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Eda Yildirim

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology
Cell Biology
3709, DUMC, 412A Nanaline Duke Bldg., Durham 27710
DUMC 3709, Nanaline Duke Rm 412A, Durham 27710


1. Epigenetic mechanisms regulated by long noncoding RNAs: their regulatory roles in gene expression, genome stability and cell fate decisions.
2. Nuclear structure: its role in gene expression and genome function.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Assistant Professor of Cell Biology · 2014 - Present Cell Biology, Basic Science Departments
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute · 2013 - Present Duke Cancer Institute, Institutes and Centers
Affiliate of the Duke Regeneration Center · 2021 - Present Regeneration Next Initiative, Basic Science Departments

Education, Training & Certifications

University of California, Los Angeles · 2005 Ph.D.