GECKIL:Projects

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PROJECTS

  • October 1 2007-October 1 2009: Hikmet Geckil, Burhan Ates, Sule Bulut, Aslı Giray Kurt. Production of L-DOPA and dopamine in bacteria expressing Vitreoscilla hemoglobin, A project supported by The Scientific andTechnical Research Council of Turkey, TUBITAK (No: 107T478), Project budget: 100,000 USD plus 1000 USD/monthPhD scholarship for two years.
     
  • 2006-2008: Birol Mutlu, Hikmet Geckil and Sukru Karakus. Some taxonomical studies on genus Erysimum in Turkey. A project supported by The Scientific and Technical Research Council ofTurkey (TBAG 105T126),
    Project budget: 100,000 USD.  
     
  • 2005-2006: Hikmet Geckil, Burhan Ates, Sebnem O Erenler, Salih Gencer, Suleyman Aydin. Cloning, isolation and expression of L-asparaginase, an antileukemic enzyme, gene (ansB) gene in various Gram-negative bacteria. The State Planning Organization of Turkish Prime Ministry, DPT 2003/K120610, Project budget: 50,000 USD.
     
  • 2004-2005: The production, chemical characterization and clinical aspects of L-asparaginase of bacterial origin.
    A graduate research project with a 6,000 USD budget supported by the Research Fund Unit of Inonu University, APYB 2004/93.
     
  • 2005-2006: Cloning, expression and isolation of L-asparaginase, an enzyme used in cancer therapy, gene (ansB) in various gram-negative bacteria.
    A graduate research project with a 6,000 USD budget supported by the Research Fund Unit of Inonu University, APYB 2005/25.
     
  • 2003-2004: The use of Vitreoscilla hemoglobin in Enterobacter aerogenes : some industrial applications.
    A project supported by The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, TUBITAK (TBAG2267(102T197)),
    Project budget: 40,000 USD
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  • 2003-2004: The degradation/removal of textile dyes from industrial effluents through the use of biotechnological methods.A collectiveproject supported by The State Planning Organization of Turkish Prime Ministry, (DPT:2003K120610), Project budget: 175,000 USD
     
  • 2002-2003: The industrial use of Pseudomonas aeruginosa engineered with the Vitreoscilla hemoglobin gene. A project supported by the Research Fund Unit of Inonu University, APYB 2002/05, Project budget: 12,000 USD
     
  • 2001: Effect of organic solvents on metabolic and physiological activities of Enterobacter aerogenes engineered with Vitreoscilla hemoglobin gene. A project supported by the Research Fund Unit of Inonu University, APYB 2001/16, Project budget: 5000 USD

 





RESEARCH PROJECTS REVIEW PANELS

  • Since 2005 serving regularly on either one of TUBITAK review panels:
    • The Basic Sciences Research Group (TBAG)
    • Health Sciences Research Group (SBAG)
    • Public Research Grant Committee (KAMAG)
    • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Group (SOBAG)
    • Technology and Inovation Funding programs Directorate (TEYDEB)
  • Founding Director, Center for Gifted and Talented at Inonu University (2010-2012)
  • Founding Director, Children's University at Inonu University (2010-2012)
  • Instructure for TUBITAK Biology Olympiads (2008-2010)
  • 2012: Nominated by TUBITAK, representing Turkey in COMSTECH (Committee on Scientific and Technological Cooperation) under OIC (Organisation of Islamic Cooperation).
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