Faculty
Oncology Division
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Hamza Celik, PhD

Instructor
Department of Medicine
Oncology Division
Stem Cell Biology

Research Interests

  • Epigenetic modifications
  • Hematopoietic stem cells
  • Normal and malignant hematopoiesis
  • Genome editing

Contact

  • 314-362-0986 (phone)
  • 314-362-1953 (fax)
  • Room 740 Southwest Tower
  • Division of Oncology
    Campus Box 8007
    Washington University Medical School
    660 South Euclid Avenue
    St. Louis, MO 63110

Biosketch

Education
2006-2009 BSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics, University of Westminster, UK
2009-2010 MSc in Functional Genomics, University of York, UK
2010-2013 PhD in Molecular Microbiology, Aix-Marseille University, France
Post-graduate training
2014-2018 Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Research (Mentor: Dr. Grant A. Challen), Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Employment
2019-present Instructor in Medicine, Hematopoietic Stem Cell Research, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Honors & Awards
2010-2013 Marie Curie Actions, Early Stage Research Fellowship, French Centre for Scientific Research, Marseille, France
2013 PhD with Highest Honors (Mention Très Honorable), Aix Marseille University & French Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
2016-2018 Scholar Award, American Society of Hematology, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2016 Abstract Achievement Award, American Society of Hematology, Annual Conference, San Diego, CA
2017 Abstract Achievement Award, American Society of Hematology, Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA
2018 1st Place Plenary Abstract Competition, Hematopoietic Development and Malignancy Program Annual Retreat, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2018-2020 Young Investigator Award, Evans MDS Foundation, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2019 American Cancer Society Institutional Award, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2019-2020 Hollis Brownstein Research Award, Leukemia Research Foundation, Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
2019-2020 Research Award, When Everyone Survives (WES) Foundation, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Professional Societies & Organizations
American Society of Hematology
International Society of Experimental Hematology
AAAS/SCIENCE
Cancer Epigenetics Society