislik (Dr)

2007

2007

Postgraduate

Characterization and analysis of protein-protein interfaces

Koç Üniversitesi, Hesaplamalı Bilimler Ve Mühendislik (Yl) (Tezli)

Research Areas

Computer Sciences, bioinformatics, Biocomputing, Life Sciences, Bioinformatics, Biological Information, Natural Sciences, Engineering and Technology

Academic Titles / Tasks

2019 - Continues

2019 - Continues

Associate Professor

Middle East Technical University, Graduate School of Informatics

2016 - 2019

2016 - 2019

Assistant Professor

Middle East Technical University, Graduate School of Informatics, Medical Informatics

2014 - 2016

2014 - 2016

Lecturer PhD

Middle East Technical University, Graduate School of Informatics

2010 - 2014

2010 - 2014

Research Assistant

Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, School Of Engıneerıng, Bıologıcal Engıneerıng

2005 - 2010

2005 - 2010

Research Assistant

Koç Üniversitesi, Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Hesaplamalı Bilimler Ve Mühendislik (Dr)

Courses

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Programming for Informatics

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Biological Databases and Data Analysis Tools

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Structural Bioinformatics

Advising Theses

Designed Lessons

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Structural Bioinformatics

Tunçbağ N.

Postgraduate

Postgraduate

Programming for Informatics

Tunçbağ N.

Articles Published in Journals That Entered SCI, SSCI and AHCI Indexes

2021

2021

Epitranscriptomics of ischemic heart disease-the IHD-EPITRAN study design and objectives

Sikorski V., Karjalainen P., Blokhina D., Oksaharju K., Khan J., Katayama S., et al.

International Journal of Molecular Sciences, vol.22, no.12, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2021

2021

Impaired inhibitory GABAergic synaptic transmission and transcription studied in single neurons by Patch-seq in Huntington's disease

Paraskevopoulou F., Parvizi P., Senger G., TUNÇBAĞ N. , Rosenmund C., Yildirim F.

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol.118, no.19, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2018

2018

A Structural Perspective on the Modulation of Protein-Protein Interactions with Small Molecules.

Demirel H. C. , Dogan T. , Tuncbag N.

Current topics in medicinal chemistry, vol.18, pp.700-713, 2018 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

2016

2016

Network Modeling Identifies Patient-specific Pathways in Glioblastoma.

Tuncbag N. , MILANI P., POKORNY J., JOHNSON H., SIO T., DALIN S., et al.

Scientific reports, vol.6, pp.28668, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

2016

2016

Predicting Protein-Protein Interactions from the Molecular to the Proteome Level

Keskin O., Tunçbağ N. , Gursoy A.

CHEMICAL REVIEWS, vol.116, pp.4884-4909, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2015

2015

The PI3K/AKT/mTOR interactive pathway

ERŞAHIN T., TUNÇBAĞ N. , Cetin-Atalay R.

MOLECULAR BIOSYSTEMS, vol.11, no.7, pp.1946-1954, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2012

2012

Fast and accurate modeling of protein-protein interactions by combining template-interface-based docking with flexible refinement

Tuncbag N. , Keskin O., NUSSINOV R., Gursoy A.

PROTEINS-STRUCTURE FUNCTION AND BIOINFORMATICS, vol.80, no.4, pp.1239-1249, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2010

2010

Analysis and network representation of hotspots in protein interfaces using minimum cut trees

Tuncbag N. , Salman F. S. , Keskin O., GÜRSOY A.

PROTEINS-STRUCTURE FUNCTION AND BIOINFORMATICS, vol.78, no.10, pp.2283-2294, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

2010

2010

HotPoint: hot spot prediction server for protein interfaces

Tuncbag N. , Keskin O., GÜRSOY A.

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, vol.38, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) Creative Commons License identifier identifier identifier

2008

2008

Architectures and functional coverage of protein-protein interfaces

Tuncbag N. , Gursoy A., Guney E., NUSSINOV R., Keskin O.

JOURNAL OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, vol.381, no.3, pp.785-802, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) Creative Commons License identifier identifier identifier

2008

2008

Characterization and prediction of protein interfaces to infer protein-protein interaction networks

Keskin O., Tuncbag N. , GÜRSOY A.

CURRENT PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY, vol.9, no.2, pp.67-76, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) Creative Commons License identifier identifier

2008

2008

HotSprint: database of computational hot spots in protein interfaces

Guney E., Tuncbag N. , Keskin O., Gursoy A.

NUCLEIC ACIDS RESEARCH, vol.36, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

Articles Published in Other Journals

2018

2018

Phylogenetic and Other Conservation-Based Approaches to Predict Protein Functional Sites.

ATAS H., Tuncbag N. , Doğan T.

Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.), vol.1762, pp.51-69, 2018 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

Refereed Congress / Symposium Publications in Proceedings

2019

2019

Biological network modeling based on differentially expressed proteins in a bacilysin-deficient strain of Bacillus subtilis

Özcengiz G. , Tunçbağ N.

20th International Conference on Bacilli and Gram-Positive Bacteria, Washington, United States Of America, 23 - 26 July 2019, pp.11

2019

2019

In silico modeling and in vitro validation of undefined off-target of drugs in hepatocellular carcinoma

Sinoplu E. , Tuncbag N. , Kahraman D. C. , Atalay R. C.

Annual Meeting of the American-Association-for-Cancer-Research (AACR), Georgia, United States Of America, 29 March - 03 April 2019, vol.79 identifier

2015

2015

COMBINATION THERAPY FOR HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA: A SYSTEMS BIOLOGY PERSPECTIVE ON THE SYNERGISTIC ANTITUMOR ACTIVITY OF SORAFENIB WITH PI3K/AKT PATHWAY INHIBITORS

Erşahin T., Tunçbağ N. , Acar A. C. , Atalay R.

50th International Liver Congress of the European-Association-for-the-Study-of-the-Liver, Vienna, Austria, 22 - 26 April 2015, vol.62, pp.464

2018

2018

Modeling the tumor specific structural networks by integrating alternative splicing events

DEMİREL H. C. , TUNÇBAĞ N.

European Conference on Computational Biology, 8 - 12 September 2018

2017

2017

Identification of the Ischemic Pathway Level Changes by Integrating Temporal Phosphoproteome in Ovarian Cancer

BUDAK G., FRAENKEL E., TUNÇBAĞ N.

5th International Congress ofthe Molecular Biology Association of Turkey, 8 - 10 September 2017

2012

2012

Simultaneous reconstruction of multiple signaling pathways via the prize collecting Steiner forest problem

TUNÇBAĞ N. , BRAUNSTEIN A., PAGNANI A., HUANG S. S. C. , CHAYES J., BORGS C., et al.

16th Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology, 21 - 24 April 2012 Creative Commons License identifier

2011

2011

Structural proteome scale prediction of protein protein interactions using interfaces

TUNÇBAĞ N. , GÜRSOY A., KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö. , NUSSINOV R.

3dSig Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), 15 - 16 July 2011

2011

2011

Prediction of Protein Protein Interactions at Genome Scale

TUNÇBAĞ N. , GÜRSOY A., NUSSINOV R., KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö.

55th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical-Society, 5 - 09 March 2011

2010

2010

HotPOINT Hot Spot Prediction Server for Protein Interfaces

TUNÇBAĞ N. , KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö. , GÜRSOY A.

RESEARCH IN COMPUTATIONAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (RECOMB), LIZBON, Portugal, 12 - 15 August 2010

2010

2010

Large scale construction of three dimensional protein protein complex structures

TUNÇBAĞ N. , GÜRSOY A., NUSSINOV R., KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö.

RESEARCH IN COMPUTATIONAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY (RECOMB), LIZBON, Portugal, 12 - 15 August 2010

2010

2010

Large scale combinatorial docking of the proteome for functional predictions

TUNÇBAĞ N. , GÜRSOY A., NUSSINOV R., KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö.

Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB), BOSTON, United States Of America, 11 - 13 July 2010

2010

2010

HotPoint A web server for prediction of hot spots in protein interfaces

TUNÇBAĞ N. , KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö. , GÜRSOY A.

5th International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, Antalya, Turkey, 20 - 22 April 2010

2009

2009

Identification of Computational Hot Spots in Protein Interfaces Using Solvent Accessibility and Inter Residue Potentials Poster Presentation

TUNÇBAĞ N. , GÜRSOY A., KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö.

Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB)& European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB), Stockholm, Sweden, 27 June - 02 July 2009

2009

2009

Large Scale Prediction of Computational Hot Spots in Protein Interfaces

TUNÇBAĞ N. , KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö. , NUSSINOV R., GÜRSOY A.

53rd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical-Society, 28 February - 04 March 2009, vol.96, pp.650-651

2008

2008

Large Scale Prediction of Hot Spots at Protein Interfaces

GÜNEY E., TUNÇBAĞ N. , KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö. , GÜRSOY A.

European Conferance on Computational Biology, SARDINIA, 22 - 26 September 2008

2008

2008

Large Scale Identification of Spatial Motifs on the Protein Protein Interfaces

GÜNEY E., TUNÇBAĞ N. , KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö. , GÜRSOY A.

International Symposium on HealthInformatics and Bioinformatics, İstanbul, Turkey, 18 - 20 May 2008

2007

2007

HotSprint Database of Computational Hot Spots at Protein Interfaces

GÜNEY E., TUNÇBAĞ N. , KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö. , GÜRSOY A.

15th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB)& 6th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB), VIYANA, Austria, 21 - 25 July 2007

2007

2007

PRISM A Web Server for Prediction and Visualization of Protein Protein Interactions

TUNÇBAĞ N. , GÜNEY E., ULUBAŞ M. C. , KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö. , GÜRSOY A.

15th Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology (ISMB)& 6th European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB), VIYANA, Austria, 21 - 25 July 2007

2007

2007

A new dataset of protein protein interfaces

TUNÇBAĞ N. , GÜRSOY A., GUNEY E., NUSSINOV R., TSAI C. J. , KESKİN ÖZKAYA Z. Ö.

51st Annual Meeting of the Biophysical-Society, 3 - 07 March 2007

Books & Book Chapters

2018

2018

Phylogenetic and Other Conservation-Based Approaches to Predict Protein Functional Sites

Tunçbağ N. , Ataş H., Doğan T.

in: Computational Drug Discovery and Design, Gore M.,Jagtap U., Editor, Springer, London/Berlin , New-York, pp.51-69, 2018

Memberships / Tasks in Scientific Organizations

2017 - Continues

2017 - Continues

Türkiye Proteomik Derneği

Executive Board Member

2007 - Continues

2007 - Continues

International Society for Computational Biology

Member

Scientific Refereeing

November 2019

November 2019

BMC BIOINFORMATICS

Journal Indexed in SCI-E

October 2019

October 2019

PLOS COMPUTATIONAL BIOLOGY

Journal Indexed in SCI-E

October 2019

October 2019

BIOINFORMATICS

SCI Journal

Tasks In Event Organizations

Şubat 2020

Şubat 2020

3. Ulusal Proteomik Kongresi

Scientific Congress

Tunçbağ N. , Özlü N.
İstanbul, Turkey

Ekim 2018

Ekim 2018

The International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, (HIBIT)

Scientific Congress

Tunçbağ N.
Antalya, Turkey

Haziran 2017

Haziran 2017

The International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics, (HIBIT)

Scientific Congress

Tunçbağ N.
Güzelyurt, Cyprus (Kktc)

Ekim 2016

Ekim 2016

ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics

Scientific Congress

Tunçbağ N.
Washington, United States Of America

Eylül 2015

Eylül 2015

ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics

Scientific Congress

Tunçbağ N.
Georgia, United States Of America

Eylül 2014

Eylül 2014

ACM Conference on Bioinformatics, Computational Biology and Health Informatics

Scientific Congress

Tunçbağ N.
California, United States Of America

Awards

October 2019

October 2019

TÜSEB Teşvik Ödülü

Tüseb

March 2019

March 2019

International Rising Talent

Unesco-L'oreal Foundation

December 2018

December 2018

GEBİP

Türkiye Bilimler Akademisi

May 2018

May 2018

UNESCO-L’Oréal Ulusal Genç Bilim Kadınlarına Destek Ödülü

Unesco-L’Oréal

December 2017

December 2017

Parlar Vakfı Genç Araştırmacı Ödülü

Parlar Vakfı

May 2015

May 2015

BAGEP Ödülü

Bilim Akademisi



Edit Congress and Symposium Activities

2019

2019

HIBIT 2019

Invited Speaker

İzmir-Turkey

2016

2016

X Annual Congress of the European Proteomics Association

Invited Speaker

İstanbul-Turkey

Invited Talks

August 2019

August 2019

Personalized Medicine Guided by Integrative Network Modeling

Seminar

National Institutes of Health-United States Of America

August 2019

August 2019

Precision Medicine Guided by Network Modeling

Seminar

National Cancer Institute-United States Of America

October 2015

October 2015

From proteins/genes to functional networks and beyond

Seminar

Universitaet Zürich (University of Zürich)-Switzerland

Citations

Total Citations (WOS): 1572

h-index (WOS): 18