Dr. Feyza Candan received her Ph. D in Biological Sciences at Botany section from the Manisa Celal Bayar University, Turkey in 2007. Her doctorate thesis was about a part of Crocus genus which is known publicly as saffron. After thesis studies, she has have described 7 new Crocus taxa to the world literature in 2013. She completed her post doctoral research at Middle East Technical University, Turkey between 2012-2104. She has been as a researcher at Delaware State University, USA in 2016 summer. She attended numerous national and international congresses, conferences and symposiums according to all my academical research life. She is currently an Associate Professor at Manisa Celal Bayar University, Turkey.