FACULTY of ARTS AND SCIENCESDEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS


DUYGU VAROL

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DUYGU VAROL
Room No: 
130
Telephone: 
+90 (312) 210-5318
Fax No: 
+90 (312) 210-2959
E-mail: 
dvarol@metu.edu.tr
Education: 

 

  • Ph.D.: Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2014-Present.
  • M.S.: Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2011-2014.
  • B.S: Department of Statistics, Anadolu University, Turkey, 2005-2010.

Academic and Professional Experience:

  • Research and Teaching Assistant: Department of Statistics, Middle East Technical University, Turkey, 2011-Present
  • Research Assistant: Faculty of Art and Sciences, Bilecik Şeyh Edebali University, Turkey, 2010-2011
Research Interests: 
  • Statistical Bioinformatics
  • Modelling
Assisted Courses / Laboratories: 
  • STAT 304 – Mathematical Statistics II (Spring 2017, Spring 2018)
  • STAT 303 – Mathematical Statistics I (Fall 2016, Fall 2017)
  • STAT 466 – Multivariate Analysis II (Spring 2016)
  • STAT 465 – Multivariate Analysis I (Fall 2015)
  • STAT 292 – Statistical Computing II (Spring 2014, Spring 2015)
  • STAT 291 – Statistical Computing I (Fall 2013, Fall 2014)
  • STAT 156 - Statistical Methods (Spring 2013, Spring 2019)
  • STAT 155 – Principles of Statistics (Fall 2012, Fall 2018)

 

 

Thesis / Research Information: 
  • M.S Thesis is about Comparative Data Analysis in One-Channel Microarrays.
Selected Publications: 

Articles

  • Varol, D., Purutçuoğlu, V. and Yılmaz, R. (2017) “Whole genome analysis of the heat stress response in commercial baker’s yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) with comparative statistical approaches”, Gene and Genomics, doi: 10.1007/s13258-017-0616-6, 1-14.

 

Conference Proceedings

  • Varol, D., Akal, T., and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2017) “Is the log-normal density appropriate for one-channel microarray data?, International Conference on Advances in Science (ICAS 2017), İstanbul, Turkey.
  • Varol, D. and Purutçuoğlu, V. (2013) “Comparative Analysis of a One-Channel Microarray Dataset by Different Methods”, 29th Meeting of Statisticians, Budapest, Hungary.
Scholarships & Awards & Honers: 
  • 2015: Finalist of Sabri Ülker Science Award, Sabri Ülker Food Research Foundation.