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Dr. İlke Yücekan was born on April 26, 1984 in Serdarlı village of Cyprus. After completing his high school education at Turkish Maarif College, Nicosia in 2001, he received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees with a high honour degrees in the Department of Biochemistry at Ege University in 2005 and 2008, respectively. He received his PhD from the Department of Organic Chemistry, Eastern Mediterranean University in 2013. Since 2015 he has been working as a part-time lecturer at Near East University.

His main research interests are organic synthesis, photochemistry, solar sensor with dye sensors, biochemical chemistry, enzymology, bioactive polymers in gene therapy research, and affinity purification techniques.