TUBITAK 47 Science Awards are given to their recipients.

TUBITAK 47 Science Awards has been given to their recipients at a ceremony in Cankaya Presidential Palace under the auspices of President Abdullah Gül. Ass. Prof. Katja Doerschner of UMRAM had been awarded  TUBITAK encouragement prize for her works in the field of ‘the functioning and the development of the human visual system’  and Professor Tayfun Ozcelik of Bilkent University, Molecular Biology Department and the Dean of Science Faculty has received TUBITAK Science  award due to his significant contributions to the field of genetics.