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    Faculty of Education

Biochemistry Ph.D. Program

1. General Information

The Laboratory of Medical Biochemistry, which has been serving since April 1977, was founded proxy by microbiologist Prof. Dr. Filiz AKŞİT and pathologist Prof. Dr. Kemal BAYRI. After being a Department was served as head of department by Doç. Dr. Kural GÜLBAHAR, Prof. Dr. K. Muzaffer ÜSTDAL, Prof. Dr. Ekin ÖNDER, Prof. Dr. Mine ERDEN İNAL and Prof. Dr. Ömer ÇOLAK, respectively. Today the head of our department is Prof. Dr. İ. Özkan ALATAŞ.

In the department of Medical Biochemistry worked 4 professors, 1 associate professors, 1 assistant professors and 6 research assistent. Our department is included also doctoral students, graduate students, and laboratory technicians.

At the department are given to Faculty of Medicine 1, 2, and 3 grade students theoretical and practical courses in Biochemistry. Also at the Anadolu University, Faculty of Pharmacy and Faculty of Arts and Sciences, at the Eskisehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Science and at the Dumlupınar University (Kütahya) has been supported the Biochemistry courses. At the ESOGÜ Eskişehir Vocational School of Health, Health Services High School and the Faculty of Dentistry are still given theoretical and/or practical biochemistry courses.

In addition to educational activities in the Department of Medical Biochemistry  is available a clinical laboratory service. Moreover, in our research laboratories are presented numerous research studies and projects in progress.

2. Title Conferred

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

3. Level of Qualification

Doctorate Program

4. Access Requirements

To appeal to the doctorate program the applicant must have a diploma for Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary or Pharmacy (programs with at least 10 semesters, prep classes not included) or an appropriate license diploma or graduate diploma or  the applicant must have Ministry of Health approved specialty. The applicant must have a minimum score of55 in the nonverbal section of ALES (70 for applicant with a license diploma) of the National Graduate Record Examination. Specialty in Medicine score (TUS), more than 50, can be used instead of ALES score. The certified foreign language score (UDS) must be minimum 55 or equivalent in any other approved tests.

5. Acceptance of Former Educations

This is determined with the Regulations by the Board of Higher Education.

6. Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The student must succeed all lectures that were selected. And the average score must not be under 3.00. The student must complete minimum 63 ECTS credits, must be successful in the proficiency exam and submit a successful PhD thesis.

7. Program Profile (Objectives)

The doctorate program in biochemistry is designed to provide training for students whose career objectives are research/teaching positions in biochemistry.

8. Program Qualification (Outputs)

At the end of this program, students will learn anatomical topics in current medical and scientific literature. Student will be able share their knowledge with both undergraduates and other colleagues, design their own scientific research in their major area, and develop critically thinking and writing skills.

9. Employment Opportunities

Holders of this degree may be employed in several Institutes, Faculties and Colleges as lecturers and/or researchers.

10. Access to Higher Educational Programs

Holders of this degree may apply to post-doctorate programs.

11. Exams, Measurement and Evaluation

Measurement and Evaluation for each course are described in detail in the “course information forms”.

12. Graduation Requirements

Graduation Requirements are described in the        Qualification Requirements and Regulations above.

13. Mode of Study

Full time

14. Addresses and Communication Informations (Head and Deputy of Department and Erasmus Coordinator)

Eskişehir Osmangazi University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry, 26480 Meşelik/Eskişehir.

Phone number : +90 222 239 29 79-4520

Head of Department: Prof.Dr.Özkan ALATAŞ Intercom: 4526

Co-Head of Department: Prof.Dr.Ömer ÇOLAK Intercom: 3200

Co-Head of Department: Prof.Dr.Sema USLU Intercom: 4521

15. Department Resources

For scientific research in our Department, including UV spectrophotometer, ELISA reader, HPLC equipment and a fully automated devices of Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory are working prior to international standards.

16. Academic Personnel

Prof.Dr. İ.Özkan ALATAŞ (Head of Department)

Prof.Dr. Ömer ÇOLAK

Prof.Dr. Güngör KANBAK

Prof.Dr. Sema USLU

Assos. Prof. Dr Emine Sütken DEMİRKAN

Assis Prof.Dr.Fahrettin AKYÜZ

Res. Assist.Betül CAN

Res. Assist.Türkan GÜNEY

Res. Assist.Dr.Evin KOCATÜRK

Res. Assist.Dr.Müge BEKMEZ

Res. Assist.Dr.Canan BAYRAK

Res. Assist.Dr.Ağgül CANİK


17. Objectives & Learning Outcomes (T.Y.Y.Ç)