Research Assistant Professor


Dr. Ozer is a research assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center (OSUWMC) and a senior advisor for the Biomedical Informatics Shared Resource (BISR). Dr. Ozer has authored or co-authored 38 peer-reviewed publications.

Prior to her current appointments, she was a research scientist in the department and technical director of BISR responsible from building and expanding research initiatives, and mentoring staff scientists.

Her research focuses on development and application of computational and bioinformatics methods to address problems in biomedical research. She have a robust expertise in analysis and interpretation of high-throughput high dimensional biological data including RNA-sequencing, exome-sequencing, ChIP-sequencing, ATAC-sequencing, whole genome re-sequencing, as well as microarray, and NanoString data. Dr. Ozer works closely with Division of Hematology on analysis and integration of various types of sequencing data generated to understand genomic foundations of hematologic and lymphoid malignancies, as well as clonal evolution and resistance to treatment.

Dr. Ozer received her doctoral degree in Biophysics (Computational Biology and Bioinformatics track) from Ohio State University, a master's degree in Biophysics from Gaziantep University in Gaziantep, Turkey, and a bachelor's in computer engineering from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.

Education and Training

Ph.D. Biophysics, The Ohio State University, 2008

M.S. Biophysics, Gaziantep University, Gaziantep, Turkey, 2003

B.S. Computer Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2000


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