CCBBME Graduate Alumna Wins National Award in Turkey
February 24, 2010
Dr. Irem Erel-Unal, who earned her doctorate in Chemistry at Stevens in 2009, has been named one of the three women scientists to receive the Turkish Academy of Science and L’Oréal National Fellowship for Young Women in Science – 2010. Dr. Erel-Unal, a post-doctoral fellow at the Koç University in Istanbul, is the first postdoctoral fellow to be honored by this award. While at Stevens, Dr. Erel-Unal worked in the laboratory of Prof. Svetlana Sukhishvili in the Department of Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Biomedical Engineering where she studied pH responsive hydrogels.