Dr. Ozcan received her MD degree at Hacettepe University School of Medicine in 2007. She completed her residency in Pharmacology at Ankara University School of Medicine in 2011 and investigated signaling mechanisms of G-protein coupled receptors. After residency, she was employed in the Ministry of Health, Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency in the context of public service responsibility. She conducted her post-doctoral studies at University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Experimental Therapeutics. Since 2016, she has been investigating the mechanisms of chemoresistance in gastric cancer and ovarian cancer at Koc University Research Center for Translational Medicine.