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Daniyar Dauletbekov

Surname: Dauletbekov
First name(s): Daniyar
Present position and title: Postdoctoral research scientist

Business address

Institute for Ophthalmic Research
Centre for Ophthalmology,
University of Tübingen
Elfriede-Aulhorn-Strasse 7
D-72076 Tübingen,

Phone: +49 (0)7071 29-87894
E-mail: Daniyar.Dauletbekov[at]

Academic Education

Year Degree University Field of study
2012-2016 PhD, Clinical Neurosciences University of Oxford Retinal gene therapy
2005-2007 Attestation de Formation Approfondie en Ophtalmologie Université Aix-Marseille Ophthalmology

Professional Experience

Period Institution Position Discipline
Since 2017 Institute for Ophthalmic Research, Tübingen, Germany Postdoctoral research scientist Retinal gene therapy
2012 - 2016 Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University Oxford, UK DPhil candidate Clinical Neurosciences
2005 - 2007 Centre Hospitalier-Universitaire Nord, Marseille, France Specialist trainee in Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Professional Activities and Functions

Academic Awards

2016 Newton-Alfarabi postdoctoral mobility grant, the British Council
2015 Graduate Research Grant Award, Merton College, University of Oxford
2013 ARVO travel grant
2012 Merit Scholarship in High Technology, Islamic Development Bank
2012 Leeds International Scholarship, Leeds University
2011 Vitreoretinal fellowship, International Council of Ophthalmology
2005 Charcot Excellence Scholarship, the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2005 Summer school grant, INTAS


  • Association for Research in Vision Science and Ophthalmology
  • Oxford Ophthalmological Congress

Selected Publications

  1. Dauletbekov D, Bartz-Schmidt KU, Fischer MD. Subretinal and Intravitreal Retinal Injections in Monkeys. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1715:251-257.
  2. Reichel FF, Dauletbekov DL, Klein R, Peters T, Ochakovski GA, Seitz IP, Wilhelm B, Ueffing M, Biel M, Wissinger B, Michalakis S, Bartz-Schmidt KU, Fischer MD; RD-CURE Consortium. AAV8 Can Induce Innate and Adaptive Immune Response in the Primate Eye. Mol Ther. 2017 Dec 6;25(12):2648-2660. doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2017.08.018.
  3. Fischer MD, McClements ME, Martinez-Fernandez de la Camara C, Bellingrath JS, Dauletbekov D, Ramsden SC, Hickey DG, Barnard AR, MacLaren RE. Codon-Optimized RPGR Improves Stability and Efficacy of AAV8 Gene Therapy in Two Mouse Models of X-Linked Retinitis Pigmentosa. Mol. Therapy Vol. 25 No 8 August 2017
  4. Denis D, Dauletbekov D, Girard N. Duane retraction syndrome: Type II with severe abducens nerve hypoplasia on magnetic resonance imaging. J AAPOS. 2008 Feb;12(1):91-3.
  5. Denis D, Dauletbekov D, Alessi G, Chapon F, Girard N. Duane retraction syndrome: MRI features in two cases. J Neuroradiol. 2007 May; 34(2):137-40.