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Tugce is a member within the Euro-MIC COST framework. This project is funded by the European Union and enables scientists to bridge knowledge and capabilities across countries and disciplines.
Summary of the experiences and competences of Tugce
Dr. Tugce Tuccar is currently working as a lecturer at the Medical Laboratory Techniques Program of Istanbul Arel University, and at the same as a guest researcher at
the Fundamental and Industrial Microbiology Program of Istanbul University.
She is a microbiologist with experiences both in academia and industry. Areas of interest are anaerobic bacteria (especially sulfate-reducing bacteria), microbial diversity, microbial ecology, microbial genetics, petroleum microbiology, and microbial corrosion. Her PhD dissertation focused on the microbial corrosion of anaerobic bacterial community obtained from the oil reservoir. She is experienced in aerobic and anaerobic culture techniques, molecular microbiology (DNA extraction, nested PCR and DGGE) techniques and metallurgical (weight-loss method) techniques.
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Istanbul Arel University, Medical Laboratory Techniques Program
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In 2009, she graduated from the Middle East Technical University in Türkiye with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. During her bachelor, she attended a 3-month internship project in Microbiology Department at University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. Then, she obtained her Master’s degree in Fundamental and Industrial Microbiology from Istanbul University, Türkiye, in 2011. During her master project, she conducted part of her research work at Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands. Following her second degree, she received a PhD Degree in Fundamental and Industrial Microbiology from the Istanbul University in 2023. Her dissertation focused on the microbial corrosion of anaerobic bacterial community obtained from the oil reservoir.
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