Hatice Aysun Merci̇mek Takci

Kilis 7 Aralık University

Associate Prof. Dr. Hatice Aysun Mercimek Takci received her M.Sc. and PhD. Degrees in Biotechnology and Biology from Cukurova University, Turkey in 2007 and 2011, respectively. Since 2009, she has worked at Kilis 7 Aralik University, Biology and Molecular Biology and Genetics Departments, Kilis, Turkey. Her teaching interests contain Microbiology, Biotechnology, Enzymology, Microbial Genetics, and Bacteriology. She has 43 manuscripts published in national and international journals and her works have been cited 176 times. Her research interests focus on multiple antibiotic and heavy metal resistance in bacteria, production and characterization of bacterial enzymes, chemical compositions and antioxidant activity of various plant extracts, bioremediation by bacteria, and aquatic bacterial contamination. Related to these research areas, she has 17 projects supported by the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) and coordinators of scientific research projects.