Şebnem HARSA, Prof. Dr.

 

      Telephone: +90 (232)-750 62 91, Department of Food Engineering 

      Fax: +90 (232) 750 61 96

      email: sebnemharsa[at]iyte.edu.tr

Doctor of Philosophy, Food Science and Technology                                               10/1987-2/1992
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, Berkshire, U.K.
Dissertation: Studies on the Ion-Exchange of Pectinase
 
Master of Science, Food Engineering                                                                         2/1984-9/1986
Ege University, Bornova, İzmir, Turkey.
Master's thesis: Production of Lactic Acid From Molasses
 
Bachelor of Science, Food Engineering                                                                     9/1979-7/1983
Ege University, Bornova, İzmir, Turkey.
     RESEARCH INTERESTS

Her research areas are fermentation technology; downstream processing design, scale-up and economics; adsorption and desorption processes;   chromatographic techniques; protein purification; biomaterials; production and purification of value-added bioproducts (such as enzymes, organic acids, antimicrobials and antioxidants); and also proteomics. Her research is supported by the grants from DPT, TUBITAK and EU research funds. She is currently   directing the projects on production of cheese and yogurt starter cultures; probiotics; production, purification and immobilization of lactase enzyme preparations  for dairy industry; traditional and modern solutions against lactose and gluten intolerance; preparation and characterization of whey protein nanotubes.

  WORK EXPERIENCE

Professor, İzmir Institute of Technology                                           12/2001 - present
Food Engineering Department, Urla, İzmir, Turkey

Associate Professor, İzmir Institute of Technology                             9/1995 - 12/2001
Food Engineering Department, Urla, İzmir, Turkey

Assistant Professor, İzmir Institute of Technology                             9/1994 - 9/1995 
Food Engineering Department, Urla, İzmir, Turkey

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Tokyo                      10/1992 - 3/1994
Chemical Engineering Department, Hongo, Tokyo, Japan

Research Assistant, Ege University                                                    9/1985 - 9/1995
Food Engineering Department, Bornova, İzmir, Turkey.


 

      PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

ISFE (International Society of Food Engineers), 2012-

JBA (Japan Bioindustry Association), 1998-

Biyoteknoloji Derneği, 1992-

Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan, 1992-1996

Biochemical Society, U.K., 1988-1993

Society of Chemical Industry (SCI), U.K., 1987-1993

   HONORS AND AWARDS

§  Graduate Education Scholarship by Higher Education Council (YOK) of Turkey to pursue Ph.D. degree in the U.K. / 1987-1992

§  Postdoctoral Research Scholarship by Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbusho) / 1992-1994

§  Training Scholarship by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for the participation of Group Training Course on "Bioindustries" / 5/1998 - 8/1998

§  Distinctive PhD thesis degree on Science and Technology at The University of Reading, U.K. / 1992

  PUBLICATIONS

Erkus, O., Okuklu, B. Yenidunya, F. and Harsa, S., “High Genetic and Phenotypic Variability of Streptococcus thermophilus Strains Isolated from Artisanal Yuruk Yoghurts”, LWT-Food Science and Technology, accepted, (2013) (DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2013.03.007).

 

Baran, E. , Büyükkileci, A. and Ş. Harsa, “Screening of Aroma Profiles for Artisanal Yogurt Starter Cultures”, New Biotechnology, Abstracts of the 15th European Congress on Biotechnology, 29, S: 233, (2012).

 

Çabuk, B. and S. Harsa, “Entrapment of Lactobacillus acidophilus NRLL B-1910 in Soy Milk Based W/O/W emulsion ”, New Biotechnology, Abstracts of the 15th European Congress on Biotechnology,29, P: S66 (2012).

 

Okuklu, B. ve Harsa, Ş. “Urla Bölgesi’nden İzole Edilen Yoğurt Starter Bakterilerinin Probiyotik Özelliklerinin belirlenmesi” Süt Endüstrisinde Yenilikçi Yaklaşimlar Sempozyumu, Denizli,Türkiye, 15-16 Kasim 2012.

 

Harsa, Ş,; Büyükkileci, A. O. ve Baran, E., “Yoğurt Starter Kültürlerinin Aroma Bileşiklerine Etkisinin İncelenmesi” Süt Endüstrisinde Yenilikçi Yaklaşimlar Sempozyumu, Denizli,Türkiye, 15-16 Kasim 2012.

 

Çabuk, B. ve Ş. Harsa. “Soya ve Pirinç Sütünde Prebioytik Katkısının ”, XXI. Türkiye Gıda Kongresi, Hatay, 10-12 Ekim 2012.

Harsa, S., “ Impact of Lactic Probiotic Cultures for Food and Bio Processing; Simulation of Human Colon System Using Potential Probiotic Yoghurt Cultures from Toros Region of Turkey”, The First North Eastern European Food Congress, April 2012, St. Petersburg, Russia, Proceedings Book, pg. (oral presentation).

Komen, G. and Harsa, S., “Artisanal Lactic Acid Bacteria Utilization for the Development of Gluten-Free Sourdough” V Symposium on Sourdough, Cereal Fermentation for Future Foods, 10-12 October, Helsinki, Finland, Abstract Book, 124, 2012.

 

Çabuk, B. and Harsa, Ş., “Entrapment of Lactobacillus acidophilus NRLL B-1910 in Soy Milk Based W/O/W emulsion “ 15th European Congress on Biotechnology, 23-26 September, İstanbul, Turkey, p: S66, 2012.

 

Samli, M., Erkus, O., Harsa, S., Scott, K., Büyükkileci, O. and Okuklu, B., “Simulation of human colon system using potential probiotic yoghurt cultures from Toros region of Turkey”, 8th INRA-Rowett Symposium: Gut microbioata: Friend or Foe? , 17-20 July, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 2012.

Samli, M., Scott, K., Buyukkileci, A.O., Harsa, S. “Simulation of Human Colon System Using Potential Probiotic Yoghurt Cultures from Toros Region of Turkey” ENGIHR, Diet and Gut Microbiota: New directions, 2nd ENGIHR Workshop, Helsinki, 2-4 May 2012 (poster).                                                                                                                                           

Cabuk, B. and Harsa, S.,  “Entrapment of Lactobacillus acidophilus NRRL B-1910 in Soy Milk Based Water-in-Oil-in-Water (W1/O/W2) Emulsion”, XV. European Congress on Biotechnology, İstanbul, 23-26 Eylül 2012 (poster).

Baran, E., Buyukkileci, A.O. and Harsa, S., “Screening of Aroma Profiles for Artisanal Yogurt Starter Cultures” XV. European Congress on Biotechnology, İstanbul, 23-26 Eylül 2012 (poster)

AYDIN A., MURATOGLU, K., SUDAGIDAN, M., BOSTAN, K., OKUKLU, B. and HARSA, S., “Prevalence and Antibiotic Resistance of Foodborne Staphylococcus aereus Isolates in Turkey”, Foodborne Pathogen and Disease, 8(1):63-9 (2011).

KOMEN, G.; BAYSAL, A. H. and HARSA, S., “Recent Developments in Formulating Gluten-Free Food Products” International Symposium on Health Benefits of Foods- From Emerging Science to Innovative Products, 5-7 October, Prague, Czech Republic, Abstract Book, 87 (2011).

KOMEN, G.; BAYSAL, A. H. and HARSA, S., “Sourdough Fermentation and Evaluation of Gliadin Degradation” Novel Approaches in Food Industry (NAFI 11), International Food Congress, May 26-29, Cesme-İzmir, Turkey, Abstract Book, 215 (2011).

TARHAN, Ö., GÖKMEN V. and HARSA, S., “Alpha-Lactalbumin Protein Nanotubes” Novel Approaches in Food Industry (NAFI 11), International Food Congress, May 26-29, Cesme-İzmir, Turkey, Congress Proceedings,  Vol. 1, 106-109 (2011).

 

TARHAN, Ö., GÖKMEN V. and HARSA, S., “Purification of Major Proteins in Whey” Novel Approaches in Food Industry (NAFI 11), International Food Congress, May 26-29, Cesme-İzmir, Turkey, Congress Proceedings, Vol. 2, 562 (2011).

KOMEN, G.; BAYSAL, A. H. and HARSA, S., “Structural Changes of Gliadins during Sourdough Fermentation” 11th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF11), May 22-26, Athens, Greece, Congress Proceedings, Vol. I, 219-220 (2011).

TARHAN, Ö.; GÖKMEN, V. and HARSA S., “Protein nanotubes constructed from whey based α-lactalbumin” 11th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF11), May 22-26, Athens, Greece, Congress Proceedings, Vol. 2, 1039-1040 (2011).

HARSA, S. and SAMLI, M., “Impact of Lactic Cultures for Food and Bio Processing” 1st Workshop of the European Network for Gastrointestinal Health Research (ENGIHR), 15-16 February, Braga, Portugal (2011).

OKUKLU B.; ERKUS, O.; YENIDUNYA, A. F. and HARSA S., “Isolation, Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Starter Bacteria from Toros Yoghurts” 1st Workshop of the European Network for Gastrointestinal Health Research (ENGIHR), 15-16 February, Braga, Portugal (2011).
 
Tarhan, Ö. ve Harsa, S., “Gıda Endüstrisinde Nanoteknoloji Uygulamaları – Protein Nanotüpler”, Dünya Gıda Dergisi, 5 : 32-35 (2010)
 
Komen, G., Baysal, H. and S. Harsa, “Degradation of toxic gliadin peptides during sourdough fermentation by using lactic acid probiotic bacteria” COST 928 Final Workshop (31), Naples, Italy, 2-4 March 2010.
 
Ustok, F.I., Tarı C. and S. Harsa, “Biochemical and Thermal Properties of Beta-galactosidase Enzymes Produced by Novel Yoghurt Cultures”, Food Chemistry, 119, 1114-1120 (2010).
 
Tarı, C., Ustok, F.I. and S. Harsa , “Production of Food Grade β-galactosidase from Artisanal Yogurt Strains”, Food Biotechnology, 24:78–94 (2010).
 
Karahan, A.G., Başyiğit Kılıç, G., Kart Gündoğdu, A., Şanlıdere Aloğlu, H., Öner, Z., Aydemir, S., Erkuş, O. and S. Harsa, “Genotypic Identification of Some Lactic Acid Bacteria by AFL P and Determination of Their Usage Possibility as Starter Culture Combinations on Beyaz Cheese Production”, Journal of Dairy Science, 93:1, 1-11 (2010).
 
Tarı, C., Ustok, F.I. and S. Harsa, “Optimization of the Associative Growth of Novel Yoghurt Cultures in the Production of Biomass, Beta-galactosidase and Lactic Acid Using Response Surface Methodology”, International Dairy Journal, 19, 236-243 (2009).
 
Harsa, Ş.   “Functional Food Ingredients for Gut Health” International Symposium on Biotechnology Developments and Trends”, Biotech2009, METU Ankara, Abstract Book p. 46, Turkey, 27-30 September 2009, (invited speaker).
 
Çabuk, B., Dağbağlı, S., Kadiroğlu, P., Tarı, C. Göksungur, Y. Hamamcı, H. and Ş. Harsa, “Purification and Covalent Immobilization of Lactobacillus bulgaricus β-Galactosidase” COST 928 Action 3rd Annual Workshop (35), Krakow, Poland, 23-25 September 2009.
 
Komen, G., Baysal, H. and S. Harsa, “Sourdough Fermentation as a Promising Approach to Gluten-free Diet”, Xth International Gluten Workshop,  Book of Abstracts p.257, Clermont-Ferrand, France, 7-9 September 2009.
 
Soydemir, E.; Soykut, E.A.; Doğan, İ. ve Ş. Harsa. “Yoğurt starter kültürlerinin Üretimi için Peyniraltı suyu esaslı ortam gereksinimleri ve büyüme karakteristiklerinin belirlenmesi”, XVI. Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Antalya, Biyoteknoloji 2009 Bildiri Kitabı, S-GB3, 336-338, 13-16 Aralık 2009.
 
Dağbağlı, S.; Çabuk, B.; Göksungur, Y. ve Ş. Harsa. “Kluyveromyces lactis NRRL Y-8279’dan elde edilen β-galaktosidaz enziminin iyon değiştiricide adsorpsiyonu”, XVI. Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Antalya, Biyoteknoloji 2009 Bildiri Kitabı,  S-GB9, 352-355.
 
Eren, İ.; Yemişçioğlu, F.; Boynueğri, P.; Harsa, Ş. ve A. S. Gümüşkesen, “Membran teknolojisi ile yağların yapışkan maddelerinin giderilmesinde işlem koşullarının etkisi”, 6. Gıda Kongresi, Antalya, sözlü bildiri  6-8 Kasım 2009.
 
Tarhan, Ö.; Arcan, İ.; Baysal, H.; Ceylan, Ç. ve Harsa, Ş., “Türkiye’de ve Dünyada Gıda Mühendisliği Eğitimi”, 6. Gıda Kongresi, Antalya, poster bildirisi  6-8 Kasım 2009.
 
Çabuk, B., Dağbağlı, S.; Kadiroğlu, P.; Göksungur, Y.; Hamamcı, H. ve Harsa, Ş., “Çeşitli mikroorganizmalardan elde edilen β-galaktozidaz enziminin saflaştırılması ve immobilizasyonu”, BPO62, 23. Ulusal Kimya Kongresi, Sivas, 16-20 Haziran 2009. Muratoğlu, K.; Aydın, A.; Bostan, K.; Sudağıdan, M.; Okuklu, B. ve Harsa, Ş. “Gıda Örneklerinden izole edilen Staph
 
ylococcus aureus izolatlarının antibiyotik duyarlılıklarının belirlenmesi”, 3. Ulusal Veteriner Hijyeni Kongresi, Uludağ Üniversitesi, Bursa , 14-16 Mayıs 2009.
 
Aydın, A.; Bostan, K.; Sudağıdan, M.; Okuklu, B. ve Harsa, Ş., “Marmara Bölgesi’nden izole edilen gıda ve personel kaynaklı Staphylococcus aureus suşları arasındaki klonal ilişkilerin PFGE ile belirlenmesi”, 3. Ulusal Veteriner Hijyeni Kongresi, Uludağ Üniversitesi, Bursa , 14-16 Mayıs 2009.
 
Aydın, A.; Muratoğlu, K.; Sudağıdan, M.; Okuklu, B.; Bostan, K. ve Harsa, Ş., “Gıda örneklerinden izole edilen S. aureus suşlarında enterotoksin üretiminden sorumlu genlerin tespiti ve enterotoksin üretiminin belirlenmesi”, 3. Ulusal Veteriner Hijyeni Kongresi, Uludağ Üniversitesi, Bursa , 14-16 Mayıs 2009.
 
Cinar, C., Apaydin, O., Yenidunya, A. F., Harsa, S. and H. Gunes, “Isolation and Characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis Strains from Olive-related Habitats in Turkey ”, Journal of Applied Microbiology 104, 515–525 (2008).
 
Çabuk, B., Harsa, S. and C. Tari, “Immobilization of β-galactosidase onto Chitosan-Hydroxyapatite Composite Beads” COST 928 2nd A nnual Meeting on Control and Exploitation of Enzymes for A dded Value Food Products, A bstract Book, P5, 34 (51), İstanbul, Turkey, 15-17 October 2008.
 
Hakguder, B., Ustok, F.I., Tari, C., Hamamci, H. and S. Harsa, “Production and Characterization of β-galactosidase by Rhizomucor meihei”, COST 928 2nd A nnual Meeting on Control and Exploitation of Enzymes for A dded Value Food Products, A bstract Book, O1.3, 4 (51), İstanbul, Turkey, 15-17 October 2008.
 
Baysal, A. and S. Harsa, “Survival of Escherichia coli, Staphylococus aureus, Bacillus cereus and Listeria innocua During Refrigerated Storage of Şalgam Juice – A Traditional Fermented Turkish Beverage”, Food Micro2008, Programme and Abstract Book, P A20, 189, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1-4 September 2008.
 
Tari, C., Ustok, F.I., Hakguder, B. and S. Harsa, “Production of β-galactosidase by Rhizomucor sp. in Solid-State Fermentation Systems”, Food Micro2008, Programme and A bstract Book, P A 26, 192, A berdeen, Scotland, 1-4 September 2008.
 
Yavuzdurmaz, H. and S. Harsa , “Characterization and Determination of Some Probiotic Properties of Lactic Acid Bacteria Isolated from Human Milk”, Food Micro2008, Programme and Abstract Book, PFF49, 503, Aberdeen , Scotland , 1-4 September 2008.
 
Molva, Ç., Sudağıdan M., Okuklu, B. ve Ş. Harsa, “Peynir Kaynaklı Bacillus cereus ve Bacillus thuringiensis Suşlarında Eksrasellüler Enzim Üretiminin ve Enterotoksijenik Gen İçeriklerinin Araştırılması”, IV. Ulusal Biyomühendislik Kongresi Uluslararası Katılımlı, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabı, BGM-P6, 122-123, İzmir, 15-18 Ekim 2008.
 
Çabuk, B., Harsa, Ş. ve Tarı, C., “Beta-galaktosidaz Enziminin Kitosan-Hidroksiapatit Küreleri Üzerine İmmobilizasyonu”, I. Ulusal Maya Moleküler Biyolojisi ve Biyoteknolojisi Sempozyumu, Bursa, 30-31 Mayıs 2008.
 
Ustok, F. I., Tari, C. and S. Harsa, “Effect of Symbiotic Relationship of Lactobacillus bulgaricus 77 and Streptococcus thermophilus 95/2 on β-galactosidase and Lactic Acid Production”, Journal of Biotechnology, Volume 131, Issue 2S, S224 (2007).
 
Temur, B. O. and S. Harsa, “Immobilization of Candida rugosa Lipase on Chitosan Beads and Its Hydrolysis Performance on Various Substrates”, Euchis 07-Advances In Chitin Science, Volume X, 364-369, Antalya 2007.
 
Ustok, F.I., Tari, C. and S. Harsa, “Effect of Symbiotic Relationship of Lactobacillus bulgaricus 77 and Streptococcus thermophilus 95/2 on β-galactosidase and Lactic Acid Production”, 13th European Congress on Biotechnology, Barcelona, Spain. 16-19 September 2007.
 
Ustok, F.I., Tarı, C., S. Harsa, “Biochemical properties of beta-galactosidase produced by novel yoghurt cultures”, 2nd International Congress on Food and Nutrition, Proceedings P:239, İstanbul, Turkey , 2007.
 
Kılıc, G. B., Gundogdu, A., Aloglu, H. S., Oner, Z., Karahan, A. G., Aydemir, S., Erkus, O. and S. Harsa, “Turkish ‘White Cheese’ Production with Novel Starter Cultures”, IFT 2007 Annual Meeting &Food Expo, Chicago, IL, USA. July 28– August 1 2007 .
 
Baysal, A. H. D., Çam, M. and H. S. Harsa, “Functional Properties of “Şalgam Juice”, a Traditional Fermented Turkish Beverage”, International Symposium on “Functional Foods in Europe – International Developments in Science and Health Claims” Malta . 9-11 May, 2007.
 
Harsa, S. and  H. Hamamci, “Production, Purification and Immobilization of Lactase Enzymes from Dairy Products”, Control and Exploitation of Enzymes for Added Value Food Products, Working Group 1-2-3 Meeting of COST Action 928 Montpellier , France . Proceedings p: 29, 2nd May, 2007 .
 
Ustok, F.I., Tari, C. and S. Harsa , “Screening of Streptococcus thermophilus ssp. Isolated From Traditional Turkish Yogurts for β-galactosidase and Lactic Acid Production”, 5th International Congress on Food Technology, Thessaloniki , Greece . Congress Proceedings vol:1 p:277-285, 9-11 March 2007.
 
Erkus, O., Okuklu, B., Hamamcı, H. ve Ş. Harsa, “Süt Sanayi İçin Yoğurt ve Peynir Kültürü Üretimi”, Inno-Venture 2007 Proje Pazarı, Ege Üniversitesi Atatürk Kültür Merkezi, 65, 13-14 Aralık 2007.
 
Yavuzdurmaz, H.  ve Ş. Harsa, “Anne Sütünden Laktik Asit Bakterisi İzolasyonu, Karakterizasyonu ve Probiyotik Özelliklerinin Belirlenmesi”, XV. Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Antalya, 29-31 Ekim 2007.
 
Güley, Z., Uysal, H., Kılıç, S. ve Ş. Harsa, “Peynir Orijinli Laktik Asit Bakterilerinin İdentifikasyonunda Yöntem Karşılaştırılması”, XV. Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Bildiri Kitabı, 377-388, Antalya , 28-31 Ekim 2007.
 
Altıok, D., Tokatlı, F. and S. Harsa, “Kinetic Modelling of Lactic Acid Production from Whey by Lactobacillus Casei (NRRL B-441)”, Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 81, 1190-1197 (2006).
 
Erdem, I. , Ciftcioglu, M. and S. Harsa, “Separation of Whey Components by Using Ceramic Composite Membranes,” Desalination, 189, 87-91 (2006).
 
Erkuş, O., Celik, E.S., Yavuzdurmaz, H., Okuklu, B. and S. Harsa , “Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Artisanal Yoghurt Starter Bacteria”, The 20th International ICFMH Symposium on Food Safety and Food Biotechnology: “Diversity and Global Impact”, Bologna , Italy . Preprints, 29 August- 2 October 2006 .
 
Celik, E.S., Erkuş, O., Yavuzdurmaz, H., Harsa, S. and F. Korel, “Scanning and Screening of Aroma and Exopolysaccarides Formation Ability of Traditional Turkish Yoghurt Starter Cultures”, The 20th International ICFMH Symposium on Food Safety and Food Biotechnology: “Diversity and Global Impact”, Bologna , Italy . Preprints, 29 August- 2 October 2006 .
 
Apaydın, O., Yenidunya, A. F., Harsa, S. and H. Gunes, “Isolation and Characterization of Bacillus Thuringiensis Strains from Different Grain Habitats in Turkey ,” World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 21, 285-292 (2005).
 
Goksungur, Y., Gunduz, M., and S. Harsa, “Production and Optimization of Lactic Acid from Whey by Lactobacillus Casei NRRL B-441, Immobilized in Chitosan Stabilized Ca-Alginate,” Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 80, 1282-1290 (2005).
 
Okuklu, B., Yenidunya, A.F., Bulut, C., Harsa, S. and H. Gunes, “Chromosome and Plasmid Profiling Studies on Lactococcus lactis ssp. lactis Strains Isolated from an Artisanal Cheese “Comlek Peyniri” Sample”, 8th Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 28 August-1 September 2005.
 
Erdem, I., Ciftcioglu, M. and S. Harsa, “Separation of Whey Components by using Ceramic Composite Membranes”, 10th Aachen Membrane Colloquim, Aachen, Mainz, Germany, Preprints pg. 539-544, 16-17 March 2005.
 
Harsa, S. ve H. Hamamcı, “Laktoz Tahammülsüzlüğü Sorunu ve Çözüm Önerileri”, Dünya Gıda Dergisi, Şubat Sayısı, 64-67 (2005).
 
Bulut, Ç., Okuklu, B., Güneş, H., Harsa, Ş., Erkuş, O. ve A. F. Yenidünya, “Geleneksel Peynirlerden İzole Starter Lactococcus lactis Suşlarının Genotipik Yöntemlerle Karakterizasyonu”, Gıda Kongresi 2005, Ege Üniversitesi, Poster Bildirileri Kitabı, C1-30, 261, İzmir, 19-21 Nisan 2005.
 
Genç, S., Harsa, Ş., Goksungur, Y., ve A. F. Yenidunya, “Sıvı Kültürde Küf Fermentasyonuyla Kitosan Üretimi ve İzolasyonu”, Gıda Kongresi 2005, , Ege Üniversitesi, İzmir. Sözlü Bildiriler Kitabı, Editörler: Elmacı, Y., Göksungur, Y., Yemişçioğlu, F. Bornova, İzmir, 19-21 Nisan 2005.
 
Tokatlı, F., Altıok, D. ve Ş. Harsa, “Peynir Suyundan Laktik Asit Eldesinin Kinetik Modeli”, XVI. Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Biyoteknoloji Derneği, Osmangazi Üniversitesi, Bildiri ve Poster Kitabı, 367-370, Eskişehir, 31 Ağustos-2 Eylül 2005.
 
Yıldırım, O., Çiftçioğlu, R., Çiftçioğlu, M., ve Ş. Harsa, “Gözenekli Hidroksiapatit/Kitosan Kompozitlerin Hazırlanması ve Karakterizasyonu”, XVI. Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Biyoteknoloji Derneği, Osmangazi Üniversitesi, Bildiri ve Poster Kitabı, 334-339, Eskişehir, 31 Ağustos-2 Eylül 2005.
 
Temur, B. Ö. ve Ş. Harsa, “Candida rugosa Lipazının Kitosan Desteğe İmmobilizasyonu ve Farklı Substratlarda Hidroliz Performansının Belirlenmesi”, XVI. Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Biyoteknoloji Derneği, Osmangazi Üniversitesi, Bildiri ve Poster Kitabı, 571, Eskişehir, 31 Ağustos-2 Eylül 2005.
 
Erkuş, O., Okuklu, B., Bulut, Ç., Güneş, H., Yenidünya, A. F. ve Ş. Harsa, “Geleneksel Çömlek Peynirinden İzole Edilen Lactobacillus Suşlarının Fenotipik ve Genotipik Yöntemlerle Karakterizasyonu”, 14. Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Eskişehir , Ağustos 2005.
 
Gültekin, N., Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., Çiftçioğlu, R., Çiftçioğlu M. and S. Harsa , “Preparation and Characterization of Polylactide-Hydroxyapatite Biocomposites,” Key Engineering Materials Journal, 264-268, 1953-1956 (2004).
 
Erdem, I. , Çiftçioğlu M. and S. Harsa, “Preparation of Ceramic Composite Membranes For Protein Separation,” Key Engineering Materials Journal, 204-268, 2251-2254 (2004).
 
Şimşek, D., Çiftçioğlu, R., Güden, M., Çiftçioğlu M. and S. Harsa , “Mechanical Properties of Hydroxyapatite Composites Reinforced with Hydroxyapatite Whiskers,” Key Engineering Materials Journal, 264-268, 1985-1989 (2004).
 
Şimşek, D., Çiftçioğlu, R., Çiftçioğlu, M. and S. Harsa , “Preparation and Characterization of Hydroxyapatite/Calcium Phosphate Powders,” Key Engineering Materials Journal, 264-268,  2075-2079 (2004).
 
Yavuz, E., Gunes, H., Bulut, C., Harsa, S. and A. F. Yenidunya, “RFLP of 16S rDNA-ITS Region to Differentiate Lactobacilli at Species Level,” World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 20, 535-537 (2004).
 
Buyukkileci, A. O. and S. Harsa, “L-lactic Acid Production from Whey by Lactobacillus casei (NRRL B-441),” Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 79, 1036-1040 (2004).
 
Bulut, Ç., Gunes, H., Okuklu, B., Harsa, S., Kılıc, S., Coban, H. and A. F. Yenidunya, “Homofermentative Lactic Acid Bacteria of a Traditional Cheese ‘Çömlek Peynir’ From Cappadoccia Region,” Journal of Dairy Research, 72, 1-6 (2004).
 
Akbalık, G., Gunes, H., Yavuz, E., Yasa, I. , Harsa, S., Elmacı, Z. S. and A. F. Yenidunya, “Identification of Extracellular Enzyme Producing Alkalophilic Bacilli from Izmir Province by 16S-ITS-DNA RFLP,” J. Appl. Microbiology, 97, 766-773 (2004).
 
Yavuz, E., Gunes, H., Harsa, S., and A.F. Yenidunya, “Identification of Extracellular Enzyme Producing Thermophilic Bacilli from Balcova (Agamemnon) Geothermal Site by ITS rDNA RFLP,” J. of Appl. Microbiology, 97, 810-817 (2004).
 
Alper, S., Harsa, S., Goksungur, Y. and A. F. Yenidunya, “Fungal Chitosan Production From Molasses,” PharmaChem., March Issue, 44-47 (2004).
 
Yavuz, E., Gunes, H., Harsa, S. and A. F. Yenidunya, “Genotypic Characterization of Extracellular Enzyme Producing Thermophilic Bacilli in the Balçova Geothermal Region , TurkeyExtremophiles 2004: 5th International Conference on Extremophiles, Cambridge , Maryland , USA , September 19 - 23, 2004 .
 
Yavuz, E., Gunes, H., Harsa, S., ve A. F. Yenidunya, “Genotypic Characterization of Extracellular Enzyme Producing Thermophilic Bacteria in Balçova Geothermal Region,” II. International Workshop on Molecular Diagnosis, Izmir , Turkey , 10-14 May 2004.
 
Gençkal, H., Tarı, C., Akbalık, G., Yenidünya, A. F., Güneş, H. ve Ş. Harsa, “Alkalifilik Bacillus Suşlarından Alkali Proteaz Üretimi ve Fermentasyon Koşulların Optimizasyonu”, Türkiye 8. Ulusal Gıda Kongresi, Uludağ Üniversitesi, Bursa , 2004.
 
Apaydın, Ö, Yenidünya, A. F., Harsa, Ş. ve H. Güneş, “Tahıl Ortamlarından Bacillus thuringiensis İzolasyonu ve Genotipik Karakterizasyonu”, XVII. Ulusal Biyoloji Kongresi, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabı 16, Adana , 21-24 Haziran 2004.
 
Çınar, Ç., Harsa, Ş., Yenidünya, A. F. ve H. Güneş, “Zeytinlik ve Zeytinyağı  Fabrikalarından İzole Edilen Bacillus thuringiensis’in Genotipik Karakterizasyonu”, II. Uluslararası Katılımlı Moleküler Tanı ve Uygulamaları Sempozyumu, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabı, 74, İzmir, 10-14 Mayıs 2004.
 
Alper, S., Harsa, S., Goksungur, Y., and A. F. Yenidunya, “Fungal Chitosan Production from Molasses,” 11th European Congress on Biotechnology, EFB, Basel, Switzerland, Building Bridges Between Biosciences and Bioengineering, p220, 24-29 August 2003.
 
Gültekin, N., Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., Çiftçioğlu, M. ve S. Harsa, “Preparation and Characterization of Polylactide-Hydroxyapatite Biocomposites,” 8th Conference&Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society (ECRS), İstanbul, Turkey , Conference Proceedings, 544 (B6), 29 June- 3 July 2003 .
 
Erdem, I. , Çiftçioğlu, M. ve S. Harsa, “Preparation of Ceramic Composite Membranes for Protein Separation,” 8th Conference & Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society (ECRS), İstanbul, Turkey , Conference Proceedings, 551 (B8), 29 June- 3 July 2003
 
Şimşek, D., Çiftçioğlu, R., Güden, M., Çiftçioğlu M. ve S. Harsa, “Mechanical Properties of Hydroxyapatite Composites Reinforced with Hydroxyapatite Whiskers,” 8thConference &Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society (ECRS), İstanbul, Turkey , Conference Proceedings, 430(B6), 29 June- 3 July 2003 .
 
Şimşek, D., Çiftçioğlu, R., Harsa, S. ve M. Çiftçioğlu, “Preparation and Characterization of Hydroxyapatite/Calcium Phosphate Powders,” 8th Conference&Exhibition of the European Ceramic Society (ECRS), İstanbul, Turkey , Conference Proceedings, 543 (B6), 29 June- 3 July 2003 .
 
Gultekin, N., Tıhmınlıoglu, F., Ciftcioglu, M. and S. Harsa, “Hydrolytic Degradation and Bioactivity Behaviour of Polylactide-Hydroxyapatite Composite”. Meeting on “Learning from nature how to design new implantable Biomaterials; from biomineralization fundamentals to Biomimetic Materials and Processing Routes”, NATO-ASI, Alvor , Portugal , 13-24 October 2003.
 
Göksungur, Y., Harsa, Ş. ve U. Güvenç, “Melastan ve Sentetik Ortamdan Rhizopus oryzae ile Kitosan Üretimi”, XIII. Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Bildiriler Kitabı, 265-271, Çanakkale, 25-29 Ağustos 2003.
 
Göksungur, Y., Harsa, Ş. ve U. Güvenç, “Melastan ve Sentetik Ortamdan Rhizopus oryzae ile Kitosan Üretimi”, Ege Üniversitesi, Bilim-Teknoloji Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi, Proje Yarışması ve Sergisi 2003, Özetler Kitabı, İzmir, 10-21 Kasım 2003.
 
Üzelyalçın, B., Eroğlu, A., Göksungur, H., Güvenç, U. ve Ş. Harsa, “Ekmek Mayası Üretiminde Bazı Elementlerin- Mg, Cu, Zn, Ca- Etkisi”, 13. Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Poster Özet Kitabı, Biyoteknoloji Derneği, Çanakkale, 25-29 Ağustos 2003.
 
Sudağıdan, M., Gunes, H. and S. Harsa, “Determination of the Effects of Biomaterials on Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells (PBMC)”. International Journal of Health Care Engineering, Technology and Health Care, 10, numbers 3-4, 322-323 (2002).
 
Öztürk, B. ve S. Harsa, “Immobilization of Lipase from Candida rugosa on a Hydrophobic Support,” World Conference and Exhibition on Oilseed and Edible, Industrial and Speciality Oils, İstanbul, Turkey , August 12-16 2002 .
 
Erdem, I., Çiftçioğlu, M. ve S. Harsa, “Seramik Kompozit Membranların Biyoteknolojik Uygulamalar İçin Hazırlanması”, V. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabı, İTMP04, 2 sayfa, Ankara, 2-5 Eylül 2002.
 
Gültekin, N., Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., Çiftçioğlu, M. ve S. Harsa, “Biyopolimer Ve Biyoseramik Kompozitlerin Hazırlanışı Ve Karakterizasyonu”, V. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabı, İTM04, 2 sayfa, Ankara, 2-5 Eylül 2002
 
Çetin, B., Gültekin, N., Tıhmınlıoğlu, F., Çiftçioğlu, M. ve S. Harsa, “Biyopolimer Ve Biyopolimer/Biyoseramik Kompozitlerin Termal Ve Hidrolitik Bozunma Kinetiği”, V. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi, Bildiri Özetleri Kitabı, ÖP19, 3 sayfa, Ankara, 2-5 Eylül 2002.
 
Çetinkaya, F. T., Yenidünya, A. F., Harsa, S. ve H. Güneş, “Bacillus thuringiensis İzolasyonu ve Kristal Protein Genlerinin Araştırılması”, XVI. Ulusal Biyoloji Kongresi, Özet Kitabı, Sayfa 85, Malatya , 4-7 Eylül 2002.
 
Harsa, S. and S. Furusaki, “Chromatographic Separation of Amyloglucosidase from the Mixtures of Enzymes,” Biochemical Engineering Journal, 8, 257-261 (2001).
 
Harsa, S. and S. Furusaki, “Adsorption Kinetics of Amyloglucosidase/b-Cyclodextrin-Chitosan”. In: Chitin and Chitosan- Chitin and Chitosan In Life Science (Edited by T. Uragami, K. Kurita and T. Fukamizo),59-63 (2001).
 
Sudağıdan, M., Güneş, H. ve S. Harsa, “Biyomalzeme Yüzeylerine Bakteri Adezyonunun İncelenmesi”, Poster Özetleri Kitabı, XII. Biyoteknoloji Kongresi, Biyoteknoloji Derneği, PE46, P.71, Ayvalık, Balıkesir, 17-21 Eylül 2001.
 
Sudağıdan, M., Güneş, H. ve S. Harsa, “Determination of The Effects of Biomaterials on Human Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells”, 8th Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium, P.25, ODTÜ, Ankara , 5-8 Eylül 2001.
 
Şimşek, D., Çiftçioğlu, R, Harsa, S. ve M. Çiftçioğlu, “Preparation and Characterization of HA Powders and Composites,” With International Participitation V. Ceramic Congress Proceedings Book (Edited by V. Günay and O. Yücel), İstanbul, Turkey , Publication of Turkish Ceramic Society, No:21, 396-401, 3-5 October 2001
 
Harsa, S. and S. Furusaki, “Adsorption Isotherms and Kinetics of Amyloglucosidase/b-Cyclodextrin-Chitosan,” 8th International Chitin&Chitosan Conference (8th ICCC) and 4th Asian Pacific Chitin&Chitosan Symposium (4th APCCS), Japanese Society for Chitin and Chitosan, Yamaguchi , Japan , 38, 21-23 September 2000.
 
Harsa, Ş. “Biotechnology and Industry: Bioindustries in Japan,” Symposium on Biotechnology and Industry, British Council, E.Ü. Biyoteknoloji ve Araştırma Merkezi, E.Ü. Bilim-Teknoloji Uygulama ve Araştırma Merkezi, 47-63, 6-9 March 2000.
 
Büyükkileci, A. O. ve S. Harsa, “Batch Production of Lactic Acid From Whey By Using Free Lactobacillus casei NRRL B-441,” Food 2000, Blacksea and Central Asian Symposium on Food Technology, Hacettepe University and Middle East Technical University, METU, Ankara, Turkey, 37, 12-16 October 2000.
 
Harsa, S., Zaror, C. A. and D. L. Pyle, “Production of Pectinases from Kluyveromyces marxianus,” 23rd World Congress and Exhibition of the International Society for Fat Research (ISF), Brighton, England, 69, 3-7 October 1999.
 
Harsa, S. “Country Report on Bioindustries,” Country Report Presentation Meeting for the  Group Training Course In Bioindustries , Japan Bioindustry Association, Tokyo, Japan, 93-101, 28 May, 1998 .
 
Harsa, S. “Biotechnology in Japan ”. Interim Report Presentation for the Group Training Course In Bioindustries, IFIC, Tokyo, Japan, 63-68, 26 June 1998 .
 
Harsa, S. “Introduction of Bioindustries to Developing Countries,” Discussion on Introduction of Bioindustries to Developing Countries for the Group Training Course in Bioindustries, NITC, JICA, Nagoya , Japan , 46-51, 27 July 1998 .
 
Harsa, S., Göksungur, Y. ve U. Güvenç, “Cyclodextrins and Applications in Food Industry,” The Sixth International Congress on Food Industry “New Aspects on Food Processing”, Kuşadası, Turkey, 68-78, 27 April- 2 May 1997 .
 
Harsa, S. and S. Furusaki, “Bio-affinity Adsorption Behavior of Several Enzymes onto b-Cyclodextrin/Chitosan,” Separation Science and Technology, 30, 2695-2705 (1995).
 
Harsa, S., Göksungur, Y. and U. Güvenç, “Adsorption Equilibrium and Dynamics of Lactase/CM-Sephadex System,” Biotechnology Techniques, 9, 583-588 (1995).
 
Göksungur, Y., Harsa, S. ve U. Güvenç, “Laktaz enziminin iyon değiştiricilerde adsorpsiyonunu etkileyen faktörler”, Mühendislik Fakültesi Dergisi, Ege Üniversitesi, Seri B, 13, 15-23 (1995).
 
Harsa, S.  “Fermentation of polygalacturonases from Kluyveromyces marxianus”, Mühendislik Fakültesi Dergisi, Ege Üniversitesi, Seri B, 13, 47-53 (1995).
 
Harsa, S. “Chromatographic Methods with Special Emphasis on Ion-Exchange Chromatography,” In: Lecture notes on Downstream Processes in Biotechnology. Med-Campus., Kuşadası , Turkey , 249-274, 10-14 July 1995, (davetli konuşmacı).
 
Harsa, S. and S. Furusaki, “Separation of Amyloglucosidase Using b-Cyclodextrin/Chitosan”. Separation Science and Technology, 29, 639-650 (1994).
 
Harsa, S., Göksungur, Y. ve U. Güvenç, “Laktaz Enziminin İyon Değiş-Tokuşu Üzerine Bir Ön Çalışma”, II. Ulusal Biyoteknoloji Sempozyumu, Bildiri ve Poster Özetleri, Hacettepe Üniversitesi ve Biyoteknoloji Derneği, Sayfa 50, Beytepe, Ankara, 22-23 Eylül 1994.
 
HARSA, S. “Bioaffinity separation of AMG using b-CD-Chitosan system”, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 1994 (araştırma raporu).
 
Harsa, S., Zaror, C. A. and D. L. Pyle, “Production of Polygalacturonases from Kluyveromyces marxianus Fermentation: Preliminary Process Design and Economics,” Process Biochemistry, 28, 187-197 (1993).
 
Harsa, S., Zaror, C. A. and D. L. Pyle, “Adsorption of Kluyveromyces marxianus Pectinase on CM-Sephadex Gels,” Enzyme and Microbial Technology, 15, 906-915 (1993).
 
Harsa, S. and S. Furusaki , “Interaction of Amyloglucosidase with b-Cyclodextrin/Chitosan System,” In: Advances in Bioseparation Engineering (Edited by S. Yamamoto), 77-82, The Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan (1993).
 
Harsa, S. and S. Furusaki, “Interaction of Amyloglucosidase with b-Cyclodextrin/Chitosan System,” 26th Autumn Meeting of the Society of Chemical Engineers “Development in Bioprocessing-Topics in Production and Separation”, Kyoto, Japan. 124, 30 September- 2 October 1993 .
 
HARSA, S. “Downstream Processing of Amyloglucosidases”, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Tokyo, 1993 (araştırma raporu).
 
HARSA, S. “Adsorption isotherms and kinetics for AMG/b-CD-Chitosan system”, Department of Chemistry and Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Japan, 1993 (araştırma raporu).
 
Güvenç, U. ve S. Harsa, “Ekmek Mayası Üretimi”, Gıda Sanayi, 5, 15-19 (1992).
 
Harsa, Ş. “Pektinaz Enzimlerinin İyon Değiştiricilerde Adsorpsiyonu”, Gıda Mühendisliği Kongresi Kitabı. (Editör: Çetin, M., Baysal, T. ve Gönül, Ş.A.), 202-211, İzmir, 27 Nisan-1 Mayıs 1992.
 
“Studies on the Ion-Exchange of Pectinase” (PhD Thesis). The University of Reading , Reading , U.K. , 1992.
 
Harsa, S., Pyle, D. L. and C. A. Zaror, “Purification of Food Grade Pectinase from K. marxianus,” Journal of Biochemical Society Transactions, 19, 423 S (1991).
 
Harsa, S., Pyle, D. L. and C. A. Zaror, “Purification of Food Grade Pectinase from K.marxianus”. 638th Biochemical Society Meeting Abstracts, Issued with the Biochemist, University of Reading , U.K. , 42, 10-12 April 1991.
 
Harsa, S., Pyle, D. L. and C. A. Zaror, “Purification of Food Grade Pectinase from K. marxianus”. 639th Biochemical Society Meeting Abstracts, Issued with the Biochemist, University of  Manchester , U.K. , 43, 16-19 July 1991.
 
Harsa, S., Pyle, D. L. ve C. A. Zaror, “Purification Schemes for Pectinases,” In: NATO Conference on Recent Advances In Industrial Applications of Biotechnology. NATO-ASI preprints, Kuşadası , Turkey , 394, 16-27 September 1991.
 
Harsa, S., Pyle, D. L. and C. A. Zaror, “Effect of pH on Polygalacturonase Adsorption in CM-Sephadex Gels,” In: Separations for Biotechnology 2 (Edited by Pyle, D.L.) 345-355, Elsevier Applied Science. London and New York (1990).
 
Harsa, S. ve U. Güvenç, “Kluyveromyces marxianus NCYC 587 Suşu ile Etanol Üretimi”. Mühendislik Fakültesi Dergisi, Ege Üniversitesi, Seri B, 7, 19-25 (1989).
 
Güvenç, U. ve S. Harsa, “Yüksek Konsantrasyonlu Fruktoz Şurubu Üretimi”, Gıda Sanayi, 4, 47-50 (1987).
 
 Güvenç, U. ve S. Harsa, “Melastan Laktik Asit Üretimi”, Gıda Sanayi Araştırma Geliştirme “86” Sempozyumu, 29-41, İzmir, 4-6 Kasım 1986.
 
“Melastan Laktik Asit Üretimi” (Yüksek Lisans Tezi). Ege Üniversitesi, İzmir, 1986.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

İzmir Institute of Technology, Faculty Administration Board / Member – Associate Professor Delegate                              1996-2001

İzmir Institute of Technology, Faculty Administration Board / Member – Professor Delegate                                             2004-2008

İzmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Administration Board / Member                                                      2001-2013

İzmir Institute of Technology, The Graduate School of Engineering and Sciences / Member                                              1995-2013

İzmir Institute of Technology, Food Engineering  / Department Head                                                                              2005 - 2013

İzmir Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering / Vice Dean                                                                                   2003 - 2005

İzmir Institute of Technology, Administrative Board / Member                                                                                       2003 - 2007

İzmir Institute of Technology, The Graduate School of Engineering and Sciences / Administrative Commission Member      1999 - 2004

İzmir Institute of Technology, Biotechnology and Bioengineering Graduate Program / Director                                         1996 - 2005

INSTITUTIONS VISITED:

USA : Maryland, Catholic, Florida Universities

England : Strathclyde, Bath and Reading Universities, Institute of Food Research, Reading

Netherlands : Wageningen University

Thailand : Kasetsart University, Bangkok

China : HongKong Chinese University

Japan : Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kyoto, Hokkaido, Hokkaido Tokai Universities, Tokyo Institute of Technology

             JBA (Japan Bioindustry Association), 

             MITI (Ministry of International Trade and Industry)

Hokkaido Food Processing Research Center, Hokkaido Fisheries Experimental Station, Hokkaido National Industrial Research Institute, Hokkaido Central Agricultural Experiment Station, National Institute of Agro-Environmental Science, National Institute of Agrobiological Resources, National Institute of Food Research, National Institute of Bioscience and Human Technology, Aichi Prefectural Government Food Research Institute, Aichi Agricultural Research Center, Kazusa DNA Research Institute, Tokyo Institute of Industrial Science Ajinimoto Co. Inc., Kirin Brewery Co. Ltd., Mitsubishi Kasei Institute of Life Sciences, Takeda Chemical Industries Ltd., Kao Corporation, Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co. Ltd., Hokkaido Green-Bio Institute, Snow Brand Milk Products Co. Ltd., Suntory Ltd., Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd., Marine Biotechnology Institute Co. Ltd., Biomolecular Engineering Research Institute, Amersham Pharmacia Biotech Co. Ltd., JGC Corporation, Plantech Research Institute, Meiji Milk Products Co. Ltd., Kurita Water Industries Ltd., Hitachi Plant Engineering and Construction Co. Ltd.

 

PEER REVIEWER

Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

International Journal of Food Science and Technology

International Journal of Food Properties

Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture

Journal of Food Engineering

Journal of Food Process Engineering

Process Biochemistry

Journal of Food Science

Akademik Gıda Dergisi

Gıda Dergisi

RESEARCH PROJECTS:  

Completed projects:

 

Ø  Bioaffinity Separation of Amyloglucosidase Enzyme Using ß-cyclodextrin/chitosan, (supported by the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Tokyo ; Japan Organo Co., Ltd., Japan ), 1992-1994 (project leader).

 

Ø  Purification of Several Microbial Enzymes, AFP İYTE, 1996-1998 (project leader).

 

Ø  Preparation, Characterization and Application of Biomaterials, DPT 98K 122120, 1998-2007 (project leader).

 

Ø  Fermentation of L(+)-Lactic Acid From Whey, AFP-1999 MÜH03 İYTE, 1999-2001 (project leader).

 

Ø  Effect of Trace Elements on the Production of Bakers’ Yeast, industrial project (Pakmaya), 2000-2002 (project director).

 

Ø  Production and Purification of L(+)-Lactic Acid, 2001MÜHYL04 İYTE, 2001-2003 (project leader).

 

Ø  Preparation and Characterization of Biopolymer-Bioceramic Composites, 2001MÜH03 İYTE, 2001-2003 (researcher).

 

Ø  Preparation of Ultrafiltration - Microfiltration Ceramic Composite Membranes for Biotechnological Applications, 2001MÜHYL02 İYTE, 2001-2003 (researcher).

 

Ø  Molecular Characterization of Turkish Microflora, İYTE AF 2001 Fen 20, 2001-2006 (researcher).

 

Ø  Identification and Cloning of Cry Genes from Natural Bacillus Strains and Developing Methods for Multipurpose Crystalline Protein Production, DPT 2002 K120390, 2002-2007 (researcher).

 

Ø  Separation of  Whey Constituents Using Ceramic Membranes, 2003İYTE35, 2003-2005 (project leader).

 

Ø  Biocompatibility of Titanyumnitrür (TiN) Coated and Nitrojen (N) İmplanted Co-Cr-Mo Materials, 2003İYTE14, 2003-2005 (researcher).

 

Ø  Preparation and Characterization of Hydroxyapatite/Chitosan Composites, 2003 İYTE 36, 2003-2005 (project leader).

 

Ø  Isolation of Biofilm Bacteria and Investigation of Their Adhesion Behavior on Biomaterial Surfaces, 2003İYTE01, 2003-2005 (project leader).

 

Ø  Isolation and Characterization of Lactic Acid Bacteria from Traditional Dairy Products; Investigations on Starter Cultures and their Lactase Activities, 2004 İYTE 20, 2004-2007 (project leader).

 

Ø  Investigations on the Starter Properties of Lactobacillus and Formulation of Industrial Cheese Cultures, 2005İYTE36, 2005-2007 (project leader).

 

Ø  Optimisation of Pullulan Production by Aureobasidium pullulans and Investigation of the Effect of Pullulan Films Containing Chemical Preservatives (Antioxidant and Antimicrobial) on the Shelf Life of Intermediate Moisture Foods, TÜBİTAK-TOVAG 104O155, 2005-2008 (researcher).

 

Ø  The Production of Cheese and Yogurt Starter Cultures and Lactase Enzyme for the Dairy Industry: Traditional and Modern Solutions Against Lactose Intolerance, 2005 K 120570, DPT-YUUP Project, 2005-2008, Collaborated with 13 university and 4 industrial company, (project leader).

 

Ø  Production, Purification and Immobilization of Lactase Enzymes from Dairy Products, TOVAG-EU-COST 928 (104 O 270), 2005-2009 (project leader).

 

Ø   Optimization of Membrane Degumming and Deacidification of Vegetable Oils, TÜBİTAK-TOVAG 107O572, 15/09/2007- 2010 (researcher).

 

Ø  Determination of Some Pathogenicity Factors of Staphylococcus aureus Strains Isolated from Food and Related Origins and Investigations of the Phylogenetic Relationships, TÜBİTAK-TBAG 107T266, 01/04/2007- 2010 (researcher).

 

Ø  Isolation and Purification of Alpha-Lactalbumin from Whey for the Development of Protein Nanotubes, 2009İYTE03, 01/04/2009-2011 (project leader).

 

Ø  Production and Characterization of Protein and Peptide Nanotubes from Whey Applicable in Food Industry”, TÜBİTAK-TOVAG 109O866, 01/04/2010-2012 (project leader).

 

 

Continuing Projects:

          Ø  European Network for Gastrointestinal Health Research,  European Science Foundation Research Networking Programme(ENGIHR - 08-RNP-018), 2010 -  (Project Leader from Turkey).

        ØMicroencapsulation of Lactobacillus acidophilus in double emulsion system, BAP 2011 IYTE12, 2011- (Project Director).

      ØLow Environmental Impact Polysaccharide Based Packaging Solutions for Fresh-Cut Fruits and Vegetables” (Biritish Council UK- Knowledge Partnership Programme, İYTE , Reading Univ.& Agrotalya Ltd.), 2012, (Project Leader from Turkey)

 

 

         COURSES   

FE 510 Biomaterials

FE 512 Membrane Processes

FE 514 Food Biotechnology

FE 520 Protein Purification

FE 522 Downstream Processing in Biotechnology

FE 527 Enzyme Engineering (3-0)3

FE 528 Functional Foods

FE 538 Bioprocess Engineering Principles

FE 580 Special Topics in Food Engineering