June 12, 2011

Istanbul University’s 14-year-old Genius Wants to Become a Geneticist

Barış Can Emir is a 14-year-old university student studying genetics at the Children’s University in Istanbul. While his peers are just preparing for high school exams Barış has already completed high school in a very short period of time.


Barış wants to study Bioinformatics at MIT in the US. “I do not want to be a fixed salaried information technology manager at a private company. My dream is to earn a Nobel Prize for my country in the field of science, ” he says. The young genius is also taking software programming, advanced mathematics and music lessons at the Science and Art Center (Bilsem), a school for gifted children opened by the Ministry of National Education.

Read more on Sunday's Zaman: Istanbul University’s 14-year-old Genius Wants to Become a Geneticist

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