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Research Areas: Life Sciences, Plant Biology, Systematic Botany, Bioinformatics, Biodiversity, Environmental Biology, Plant Diversity, Plant Ecology, Ecology, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Plant Molecular Genetics, Natural Sciences




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He was born in 1971 in the village of Kalecik, Van. Between 1978-1983 his first education was completed in Van Iskele YIBO, then in 1983 two years in Iskele YIBO Middle School and the last year in 1986 in Kastamonu Central Middle School. Between 1986-1989 he completed his high school education in Kastamonu Abdurrahmanpasa High School. Then, he began studying Biology in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Yuzuncu Yil University in 1989 and graduated in 1993. He completed his MA degree in 1995 and PhD in 1999. Working as a lecturer in the department of Biology, Faculty of Science received the title of assistant professor in 2002. He gained the title and authority of University Associate Professor in the field of Biology Science In 2013. Between the years 2007-2011, he was Directorate of Environmental Problems Research and Application Centers (VANCAM) Yüzüncü Yıl University and the president of the Association of Research on Biological Diversity (BIYOCAD).

In the local elections held in 2014, he was elected as mayor of Tusba (Van) District and served as Mayor between 2014-2019. In 2019, he was appointed as Professor in Bioinformatics Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Faculty of Science, Van Yüzüncü Yıl University, and since then he has been teaching in the same department. He is married and has four children and speaks fluent English.

65 papers published in journals included in SCI, SSCI, AHCI Indexes, 38 articles in other journals, 1 book and 8 book chapters, 72 international and 72 national papers presented in 144 symposiums and 3 other publications in total 260 works have been published. 3 projects supported by EU sources, 15 projects supported by Ministries and other institutions, 11 projects supported by TÜBİTAK, 1 project supported by TÜBA and 14 projects coordinated by BAP of universities. It provides consultancy to 6 doctorate and master students who have trained 2 doctorate students and 5 graduate students and are currently continuing their graduate studies. At the national and international arena, Turkey, Eastern Anatolia Region and especially in the identification of problems by several committees and working groups related to Lake Van basin and has been supporting the proposed solutions. He has been a guest several time on 27 topics on radio and television programs in national and local media. In total, 490 conferences, workshops, panels and interviews were held in Turkey and abroad.


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