Dr. Yusuf Tutar

Dr. Yusuf Tutar
Professor of Pharmacy, Department of Basic Sciences Biochemistry Division Sivas, TURKEY


Dr. Yusuf TUTAR is the Head of Biochemistry Division and the Head of Basic Sciences Department at Faculty of Pharmacy, Cumhuriyet University, Sivas Turkey. Dr. Tutar is also the Head of Biomedical Engineering Program at the same university. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. at Oregon State University and Texas Tech University respectively. He pursued his postdoctoral study at National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIDDK), USA. His research focuses on Biochemistry, Biophysics, Genetics, and Molecular Biology with specialization in the fields of protein structure-function, protein folding, prion, microrna, pseudogenes, molecular cancer, proteomics, genomics, protein expression and characterization by spectroscopic and calorimetric methods.

Research Interest

Molecular Cancer Research, MicroRNA, pseudogenes, and transfection, Nanoparticles, Protein purification, Recombinant DNA technology, Drug design, Prion, translation termination in eukaryotes