Utku Yavuz, Dr.


Institute for  Neurorehabilitation Systems
Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience
Bernstein Focus Neurotechnology Goettingen
University Medical Center Goettingen
Georg-August University
Von-Siebold-Str. 4,

37075 Goettingen, Germany


Tel: + 49 (0) 551 / 3920282
Fax: + 49 (0) 551 / 3920110




- Master degree in Biophysics at Hacettepe University in 2006
- Bachelor degree in Physics Engineering at Hacettepe University in 2003
- PhD degree in Biophsics at Ege University in 2012
- Assistant Researcher at Marie Curie Chair, GenderReflex Project from 2007 to 2010


Major Research Interests

I am currently working on sensory motor interactions, motor control and biomechanics, and additionally. I have  a strong interest on topics such as biosignal analyzing, computational biophysics/modeling and electrophysiology.





Selected Recent Publications


Yavuz S.U., Sendemir-Urkmez A., Turker K.S., "Effect of gender, age, fatigue and contraction level on electromechanical delay", Clinical Neurophysiology (2010), 121: 1700-1706


Mehmet C. Kahya, S. Utku Yavuz, Kemal S. Turker, "Cutaneous silent period in human FDI motor units", Exp Brain Res (2010), 205:455-463