Prof.Dr. Fikrettin ŞAHİN | Yeditepe Üniversitesi | (Sağlıkta Bor)

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Dr. Sahin is professor in the Department of Genetics and Bioengineering at Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey where he has been serving as a faculty member since 2003. 

Dr. Sahin completed his M.Sc and Ph.D. at The Ohio State University, the Department of Plant Pathology from the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, USA, and his undergraduate studies at Ataturk University, Turkey. In 1997-1998, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher in Clinical Microbiology at The Western Ontario University / Agri-Food CANADA, London, Canada.  He has worked at Atatürk University, Turkey for 5 years starting from 1999 to 2003 until he moved to Faculty of Engineering at Yeditepe University, Istanbul, Turkey. 

Dr. Sahin’s research focuses on molecular characterization of plant, soil, food and animal or human associated microorganisms, biological properties of the molecules from medicinal plants, stem cell and cancer genetics. He is author of 476 scientific papers, 468 abstracts, 37 book chapters and 7 books, and has 176 granted patents and more than 200 patent applications. 

Dr. Sahin has been awarded by a number of national and international institutions due to scientific contributions he has done throughout his academic life. 

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