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Aydın Türkeç

PhD in Field Crops

Work Experience

Sabanci University Nanotechnology Research & Application Center (SUNUM) (2011-present) (Visiting researcher)

Bursa Uludag University, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetic (2016 – present)

(Full time  / Head of Department)

Bursa Uludag University, M. Kemalpasa Vocation School (2002– 2016)

(Full time)

Bursa Uludag University, Field Crops  1987 – 2002)

(Full time)

Research Interests

Plant and Animal Biotechnology,

Discovering New  Natural Bioactive Molecules Anti-Aging and Lifespan Extending Potentials From Animal Sources

İnvestigation of  genetic and epigenetic molecular mechanisms  of stres resistance, aging and longevity with a focus on insects

Development Of New  Detection Methods For Genetically Modified Organisms

Last 5 Publications

B. AVSAR, S. SADEGHL, A. TÜRKEÇ & S. J. LUCAS, Identification and quantitation of genetically modified (GM) ingredients in maize, rice, soybean and wheatcontaining retail foods and feeds in Turkey, Journal of Food Science and Technology, 2019, 0975-8402.

E. KARLIK, A. TÜRKEÇ & S. J. LUCAS, The Future Of Gm Foodsor Gm Foods Of The Future: Where Is The Biotech Revolution Heading?, D. BAGCHI [Editors], Food Toxicology(519 - 539), ISBN: 9781498708746, ABD: Crc Press, Boca Raton, Fa, Usa, Taylor And Francis Group, 05 November 2017

A. TURKEC, A. TURKEC, S. J. LUCAS, S. J. LUCAS, B. KARACANLI, B. KARACANLI, A. BAYKUT, A. BAYKUT, H. YUKSEL & H. YUKSEL, Assessment of a direct hybridization microarray strategy for comprehensive monitoring of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), FOOD CHEMISTRY, 2016, 0308-8146, 194, 399-409.

A. TURKEC, A. TURKEC, S. J. LUCAS, S. J. LUCAS, E. KARLIK & E. KARLIK, Monitoring the prevalence of genetically modified (GM) soybean in Turkish food and feed products, FOOD CONTROL, 2016, 0956-7135, 59, 766-772.

A. TÜRKEÇ, L. S. J & E. KARLIK, Monitoring the prevalence of genetically modified maize in commercial animal feeds and food products in Turkey, JOURNAL OF THE SCIENCE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, 2016, 0022-5142, 96, 9, 3173-3179.


A method for increasing the nutraceutical value of honeybee products by dietary supplementation (in process)


ICGEB fellowship on Plant Molecular Bioloji and Plant transformation (UNIDO/ICGEB) 1996-1999

ICBR training course (UNESCO travelership) and Miami Biotechnoloji Winter Symposium Florida University, USA 1992