• Curriculum vitae


    • Since 2020:
      PhD studies in the Microbial Genome Plasticity Group, Institute of Hygiene, University Hospital Münster, Germany
    • 2015 - 2018:
      MSc Agricultural Biotechnology, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
      Thesis: Determination of genetic diversity between genotypes of fig (Ficus carica L.)
    • 2010 - 2014:
      Undergraduate studies in Molecular Biology and Genetics, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey
      Thesis: Probiotic bacteria in the treatment of colorectal cancer

    Work experience

    • 2013:
      Intern, Health Sciences Research and Application Centre, Akdenz University, Antalya, Turkey
  • Research interests

    • Horizontal gene transfer
    • Antibiotic resistance
    • Bacterial genome plasticity
    • Evolutionary biology
  • Publications

    • Ikten H, Yılmaz Y, Yapici B, dogan A, Ertan B, Erkan M (2020) Molecular characterization of locally grown 'Melli' fig (Ficus carica L.) clones, comparison with commoon cultivars. Acta Hortic 1280:23-30. 10.17660/ActaHortic.2020.1280.4 [doi]
    • Ikten H, Yılmaz Y (2019) Validation of Gender Specific CAPS Marker in Turkish Fig (Ficus carica L.) Collection and F1 Progenies. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca 47(3):867-871. 10.15835/nbha47311499 [doi]
    • Ikten H, Solak SS, Yılmaz Y (2018) Transferability of SSR markers from related Ficus species to Ficus carica L. and assessment of effectiveness of the markers. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 16(2):1909-1918. 10.15666/aeer/1602_19091918 [doi]