Esra was a member of the group between 2010/11. She was an Erasmus Master of Science student at University of Minho. Her home institution was Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, where she had the supervision of Prof. Tülin Kutsal. She defendeded her thesis, entitled “Use of bacteriophages to control S. epidermidis biofilm infections”on the 9th September 2011.
Esra has contributed in the following scientific meetings:
- Bacteriophages and probiotics – alternatives to antibiotics, 1-4 July 2012, Tbilisi, Georgia
- Microbiotec11, 1-3 December 2011, Braga, Portugal
- The 19th Biennial Evergreen International Phage Biology Meeting, 7-12 August 2011, Evergreen, WA, USA