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Assoc. Prof. Dr. ONUR YILMAZ

Adnan Menderes University

Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science Biometry & Genetic Unit

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BIOSKETCH

Onur Yilmaz, PhD, is a researcher at Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Agriculture. Dr. Yilmaz has 106 scientific papers and 29 research projects either presented or published. He is an internationally recognized expert in many areas of animal sciences such as molecular genetics, biodiversity, meat biotechnology, reproductive biotechnology and animal breeding programs. Dr. Yilmaz is in the Editorial board of Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, Animal and Veterinary Sciences, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, International Journal of Genetics and Genomics and the Asia-Pacific Studies. His recent research activities includes genetic characterization of farm animals with molecular markers and paternity analysis with microsatellite and SNP markers.
Çine Çaparı sheep breed that under the threat of extinction with very small number of animals were registered and conserved as a genetic resource by valuable effort of Prof. Dr. Orhan Karaca, Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Cemal and Dr. Onur Yilmaz.
Dr. Yilmaz is a faculty member of Adnan Menderes University, Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science, Biometry & Genetics Unit and is at the same faculty where he routinely gives lectures on various topics related to farm animal biotechnology, genetically modified organism, statistics, molecular genetics, molecular markers and analysis methods, Recombinant DNA Techniques and Molecular Phylogenetic. Dr. Yilmaz has been awarded the European Science Foundation (ESF), Mashav Fellowship, Erasmus fellowship and CHIEAM fellowship. He has served as a reviewer of various animal science and molecular genetic journals.

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (2004-2010)

Paternity Analysis with Microsatellites in Karya Type Sheep. (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Orhan KARACA). Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science Biometry & Genetic Unit

Master of Science (MSc) (2001-2004)

A Study on Seasonal Changes in Sperma Quality of Chios and Karya Type Rams. (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Orhan KARACA). Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science, Animal Husbandry & Breeding Unit.

Bachelor of Science (BSc) (1995-1999)

Problems of the Broiler Industry Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science.

ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Dr. (PhD)(2010-Cont.): Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science Biometry & Genetic Unit

Lecturer (2009-2010): Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science Biometry & Genetic Unit

Research Assist. (2001-2009): Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Animal Science, Animal Husbandry & Breeding Unit.

MEMBER OF EDITORIAL BOARD

Electronic Journal of Biotechnology (2015- Continue) - Elsevier (SCI Expanded, IF=1.527)

Animal and Veterinary Sciences (2015-Continue) -Science Publishing Group

Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (2015-Continue) - Science Publishing Group

Asia-Pasific Studies (2014-Continue) - Developing Country Think Tank Institute

International Journal of Genetics and Genomics (2015-Continue) - Science Publishing Group

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

CIHEAM (Full Scholarship):Advances in Small Ruminant Reproduction, Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Zaragoza (IAMZ) (03.04.2017-07.04.2017)

European Science Foundation (ESF) (Full Scholarship): Animal Breeding Meets Social Sciences. Department of Sustainable Agricultural Systems Universitat für Bodenkultur Wien-Austria (25.09.2011-29.09.2011)

Mashav (Full Scholarship): Ruminants Meat Production & Management Postgraduate Course Hebrew University of Jerusalem ISRAEL (07-31 March 2005)

Erasmus (Full Scholarship): Determination of Genetic Structure Using Molecular Genetic Methods in Sheep Breeds. (Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Martino Cassandro). University of Padua-Italy (15.10.2007-15.01.2008)

Globaldiv (Full Scholarship): A Global View of Livestock Biodiversity and Conservation. Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore-Piacenza-Italy (07.09.2009-10.09.2009)

Winner Poster Competition:7th National Student Animal Science Congress. Adnan Menderes University 2011, Aydın-Turkey

AREAS OF INTEREST

  1. Molecular Genetic Analysis
  2. Biotechnological Methods Related to Meat Quality & Production in Farm Animals
  3. Reproductive Technologies in Farm Animals
  4. Statistical Methods
  5. Bioinformatics
  6. Epigenetics & Epigenomic
  7. Functional Genomic
  8. Animal Breeding Strategies & Plans
  9. Gene Transfer & Transgenic Organism

 

 

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