Dr. Ilkin Ozer

  • Associate
  • Berlin, Germany

Ilkin Ozer is an Associate at Catenion and lives in Berlin.


Ilkin joined Catenion after completing her PhD, where she investigated the role of a cytoskeletal protein in synaptic transmission, maintenance of synaptic morphology and its implications for mouse behavior. She has a great interest in understanding how brain physiology translates into behavior and mechanisms underlying mental health disorders.

In her free time, Ilkin follows her passion for music, fine arts and traveling to new places.


Ilkin completed her PhD in Biology at the University of Bonn, as a fellow of International Max Planck Research School for Brain and Behavior. She obtained her Master’s degree in Life and Medical Sciences at the University of Bonn, Germany. Prior to that, she received a Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Bilkent University, Turkey.


  • Neuroscience & Neurobiology
  • Cellular & Molecular Biology
  • Genetics
  • Mouse behavior
  • Data analysis