Name : ERGİN
Surname : ŞAHİN
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Phone Number : 0312 212 6720-1182
Title : ARŞ. GÖR.
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Department : Biology
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Ergin Şahin

Curriculum Vitae

(Updated on November 2019)



Personal Information



Birth Place:           Malatya, Türkiye      

Nationality:                     Turkish

Date of Birth:               08.28.1983





Institute                       Department                Degree                       Term

Ankara University          Biology                          B.Sc.               09/2002-06/2006

Ankara University       Hepatology Institute         M.Sc.              09/2006-07/2008

University of Louisville  Microbiology/Immunology   M.Sc.     09/2009-05/2012

 Ankara University           Biology                         PhD                02/2014-06/2018



2018-                         PhD dissertation thesis entitled “Development of a DNA Based                                             Vaccine for Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus”

2014-                          Research Assistantship at Ankara University Faculty of                                         Science Department of Biology

2009-2013              Carried out graduate research studies at the University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology as a research assistant and 


2006-2008                Research experience on the molecular aspects of hepatitis viruses at Ankara University Hepatology Institute Clinical Research and Test Laboratories  


2006-2008             Master's thesis entitled "Evaluation of antiviral resistance mutations in viral polymerase gene during the treatment period of patients with chronic hepatitis B"




2007-2008     National Master's Studies Scholarship of Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) (Program Code: 2210)


2008-           Scholarship of Ministry of National Education for graduate studies abroad in accordance with the law no. 1416 




2005-2006    Research grant of Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) aimed at undergraduate students for the research project entitled “Learning and memory in Caenorhabditis elegans” (Program code: 2209)


2011-2013  “A Cell-Based HTS to Discover Molecules That Inhibit Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus Replication”, Researcher, Funded by National Institute of Health of The United States of America, 01/01/2011 - 30/04/2013


2016-2017  “Structural and Functional Genomic Studies With Alpha-Amylase Genes of Thermophilic Anoxybacillus Species”, Researcher, Funded by Ankara University Scientific Research Projects Coordinatorship, 09.11.2016 - 27.12.2017

2019-      "Identification and Characterization of Immunostimulant Double Stranded RNA Viruses Infecting Some Edible and Medicinal Mushroom Species Distributed in Turkey"Researcher, Funded by Ankara University Scientific Research Projects Coordinatorship, Continues

2019-       "Identification and Characterization of Double-Stranded RNA Viruses Infecting Some Poisonous Mushroom Species Distributed in Turkey", Project Coordinator, Funded by Ankara University Scientific Research Projects Coordinatorship, Continues  





2014- ACCR Tumor Immunology and Immunotherapy: A New Chapter, “Exosomes Derived From Ascitic Fluid of Patients with Ovarian Carcinoma Induce IL-4 Gene Expression in T lymphocytes” Poster Presentation 1-4 December 2014 Orlando Florida


2015- The Viral Hepatitis Congress, “The use of terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism for the evaluation of antiviral resistant hepatitis B virus subpopulations in patients with chronic hepatitis B” Poster Presentation 10-12 September 2015 Frankfurt Germany


2017- 2. International Conference On Crimean Congo Haemorrhagic Fever, “In Vitro Expression of CCHFV Surface Glycoprotein GC via a Plasmid Vector Generated as DNA Based Vaccine”  Oral Presentation 10-12 September Thessaloniki Greece


2017- First Eurasian Mycology Congress, “Viruses of Fungi: Perspectives on Macrofungal Virology” Oral Presentation 03-05 July 2017 Manisa Türkiye





2013 –

“Development of Oncolytic Reovirus for Cancer Therapy” Journal of Cancer Therapy, 2013, 4, 1100-1115 doi:10.4236/jct.2013.46127


“β-Tubulin mRNA Expression Profiles During Long-Term Memory Formation in Classically Conditioned C. Elegans” Journal of Neurological Sciences [Turkish], 2013, 30:(2) 36; 296-304


2014 –

“Discovery of a Novel Compound with Anti-Venezuelan Equine Encephalitis Virus Activity That Targets the Nonstructural Protein 2” PLoS Pathog 10(6): e1004213. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1004213



“Evaluation of antiviral resistant hepatitis B virus subpopulations in patients with chronic hepatitis B by using terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism” VirusDisease DOI 10.1007/s13337-015-0282-8



“Oleuropein and rutin protect against 6-OHDA-induced neurotoxicity in PC12 cells through modulation of mitochondrial function and unfolded protein response” Interdisciplinary Toxicology DOI 10.1515/intox-2017-0019



"Viruses infecting macrofungi" VirusDisease DOI 10.1007/s13337-018-0434-8


"Introduction of novel thermostable α-amylases from genus Anoxybacillus and proposing to group the Bacillaceae related α-amylases under five individual GH13 subfamilies" World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology34(7), 95


"Complete genome sequence of a novel mitovirus from the ectomycorrhizal fungus Geopora sumneriana. Archives of virology, 164(11), 2853-2857.

"Evaluation of the CRISPR/Cas9 directed mutant TP53 gene repairing effect in human prostate cancer cell line PC-3. Molecular Biology Reports (2019) 46: 6471.


Prof. Dr. Aykut ÖZKUL

Director of The Institute of Biotechnology, Ankara University, faculty member of The Virology Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ankara University

Address: Ziraat Mahallesi, Ankara Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Şht. Ömer Halisdemir Blv, 06110 Altındağ/Ankara


Dr. DongHoon Chung

Associate Professor, Center For Predictive Medicine

Address: 505 S Hancock Street Clinical and Translational Research Building Room 607

Medical School University of Louisville 40202



Dr. Heshan Sam Zhou

Professor, Department of Surgery-Oncology

Address: 505 S Hancock Street Clinical and Translational Research Building Room 406

Medical School University of Louisville 40202



Prof. Dr. Mithat Bozdayı

Director of The Hepatology Department, Ankara University Faculty of Medicine

Address: Ankara University Institute of Hepatology Cebeci Hospital Cebeci Ankara 06100



Prof. Dr. Cumhur Çökmüş

President of The Konya Food and Agriculture University

Address: Ankara University Faculty of Science, Department of Biology Dogol Street, 06100 Tandogan Ankara, Turkey





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