About Betul

IMG_2709My name is Betul Kacar (pron. BE-tuel KUH-jarr) and I am interested in understanding life’s working strategies at the molecular level and how the ancestral behavior of proteins and their host systems change through time.

For a brief list of my awards and activities, please visit my Brief CV. For even more information, please see Betul Kacar_CV.

My work has been recognized by various media outlets, such as NOVA Science, BBC Focus, New Scientist, WGBH, MIT Technology Review, SETI Institute, Astrobiology Magazine, Wired, Popular Science, PBS, iO9, CNN Turk, Quanta Magazine. I care deeply about science education, outreach and communication, in 2012 I co-founded SAGANet,: The Online STEM Mentorship and Education Network, I serve on the Board of Advisory Committee of the MIT BioBuilder Foundation and was named “Way Cool Scientist” by the Science Club for Girls, USA in 2016.

For Turkish please visit Betul Kacar Kimdir?
I can be reached at kacar (at) g (dot) harvard (dot) edu or via Twitter.