Zeynep Madak-Erdogan, Director

Zeynep Madak-ErdoganDr. Madak-Erdogan is the Director of Women’s Health, Hormones and Nutrition lab. She received her B.S. degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Bilkent University in 2002. After completing her PhD and Postdoctoral studies on Mechanisms of Estrogen Receptor Action, she joined Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at UIUC, in 2014.  Her lab uses “Systems Biology” approaches to understand how nutrients and hormones impact Women’s health, in normal as well as diseased states like breast cancer, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease.