Silvan Türkcan grew up in Munich, Germany. He has received his BS in Physics from McGill University in Canada, a MS from Technische Universität München (TUM), Germany and a PhD in Biophysics (2010) from the Ecole Polytechnique in France. His dissertation focused on studying the architecture of the cell membrane through single-molecule tracking. As a postdoctoral fellow he was working on the analysis of molecular trajectories at the Pasteur Institute in France. In the Xing lab he is working with Dr. Pratx on microscopy techniques using radioluminescence.
Doctor of Philosophy, Ecole Polytechnique (2010)
Master of Science, Technische Universitat Munchen (2007)
Bachelor of Science, McGill University (2005)