The Department of Medical Microbiology is focused on education and R & D. The faculty members consist of experienced, young scientists. In addition to the School of Medicine, the department teaches microbiology courses at the Department of Nursing at the School of Health Sciences, the Medical Laboratory Technician program at the Vocational School of Health Services and many other departments.
Theoretical lessons are integrated with laboratory practices to enable the subjects to be learnt thoroughly and to be easy to recall. Faculty members carry out a large number of research projects.
Students are also encouraged to participate in research projects while benefiting from all the opportunities provided by the department. Research topics include the development of tools for the rapid diagnosis of infectious agents, molecular microbiology diagnostic tools, aptamers, biosensors, antibiotic resistance inhibition, antimicrobial drug development, and gene carrier systems.
(*) Assigned Faculty Members According to Article 13-b-4 of Law No. 2547.
(**) Visiting Faculty Member