Dr. Songul Comlekcioglu is working at the Horticultural Department, University of Cukurova, Adana, Turkey. She has completed her Ph.D. in 2014, on the “Characterization of Nectarine and Peach Hybrids and the Use of SSR Markers on Early Selection Studies”. Her specializations are fruit growing and breeding, tissue culture and molecular biology applications. She is also interested in selection studies on temperate and subtropical fruits. She has been involved in several national and international projects and attended several training courses in Turkey and in other countries. She had professional memberships in ISHS. She contributed to the publications of four books as an editor. She is involved in the organization of three international and four national meetings. She published around 34 peer-reviewed papers.