NEU, Yale and Marmara universities will research new gene variants

A cooperation protocol has been signed between Yale University, Marmara University Department of Medical Biology, Near East University Department of Medical Biology and the Genetics and Cancer Diagnosis Research Centre.

It was stated that initially they will be working on two projects which involve the ‘New gene variants that depicts Mendelian Genetics and which have not been studied until now’.

Head of Centre of Excellence and Genetic Cancer Diagnosis-Research Centre of Near East University Prof. Dr. Nedime Serakıncı expressed that through their project they targeted to identify certain genetic syndromes and diseases by considering alleles in the gene pool of the TRNC and therefore evaluating risks for the future generations.