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Erol Bakkalbasi

  • M.Sc.
  • Apprentice
  • Fannin Innovation Studio
  • 2PublicationsNumber of items in Erol's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 8Followers

Research interests

Rational Drug DesignMolecular ModelingComputational BiologyStructural BiophysicsSmall-Molecule InhibitorsNucleic AcidsRNA/DNAGene Therapy

About

Erol Bakkalbasi is a life sciences entrepreneur located in Houston, Texas. He works as a Fellow at Fannin Innovation Studio, a business development studio specializing in early-stage biomedical business development. Erol is also the founder and CEO of Synthacircle, LLC, a Houston-area biomedical startup with founding partners Dr. Matthew Pena and Dr. Aaron Collier. Erol was born in Atlanta, GA, and grew up in Mahopac, NY during K-12 education. He moved to Houston, TX to study Biochemistry at Rice University and graduated in 2010. Erol completed his Master's in Molecular Virology and Microbiology at the Baylor College of Medicine. His dissertation was on biophysical mechanisms of the evolutionary fitness of the TEM-1 beta-lactamase, in the lab of Dr. Timothy Palzkill.

Followers (8)

  • Jason Kaelber

    Jason KaelberNational Center for Macro-molecular Imaging, Baylor College of Medicine

  • Michelle Swick

    Michelle SwickUniveristy of Texas Health Science Center in Houston

  • Jonathan Monkemeyer

    Jonathan Monkemeyer

  • Diane Smith

    Diane SmithBaylor College of Medicine Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology

  • Embriette Alicki

    Embriette Alicki

  • Elicia Grace

    Elicia Grace

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Following (8)

  • Jason Kaelber

    Jason KaelberNational Center for Macro-molecular Imaging, Baylor College of Medicine

  • Michelle Swick

    Michelle SwickUniveristy of Texas Health Science Center in Houston

  • Jonathan Monkemeyer

    Jonathan Monkemeyer

  • Diane Smith

    Diane SmithBaylor College of Medicine Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology

  • Embriette Alicki

    Embriette Alicki

  • Elicia Grace

    Elicia Grace

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Publications (2)

  • Deep sequencing of systematic combinatorial libraries reveals β-lactamase sequence constraints at high resolution.

    • Deng Z
    • Huang W
    • Bakkalbasi E
    • et al.
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  • Differential function of lip residues in the mechanism and biology of an anthrax hemophore.

    • Ekworomadu M
    • Poor C
    • Owens C
    • et al.
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    N/ACitations
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Professional experience

Apprentice

Fannin Innovation Studio

October 2014 - Present

Doctoral Student

Baylor College of Medicine

July 2010 - June 2014(4 years)

Reserve Lieutennant/Education Assistant

Rice Unviersity Emergency Medical Services

January 2008 - January 2012(4 years)

Undergraduate Researcher

Biochemistry, Rice University

September 2006 - May 2010(4 years)

Education

Bachelor of Science

Biochemistry, Rice University

August 2006 - May 2010(4 years)