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Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Division of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology was established as part of Department of Biopharmaceutics on the 25th of December, 2006. Vision of our Division is to educate pharmacy students as internationally well-known, highly respected and preferred pharmacy professionals, scientists and experts who can lead communities with a broad perspective in this rapidly changing world. In our division applying interactive education system, pharmacy students are also given entrepreneurship and/or leadership qualities.

As academic personnel, 1 professor, 2 assistant professors, 1 instructor, and 1 teaching assistant work in Division of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology . Research and teaching facilities of the division are composed of  a cell culture lab, a protein analysis and formulation lab, a gene therapy lab as well as common research lab. 4 MSc and 3 PhD students have been studying in our division as the graduate students of Department of Biotechnology (multidisciplinary program) at Graduate Institute of Science, Mersin University.

The division has international collaborations with Jagellonian University (Poland), Navarra University (Spain), Paris-Sud University (France), Cardiff University (UK), Sapienza University (Italy), Laurentian University (Canada), Harvard University (USA) and Connecticut University (USA).


Publications in International Scientific Journals(last two years)

1. Dogan calhan, S.; Gündoğan, M. Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using Onosma sericeum Willd. and evaluation of their catalytic properties and antibacterial and cytotoxic activity. TURKISH JOURNAL OF CHEMISTRY, 2020, 2020, 1587-1600.