Elif Aysimi Duman

Biopsychology

 

Assistant Professor

 

Ph: +90 212 359 65 54

Education: 
  • Ph.D., Biopsychology, Stony Brook University, 2012
  • M.A., Psychology, Stony Brook University, 2009
  • B.Sc., Molecular Biology and Genetics, Istanbul Technical University, 2006
Courses Taught: 
  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 271 Introduction to Neuroscience
  • PSY 304 Experimental Psychology
  • PSY 571 Psychobiology
  • PSY 572 Advanced Neuroscience
  • PSY 612 Behavioral Neuroscience
  • PSY 49K Readings & Research in Psychology: Molecular Psychology I
  • PSY 49M Readings & Research in Psychology: Molecular Psychology II
  • PSY 49O Readings & Research in Psychology: Psychobiology of Stress I
  • PSY 492 Readings & Research in Psychology: Psychobiology of Stress II
Research Interests: 
  • Gene-environment interactions
  • Behavioral epigenetics
  • Individual differences in stress reactivity
  • Childhood maltreatment
  • Social support and resilience
Recent Publications: 

 

Mavioğlu, R.N., & Duman, E.A. (in preparation). 5-HTTLPR and sex moderate the relationships between loneliness, subjective well-being and HPA-axis.

Duman, E. A. (in preparation). Stress and psychological disorders: impact of gene-environment interactions.

Duman, E. A. (in preparation). Interaction between 5-HTTLPR, BDNF and childhood maltreatment on HPA-axis in young adults.

Duman, E.A. (2017). Gene-Environment interactions on CAR in emerging adults. Oral presentation in the 47th International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology Conference, September 7-9, 2017, Zurich.

Mavioğlu, R.N., Eroğlu Ada, F., Dedeoğlu, G., Çorapçı, F., & Duman, E.A. (2017). Effect of Socioeconomic Status on Preschooler's Social Competence: Moderation by Serotonin Transporter Genotype and Sex. Poster presentation in the SRCD Biennial Meeting, April 6-8, 2017, Texas, USA.

Eroğlu Ada, F., Çorapçı, F., Sönmez, N., & Duman, E.A. (2017). The Main and Additive Effects of Home and Child Care Chaos on Behavior Problems. Poster presentation in the SRCD Biennial Meeting, April 6-8, 2017, Texas, USA.

Duman, E.A. (2016). Interaction between Childhood Maltreatment, Trait Anxiety and Serotonin Transporter Genotype on Cortisol Awakening Response. Poster presentation in the 46th International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology Conference, September 8-11, 2016, Miami, USA.

Mavioglu, R.N. & Duman, E.A. (2016). Changes in HPA-axis Reactivity by Subjective Well-Being: Impact of Loneliness, Gender and Serotonin Transporter Genotype. Poster presentation in the 46th International Society of Psychoneuroendocrinology Conference, September 8-11, 2016, Miami, USA.

Dedeoglu, G., Ergin, K.C., & Duman, E.A. (2015). The Effect of Sleep Duration and Perceived Stress on Cortisol Awakening Response of Undergraduate Students. Poster presentation in the European Brain and Behavior Society Annual Meeting, September 12-15, 2015, Verona, Italy.

Ergin, K.C., Dedeoglu, G., & Duman, E.A. (2015). The Role of Chronotype and Big-Five Personality Factors on Cortisol Awakening Response. Poster presentation in the European Brain and Behavior Society Annual Meeting, September 12-15, 2015, Verona, Italy.

Kursuncu, S.*, Mavioglu, R.N.*, & Duman, E.A. (2015). Relationship between Subjective Well-being and Cortisol Awakening Response: Moderation by Serotonin Transporter Genotype. Poster presentation in the European Brain and Behavior Society Annual Meeting, September 12-15, 2015, Verona, Italy. (*co-authorship)

Duman, E. A. & Canli, T. (2015). Influence of life stress, 5-HTTLPR genotype and SLC6A4 methylation on gene expression and stress response in healthy Caucasian males. Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders5(2).

Duman, E. A., Kriaucionis, S., Dunn, J. J., & Hatchwell, E. (2015). A simple modification to the luminometric methylation assay to control for the effects of DNA fragmentation. Biotechniques, 58, 262-264.

Duman, E. A., & Canli, T. (2014, October). Associations between serotonin transporter genotype, life stress, glucocorticoid receptor methylation and cortisol response in healthy Caucasian males. Poster presentation in the Epigenetic Plasticity: Implications in Neural (Dys)function Workshop, Braga, Portugal

Duman, E. A., & Canli, T. (2013, March). Impact of early life stress across different intermediate phenotypes in healthy Caucasian men. Oral presentation in the Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Duman, E. A., & Canli, T. (2012, June). Early life stress and methylation of the serotonin transporter in healthy Caucasian men. Oral presentation in the 18th International Conference on Neuroscience and Biological Psychiatry, Stress and Behavior, New Orleans, LA.

Odynocki, N.*, Duman, E. A., & Canli, T. (2012, April). Effect of 5-HTTLPR and self esteem on cortisol response to acute psychosocial stress. Poster presentation in Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities Conference, Stony Brook, NY. (* Undergraduate student supervised)

Duman, E. A., & Canli, T. (2010). Molecular Psychology of Personality. In G. F. Koob, M. Le Moal, and R. F. Thompson,Encyclopedia of Behavioral Neuroscience, Elsevier.

Duman, E. A., & Canli, T. (2010). Social behavior and serotonin. In C. P. Müller and B. L. Jacobs (Eds.), Handbook of the Behavioral Neurobiology of Serotonin (449-456), Series in Handbook of Behavioral Neuroscience (Ed. J. P. Huston), Elsevier.

Canli, T., Ferri, J., & Duman, E. A. (2009). Genetics of emotion regulation. Neuroscience, 164, 43-54.

Xu, X., Duman, E. A., Anney, R., Brookes, K., Franke, B., Zhou, K., Buschgens, C., Chen, W., Christiansen, H., Eisenberg, J., Gabriëls, I., Manor, I., Marco, R., Müller, U. C., Mulligan, A., Rommelse, N., Thompson, M., Uebel, H., Banaschewski, T., Buitelaar, J., Ebstein, R., Gill, M., Miranda, A., Mulas, F., Oades, R. D., Roeyers, H., Rothenberger, A., Sergeant, J., Sonuga-Barke, E., Steinhausen, H. C., Taylor, E., Faraone, S. V., & Asherson, P. (2008). No association between two polymorphisms of the serotonin transporter gene and combined type attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. American Journal of Medical Genetics Part B - Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 147B(7), 1306-1309.