Erzincan Binali Yildirim University
Faculty Host: Lebrilla Carlito
Faculty Host Contact: Cblebrilla@ucdavis.edu
Dr. Solakyildirim received his Ph.D. from Rensselear Polytechnic Institute (RPI), New York. After completing his masters and doctoral studies at RPI, he joined Prof. Cynthia Larive’s group as a postdoctoral scientist at University of California, Riverside. He went back to Turkey and joined Erzincan Binali Yildirim University (EBYU) as an Associate Professor in early 2015. In 2019, he was a visiting scientist at Ronzoni Institute in Milan, Italy and worked on variety of research projects related to NMR characterization of crude heparin samples.
He is currently in Prof. Carlito Lebrilla’s group as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in University of California, Davis. During his Fulbright fellowship, he aims to examine cell surface glycosylation with precise structural detail to obtain tissue specific glycan information.