Yilmaz Kaya

Yilmaz  Kaya Yilmaz Kaya
Agricultural Faculty, Agricultural Biotechnology Department,Ondokuz Mayis University, Turkey


I graduated from Erciyes University in 2007 with Bachelor?s degree in Biology. Then, I pursed my Master?s degree in biotechnology at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia.I started my PhD in 2010 and completed in 2013, under supervisionDr. Fahrul Zaman Huyop, Univeristi Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia. I started at Department of Agricultural Biotechnology in Ondokuz Mayis University as Assist. Prof. Dr. My areas of research include plant tissue culture systems and gene transfer, molecular markers, GMO analysis, biosafety and mobile genetics elements(transpozons). Also I teach undergraduate and graduate level courses on these subjects. I have been performed lots of research with different plant species such as Nicotiana tabacum, Oryza sativa, uplant rice, potatoes, tomatoes, Tagetes minuta and I am an author or co-author of numerous scientific papers and several book chapters

Research Interest

Plant genetic transformation, Plant tissue culture and transgenic plants Microbial Biotechnology,Environmental Biotechnology, Molecular cloning & sub-cloning, Plant biotechnology, Molecular biology experiments including: pcr, rt-pcr, Bioinformatics of related experiments, primer design, gene expression, Plant taxonomy, conventional plant breeding, agricultural sciences and consulting for cultivation, green house designing of related plants