Researcher | Research Overview
Aslı Aykanat is a research fellow in the Beggs Laboratory at Boston Children's Hospital. Currently she is trying to model TNNT1 and ACTA1a related nemaline myopathies in zebrafish. Her aim is to use these models to understand the pathogenesis of different mutations and eventually use them in small molecule screens in order to develop new therapeutic approaches. She also takes part in natural language processing studies that aim to encode clinical presentations of patients in HPO terms.