We are pleased to welcome Miss Husniye Hacioglu Bay to the Unit as a Visiting Student. Husniye is currently studying for her PhD at the Neuroscience Programme of Marmara University, Turkey. She joins the Unit to receive advanced training and pursue her anatomical projects, as part of a collaboration between Prof. Umit Sehirli and Unit scientists Dr. Juan Mena-Segovia and Prof. Paul Bolam.
Husniye graduated from the Biology Teaching Department of Marmara University in 2006. She achieved her two MSc degrees between 2006-2012 (Microbiology, in the Art and Science School, and Anatomy, in the School of Medicine). Husniye has also worked as a Research Assistant at the Anatomy Department since 2009. During this time, she has worked on projects focussed on epilepsy and the thalamus, together with Prof. Safiye Cavdar and Prof. Ray Guillery FRS, an Honorary Emeritus Research Fellow at the Unit.