Banu Buruk is a project manager at the Turkish Research Funding Agency (TUBITAK) for the last 12 years. She teaches at the Department of Medical Ethics and History of Medicine in different universities in Ankara and gives seminars on research management and research ethics in different academic environments. She is a graduate of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics of Istanbul Technical University and has a PhD degree in Medical History and Ethics from the Faculty of Medicine at Ankara University. Her main research and publication fields are research ethics, nano-ethics, ethics of personal data usage in research and ethics education. She visited Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in 2014 as an NIH-Fogarty Fellow, and the Western Institutional Review Board (WIRB) in 2018. She is a member of the Clinical Research Ethics Committee of TOBB ETU University and a member of the National Open Science Committee since 2017.