Prof. Turgut İMİR, PhD

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Education

  • B.A. : 1969 Ankara University Veterinary Faculty, Ankara,Turkey
  • Ph.D. : 1974 Hacettepe University, Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey
  • Assoc.Prof.: 1979 Hacettepe University, Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey
  • Prof.: 1988 Gazi University, Medical Faculty, Ankara, Turkey

Projects

  • Finland Sigrud Julelius Foundation Research Projects (1975)
  • NIH (USA) research project (İn Finland) (1975)
  • Turkish Research and Scientific Association (6 project) (1977-2004)
  • International Atomic Energy Agency research project (1980)
  • U.S.A. Public Health Service Project (1984-1986)
  • NATO (Science for Stability Program) Project (1990-1994)
  • T.C. State Planning Organization (2 projects) (1988-1998)
  • Gazi University Research Project (5 projects)

Administrative Duties

  • President for Turkish Rowing Federation (1979-1984),
  • Director of Gazi University Department of Medical Microbiology (1980-1994),
  • Head of Basic Medical Sciences (1980-1984),
  • Member of Faculty Council (1980-1984),
  • Member of Faculty Administration Council (1987-1996),
  • Director for Gazi University Health Sciences Institute (1988-1992),
  • Director for Turkish Research and Scientific Association Medical Section (1988-1991),
  • Vice President for Turkish Research and Scientific Association (1990-1992),
  • Turkey Represantative for European Science Foundation (1991-1992),
  • Turkish Ministry of Health Undersecretary (1994-1996) (responsible from 6 General Directories).

Academic Appointments

  • 1970 – 1974: Research and teaching fellow, Microbiology Institute, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 1974 -1976: Post-doctoral research fellow, Department of Bacteriology and Immunology,Faculty of Medicine, University of Helsinki, Finland
  • 1976: Lecturer, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 1978: Short-term research fellow, Department of Bacteriology and Immunology,Faculty of Medicine, Helsinki University,Finland
  • 1979: Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 1980: Associate Professor, Head of Basic Medical Sciences and Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara,Turkiye
  • 1984 – 1985: Visiting Professor, (teaching and research), Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, School of Medicine, University of New Mexico, U.S.A.
  • 1988: Professor, Head of Microbiology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 1990 -1992: Director, Institute of Health Sciences, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 1993 -2010: Director, Immunology Research and Application Centre, Gazi University, Ankara, Turkey
  • 1997 -1998: Visiting Scientist, Ontario Cancer Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
  • 1999 -1999: Visiting Scientist, Rush Cancer Institute, Chicago, USA
  • 2012 – Professor, Head of Microbiology Department, Near East University, Nicosia, Northern Cyprus

Lectures
Medical Microbiology, Immunology, Oral Microbiology.

Current Projects
Searching of Natural Killer (NK) and Lymphokine Activated Killer (LAK) cell physiology, morphology and their augmentation and inhibition on killing, recombinant protein purification and peptide vaccines.

Publications
More than 150 article on peer reviewed journal and 1100 citations.