Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Centre (IBG) is a ‘Research Infrastructure’ with a public legal entity. The idea of founding such an establishment under Dokuz Eylul University (DEU) dates back 15 years. IBG became operational as an Application and Research Center in 2014 and then became a Research Institute in 2015. IBG’s Board of Directors is composed of the Rector of DEU as well as a professor from the university, representatives of other higher education institutions, senior scientists and managers with expertise in their field from the private sector, relevant public bodies and non-governmental organisations.
IBG has an enclosed space of approximately 22.250m2 , which includes the laboratories and offices of Principal Investigators, cell culture laboratories, equipped rooms for common use, the Aziz Sancar Auditorium, seminar halls, meeting rooms and lounges. 6,600 m2 of the total space is allocated to core facilities.