Prof. Dr. Yusuf Tutar is the head of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences Department and the head of Biochemistry Division at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas, Turkey. Dr. Tutar is also an adjunct faculty at Biomedical Engineering Program at the same university. He obtained his MSc and PhD degrees at Oregon State University and Texas Tech University, respectively. He pursued his postdoctoral studies at Rutgers University Medical School and National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIDDK), USA. Dr. Tutar’s research is mainly focused on biochemistry, biophysics, genetics, and molecular biology with specialization in the fields of prion, drug design, cancer, protein structure-function, protein folding, microRNA, pseudogenes, molecular cancer, proteomics, genomics, and protein expression and characterization by spectroscopic and calorimetric methods.