From Cupcakes to Custom-made Microscopes: The many talents of Kıvılcım Kılıç

In just over a year, Kıvılcım Kılıç has established herself as an indispensable member of the Neurophotonics Center at Boston University, providing expertise in both physiology and neuroscience, interfacing with establishing connections between other investigators, and frequently pampering researchers with her homemade desserts. As if that weren’t enough, her passion for art in science has led to her creating medical illustrations to be published in prestigious academic journals. But how did she come to possess such wildly diverse talents, and how is she able to wield them so effectively?