Laboratorary Lecturers

Laboratory Lecturers


1) Cell Culture:

Bilal CIG

Bilal ÇİĞ is Research Assistant at the Süleyman Demirel University in Isparta, Turkey. He obtained his MSc. in 2013 in Biophysics, institution of Health at Süleyman Demirel University in Isparta. He also PhD student in Neuroscience. He was born in 1984, in Malatya, Turkey. He completed primary education in Malatya. He started to engineering faculty department of chemical engineering , Fırat University in 2004 and graduated in 2009.

He was the Congress Secretary of the 3rd, 4th and also 5thInternational Congress on Cell Membranes and Oxidative Stress: Focus on Calcium Signaling and TRP Channels in 2010, 2012 and 2014 ( ). He visited Prof. Dr. Jose Antonio Pariente LIanos's laboratory in Department of Physiology Faculty of science University of Extremadura-Badajoz, Spain for one and a half months (from 16 Jun to 31 July 2011) to learn western-blott system ,calcium signaling experiments on neutrophil and lymphocyte cells. He learned isolation hippocampal cells and DRG (Dorsal Root Ganglion Cells )from rat . He joined with young investigatör scholarship the EACR Sponsored 2nd Anticancer Agents Congress (in English) and 5th Multidisciplinary Cancer Research Congress (in Turkish) 23 - 27 April 2014 Kervansaray Bodrum Resort Hotel, Bodrum/MUĞLA He joined to school of IBRO (international Brain Research Organization) with a scholarship Canada at 17-28 October 2014 in Tehran, Iran

He is interested in calcium signaling experiments on DRG neurons, PC-12, CHO, HL-60 cells activated by oxidative stress. I can isolate cells of DRG from rats .I’m doing cell culture of DRG cells, PC-12 cells, HL-60 cells in our cell culture laboratory.


Yener YAZGAN (born 1975) graduated Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Dicle University in 2001. Subsequently he was fortunate enough to join Prof. Mustafa Naziroglu' lab at the Biophysics Department of the Suleyman Demirel University in Isparta, where he studied the relationship calcium signaling, TRP channels and oxidative stress. He finished Scientific Preparation year of Medical Faculty. He obtained his MSc. in 2016 in Biophysics, institution of Health at Süleyman Demirel University in Isparta. He also PhD student in Neuroscience. His current research is focused on the physiological role of TRP channels on neurological diseases. His special study field is Patch-Clamp Technique. He was member of organization committee of 5th Cell Membranes and Oxidative Stress Congress and 6th World Congress of Oxidative Stress, Calcium Signaling and TRP Channels. He was Laboratorary Lecturers  1st International Brain Research School. There are 4 article, 6 posters and 2 poster awards. Has been the Managing Editor of the Journal of Cellular Neuroscience and Oxidative Stress since January 2016.

2) Calcium Signaling & Patch Clamp:

Prof. Mustafa NAZIROĞLU Isparta, Turkey


Professor Mustafa received his PhD (Physiology) in Fırat University during the period of 1992-1996. Currently, he is working as Head of Department of Biophysics in Suleyman Demirel University (SDU), Medical Faculty. He has successfully completed his administrative responsibilities as Head of department, Head of Congress organization committee, director of Neuroscience Research Center in SDU. As chair of congress, he organized 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th biennale International Congress in Cell Membrane and Oxidative Stress: Focus on Calcium Signaling and TRP channels between 2006 and 2014, Isparta, Turkey. ( He served in organization committee of TEMA-14 Congress (2011), Hubei, Chine. Professor Nazıroğlu is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals like ‘Biological Trace Element Research’, ‘Cell Membranes and Free Radical Research, and ‘Current Neuropharmacology (Guest Editor)’. He is also review editor in Frontiers in Membrane Physiology and Biophysics. He authored 188 international research and 11 review articles and 2852 citations in SCI-Thompson and 6 international book chapters. He's member of Cell Membranes and Free Radical Society (Head of the society), Turkish Physiological Society and International Brain Research Organization (IBRO). He has honored as NATO Research Fellowship, Martin-Luther University, Halle-Saale, Germany, (1999-2000), ‘Young Investigative Scientist Award (2001), UC-Berkeley, USA, Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Research fellowship owner (2002-2005), Medical Faculty, RWTH-Aachen, Germany, Encouragement Award of Scientific and Tech. Res. Council (TUBITAK), Ankara, Turkey (2006), Howard Hudges Medical Institute (USA) support (2009) and Khwarizmi International Award (2012).

Dr Ömer ÇELİK Isparta, Turkey

He got his Ph.D. degree from Institute of Health Sciences of Suleyman Demirel University in October 2011. He has been an academic staff member (Assist. Prof.) of Department of Biophysics in Faculty of Medicine, Suleyman Demirel University since December 2011. He visited Prof. Dr. Alexander Lüchoff’s Lab. (Physiology Institute, RWTH- Aachen University-Germany) for 4 months during his PhD education. His works focus on Transient Membrane Potential Channels (TRPM), patch-clmap method, calcium signalling and oxidative stress. He attended in ‘DNA damage, repairment and related diseases with DNA damage’ course which was organized by Health Sciences Institute, Dokuz Eylul University between 14-17 May 2007. He was a member of organization committee (Accountant or Local Vice Chairman) of 2nd, 3rd and 4th International Congress on Cell Membranes and Oxidative Stress: Calcium Signalling and TRP Channels, Isparta, Turkey.

His skills are of melatonin, oxidative stress, patch-clamp, TRPM2 channels and calcium signalling.

3) Immunohistochemistry & RT-PCR

Assist. Prof. Dr. Denis ROUSSEAU Grenoble, France

Denis ROUSSEAU was PhD graduated at Grenoble University at the “Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique” and at the French National Institute of Health where he worked on cell cycle regulations and cancer. With a post-doctoral position in Nahum Sonenberg laboratory at McGill University, he specialized on cancer research, translational regulations and virology.

After working few years on HCV and HIV research, as in cancer research, he is working now since ten years on a vital mitochondrial ATPase, ATAD3, which involved in several pathologies like in cancers and diabetes.

Using genetically modified mouse model, he is focusing today on muscular, metabolic and brain diseases associated to ATAD3 loss of function.

His skills are of experimental bio-medicine with specializations in molecular and cellular biology, cancer research, virology and metabolic diseases.


Ahmi ÖZ Isparta, Turkey

Araştırma Görevlisi AHMİ ÖZ

Ahmi ÖZ (born 1990) graduated as a B. Sc. degree from Gazi University, Department of Biology Education in July 2013. Subsequently he was fortunate enough to join Prof. Mustafa Naziroglu' lab at the Biophysics Department of the Suleyman Demirel University in Isparta, where he studied the relationship TRP channels, neurological diseases, calcium signaling and oxidative stress. After one year Scientific Preparation Education of Faculty of Medicine, he started his M. Sc. education in September 2014. His current position is Research Assistant and current researchs are focused on Patch-Clamp, Ca2+ Signaling, Cell Culture and Oxidative Stress on neurological diseases.

Ramazan ÇINAR Isparta, Turkey


Ramazan ÇINAR was born in Şanlıurfa, 1991. He graduated as a B. Sc. from Department of Biology, Fırat University in July 2014. After graduating he was joined Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine,  Department of Biophysics, Prof. Mustafa NAZIROĞLU; Lab. where studying relationship between oxidative stress, calcium signaling and neurological disorders. He has a graduation thesis entitled;Immunohistochemistry and Apoptosis;.He interested in Immunohistochemistry, Western Blotting, Neurological diseases and Apoptosis.