Ayaz Najafov

Ayaz Najafov

Ayaz was born in Baku, Azerbaijan and as a high school student participated in local and international biology olympiads, where he had won several gold, silver and bronze medals. He obtained his BSc and MSc degrees in Molecular Biology and Genetics from Bosphorus University, Istanbul, Turkey and got a 2-year training in Biochemistry as an intern at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA. Ayaz pursued his PhD in Biochemistry at MRC Protein Phosphorylation Unit at Dundee University, Scotland, UK in Prof. Dario Alessi’s lab. Ayaz is currently a postdoctoral fellow in Prof. Junying Yuan’s lab at Harvard Medical School, Cell Biology Department.

Affiliations and Expertise

Junying Yuan Lab, Department of Cell Biology, Harvard Medical School