Duha Alioglu is a PhD Student and member of the AGES team. She studied Molecular Biology and Genetics at the Middle East Technical University, Ankara. She received her B.Sc. in 2015 and continued faculty of Biology at Hacettepe University, Ankara where she obtained her M.Sc. degree in 2018.

She studied ancient human demography in Scandinavia in her master’s. She started her Ph.D. in the fall of 2018 directed by Ludovic Orlando. Her thesis is focused on the evolution of horse domestication. Currently, She is in her third year of Ph.D. She has been part of the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Committee in Turkey since 2015. She is an executive board member of this committee since 2017.

Selected publications

Taskent, R. O., Alioglu, N. D., Fer, E., Melike Donertas, H., Somel, M., & Gokcumen, O. (2017). Variation and Functional Impact of Neanderthal Ancestry in Western Asia. Genome Biology and Evolution,9(12), 3516–3524.