Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology
Berfin was born and raised in Istanbul, Turkey. After completing her Bachelor’s degree at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Berfin trained as a developmental biologist focusing on organogenesis with Ondine Cleaver at UT Southwestern. As a postdoctoral fellow with Roel Nusse at Stanford University, Berfin specialized on the liver and its vascular biology. Outside the lab, Berfin enjoys traveling to new places, spending time in nature, and trying out new food.