Dr. Açelya Yilmazer is as an assistant professor at the Biomedical Engineering Department and the vice director of the Stem Cell Institute of Ankara University. After receiving a BSc in Biology from the Middle East Technical University, she completed her MSc degree in Cancer Immunotherapy at the University of Nottingham and obtained her PhD in the Nanomedicine Lab based in the School of Pharmacy, University College London. She has been selected as the Best Young Investigator in Turkey by the Turkish Society of Medical Biology and Genetics. Her research laboratory focuses on cell reprogramming technologies and development of novel nanomaterial systems for directing cell fate. She is a member of the International Society of Stem Cell Research and the Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Society of Turkey.
Chapter 1. Introduction to in vivo cell Reprogramming Technology.- Chapter 2. In vivo Reprogramming for Regenerating Insulin-Secreting Cells.- Chapter 3. Direct Reprogramming to Beta Cells.- Chapter 4. In vivo Lineage Reprogramming of Fibroblasts to Cardiomyocytes for Heart Regeneration.- Chapter 5: In vivo cell Reprogramming for Long-term Pluripotency.- Chapter 6: In vivo Transient Reprogramming Towards Pluripotency for Tissue Repair and Regeneration.- Chapter 7. Challenges and Future Perspectives for in vivo Reprogramming Technology.