Defne Çirci

Student

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Student

Contact Information

  • Email Address: defne.circi@duke.edu

Research Interests

I aim to understand complex relations between material features and physical properties. Using statistical learning techniques such as natural language processing, I am working on extracting valuable information that is embedded in materials science literature.

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Center of Excellence in Data Analytics Graduation Project Awards 2022. Sabanci University. 2022
  • Honorable Mention. The International Symposium on Health Informatics and Bioinformatics (HIBIT). 2021

Representative Publications

  • Azgari, Cem, Zeynep Kilinc, Berk Turhan, Defne Circi, and Ogun Adebali. “The Mutation Profile of SARS-CoV-2 Is Primarily Shaped by the Host Antiviral Defense.” Viruses 13, no. 3 (March 2021): 394. https://doi.org/10.3390/v13030394.
  • Adebalı, Ogün, Aylin Bırcan, Defne Çırcı, Burak İşlek, Zeynep Kilinç, Berkay Selçuk, and Berk Turhan. “Phylogenetic Analysis of SARS-CoV-2 Genomes in Turkey.” Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, May 15, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.05.15.095794.