Deniz Meneksedag-Erol is currently pursuing her PhD studies as an interdisciplinary PhD student in Biomedical Engineering and Chemical & Materials Engineering departments at University of Alberta, under the supervision of Dr. Hasan Uludag and Dr. Tian Tang.
Her research focuses on the computational and experimental design of novel cancer therapeutics with gene therapy approach. She obtained her M.Sc. degree from the Bogazici University (Istanbul, Turkey), following her B.Sc degree from Yildiz Technical University (Istanbul, Turkey). Her M.Sc. research focused on beta-lactamase mediated antibiotic resistance, particularly on understanding the resistance mechanism and designing beta-lactamase inhibitory peptides.