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Doç. Dr. Nefise Akçelik Öğretim Üyesi

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Associated Prof. Dr. Nefise AKÇELİK graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology in 2005. In 2007, she was appointed as Research and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Biology. She completed her MSc degree at Ankara University Biotechnology Institute in 2008 on the topic “Genetic Determination of Industrially Important Traits in Lactococcus lactis subsp.  lactis MBLL9”. She completed her Ph.D. degree at Ankara University Institute of Science and Technology on the topic “In-Vitro Production and Identification of Protein-Protein Interactions of MisLl Autotransporter Protein of Salmonella Typhimurium”. During her PhD, she worked in University of California Irvine and San Diego with Council of Higher Education-funded bursary.

Associated Prof. Dr. Nefise AKÇELİK ‘s main research topics are; biofilm eradication, molecular characterization of biofilm structure, Salmonella pathogenticity, determination of new antimicrobial agents.

Team Members:

PhD Students: Veli Tato

MSc Students: Betül Cansu YAZICI, Melih AŞAN


Academic Background

Title  Institution  Year
Research and Teaching Assist. Ankara University Faculty of Science  Department of Biology 2007-2010
Dr. Ankara University Biotechnology Institute 2010-2011
Assistant Prof. Ankara University Biotechnology Institute 2011-


Degree  Institution Year
BSc Ankara University Faculty of Science Department of Biology 2001-2005
MSc Ankara University Biotechnology Institute 2005-2008
PhD Ankara University Institute of Science and Technology 2008-2011


 Title Supporting Body Role
Genetic Nature of Multidrug rResistance in Salmonella enterica subspecies enterica Serovar. Infantis Strains AU BAP- No: 09B4240008 Researcher
In-Vitro Production and Identification of Protein-Protein Interactions of MisLl Autotransporter Protein of Salmonella Typhimurium AU BAP – No: 10B4240005 Researcher
Determining Biofilm Production Characteristic of Cheese Originated Enterococcus Strains Isolated From Turkey AU BAP – No: 11G4143001 Principal Investigator
Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophages Inhibiting the Growth of Foodborne Pathogens and Investigation of Their Possible Usage in Various Foods as Biopreservative TÜBİTAK- No: 213O035 Researcher
Determination of The Potential Usage Of Bacteriocin Nisin To İnhibit Biofilm Formation and Eradication of Mature Biofilms of Enterococcus faecalis Strains Originated From Cheese And Blood Samples TÜBİTAK- No: 114Z668 Principal Investigator  
Identification of Lactic Acid Bacteria According to Their 16A-rRNA Sequence Analysis, Isolated from Ezine Chesse Çanakkale University BAP- No: Researcher
Determination Of Biofilm Regulation Caharacteristics Of marT Gene At Salmonella Typhimurium TÜBİTAK- No: 114Z871 Principal Investigator  
The role of eDNA on biofilm structures of Enterococcus faecalis and Salmonella Typhimurium and combat with biofilm structures via enzyme and antibiotic treatment to weakening of the biofilm TÜBİTAK- No: 116Z067 Principal Investigator  
Investigation of the Effect of Nisin and p-Coumaric Acid on the Inhibition of Quorum-Sensing Mechanisms of Salmonella and Enterococcus Species and the Effect on Virulence Factors TÜBİTAK- No: 118Z679 Principal Investigator


List of Publications