Aşkın Sevinç ASLAN
Aşkın has graduated with a Chemistry degree from Yildiz Technical University. After having completed her thesis with Baris Binay during her MSc at Istanbul Technical University, she went on to continue her academic carrier in Germany as a fellow researcher by starting her PhD. program. Currently she is working as a researcher in a EU supported project.
Meltem received her BSc degree in chemistry from Yıldız Technical University in 2014. She was erasmus student at Brno Technical University in 2013. Her undergraduate thesis was about enzyme immobilization. She graduated from Gebze Technical University Chemistry department with her supervisior Barış BİNAY. Her MSc thesis title is “Improving of The Activity of NAD+ Dependent Candida methylica Formate Dehydrogenase”.Currently, she is working in İLKO Pharmaceuticals as Specialist.
Bedri Burak DURAKSOY
After completing his IB degree in the International School of Brussels with a focus on Biology, Bedri continued on to his undergrad degree in Molecular Biology and Genetics in the United States at Murray State University. After completing his 3rd year he had to return back home and he finished his degree at Istanbul AREL University. Bedri completed his internship at Düzen Laboratories in cytogenetics focusing on Sperm FISH techniques. When he returned from his military service Bedri started his MSc. program at Yildiz Technical University in Molecular Biology. During this time his Advisor Baris Binay got posted in Gebze Technical University. After a semester at YTU, Bedri transferred his credits over to GTU and changed his Masters program to Biochemistry. Currently he is graduated from Chemistry department at Gebze Technical University Master Degree.
Uğur received his BSc degree in Chemistry from Yıldız Technical University in 2014. In 2013, he has been in Czech Republic as an erasmus student at Brno Technical University. He was interested in Biochemistry at the university and his bachelor thesis was about enzyme immobilization. Currently, he is a PhD student at Gebze Technical University and he is studying with his supervisior Aziz TANRISEVEN.
Ece ÖZDEMİR BABAVATAN
Ece received her BSc degree in Chemistry from Yildiz Technical University in 2013. She was graduated in 2015 with a MSc degree in Chemistry/Biochemistry at the same university with her thesis titled: Investigation of Antioxidant and DNA Binding Effects of Traditional Probiotic Fermented Foods. She is studying for her PhD thesis about immobilizations and charachterizations of industrial biocatalysts for industrial applications in same field at Yildiz Technical University. Currently she is working at Avrupa Meslek Yüksek Okulu.
Ünzile Güven GÜLHAN
Ünzile received her BSc degree in Molecular Biology in 2011 and Genetics&Bioengineering major in 2012. She received her MSc degree in Genetics and Bioengineering in 2015 with the thesis title “Isolation, Partial Purification and Characterization of Xylanase, Protease, Lipase, Laccase and Alpha-amylase Produced by Soil Bacteria”. During her master studies, she worked in a biotechnology company as an R&D Researcher. She then started her PhD in Biochemistry in Gebze Technical University in 2015 and started her work on prodrug activating enzymes that can be used in cancer therapy.
Mohamed received his BSc degree in chemistry from Benha University, Egypt in 2013. After his BSc, he moved to Gebze Technical University, Turkey to pursue his MSc degree. He completed his MSc thesis titled “ Immobilization of an alcohol dehydrogenase from Bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelnesis on Eupergit C 250 L” under supervision of Prof. Dr. Aziz Tanriseven. Currently, he is a PhD student in at Acıbadem University and working with Prof. Dr. Uğur SEZERMAN.
Saadet received her BSc degree in Biology Teaching program from Marmara University. She has been working as a research assistant at Yuzuncu Yil University since 2009 and received her MSc degree in Protozoology in the same university. During her master thesis, she worked on molecular biology of eukaryotic microorganisms as a visiting scholar under supervision of Prof. Laura KATZ in Smith College in Massachusetts/USA. Currently, she finished her PhD in Bioengineering department in Yildiz Technical University with thesis titled as “NADP+ dependent Formate dehydrogenase enzymes” under coadvisor of Barış Binay in BERC Lab in Gebze Technical University.