Prof. Dr. Mahmut Karapehlivan graduated from Kafkas University in 1995. In the same year, he started his academic career as a research assistant at the Biochemistry Department of the same university. He completed his doctorate in 2003. He completed his doctorate in Biochemistry from Kafkas University Institute of Health Sciences. He became an Associate Professor of Biochemistry in 2009. He currently works as a professor at Kafkas University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry. He has published seventy journal articles, seven book chapters, and seventy-three conference presentations. Dr. Karapehlivan also served as principal investigator or co-investigator in twenty-two research projects.