KUISCID Vertical

Vertical Learning

Vertical learning is a transformative process that develops leaders’ abilities in many areas. Increasing motivation, thinking strategically and solving problems, leading innovation and tolerating diversity are at the core of vertical learning.

KUISCID Vertical

KUISCID Vertical bases on vertical learning model and evidence-based research principles. It is founded to embrace diversity, boost motivation, and enhance productivity. In today’s ever-changing environment, KUISCID Vertical focuses on emotional intelligence, pattern recognition capacity, and problem solving skills. To fulfill its mission, we encourage communication, collaboration, and interdisciplinary research.


To develop a diverse research community for motivated teachers, students, and investigators interested in immunology, microbiology, infectious diseases, and public health.


KUISCID Vertical will lead research in infectious diseases and aid policy making with evidence-based solutions.


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  5. Eren ÖC, Yigit YE, Özel M, Tutucu F, Çınar G, Ergönül Ö. HIV as a Chronic Disease: Are Primary Care Physicians Ready? Infect Dis Clin Microbiol 2020; 2: 78-90.
  6. Onal S, Uludağ G, Metin MM, Onay A, Önder E. A severe sight-threatening complication of herpes zoster ophthalmicus: Orbital Apex Syndrome. Infect Dis Clin Microbiol 2019; 3: 143-148.
  7. Yerlikaya A, Eryılmaz B, Kahyaoğlu B, Ergönül Ö. Rhombencephalitis with Listeria monocytogenes. Infect Dis Clin Microbiol 2019; 1: 47-54.
  8. Kayı İ, Yavaş G, Uçurum BE, Yılmaz P, Gökçek B, Oğuzer ŞE, et al. Predictors of Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination Uptake among Female University Students in Turkey. Infect Dis Clin Microbiol 2020; 3: 138-146.