Ismet Berber was born in Trabzon, Turkey, in 1968. He graduated with B.S. degree, with high honor, from the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Yüzüncü Y?l University (YYU), Van, Turkey, in 1990, and obtained his M.S. degree from Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Biology, YYU, Van, Turkey, in 1993, and his Ph.D. degree from Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Department of Biology, Ankara University, Ankara, Turkey, in 1998. After that, he was appointed and worked as a Faculty Member at various levels, as Assistant Professor and as Associate Professor, at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, YYU, Van, Turkey, between 1999 and 2008. Currently, he is working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Sinop University, Sinop, Turkey. His main research fields are the isolation, characterization, identification, and numeric and molecular taxonomy of microorganisms. His current research interests include identification, characterization, numerical and molecular taxonomy of several bacterial genera (such as Bacillus, Staphylococcus, Escherichia, and other pathogenic bacteria), determinations of acute-phase and serum protein profiles in rats, and induction of plant response systems against Pseudomonas syringae, SDS-PAGE, Native-PAGE, plasmid DNA profiles, and RAPD-PCR techniques.
Biography Updated on 2 May 2013