ASSOC.PROF.DR. BİRCE TABAN    
Name : BİRCE
Surname : TABAN
E-Mail : btaban@ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : +90 (312) 5961737
Title : ASSOC.PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department : Dairy Technology Department
Personal Information

Assoc. Prof. Birce MERCANOGLU TABAN


December 2014- : Assoc. Prof., Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture Dairy Technology Department

May 2012-December2014 : Assist. Prof., Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture Dairy Technology Department

January 2008-May 2012 : Assist. Prof.Gazi University VHSHS

February 2003-February 2004 : Invited Researcher, Canadian Research Institute for Food Safety (CRIFS)

August 2000-Jabuary 2007 : Res. Assist., Hacettepe University Faculty of Engineering Food Engineering Department

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EDUCATION

2014- : Assoc. Prof.

2002-2007 : PhD., Hacettepe University Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences Food Engineering Program 

1999-2002 : MSc., Hacettepe University Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences Food Engineering Program 

1995-1999 : BSc., Hacettepe University Faculty of Engineering Food Engineering Department

1987-1994 : Secondary and High School, TED Ankara College

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TASKS

Administrative Tasks:

- Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture International Publicity Working Group Member (2016-2018)

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture Student Activities Committee (ZEK) Member (2015-...)

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture Education-Training Commission Member (2015 -...)

- Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture Dairy Technology Department Erasmus Coordinator (2014-…)

Gazi University VHSHS Scientific Research Projects Expert Board Member (2012-2012 and 2008-2009)

Gazi University VHSHS  Material Error Commission Member (2011-2012)

Gazi University VHSHS Leonardo External Relations Coordinator

(2008-2012)

- Gazi University VHSHS Erasmus Coordinator (2008-2012)

Academic Tasks:

- 2nd National Dairy Congress Scientific Advisory Board Member, 25-26 April 2019, İzmir, Turkey.

- 2nd International Probiotics, Nutrition & Microbiome Conference Organizing Committee Member, 10-12 October 2018, Amsterdam, Holland. 

- 3rd International Congress on Food Technology Organizing Committee Member and General Secretary, 10-12 October 2018, Cappadocia, Turkey.

- 6th Food Safety Congress Scientific Advisory Board Member, 3-4 May 2018, İstanbul, Turkey. 

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture 14. Student Congress Organizing Committee Member, 18 April 2018, Ankara, Turkey. 

- 1st National Dairy Congress Scientific Advisory Board Member, 25-26 May 2017, Ankara, Turkey.

- Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture 13th Student Congress Organizing Committee Member, 24 April 2017, Ankara, Turkey. 

- Turkish 12th Food Congress Organizing Committee Member, 05-07 October 2016, Edirne, Turkey.

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture 12th Student Congress Organizing Committee Member, 21 April 2016, Ankara, Turkey. 

5th Food Safety Congress Scientific Advisory Board Member, 7-8 May 2015, İstanbul, Turkey.  

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture 11th Student Congress Organizing Committee Member and Poster Evaluation Board Member, 16 April 2015, Ankara, Turkey.

2nd International Congress on Food Technology Organizing Committee Member and General Secretary, 5-7 November 2014, Kuşadası, Turkey.

Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture 10th Student Congress Poster Evaluation Board Member, 17 April 2014, Ankara, Turkey.

Turkish 11th Food Congress Organizing Committee Member, 10-12 October 2012, Hatay, Turkey.

- 1st International Congress on Food Technology Organizing Committee Member and General Secretary, 3-6 November 2010, Antalya, Turkey.

- XXXIII International Congress on Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease International Advisory Board Member, 6-10 September 2010, Greek Islands, Greece.

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ACTIVITIES

International Activities:

- Erasmus Academic Staff Teaching Mobility, 01-05 April 2019, Democritus University of Thrace-Department of Agricultural Development, Greece.  

Japan Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Re-Inventing Japan Project (GLocal Age 2020) -Global Student Capacity Development Project for Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production, Global Agriculture and Food Science Program (Short-term Invited Participant), 10-26 August 2017, Chiang Mai University Faculty of Agriculture, Thailand.

Erasmus Academic Staff Teaching Mobility, 20-25 September 2015, Cordoba University-Department of Food Science and Technology, Spain.

National Activities:

Mercanoğlu Taban, B. Natural Preservatives in Foods and Their Effects. Process Cheese Production and Alternative Solutions Seminar (Maysa). 26 April 2019, Antalya, Turkey (Invited Speaker).

Mercanoğlu, B. Basic Concepts of Food Safety. Chamber of Food Engineers Free Consultancy Engineering (SMM) Compulsory Basic Education. 09-10 March 2012, 16-17 March 2012, 08-09 June 2012, 18-19 January 2014, 08-09 February 2014 and 09-10 May 2015, Ankara, Turkey (Invited Lecturer).

Mercanoğlu, B. Food Hygiene Practices. The Course of Ministry of Education In-service Training Department. 25-27 August 2004, Aksaray, Turkey (Invited Lecturer).

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MEMBERSHIP

Membership in Scientific Organizations and Associations / Tasks in National and International Scientific Journals:

Journal of Agricultural Science (Ankara University, Faculty of Agriculture Press) Section Editor (2017-...)

- Frontiers in Microbiology Section Editor (2018-...)

- Food Safety Journal Scientific Advisory Board Member (2014-…)

- Food Safety Journal Editorial Board Member (2014-…)

- Turkish Journal of Hygiene and Experimental Biology Editorial Board Member (2014-…)

- FOOD Journal Editor (The Association of Food Technology Press) (2010-...)

- The Association of Food Technology Board Member and Foreign Relations Executer (2009-...)

- The Association of Food Technology Member (2009-…)

- Turkish Microbiology Society Member (2008-...)

- Chamber of Food Engineers Member (2007-...)

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PARTICIPATED COURSES and WORKSHOPS

Food Biotechnology and Biosafety Workshop, 09-11 October 2017, Ankara, Turkey.

 VI. Applied Molecular Microbiology Course, Republic of Turkey-Ministry of Health-Refik Saydam Hygiene Center Presidency, 10-14 October 2011, Ankara, Turkey.

- ISO 22000:2005 Food Safety Management System Training, Eurocons, 18 July 2007, İzmir, Turkey.

- Food Safety and Pest Control Training, Protek, 9 April 2007, Ankara, Turkey.

- Basic ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System Training, Eurocons, 9-10 March 2007, İzmir, Turkey.

- Research and Publication Ethics Course, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Continuing Medical Education Activities, 6 May 2005, Ankara, Turkey.

Protein Techniques and Proteomics Course, Ege University Science and Technology Application and Research Center (EBİLTEM), 21-25 June 2004, İzmir, Turkey.

- Food Irradiation 2001 Course, Turkish Atomic Energy Authority, Ankara Nuclear Agriculture and Animal Husbandry Research Center (ANTHAM), 26 February-1 March 2001, Ankara, Turkey.

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LECTURES GIVEN IN ANKARA UNIVERSITY

Undergraduate Lectures:

- Dairy Microbiology (ZST305)

- Microbiology (ZST201 and ZST206)

- Milk-Based Dairy Products Technology (ZST310)

- Fundamentals of Nutrition (ZST425)

Dairy Technology (ZST202)

Aquatic Microbiology (in English) (AQS205)

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Professional Practice  1 (ZMU101)

- Professional Practice  2 (ZMU202 and ZMU203)

- Professional Practice  3 (ZMU302)

- Undergraduate Thesis (ZMU401 and ZMU402)

Graduate Lectures:

- Pathogen Microorganisms in Milk and Dairy Products (801800715191)

- Rapid Microbiological Analysis Techniques in Dairy Industry (801800715211)

- Nucleic Acid-Based Analysis Techniques in Dairy Technology (801800805291)

- Lactic Acid Bacteria in Dairy Industry (801800715380)

- Starter Culture Systems in Dairy Industry (801800725410)

- Additives in Dairy Industry (801800715100)

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- PhD. Specialization Course (801800806100)

- PhD. Seminar Course (801800807100)

- PhD. Thesis Study (801800809100)

- MSc. Specialization Course (801800716100)

- MSc. Seminar Course (801800717100)

- MSc. Thesis Study (801800719100)

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REVIEWER in SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS

International:

- Frontiers in Microbiology

- Frontiers in Immunology

- Journal of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kafkas University

- Pharmaceutical Biology

- Food Research International

- The Journal of Veterinary Medical Science

- Food Control

- Italian Journal of Food Science

National:

- Harran Gıda ve Tarım Bilimleri Dergisi (Harran Journal of Agricultural and Food Science)

- Türk Veteriner ve Hayvancılık Dergisi (Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Sciences)

- Türk Hijyen ve Deneysel Biyoloji Dergisi (Turkish Bulletin of Hygiene and Experimental Biology)

- Tarım Bilimleri Dergisi (Journal of Agricultural Sciences) (Ankara University Faculty of Agriculture Press)

- Gazi University Journal of Science

- Gıda Dergisi/FOOD Journal (The Association of Food Technology Press)

- Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Dergisi (Journal of Bursa Uludag University Agricultural Faculty)

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AWARDS

- TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) International Scientific Publications Encouragement Award (7 times between the years of 2000-2012)

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MEMBERSHIP of THESIS DEFENSE BOARD 

- Membership of 3 PhD. Thesis Defense Board

Membership of 1 PhD. Thesis Monitoring Board

- Membership of 9 MSc. Thesis Defense Board

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THESIS ADVISOR

MSc. (without thesis study):

1. Sarıtepeci, Z. (continues). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

2. Halıcı, B. (continues). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

3. Tuncer, S.A. (continues). (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

4. Akgümüş, N.N. (2018). Biogenic Amines and Microorganisms Forming Biogenic Amines in Cheeses (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

5. Ergünal, E. (2018). Aflatoxin Binding Capacity of Dairy Bacteria in Milk and Dairy Products (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

6. Güneş, B. (2018). Microbial Interactions in Raw and Pasteurized Milks (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

7. Esen,  B.C. (2018). Control of Microbial Growth in Dairy Industry by Membrane Technologies (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

8. Demirhan, S. (2018). Bacteriophages and Their Problems in Dairy Induıstry (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

9. Eroğlu Alış, S. (2016). The Importance of Cronobacter sakazakii on Dairy Products, Infant Foods and Human Health (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

10. Duyar, G. (2015). Probiotic Bacteria Used in Cheese Production (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

11. Gök, A.E.T. (2015). Effects of New Packaging Techniques on Some Properties of Cheeses (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

MSc.

12. Aydemir, R. (continues). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

13. Taşkın, Z. (continues). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

14. Alaşlar, C. (continues). The Effect of Molecular Resonance on Mesophilic and Psychrotrophic Aerobic Microflora of Raw Milk (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

15Karimihachehsoo, S. (2016). Detection of Presence of Staphylococcus aureus in White Pickled and Tulum Cheeses Sold in Open Markets of Ankara and Investigation of Some Classical Enterotoxigenic Properties of These Strains by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

16. Çolaklar, M. (2012). The Effect of Lactobacillus plantarum on Growth of Staphylococcus aureus in White-Brined Cheeses (In Turkish). Hacettepe University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Food Engineering Program, Co-Advisor.

17. Yücebay, M. (2012). The Effect of Lactobacillus brevis and Pediococcus pentosaceus on Growth of Staphylococcus aureus in White-Brined Cheeses (In Turkish). Hacettepe University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Food Engineering Program, Co-Advisor.

PhD.:

18.  Hassankhani, A. (continues). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Advisor.

19. Akal, H.C(2017). Research on Facilities of Using Whey Powder and Transglutaminase Enzyme in Ayran Production (In Turkish). Ankara University, Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, Dairy Technology Program, Co-Advisor.

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COMPLETED or CONTINUING RESEARCH PROJECTS 

International:

1- New Technologies for Improving Real time PCR Methods for the Detection of Foodborne Pathogens (Project of Canadian Research Institute, University of Guelph, Project No: SF6014), Research Project Assistant. Financially supported by: Canadian Government (2002-2004).

National:


2- Determination of Presence of Staphylococcus aureus in White Pickled and Tulum Cheeses Sold in Open Markets of Ankara and Investigation of Some Classical Enterotoxigenic Properties of the Determined Strains by Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) (In Turkish) (Ankara University Scientific Research Project, Project No: 14L0447003), Project Manager. Financially supported by: Ankara University BAP (2014-2015).


3- Development of Starter Combinations for Industrial Yogurt Production, by Determining the Suitability of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus and Streptococcus thermophilus Strains Isolated from Traditional Yogurt Samples  (in Turkish) (Republic of Turkey-Ministry of Industry and Trade, Industry Thesis Project, Project No: 0268.STZ.2013-2), Research Project Assistant. Financially supported by: Republic of Turkey-Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology (2014-2017).

4- Development and Implementation of Immunomagnetic Separation-Real time Polymerase Chain Reaction (IMS-Real time PCR) Combined Method for the Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Beef Meats (in Turkish) (Hacettepe University Scientific Research Project, Project No: 08.01.602.013), Research Project Assistant. Financially supported by: Hacettepe University BAP (2009-2011).

5- Determination of the Presence of Salmonella in Ready-to-eat Salads and Investigation of the Antibiotic Resistancy of the Determined Serovars  (in Turkish) (Gazi University Scientific Research Project, Project No: 21/2009-01), Project Manager. Financially supported by: Gazi University BAP (2009-2010).

6- Detection of Salmonella spp. ve Listeria monocytogenes in Raw-Consumed Leafy Green Vegetables Grown Around Ankara Region, by Using Molecular Techniques [TUBITAK Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary Research Group (TOVAG) Project No:106O108],  Research Project Assistant. Financially supported by: TUBITAK (2006-2008).

7- Rapid Determination of Salmonella Contamination in Foods by Immunomagnetic Separation-Polymerase Chain Reaction (IMS-PCR) Combined Method  (in Turkish)(Hacettepe University Scientific Research Project, Project No: 03.02.602.006), Research Project Assistant. Financially supported by: Hacettepe University BAP (2004-2007).

8- Pharmacognosy Studies on Antiinflammatory, Analgesic and Antimicrobial Effects of Folk Drugs (Natural Plant Extracts)  (in Turkish) (Gazi University Scientific Research Project, Project No: 02/2003-16), Research Project Assistant. Financially supported by: Gazi University BAP (2003-2006).

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PUBLISHED ARTICLES

A. Published Articles in Scientific Journals Indexed/Abstracted in SCI ve SCI-expanded Indexes:

A1- Pérez-Rodríguez, F., Mercanoglu Taban, B. 2019. A State-of-Art Review on Multi-Drug Resistant Pathogens in Foods of Animal Origin: Risk Factors and Mitigation Strategies. Frontiers in Microbiology, 10, DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.02091

A2- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Aytaç, S. A., 2019. An Evaluation of Immunomagnetic Separation-Real-time PCR (IMS-RTiPCR) Combined Assay for Rapid and Specific Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Raw Milk and Ground Beef. Food Science and Technology, DOI: 10.1590/fst.15818 

A3-  Çolaklar, M., Mercanoglu Taban, B., Aytaç, S. A., Özer, H. B., Gürsoy, A., Akçelik, N. 2019. Application of Bacteriocin-Like Inhibitory Substances (BLIS)- Producing Probiotic Strain of Lactobacillus plantarum in Control of Staphylococcus aureus in White-Brined Cheese Production. Journal of Agricultural Sciences, DOI: 10.15832/ankutbd.499129

A4- Yücebay, M.,  Karslı, G. S., Mercanoglu Taban, B., Aytaç, S. A., Özer, H. B., Gürsoy, A., Akçelik, M. 2019. The Effects of Autochthonous Probiotic Strains of Lactobacillus brevis and Pediococcus pentosaceus on Staphylococcus aureus during Production and Ripening of White-Pickled Cheeses. Journal of Food Safety and Food Quality, 70, 4-9.

A5- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Akineden, Ö., Karimihachehsoo, S., Gross, M., Usleber, E. 2017. Enterotoxigenic Staphylococcus aureus in Brined Cheese from Weekly Street Markets in Ankara, Turkey. Journal of Food Safety and Food Quality, 68, 117-123.

A6- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Aytac, S.A., Akkoc, N., Akcelik, M. 2013. Characterization of Antibiotic Resistance in Salmonella enterica Isolates Determined From Ready-to-eat (RTE) Salad Vegetables. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 44 (2): 385-391.

A7- Mercanoglu Taban, B. 2012. Listeria monocytogenes in Cig Kofte without Meat: A Novel Bulgur Ball Product. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 10 (2): 130-132.

A8- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Halkman, A.K. 2011. Do Leafy Green Vegetables and Their Ready-To-Eat (RTE) Salads Carry A Risk of Foodborne Pathogens? Anaerobe, 17 (6): 286-287.

A9- Aytac, S.A., Ben, U., Cengiz, C., Mercanoglu Taban, B. 2010. Evaluation of Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes Contamination on Leafy Green Vegetables. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 8 (2): 275-279.

A10- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Aytac, S.A. 2009. Application of Magnetic Immuno-Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay for Detection of Salmonella spp. in Chicken Meats. European Food Research and Technology, 229: 623–628.

A11- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Ben, U., Aytac, S.A. 2009. Rapid Detection of Salmonella in Milk by Combined Immunomagnetic Separation-Polymerase Chain Reaction Assay. Journal of Dairy Science, 92 (6): 2382-2388.

A12- Demir, A., Mercanoglu Taban, B., Arslan, M., Yesilada, E., Aytac, S.A. 2009. Antimicrobial Effect of Helichrysum plicatum subsp. plicatum. Pharmaceutical Biology, 47 (4): 289-297.

A13- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Aytac, S.A. 2006. Prevalence of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Various Foods in Turkey: A Study on the Use of the IMS Technique. Archiv für Lebensmittelhygiene, 57 (3): 76-79.

A14- Mercanoglu, B., Griffiths, M.W. 2005. Combination of Immunomagnetic Separation with Real-time PCR for Rapid Detection of Salmonella in Milk, Ground Beef and Alfalfa Sprouts. Journal of Food Protection, 68 (3): 557-561.

A15- Aytac, S.A., Mercanoglu, B., Ergun, M.A., Tan, E. 2003. The Visualisation of Salmonella Enteritidis by Atomic Force Microscopy. Annals of Microbiology, 53 (3): 337-342.

A16- Mercanoglu, B., Aytac, S.A., Ergun M.A., Tan, E. 2003. Isolation of Listeria monocytogenes by Immunomagnetic Separation and Atomic Force Microscopy. The Journal of Microbiology, 41 (2): 144-147.

A17- Mercanoglu, B., Aytac, S.A. 2002. Immunomagnetic Separation and a Cultural Reference Method for Detection of Salmonella spp. in Foods. Archiv für Lebensmittelhygiene, 53 (2): 43-45.

A18- Aytac, S.A., Mercanoglu, B., Ozbas, Z.Y. 2001. Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by Using Immunomagnetic Separation and ATP Bioluminescence in Buffer Solution. Archiv für Lebensmittelhygiene, 52 (6): 124-126. 

B. Published Articles in Scientific Journals Indexed/Abstracted in Indexes other than SCI and SCI-expanded Indexes:

B1- Tekedere, H., Taban, B., Çalışkan, M., Demirtola, H.: Analysis of the Educational Needs of the Vocational High School of Health Services Students about Genetically Modified Organisms (In Turkish). Türk Fen Eğitimi Dergisi (TÜFED) (Turkish Journal of Science Education), 2011, 8, 3, 142-156.

B2- Mercanoğlu, B., Aytaç, S.A.: A Rapid Method in Detection ofSalmonella spp. from Chicken Meats. (In Turkish). FOOD Journal, 2008, 33, 5, 205-211.

B3- Mercanoğlu, B., Aytaç, S.A.: Isolation of Salmonella spp. from Foods by Immunomagnetic Separation (In Turkish). FOOD Journal, 2005, 30, 5, 315-322.

C. Participated Oral Presentations:

International:

C1- Mercanoglu Taban, B.Can Molecular Resonance Effect Technology Be Effective to Inhibit Complex Microbiological Associations in Food Industry? 3rd International Congress on Food Technology, Cappadocia, Turkey, 10-12 October 2018.

C2-Taban, B.: Microbial Foodborne Illnesses and Detection Methods From The View of Food Safety. Food Ingredients Turkey Conference, İstanbul, Turkey, 24-26 April 2014.

C3- Taban, B.: Working with Enzymes in Dairy Production. Food Ingredients Turkey Conference: Capitalising on Food Innovation, İstanbul, Turkey, 17 October 2012.

C4- Mercanoglu Taban, B.Evaluation of PCR and Real-Time PCR Methods for Rapid Detection of Foodborne Pathogens. 1st International Congress on Food Technology, Antalya, Turkey, 3-6 November 2010.

C5- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Halkman, A.K.: Do Leafy Green Vegetables and Their Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Salads Carry a Risk of Foodborne Pathogens? XXXIII International Congress on Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, Greek Islands, Greece, 6-10  September 2010.

C6- Aytac, S.A., Mercanoglu, B., Ozbas, Z.Y.: The Combination of Immunomagnetic Separation and ATP Bioluminescence Methods in Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157:H7. Blacksea and Central Asian Symposium on Food Technology, Ankara, Turkey, 12-16 October 2000.

National:

C7- Mercanoglu Taban, B.: The Importance of Rapid Microbiological Analysis Techniques in Food Safety (In Turkish). 5th Food Safety Congress, İstanbul, Turkey, 7-8 May 2015.

C8- Özer, B., Yazıhan, N., Taban, B., Akdemir Evrendilek, G.: A Global Perspective on Food Safety (In Turkish). TMMOB Agricultural Engineering Turkish  VIII. Technical Congress, Ankara, Turkey,  12-16 January 2015.

C9- Aytaç, S.A., Mercanoğlu, B., Ergün, M.A., Tan, E.: Isolation of Salmonella Enteritidis from Buffer Solution by Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS) and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) (In Turkish). Turkish 7th Food Congress, Ankara, Turkey, 22-24 May 2002.  

D. Participated Poster Presentations:

International:

D1- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Akal, C.: The Effect of Molecular Resonance on Mesophilic and Psychrotrophic Aerobic Microflora of Raw Milk. International Eurosian Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology (EurosianScientech 2018), Ankara, Turkey, 22-23 November 2018.

D2- Akal, C., Mercanoglu Taban, B.The Effect of Microfiltration on Microbiological Properties of Milk. International Eurosian Conference on Science, Engineering and Technology (EurosianScientech 2018), Ankara, Turkey, 22-23 November 2018.

D3- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Gürsel, Z.A.: A Potential New Dietetic Food: Donkey Milk and Its Antimicrobial Effects. 3rd International Congress on Food Technology, Cappadocia, Turkey, 10-12 October 2018. 

D4- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Kaya, D., Genc, E.: A Rising Problem in Seafood: Development of Antibiotic Resistance in Human Pathogenic Bacteria in Seafood. International Conference on Raw Materials to Processed Foods, Antalya, Turkey, 11-13 April 2018.

D5- Mercanoglu Taban, B.: Microbial Quality Assessment of Foods by A Novel Real-time PCR Technique. International Conference on Raw Materials to Processed Foods, Antalya, Turkey, 11-13 April 2018.

D6- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Karimihachehsoo, S., Akineden, O., Gross, M., Usleber, E.: Enterotoxigenic Staphylococcus aureus in Brined Cheese from Weekly Markets in Turkey. FEMS 2017-7th Congress of European Microbiologists, Valencia, Spain, 9-13 July 2017.

D7- Karimihachehsoo, S., Mercanoglu Taban, B.: Effect of Mastitis on Raw Milk Composition and Dairy Products Quality. 2nd International Congress on Food Technology, Antalya, Turkey, 5-7 November 2014.

D8- Taban, B. Aytac, S.A.: The Implementation of Commercial Real-Time Kits In Detection of Escherichia coli O157 From Raw Ground Beef. Food Micro 2012: The 23rd International ICFMH Symposium on Global Issues in Food Microbiology, İstanbul, Turkey, 3-7 September 2012.  

D9- Eskandari, S., Mercanoglu -Taban, B., Griffiths, M.W.: Development of an Immunomagnetic Separation and Real-time Polymerase Chain Reaction Combined Method for Rapid Detection of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Meat and Meat Products. 1st International Congress on Food Technology, Antalya, Turkey, 3-6 November 2010.

D10- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Aytac, S.A., Akkoc, N., Akcelik, M.: Antibiotic Resistance Pattern of Salmonella spp. Determined from Ready-to-Eat (RTE) Salads. IUFoST 15th World Congress of Food Science and Technology, Cape Town, South Africa, 22-26 August 2010.

D11- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Aytac, S.A.: Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS) and Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Detection of Listeria monocytogenes in Cig Kofte, A Traditional Bulgur Ball Product. IUFoST 15th World Congress of Food Science and Technology, Cape Town, South Africa, 22-26 August 2010.

D12- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Cengiz Canal, C., Aytac, S.A.: Do Helichrysum plicatum dc. subsp. plicatum (HPP) Extracts Have an Inhibitory Effect Against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus? IUFoST 15th World Congress of Food Science and Technology, Cape Town, South Africa, 22-26 August 2010.

D13- Taban, B., Ben, U., Aytac, S.A.: The Usage of Immuno-PCR Combined Assay in Detection of Salmonella spp. in Milk Samples. Food Micro 2008: The 21st International ICFMH Symposium on Evolving Microbial Food Quality and Safety, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1-4 September 2008.

D14- Demir, A., Taban, B., Arslan, M., Yesilada, E., Aytac, S.A.: Antimicrobial Effects ofHelichrysum plicatum DC. subsp. plicatum Extracts on Escherichia coli O157:H7.  XII. International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, İstanbul, Turkey, 5-9 August 2008.

D15- Taban, B., Aytac, S.A.: Application of Immunomagnetic Beads and PCR Assay for Detection of Salmonella spp. in Chicken Meats. XII. International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, İstanbul, Turkey, 5-9 August 2008.

D16- Mercanoglu, B., Griffiths, M.W.: Detection of Salmonella in Foods by Using Real-time PCR. Rapid Methods Europe 2007, Noordwijkerhout, Holland, 29-30 January 2007.

D17- Mercanoglu, B., Aytac, S.A., Ergun, M.A., Tan, E., Ercan, I.: Isolation of Listeria monocytogenes by Using Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS) Technique and Atomic Force Microscope (AFM) in Buffer Solution. FEMS 2002-The Versatility of Listeria Species Symposium, İzmir, Turkey, 10-11 October 2002.

National:

D18- Güneş, B., Taban, B.: Microbial Interactions in Milk and Dairy Products (In Turkish). 6. Food Safety Congress, İstanbul, Turkey, 3-4 May 2018.

D19- Özener, H., Mercanoğlu Taban, B.: We are Aware of Our Difference (Geographically-marked Dairy Products of Turkey) (In Turkish). 1. National Dairy Congress, Ankara, Turkey, 25-26 May 2017.

D20- Akal, C., Mercanoğlu Taban, B.: Microflora of Kefir (In Turkish). 1. National Dairy Congress, Ankara, Turkey, 25-26 May 2017.

D21- Duyar, G., Taban, B.: Probiotic Bacteria Used in Cheese Production (In Turkish). 5. Food Safety Congress, İstanbul, Turkey, 7-8 May 2015.

D22- Karimihachehsoo, S., Taban, B.: Antimicrobial Potentials of Lactic Acid Bacteria (In Turkish). 5. Food Safety Congress, İstanbul, Turkey, 7-8 May 2015.

D23- Akal, C., Eminoğlu, G., Budak, Ş., Taban, B.: Aflatoxin B1 and M1 Binding Capacity of Lactic Acid Bacteria (In Turkish). 5. Food Safety Congress, İstanbul, Turkey, 7-8 May 2015.

D24- Oflaz, B., Taban, B.: Types of Probiotic Dairy Products (In Turkish). 5. Food Safety Congress, İstanbul, Turkey, 7-8 May 2015.

D25- Yücebay, M., Seval, G., Taban, B., Aytaç, S.A., Özer, B.H., Gürsoy, A., Akçelik, M.: The Effect of Bacteriocin Producing and Probiotic Characteristic Lactobacillus brevis on Growth of Staphylococcus aureus during White-Pickled  Cheese Production and Ripening Stages (In Turkish). Turkish 11. Food Congress, Hatay, Turkey 10-12 October 2012.

D26- Yücebay, M., Taban, B., Aytaç, S.A., Özer, B.H., Gürsoy, A., Akçelik, M.: The Behaviour of Staphylococcus aureus during Production and Ripening of White-Pickled Cheeses Produced by Bacteriocin Producing and Probiotic Characteristic Pediococcus pentosaceus (In Turkish). Turkish 11. Food Congress, Hatay, Turkey 10-12 October 2012.

D27- Çolaklar, M., Taban, B., Aytaç, S.A., Özer, B.H., Gürsoy, A., Akçelik, M.: The Inhibition of Staphylococcus aureus during Production and Ripening of White-Pickled Cheeses Produced by Bacteriocin Producing and Probiotic Characteristic Lactobacillus plantarum (In Turkish). Turkish 11. Food Congress, Hatay, Turkey, 10-12 October 2012.

D28- Taban, B., Aytaç, S.A.: Isolation of Salmonella spp. from Foods by Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS) (In Turkish). 5. Food Engineering Congress, Ankara, Turkey, 8-10 November, 2007.

D29- Mercanoğlu, B.Aytaç, S.A.: The Investigation of Presence of Yersinia enterocolitica and Escherichia coli O157 in Poultry Products Sold in Ankara, Turkey (In Turkish) Turkish 9. Food Congress, Bolu, Turkey, 24-26 May 2006.

D30- Mercanoğlu, B., Ergün, M.A., Tan, E., Aytaç, S.A.: Isolation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 from Buffer Solution by Using Immunomagnetic Separation (IMS) and Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM) (In Turkish). 3. Food Engineering Congress, Ankara, Turkey, 2-4 October 2003.

E. Review Articles in Refereeed National Journals:

E1- Mercanoğlu Taban, B.Effects of Water Quality on Food Safety and Human Health (In Turkish). Gıda Güvenliği (Food Safety), 2010, 4, 1, 50-52.

E2- Mercanoğlu, B., Aytac, S.A.: Microbial Developments in Fresh Meats and Hygiene-Sanitation in Meat Plants (In Turkish).TMMOB Food Engineering Journal 2000, 8, 8-11.

F. Book Chapters:

International:

F1- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Saichana, N.: Physicology and Biochemisty of Acetic Acid Bacteria. In: Acetic Acid Bacteria. Fundamentals and Food Applications. I. Yucel Sengun (ed.),ISBN: 978-1-4987-6369-1CRC Press, 2017, 71-91.

F2- Aytac, S.A., Mercanoglu Taban, B.: Foodborne Microbial Diseases and Control: Foodborne Infections and Intoxications. In: Food Processing: Strategies for Quality Assessment, A. Malik, Z. Erginkaya, S. Ahmad, and H. Erten (eds.), ISBN: 978-1-4939-1377-0, Springer, 2014, 191-225.

F3- Mercanoglu Taban, B., Aytac, S.A.: Microbiological Quality Systems and Microbial Risk Analysis. In: Food Processing: Strategies for Quality Assessment, A. Malik, Z. Erginkaya, S. Ahmad, and H. Erten (eds.), ISBN: 978-1-4939-1377-0, Springer, 2014, 315-333.

F4- Taban, B.M., Dogan Halkman, H.B., Halkman, K.: Microflora of The Intestine: Biology of the Enterococcus spp. In: Encyclopedia of Food Microbiology Volume 2 Second Edition, C. Batt, and M.L. Tortorello (eds.), ISBN: 978-0-12-384730-0Elsevier Ltd., 2014, 652–657.





National:

F5- Mercanoglu Taban, B.: Unit 4: Microscopic Investigation. (In Turkish). Laboratory Applications in Milk and Dairy Products-Analysis Methods. S.S. Kırdar (ed.), ISBN: 978-605-5267-53-7, Sidas Medya Ltd. Şti., 2019, İzmir, 109-139.

F6- Mercanoglu Taban, B.: Unit 5: Microbiological Enumeration Methods. (In Turkish). Laboratory Applications in Milk and Dairy Products-Analysis Methods. S.S. Kırdar (ed.), ISBN: 978-605-5267-53-7, Sidas Medya Ltd. Şti., 2019, İzmir, 141-169.

F7- Mercanoglu Taban, B.: Unit 6: Microbiological Rapid Analysis Techniques. (In Turkish). Laboratory Applications in Milk and Dairy Products-Analysis Methods. S.S. Kırdar (ed.), ISBN: 978-605-5267-53-7, Sidas Medya Ltd. Şti., 2019, İzmir, 171-206.

F8- Mercanoglu Taban, B.: Unit 7: Some Foodborne Pathogen Bacteria and Cultural Isolation Methods (In Turkish). Laboratory Applications in Milk and Dairy Products-Analysis Methods. S.S. Kırdar (ed.), ISBN: 978-605-5267-53-7, Sidas Medya Ltd. Şti., 2019, İzmir, 207-229.

F9- Aytac, S.A., Mercanoğlu Taban, B.: III. Section Unit 7: Foodborne Intoxications (In Turkish). Food Microbiology. O. Erkmen (ed.), ISBN: 978-605-4343-02-5, Eflatun Ltd., 2010, Ankara, Turkey, 178-189.

G. Book Editorial:

National:

G1- Gözil, R., Ömeroğlu, Y., Koçkaya, A., Demirtola, H., Gülsayın, H.C., Yücel Işıldar, G., Taban, B.: Health Technicians From Past to Future (In Turkish). ISBN: 978-605-5988-08-1, Onur Matbaacılık Ltd. Şti., 2008, Ankara, 227 pages.