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Prof. Dr. S. İsmet Deliloğlu Gürhan

Work Experience

(2021 -) Consultant, SIA Analiz, Izmir, Turkey

(2019 -) Consultant and Part Time Researcher, Sabanci University, Nanotechnology Research & Application Centre (SUNUM), İstanbul, Turkey

(2016 -) Consultant and Part Time Researcher, Ege University, Drug Development and Pharmacokinetic Research & Application Centre (ARGEFAR), Preclinical Researches Unit, İzmir, Turkey

(2015 - 2018) Consultant, Florabio Inc., Izmir, Turkey

(2015 - 2016) Lecturer, E.U. Bioengineering Dept., Turkey and Near East University Biomedical Eng. Dept., Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus

(2014 - 2020) Emeritus Professor, Ege University Bioengineering Dept. İzmir, Turkey

(2012 - 2014) Ege University, Inst. of Science, Head of the Department of Biomedical Technology, Izmir, Turkey

(2011 - 2014) Ege University, Ethical Committee of Scientific Researches & Publications (BAYEK)

(2011 - 2014) Member of Ege University, Inst. of Health Sciences, Stem Cell Department Academic Board

(2010 -) Technical Expert, TR Ministry of Foreingn Affairs, Turkish Accreditation Agency (TURKAK), Virology and Biological Products

(2010 - 2014) Member of Ege University, Animal Experiments  Ethics Committee (EUHADYEK)

(2005 – 2014) Ege University, Fac. Engineering, Academic Board Member

(2005 - 2014) Full  Prof., Ege University, Fac. Engineering, Bioengineering Dep., Izmir, Turkey.

(2004 - 2005) Consultant, ATA-FEN Inc., Manufacturer of Veterinary Vaccines 

(2002 - 2005) Ege University, Fac. Engineering, Executive Board Member

(2002 - 2004) Consultant, VETAL Serum and Biological Products Industry and Trade Inc., Adiyaman, Turkey

(2001 – 2005) Associate Prof. (Biotechnology), Ege University, Fac. Eng., Bioengineering Dep., Izmir, Turkey

(2001 – 2014) Co-Head of Dept. Ege Univ. Fac. Eng. Bioeng. Dept

(1994 - 2000) EU FAO/FMD, Member of FMD Research Group, Country Represantative

(1999 – 2001) Ass. Prof. Foot & Mouth Disease Institute, Upstream Processing and Cell Bank Lab. Supervisor

(1993 -2001) Foot & Mouth Disease Institute, Founder and Supervisor of Animal Cell Culture Collection (HUKUK WDCM756), Ankara, Turkey.

(1980 - 1993) Foot & Mouth Disease Institute, Upstream Processing and Cell Bank Lab. Supervisor Laboratory Supervisor, Ankara, Turkey

(1976 – 1993) Specialist Vet. Surg., Foot & Mouth Disease Institute, Monolayer Cell Culture & Virus Production laboratory

(1975 - 1976) Candidate Specialist Vet. Surg. Foot & Mouth Disease Institute, Monolayer Cell Culture & Virus Production laboratory

(1974 - 1980) Foot & Mouth Disease Institute, Research Assistant (Microbiology & Epidemiological Diseases), Ankara, Turkey

(1973 - 1974) Cankaya District State Veterinarian, Ankara, Turkey

(1971 - 1973) Batman District State Veterinarian, Siirt, Turkey

(1969 - 1971) Cankaya District State Veterinarian, Ankara, Turkey


  1. Cell Death Research Society (HOAD) (honorary board member)
  2. Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Society (BTES), Turkey, (board member)
  3. Turkish Biotechnology Association
  4. Veterinary Microbiology Association
  5. European Society for Animal Cell Culture (ESACT)
  6. European Society for Veterinary Virology (ESVV)
  7. European Culture Collection Organization (ECCO)
  8. Vaccine Science Society (founding member)
  9. The Chamber of Izmir Veterinary Surgeons (IVHO)

Last 5 Publications

  1. Pekmez, K; Kalaycı G; Gürhan SI; Hames EE. (2020) Preparation and optimization of rapid and sensitive coagglutination test for detection of infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV) Turk J Vet Anim Sci 44, (2020), 1003-1009. doi:10.3906/vet-2002-61
  2. Kimiz-Gebologlu I; Saglam-Metiner P; Ozaslan O; Ayyildiz-Tamis D; Deliloglu-Gurhan SI; Gulce-Iz S. (2020). Development of a serum-free media for HUMIRA® (Adalimumab) biosimilar as a model by design of experiment approaches, Turkish Journal of Biochemistry,1-11.
  3. Saglam-Metiner P; Can H; Ayyildiz-Tamis D; Karakavuk M; Kimiz I; Gülce-Iz S; Atalay-Sahar E; Degirmenci-Döskaya A; Gürüz Y; Deliloglu-Gürhan SI and, Döskaya M. (2019) The use of Toxoplasma gondii tachyzoites produced in HeLa cells adhered to Cytodex 1 microcarriers as antigen in serological assays: an application of microcarrier technology. Cytotechnology, 71(1): 91-105.
  4. Gülce-Iz; S, Saglam-Metiner P; Kimiz I; Kayali C; Deliloglu-Gürhan SI. (2018). Polyclonal antibody production against hapten structured KDN molecule by using different adjuvants alternative to Freund's adjuvant.   J Ther. 24(2): 106-11. DOI: 10.5152/EurJTher.2018.400
  5. Erden-Tayhan S; Tezcan-Keles G; Topcu I; Mir E; Deliloglu-Gürhan SI. (2017). Isolation and in vitro cultivation of human urine-derived cells: an alternative stem cell source. Turk J Urol.; 43: 345-9 [CrossRef] [PubMed]


  • Anil, M; Sendemir-Urkmez, A; Oktem, G; Deliloglu-Gürhan SI, (2013): Developing a 3D cancer tissue model with tissue engineering approach. 14th International BIOMED Symposium, 12-15 Nov. 2013, Kusadasi, Turkey. Poster. Best poster award.
  • Anil, M; Sendemir-Urkmez, A; Oktem, G; Deliloglu-Gürhan SI, (2013): In vitro breast cancer stem cell culture on different surface  materials, The International Symposium on Cancer Nano medicine, 07-09 Nov. 2013, Izmir, Turkey. Best poster award.
  • Deliloglu-Gürhan SI; Sendemir-Urkmez, A; Gorgun, C. Investigation of hypoxia on the cancer stem cells, September, 2013. Aliye Ustel Foundation Project Support Award,
  •  1st Poster Award in Biomedical Trials, 5th International Bioengineering Congress, 2010
  • Encouragement Award, 2nd Laboratory Animals Science Symposium, 2010.
  • 1st Poster Award, 5th Ege University Faculty of Dentistry & 14th EBDO International Congress and Scientific Exposition, 2010.
  • 2nd Poster Award in Biomedical Trials, 5th International Bioengineering Congress, 2010
  • Poster Award, IVth National Congress Bioengineering with International Participation, 2008
  • Honour Award, Veterinary Medicines Society, 2005.
  • 4th Poster Award in Project Competition, EBILTEM 2004
  • 2nd Poster Award in Project Competition, EBILTEM 2004
  • Veterinary Microbiology Society, Ankara. 20 years’ service in Veterinary Microbiology Society
  • BANAT Scientific Research Award on Periodontology, Ankara, Turkey, 1998. “In vitro evaluation of the effect of serum proteins on periodontal regeneration”, G. Tuter, M. Yalim, SI. Gürhan, K. Balos.
  • 18th National & Reconstructive Surgery Congress, Bursa, Turkey, 1996, Second Award in Clinical Trials, “Preparation of graftable epithelium with human keratinocyte cell culture”, C. Acıkel, I. Gürhan, N. Selmanpakoglu.
  • Eczacıbasi–Procter & Gamble Oral & Dental Health Scientific Research & Encouragement Award, 1996. “Evaluation of effect of cyclosporine A on the intracellular Ca quantity of gingival fibroblasts” , M. Yalım; G. Tuter; I. Gürhan; A. Bodur; E. Copur; I. Kurt; M. Serdar.
  • Vasif Anil Award, Biomedical Technology Congress (BIOMED-3), Bursa, Turkey, 1996. “Cultivation of human trophoblasts on fibroblast feeder-layer”. A. Gurpinar; I. Gürhan; A. Denizli; MA. Onur; A. Tumer; E. Piskin.
  • 4th Best Poster Award of Biomedical Technology Congress (BIOMED-4), Istanbul, Turkey, 1997. “Initial attachment of human gingival fibroblast cells onto biodegradable membranes in vitro: Light and electron microscopic evaluation”. B. Unsal; G. Ozcan; M. Yalim; G. Tuter; B. Kurtis; I. Gürhan.
  • British Council Scholar, invited investigator, 1995(Jan.-March) CAMR, European Collection of Animal Cell Cultures (ECACC), CAMR, Wiltshire, United Kingdom.
  • TUBITAK (Turkish Scientific & Technical Research Council) Scholar: "New Generation Vaccines: The Role of Immunology “, NATO ASI, Summer School, 1992(July), Cape Sounion, Greece.
  • FAO scholar: "Advanced Techniques in Animal Cell Culture”, Surrey University., Microbiology Dep. 1988(Sep.). Guildford, UK.
  • EEC scholar: Training on the hybridoma technology. Pasteur Inst., Medical Virology Dep., Paris, 1986(March)
  • EEC scholar: Training on the monoclonal antibody production technology, Inst. Zooprofilattico Sperimentale., 1986(April) Brescia, Italy.
  • EEC scholar: Training on the subject of animal cell bank