• TR
  • EN
Menü

HISTORY

Ankara University Biotechnology Institute first began its postgraduate training activities as a department within the Institute of Health Sciences and by the 2/9/2002 date and 2002/4749 numbered decree of the Council of Ministers (continued academic career with an institute status. Graduate education in Biotechnology Institute started as an interdisciplinary institute has been given under the Department of Basic Biotechnology within the programs of Basic Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Socio-economics and Biotechnology. Ankara University Biotechnology Institute received the support of SPO in September, 2002 that would last for seven years by the attempts of Prof. Dr. Ömer Gebizlioğlu who was the vice-rector when the institute was founded. On one hand, under the scope of the project, infrastructures of discrete research laboratories were supported in departments and faculties working in the field of biotechnology at our university, and on the other, the foundation of a central laboratory that would serve Ankara University and all over the country was completed in December, 2004. With its identity of both a service and a research laboratory, this lab gave a significant infrastructure support to a lot of research and/or researchers both within and outside the university and still maintains the same level of support.

Directors and Boards who served since the foundation of Ankara University Biotechnology Institute are:

Founding Steering Committee: 2007 Graduation Ceremony

DSC_0033
2007 Graduation Ceremony, Founding Steering Committee along with the Rector and the Vice Rector of that period (from left to right):

Prof. Alp Can, Prof.  Serpil Takaç, Prof. Nejat Akar, Prof.  Ömer Gebizlioğlu (Vice Rector ), Prof.  Nusret Aras (Rektor), Prof.  Cengiz Sancak, Prof.  Aykut Özkul

2002-2007 Prof. Nejat Akar

Steering Committee 2002-2006:

Prof.  Alp Can (Vice Director)

Prof.  Serpil Takaç (Vice Director)

Prof. Cengiz Sancak

Prof.  Şebnem Ellialtıoğlu

Prof.  Serdar Diker

Steering Committee (2006-2007):

Prof. Alp Can (Vice Director)

Prof. Serpil Takaç (Vice Director)

Prof. Cengiz Sancak

Prof. Serdar Diker

Prof. Aykut Özkul

2007-2008 Prof. Alp Can

Steering Committee (2007-2008):

Prof.  Cengiz Sancak (Vice Director)

Prof. Aykut Özkul (Vice Director)

Prof.  Serdar Diker

Prof.  Sibel Ayşıl Özkan

Assist. Prof. Ozan Ergül

2008-2009 Prof. Asuman Karakaya

Steering Committe (2008-2009):

Prof.  Oktay Gürkan (Vice Director)

Prof.  Haluk Ataoğlu (Vice Director)

Prof. Yalçın Karatepe

Prof.  Esra Erdemli

Prof. Fügen Aktan

2009-2010 Prof. Orhan Atakol (Acting Director)

Steering Committee (2009-2010):

Prof. Oktay Gürkan (Vice Director)

Prof. Haluk Ataoğlu (Vice Director)

Prof. Yalçın Karatepe

Prof. Esra Erdemli

Prof. Fügen Aktan

2010-2012 Prof. Mustafa Akçelik

Steering Committee (2010-2012):

Prof. Sümer Aras (Vice Director)

Prof. Ali Ergül (Vice Director)

Prof. Yalçın Karatepe

Prof. Esra Erdemli

Prof. Fügen Aktan

2012-2015 Prof. Aykut Özkul

Steering Committee (2012-2015):

Prof. Hakan Gürdal (Vice Director)

Prof. Hilal Özdağ (Vice Director)

Prof.  Esra Erdemli

Prof. Fügen Aktan (2011-2013)

Prof. Tanju Özçelikay (2014 – )

Prof. Ali Ergül

2015-2018 Prof. Aykut Özkul

Steering Committee (2015-2018 ):

Prof. Hilal Özdağ (Vice Director)

Prof. Ali Ergül (2012-)

Prof. Can Akçalı (2015-)

Prof. Tanju Özçelikay (2014 – )

2015- Prof. Aykut Özkul (Acting Director)

 

Steering Committee (2015- ):

Prof. Hilal Özdağ (Vice Director)

Prof. Ali Ergül (2012-2018)

Prof. Can Akçalı (2015-)

Prof. Tanju Özçelikay (2014 – )