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Demet Aybar, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at US Lab Partners LLC and DKSCientific, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in laboratory administration.

With nearly 25 years of experience to her credit, Ms. Aybar has excelled as the founder and chief executive officer for US Lab Partners LLC and DKSCientific since 2023. Prior to these positions, she was active as a senior research associate in biological sciences with Ribon Therapeutics from 2016 to 2018, a laboratory operations manager for Repertoire Immune Medicines from 2018 to 2020, an associate director of lab operations for Scholar Rock from 2020 to 2021, the director of facilities, lab operations and E&S for Endolytix Technology Inc. from 2021 to 2022 and the director of facilities, lab operations and EH&S for Strand Therapeutics from 2022 to 2023. She previously served as a clinical laboratory scientist and customer service liaison for Gelisim Biochemical Laboratories in Turkey from 2000 to 2001, a research and teaching assistant at Marmara University from 2002 to 2004, a research specialist in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2006 to 2014, a research investigator for a Synereca Pharmaceuticals Inc.-sponsored project at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 2011 to 2014, and the laboratory operations and project manager for the Harvard-MIT Biomedical Engineering Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from 2014 to 2016. Ms. Aybar began her career as a clinical laboratory scientist intern at the Farabi Hospital Emergency Biochemistry Laboratory in 1999, a chemist intern at Sagra Special Chocolate Factory in 1999 and an intern and quality control scientist with the Askale Cement Company in 2000.

To support her professional ambitions, Ms. Aybar pursued an education at Karadeniz Technical University, from which she obtained a Bachelor of Science in chemistry in 2000. She concluded her studies at Marmara University in 2005, graduating a Master of Science in analytical chemistry. Attributing her success to her family’s support, her hard work, her detail-oriented nature and her consistent need to improve, she is incredibly proud to have helped biotech companies with their construction during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the coming years, Ms. Aybar hopes to continue helping people to grow while guiding them on their path to success.

Originally posted on September 23, 2023 on Marquis Who’s Who.