PhD Students

Aşkın Sevinç ASLAN
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.

 

 

 

 Huri BULUT
Huri BULUT

Huri is a graduate with a Biology degree from Uludağ University. She has went on to complete a MSc. degree on clinical microbiology from İstanbul Medical Faculity. Currently she is continuing her doctorate degree in Bezmialem Vakif University with a focus on medical biochemistry. She has also been working as research assistant in the same department since 2015. She has been focused on Formate dehydrogenase characterization as a research topic, while writing her thesis based on this enzyme.

 

 

Ahmet TÜLEK
Ahmet TÜLEK

Ahmet received his BSc degree in Biology from Ankara University in 2008. He then received his MSc degree in Molecular Biology from Ankara University in 2010 and Gebze High Technology Institute in 2014. He started PhD education in Molecular Biology and Genetics department from Gebze Technical University in 2016. He is working as a researcher in Criminal Laboratory since 2013. His studing topics are enzymology, homolog and heterolog protein producing, biotransformation and yeast fermentation, fingerprint technologies, forensic science.

 

Ersin KARATAŞ
EErsin KARATAŞ

Ersin graduated from Biology department from Anadolu University in 2011. He then received his MSc degree in Biotechnology from Ege University in 2015. He started PhD education in Molecular Biology and Genetics department from Gebze Technical University in 2016. During his MSc, he worked as a researcher in Medical University of Lodz from Poland Lodz under supervision of Dr. Anna SELMI. He worked as Research Assistant at Bezmialem Vakıf Üniversity for 3 years before started PhD education. His studing topics are Enzymology, Homolog and heterolog protein producing, Monoclonal antibody producing, Biotransformation and Yeast fermentation

 

 

Saadet ALPDAĞTAŞ
Saadet ALPDAĞTAŞ

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 is a PhD candidate in Bioengineering department in Yildiz Technical University and working on her thesis titled with “NADP+ dependent Formate dehydrogenase enzymes” under coadvisor of Barış Binay in BERC Lab in Gebze Technical University.

 

 

Ünzile Güven GÜLHAN
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.She is currently a PhD student in BERC Lab in Gebze Technical University.

 

 

Mohamed SHEHATA
 Mohamed Shehata

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 Molecular Biology and Genetics at Gebze Technical University and working with BERC Lab focusing on experimental and computational methods to understand enzyme mechanisms.

 

 

Ece ÖZDEMİR BABAVATAN
ce 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. During her PhD, she worked as a researcher in Instituto de Catálisis y Petrolequímica-CSIC.