ASSOC.PROF.DR. EMRE KESKİN    
Name : EMRE
Surname : KESKİN
E-Mail : keskin@ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 0(312) 596 17 22
Title : ASSOC.PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department : Department of Fisheries / Evlutionary Genetics Laboratory (eGL)
Personal Information

EDUCATION

PhD: Ankara University Biotechnology Institute (May 2013)

Thesis Title: DNA Barcoding Commercially Important Aquatic Species of Turkey

MSc: Ankara University Biotechnology Institute (August 2007)

Thesis Title: Correlation of Phylogenetic Relationships in Terms of Morphologic and Genetic Diversity among Mullidae Species in Turkish Ichtyofauna

BSc: Ankara University Agricultural Faculty (June 2005)

 

RESEARCH AREAS

DNA Barcoding, eDNA Metabarcoding, Evolutionary Genetics, Phylogenetics, Population Genetics


INTERNATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Leese F, Bouchez A, Abarenkov K, Altermatt F, Borja A, …, Keskin E, …, Weigand AM. 2018. Why We Need Sustainable Networks Bridging Countries, Disciplines, Cultures and Generations for Aquatic Biomonitoring 2.0: A Perspective Derived From the DNAqua-Net COST Action. Advances in Ecological Research (in press). (doi: 10.1016/bs.aecr.2018.01.001).

Meriç TI, Keskin E. 2017. Risk assessment of a formamidine pesticide, Amitraz, focusing on thyroid hormone receptors (TRs) in rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykissCellular and Molecular Biology63(9), 29

Leese F, Altermatt F, Bouchez A, Ekrem T, Hering D, …, Keskin E, ..., Steinke D. 2016. DNAqua-Net: Developing new genetic tools for bioassessment and monitoring of aquatic ecosystems in Europe. Research Ideas and Outcomes. 2: e11321 (10.3897/rio.2.e11321).

 

Keskin E, Ünal EM, Atar HH. 2016. Detection of rare and invasive freshwater fish species using eDNA pyrosequencing: Lake Iznik ichthyofauna revised. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 67: 29-36.

Keskin E. 2016. Molecular Evidence for the Predation of Critically Endangered Endemic Aphanius transgrediens from the Stomach Contents of World Wide Invasive Gambusia affinis. Mitochondrial DNA Part A. 27(2): 1210–1215.

Doğaç E, Ağdamar S, Keskin E, Tarkan AS, Yapıcı S, Acar Ü. 2015. Mitochondrial genetic variations of an introduced freshwater fish, goldfish Carassius auratus at the frontier between Europe and Asia (western Anatolia, Turkey): proximity to Europe rather than East Asia? Mitochondrial DNA. (DOI: 10.3109/19401736.2014.1003820).

 

Keskin E, Koyuncu CE, Genç E. 2015. Molecular Identification of Hysterothylacium aduncum specimens isolated from commercially important fish species of Eastern Mediterranean Sea using mtDNA cox1 and ITS rDNA gene sequences. Parasitology International. 64: 222-228

Ağdamar S, Tarkan AS, Keskin E, Top N, Doğaç E, Baysal Ö, Emiroğlu Ö. 2015. The role of environmental factors and genetic diversity on colonization success of a non-native fish, Lepomis gibbosus from western part of Turkey. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 58: 195-203.

Keskin E. 2014. Detection of invasive freshwater fish species using environmental DNA survey. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 56: 68-74.

Keskin E, Tok CV, Hayretdağ S, Çiçek K, Ayaz D. 2013. Genetic Structuring of Pseudopus apodus (Pallas, 1775) (Sauria:Anguidae) in North Anatolia, Turkey. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 50: 411-418.

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2013. DNA Barcoding Commercially Important Fish Species of Turkey. Molecular Ecology Resources. 13(5):788-97.

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2013. DNA Barcoding: Molecular Identification Using Mitochondrial COI Gene. Turkish Journal of Scientific Reviews. 6(2): 01-08.

Keskin E, Hayretdağ S, Çiçek K, Ayaz D, Tok CV. 2013. Genetic Structuring of Anguis fragilis (L., 1758) inhabiting in the North of 40° North Latitude in Turkey. Mitochondrial DNA. 24(5): 565-576.

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2013. DNA Barcoding Commercially Important Aquatic Invertebrates of Turkey. Mitochondrial DNA. 24(4): 440-450.

Keskin E, Ağdamar S, Tarkan AS. 2013. DNA Barcoding Common Non-Native Freshwater Fish Species in Turkey: Low Genetic Diversity but High Population Structuring.  Mitochondrial DNA. 24(3): 276-287.

Keskin E., Atar, H.H., 2012. Molecular Identification of Fish Species from Surimi Based Products Labelled as Alaska Pollock. Journal of Applied Ichthyology. 28: 811-814.

Keskin  E.,  Atar,  H.H.,  2012.  Genetic  Structuring  of  European  Anchovy  (Engraulis

encrasicolus)  Populations  through Mitochondrial DNA  Sequences.  Mitochondrial  DNA. 23(2): 62–69.

Keskin,  E.,  Atar,  H.H.,  2012.  Determination of  Genetic  Variation  Among  Blue  Crab (Callinectes  sapidus)  Popuations  Along  Mediterranean  Coast  of  Turkey  Using  COI Sequences. Fisheries Sciences. 6(2): 125-131. (in Turkish with English Abstract)

Keskin, E., Atar, H.H., 2011. Genetic divergence of Octopus vulgaris species in the eastern

Mediterranean. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 39: 277-282.

Keskin, E., Atar, H.H., 2011. Species Identification in Processed Squid Products through Cytochrome Oxidase I Gene Sequences. GIDA (Journal of Food). 36(6):343-348. (in Turkish with English Abstract)

Keskin E, Can A. 2009. Phylogenetic Relationships among Four Species and a Sub-species of Mullidae Based on Mitochondrial Cytochrome b, 12S rRNA and Cytochrome oxidase II Genes. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 37: 653-661.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS ABSTRACTS & SYMPOSIUM PUBLICATIONS

Atar HH, Keskin E, Şahoğlu V, Tuğcu İ, Erkanal H. 2017. Extraction of Ancient DNA from Remaining’s of Aquatic Species Acquired from Liman Tepe and Çeşme-Bağlararası Settlements and Relationships of the Region with Far Culture Regions. SBT 2017: 20. Su Altı Bilim ve Teknoloji Toplantısı, 16-17 November, Urla, Turkey

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2017. Ancient DNA (aDNA) Based Identification of Archaeological Fish Bone Samples. SBT 2017: 20. Su Altı Bilim ve Teknoloji Toplantısı, 16-17 November, Urla, Turkey

Kaynar S, Ünal EM, Atar HH, Keskin E. 2017. eDNA: a rapid molecular tool for detection of invasive fish species and effects of water parameters on its concentration. II. Workshop on Invasive Species: Global meeting on invasion ecology, 27-29 September, Bodrum, Turkey

Ünal EM, Kaynar S, Atar HH, Keskin E. 2017. eDNA approach in determination of invasive freshwater fish species: Upper Sakarya Basin case. II. Workshop on Invasive Species: Global meeting on invasion ecology, 27-29 September, Bodrum, Turkey

Çiftçi O, Aygen T, Kaynar S, Keskin E. 2017. Identification of an invasive Indo-Pacific jellyfish (Rhopilema nomadica) from ship ballast water using environmental DNA metabarcoding methods. II. Workshop on Invasive Species: Global meeting on invasion ecology, 27-29 September, Bodrum, Turkey

Aygen T, Karakuş NT, Karakuş U, Tarkan AS, Keskin E. 2017. Comparison of gene expression profiles in order to evaluate the ecosystem based invasion success of Lepomis gibbosus. II. Workshop on Invasive Species: Global meeting on invasion ecology, 27-29 September, Bodrum, Turkey

Keskin E. 2017. Biomonitoring of invasive species in aquatic ecosystems using environmental DNA metabarcoding. II. Workshop on Invasive Species: Global meeting on invasion ecology, 27-29 September, Bodrum, Turkey

Kaynar S, Turan İ, Çiftçi O, Aygen T, Keskin E. 2017. Advantage of the Molecular Approach: Detecting Eurasian Otter (Lutra lutra) and Identification of Fish Species in Diet from Faecal Samples. ISEEP-2017: VIII. International Symposium on Ecology and Environmental Problems, 4-7 October, Çanakkale, Turkey

Er A, Ünal EM, Keskin E. 2017. Mock Community Analysis of Aquatic Plants using Environmental DNA (eDNA). ISEEP-2017: VIII. International Symposium on Ecology and Environmental Problems, 4-7 October, Çanakkale, Turkey

Keskin E. 2017. eDNA Biomonitoring of Aquatic Environments: Challenges & Pitfalls. ISEEP-2017: VIII. International Symposium on Ecology and Environmental Problems, 4-7 October, Çanakkale, Turkey

Çiftçi O, Keskin E. 2017. Estimating Diversity and Relative Abundances of Fish Species in Manavgat River Using Environmental DNA Metabarcoding. ISEEP-2017: VIII. International Symposium on Ecology and Environmental Problems, 4-7 October, Çanakkale, Turkey

Ünal EM, Er A, Çiftçi O, Keskin E. 2017. Identification of Aquatic Plant Species of Kamilet Valley using rbcL, matK and ITS Genes for DNA Barcoding. ISEEP-2017: VIII. International Symposium on Ecology and Environmental Problems, 4-7 October, Çanakkale, Turkey

Aygen T, Kaynar S, Çiftçi O, Keskin E. 2017. Fast Species Identification from Ballast Water Using Environmental DNA Approach. UKECEK 2017: XIII. Congress of Ecology and Environment with International Participation, 12-15 September, Edirne, Turkey

Keskin E. 2017. Conservation status of fish species in CACFish Region: Turkey Enhancing Biodiversity Knowledge in order to Conserve Genetic Resources. CACFish Regional Expert Meetıng on Conservation and Management of Fish Genetic Resources, 2-4 May, Trabzon, Turkey

Keskin E. 2016.  Counting DNA: or Determination of Fish Biomass Using eDNA qPCR Approach. FABA2016: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 3-5 November, Antalya, Turkey

Genç E, Koyuncu CE, Keskin E. 2016.  Molecular Identification of Gnathiid Specimens Isolated from Sparid Fish Species of Eastern Mediterranean Sea Using DNA Barcoding. FABA2016: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 3-5 November, Antalya, Turkey

Ünal EM, Aygen T, Kaynar S, Keskin E. 2016. DNA Barcode Comparison of Some Aquatic Plants for Detection of Highest Species Level Resolution. FABA2016: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 3-5 November, Antalya, Turkey

Kaynar S, Ünal EM, Aygen T, Genç E, Keskin E. 2016. Species Detection Using Environmental DNA from Stool Samples. FABA2016: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 3-5 November, Antalya, Turkey

Aygen T, Ünal EM, Kaynar S, Genç E, Keskin E. 2016. Using Biological Filters as a source for Environmental DNA in Recirculating Aquaculture Systems. FABA2016: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 3-5 November, Antalya, Turkey

Keskin E. 2016. Metabarcoding Habitats, Counting DNA, Monitoring Biodiversity and Dealing with the Ancient Ones. International ITU Molecular Biology and Genetics Student Conggress 2016, 7-9 October, Istanbul, Turkey

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2016. Pyrosequencing Serranids of Iskenderun Bay using Environmental DNA. International Grouper Workshop, 7-8 October, Bodrum, Turkey

Ünal EM, Kaynar S, Aygen T, Keskin E. 2016. Molecular Diet Analysis of Mycteroperca rubra. International Grouper Workshop, 7-8 October, Bodrum, Turkey

Keskin E. 2016. Implementation of Environmental DNA data as a Tool for EWRR.  EU COST TD1209 Alien Challange Working Group 1 Meeting, 13 September, Vianden, Luxembourg

Keskin E. 2016. eGL IASMAPS: Establishing a Monitoring System for Available and Potential Non-Native Freshwater Fish Species. EU COST TD1209 Alien Challange Workshop: eDNA Monitoring of Invasive Non-Native Species, 12 September, Vianden, Luxembourg

Ünal EM, Keskin E. 2016. Pyrosequencing as a Tool for Ichthyofauna Assessment in Lakes. EU COST TD1209 Alien Challange Workshop: eDNA Monitoring of Invasive Non-Native Species, 12 September, Vianden, Luxembourg

Keskin E, Ünal EM, Atar HH. 2016. Environmental DNA MetaBarcoding Approach in Biodiversity Assessment of a Lake Ichthyofauna. EEBST 2016: 3rd Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Symposium, 31 August-1 September, Ankara, Turkey

Kaynar S, Ünal EM, Aygen T, Keskin E. 2016. mtActinopterygii: Analyzing evolution of mitogenomes belonging to the most dominant class of vertebrates. EEBST 2016: 3rd Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Symposium, 31 August-1 September, Ankara, Turkey

Türker A, Genç E, Keskin E, Ağdamar S, Ünal EM, Giannetto D. 2016. DNA Barcoding of Sea Cucumber Species Holothuria tubulosa, Synapta reciprocans and Holothuria sanctori in Gökova Bay (Muğla, Turkey). SEAB 2016: Symposium on EuroAsian Biodiversity, 23-27 May, Antalya Turkey.

Türker A, Genç E, Keskin E, Ağdamar S, Ünal EM, Giannetto D. 2016. “Use of DNA Barcoding methods to study Sea Sponges Species Biodiversity in Gökova Bay (Mugla, Turkey)”. SEAB 2016: Symposium on EuroAsian Biodiversity, 23-27 May, Antalya Turkey.

Keskin E. 2016. Functional Genomics in Gilthead Seabream and European Seabass Aquaculture. The Second Course on Development of Sustainable Aquaculture for Middle East, 13 January, Antalya, Turkey

Keskin E. 2015. Genomic advances in trout aquaculture: current and future approaches. The First Course On Development Of Sustainable Aquaculture For Central Asia, 9 December, Antalya Turkey

Keskin E. 2015. Detection of invasive/endangered aquatic species using eDNA. Environmental DNA Working Group Meeting, 7-8 September, Bangor, United Kingdom.

Keskin E. 2015. Determination of Trophic Networks in Freshwater Systems using eDNA. Environmental DNA Working Group Meeting, 7-8 September, Bangor, United Kingdom.

Keskin E. 2015. Environmental DNA as a Tool to Monitor Aquatic Species:
Recent Advances. CEFAS Seminars, 29 July, Lowestoft, England.

Keskin E. 2014. Environmental DNA Surveillance for Invasive Freshwater Fish Species. COST Action TD1209: ALIEN Challenge Meeting, 2-3 November, Antalya, Turkey.

 

Keskin E. 2014. On the Trace of Topmouth Gudgeon: Could eDNA Simplify the Monitoring Process? FABA2014: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 25-27 September, Trabzon, Turkey.

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2014. Application of DNA Barcoding in Ichthyology to Determine Intraspecific Genetic Distance. FABA2014: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 25-27 September, Trabzon, Turkey.

Ünal EM, Keskin E. 2014. Using Rbcl and Matk as DNA Barcode Loci for Species Level Molecular Identification of Invasive Myriophyllum aquaticum. FABA2014: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Science, 25-27 September, Trabzon, Turkey.

Ağdamar S, Tarkan AS, Keskin E. 2014. Mitochondrial genetic variations in Eastern mosquitofish, Gambusia holbrooki introduced to western Anatolia, Turkey: proximity to Europe rather than North America? The 5th Iberian Congress of Ichthyology, 24-27 June, Lisbon, Portugal.

Keskin E. 2014. Monitoring Freshwater Fish Species Using Environmental DNA. AQUA CYPRUS 1st International Symposium on Aquatic Sciences and Technology, 15-17 May, Girne, Northern Cyprus.

Keskin E. 2014. Molecular Identification of Prey Species from Stomach Contents of the Angler (Lophius piscatorius). AQUA CYPRUS 1st International Symposium on Aquatic Sciences and Technology, 15-17 May, Girne, Northern Cyprus.

Ünal EM, Keskin E. 2014. Determination of DNA Barcoding Success Using rbcL, matK and trnH-psbA Genes in Identification of Stuckenia pectinata. AQUA CYPRUS 1st International Symposium on Aquatic Sciences and Technology, 15-17 May, Girne, Northern Cyprus.

Koyuncu CE, Keskin E, Genç E, Taşkın S. 2014. Intragenic Variation of Anguillicola crassus isolated from the European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) sampled from the Ceyhan River, Turkey. AQUA CYPRUS 1st International Symposium on Aquatic Sciences and Technology, 15-17 May, Girne, Northern Cyprus.

Keskin E, Genç E, Ünal EM. 2013. Identification of Anisakis simplex using DNA Barcoding. EAS Aquaculture Europe 2013, 9-12 August, Trondheim, Norway.

Ağdamar S, Tarkan AS, Top N, Keskin E, Doğaç E. 2013. The Role of Environmental Factors and Genetic Differentiation on Colonization Success of a Non-Native Fish, Lepomis gibbosus in Turkey. The First International Fisheries Symposium in Northern Cyprus, 24-27 March, Girne

Genç,  E.,  Keskin,  E.  2012.  Philometra  lateolabracis  (Nematoda:  Philometridae)  in Epinephelus costae (Osteichthyes, Serranidae): First Molecular Identification of the Histozoic Parasite from Iskenderun Bay, Northeast Mediterranean Sea. Aqua 2012 Global Aquaculture Conference, 01-05 September, Prague, Czech Republic.

Keskin, E., Atar, H.H. 2012. DNA Barcoding the Scyphozoa. Marine Biotechnology and

Genomics Workshop, 24-25 Mayıs, Bodrum, Turkey

Keskin, E., Atar, H.H., 2011. DNA barcoding approach in diversification of species from

genus  Loligo.  European  Biotechnology  Congress,  28  September-01  October,  İstanbul, Turkey

Agdamar, S., Keskin, E., Tarkan, A.S. 2011. The Genetic Characterization of Common

Non-Native Species in Turkey. The Fisheries Society of the British Isles 2011 Annual International Conference, Fish Diversity and Conservation: Current state of knowledge, 18- 22 July, Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Keskin, E., Agdamar, S., Tarkan, A.N. 2011. Identifying non-native fish species (Carassius

auratus and Carassius gibelio) from Turkish inland waters through mitochondrial genes. The Fisheries Society of the British Isles 2011 Annual International Conference, Fish Diversity and Conservation: Current state of knowledge, 18-22 July, Bournemouth, United Kingdom

Keskin,  E.,  Atar,  H.H.  2011.  DNA  Barcoding  in  Identification  of  Raw  and  Smoked

Salmonid  Products.  V.  International  Conference  Aquaculture  &  Fishery,  01-03  June, Belgrade, Serbia

Keskin, E., Atar, H.H. 2011. Phylogenetic Relationship Among Intensively Farmed Carp

Species Through DNA Barcodes. V. International Conference Aquaculture & Fishery, 01-03 June, Belgrade, Serbia

Keskin, E., Atar, H.H. 2011. Identification of Processed Seafood Through Mitochondrial

DNA Sequences: Canned Tuna Case. The International Congress on Bioinformatics and Biomics, 18-22 May, Kuşadası, Turkey

Keskin, E., Atar, H.H. 2011. Complete Sequence of Mosquitofish (Gambusia affinis)

Mitochondrial Genome. The International Congress on Bioinformatics and Biomics, 18-22 May, Kuşadası, Turkey

Keskin, E. 2010. DNA Barcoding Charybdis hellerii: An Invasive Crustacean from

Mediterranean Sea. New Approaches for Assessing the Impacts of Non-native Freshwater Fishes in the Mediterranean Region Workshop, 26-29 October, Muğla, Turkey

Keskin,  E.  2010.  Comparison  of  fish  tissue  storage  methods  for  DNA  extraction  in

phylogenetic       studies. Evolutionary        Genomics,              MolPhy-2,           International       Molecular Phylogenetics Symposium, 18-21 May, Moscow, Russia

Keskin, E., Atar, H.H., Can, A. 2008. Phylogenetic relationship among Mullidae species in

Turkish ichthyofauna. 13th International Biotechnology Symposium & Exhibition, 12-17 October, Dalian, China

Yavuzcan, H., Keskin, E. 2008. Could the plasma electrolytes in sea bream (Sparus aurata)

and sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) be welfare indicators? COST 867 Wellfish Meeting, 15- 17 April, Krakow, Poland

 

 

 

NATIONAL PUBLICATIONS

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2011. Genetic Assessment of Lessepsian Bio-Invasion. Yunus Research Bulletin, 2011(2): 7-14.

 

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2011. Relationship among Aquaculture and Natural Fish Reserves. Journal of Agricultural Engineering, 356: 4-9.

 

Keskin E, Alçiçek Z. 2008. Aquatic Bio-Invasion. Journal of Agricultural Engineering. 350: 24-27.

 

Alçiçek Z, Keskin E. 2008. Dolphins. Journal of Agricultural Engineering. 350: 54-56.

 

NATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS ABSTRACTS & SYMPOSIUM PUBLICATIONS

Ünal EM, Genç MA, Atar HH, Keskin E. 2016. Identification of Ulva lactuca L. Using DNA Barcoding as a Molecular Tool. Turkish Marine Sciences Conference. 31 May-3 June, Ankara.

Aygen T, Genç E, Genç MA, Keskin E. 2016. Identification of Patella caerulea Using DNA Barcoding as a Molecular Tool. Turkish Marine Sciences Conference. 31 May-3 June, Ankara.

Keskin E. 2016. eDNA MetaBarcoding in Biodiversity Studies. II. Fisheries Workshop. 24-25 May, Balıkesir.

Keskin E. 2016. Next Generation eDNA Metabarcoding Studies in Turkey for Monitoring Target Species. Workshop on Risk Assessment Tools in Aquatic Species. 28-29 April, Düzce.

Ünal EM, Kaynar S, Atar HH, Keskin E. 2016. Identification of Invasive Fish Species from Upper Sakarya Basin using Environmental DNA. Workshop on Risk Assessment Tools in Aquatic Species. 28-29 April, Düzce.

Keskin E. 2015. Biodiversity v3.5. Genomics in Aquaculture Workshop. 11-13 November, Antalya (Invited Speaker).

Keskin E, Ünal EM, Kaynar S. 2015. Ancient (e)DNA in Aquaculture. Genomics in Aquaculture Workshop. 11-13 November, Antalya.

Ünal EM, Keskin E. 2015. Past, Present and Future in Plant Environmental DNA and DNA. Genomics in Aquaculture Workshop. 11-13 November, Antalya.

Kaynar S, Keskin E. 2015. Bacterial Identification from In Vitro Environment Usind DNA Analysis. Genomics in Aquaculture Workshop. 11-13 November, Antalya.

Ünal EM, Atar HH, Keskin E. 2015. Detection of Phragmites australis usind DNA Barcoding. XII. National Ecology and Environment Symposium. 14-17 September, Muğla, Turkey.

Kaynar S, Yağız S, Bekcan S, Yavuzcan H, Keskin E. Detection of Dominant Bacteria Species from Aquaponic Systems using Environmental DNA. XII. National Ecology and Environment Symposium. 14-17 September, Muğla, Turkey.

Ünal EM, Atar HH, Keskin E. 2015. Identification of Caulerpa racemosa (Forsskål) J. Agardh Populations in Aegean Sea and Determination of Phylogenetic Relationship Using DNA Barcoding. 18. National Fisheries and Aquaculture Symposium. 1-4 September, İzmir, Turkey.

Ünal EM, Keskin E. 2015. Determination of Identification Success of matK, rbcL, trnH-psbA ve ITS in DNA Barcoding of Lemna trisulca L. 18. National Fisheries and Aquaculture Symposium. 1-4 September, İzmir, Turkey.

Kaynar S, Yavuzcan H, Keskin E. 2015. Determination of Dominant Bacterial Species in Trout, Carp and Sturgeon Hatchery using Environmental DNA (Best Presentation Award). 18. National Fisheries and Aquaculture Symposium. 1-4 September, İzmir, Turkey.

Keskin E. 2014. Species Level Identification from Aquatic Environments using Environmental DNA: Carassius gibelio Case. VI. National Limnology Symposium. 25-28 August, Bursa.

Ünal EM, Keskin E. 2014. Molecular Identification of Ceratophyllum submersum using DNA Barcoding. VI. National Limnology Symposium. 25-28 August, Bursa.

Ağdamar S, Tarkan AS, Keskin E. 2013. Gambusia holbrooki: Does Genetic Adaptation Explains the Success of Invasion? 17. National Fisheries Symposium. 3-6 September, İstanbul.

 

Meriç İ, Keskin E, Demir N. 2013. Evaluation of Tannin on GH and IGF- I Gene Expression Levels of the Common Carp (Cyprinus carpio L. 1758). 17. National Fisheries Symposium. 3-6 September, İstanbul.

 

Ağdamar S, Tarkan AS, Keskin E. 2013. Reason underlying the High Adaptation of and Invasive Species: Genetic Variation and Pseudorasbora parva case. National Workshop on Invasive Freshwater Species. 12-14 June, İstanbul.

Keskin E, Demir N, Fakıoğlu Ö, Balcı EÖ. 2012. Genetic Characterization of Aquatic macrophites. 5. National Limnology Symposium, 27-29 August, Isparta.

 

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2012. DNA Barcoding the Scyphozoa. Aquatic Biotechnology and Genomics Workshop, 24-25 May, Bodrum.

Bekcan S, Keskin E, Doğankaya L. 2012. Genetic Variation between Wild and Cultured Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) Populations in Turkish Marine Waters. Aquatic Biotechnology and Genomics Workshop, 24-25 May, Bodrum.

 

Keskin E. 2011. Molecular Identification of Fish Stomach Contents Using DNA Barcoding. 16. National Fisheries Symposium, 25-27 October, Antalya.

 

Ağdamar S, Keskin E, Tarkan AS. 2011. Genetic Characterization of Invasive Freshwater Fish Species in Muğla . 16. National Fisheries Symposium, 25-27 October, Antalya.

 

Keskin E. 2011. Identification of Shark Species in Turkey Using DNA Barcoding. 16. National Fisheries Symposium, 25-27 October, Antalya.

 

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2010. Using DNA Barcoding to Determine Genetic Relationship Among Species of the Genus Engraulisı. I. National Biotechnology and Molecular Biology Congress, 26-29 October, Antalya.

 

Keskin E. 2010. Determining phylogenetic relationship among species of Scombridae family from Turkish ichthyofauna using DNA barcodes. 20. National Biology Congress, 21-25 June, Denizli.

 

Ünal EM, Keskin E. 2010. Determination of Phylogenetic Relationship among Species from Oncorhynchus, Salmo and Salvelinus Genus (Salmonidae) using Mitochondrial Markers ATPase8 and ATPase6. 2. National Trout Symposium, 06-08 July, Karaman.

 

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2010. Mitochondrial DNA Based Phylogenetics of Three Main Genus from Subfamily Salmoninae. 2. National Trout Symposium, 06-08 July, Karaman.

 

Keskin E. 2010. Using Phylogenetics in Determination of Poisonous Fish Species. I. National Toxicology Symposium, 28-30 May, Erzurum.

 

Keskin E. 2010. Phylogenetic Relationship Among Endemic and Endangered Cyprinid Fish Species in Turkey Using Mitochondrial Cytochrome B (Best Presentation Award). 4. National Limnology Symposium, 04-06 August, Bolu.

Keskin E. 2010. Determination of Phylogenetic Relationship of some Species from Genus Potamogeton using DNA Sequence Analysis. 4. National Limnology Symposium, 04-06 August, Bolu.

Seçer S, Korkmaz AŞ, Dinçer C, Atar HH, Seçer FS, Keskin E. 2010. Sustainable Fisheries in Turkey. Technical Congress on Agriculture, 11-15 January, Ankara.

Keskin E. 2009. Using Mitochondrial Cytochrome b sequences in order to Determine Phylogenetic Relationship Among Species from Serranidae Family. XVI. National Biotechnology Congress, 13-16 December, Antalya.

 

Keskin E, San NO. 2009. Phylogenetic Analysis of Halophilic Bacteria Species Isolated from Salt Lake. XVI. National Biotechnology Congress, 13-16 December, Antalya.

Keskin E. 2009. Evolution of Fish Genomes. IX. National Ecology and Environment Congress, 7-10 October, Nevşehir.

 

Keskin E. 2009. Phylogenetic Analysis of Acipenseridae Biodiversity of Turkish Ichthyofauna. IX. National Ecology and Environment Congress, 7-10 October, Nevşehir.

 

Keskin E, Atar HH. 2009. Phylogenetic Analysis of Endemic Pearl Mullet of Turkey and Diversification in Cypriniformes. 15. National Fisheries Symposium, 01-04 July, Rize.

 

Atar HH, Bekcan S, Keskin E. 2008. Developing Hatchery Applications for Siberian Sturgeon Culture. National Sturgeon Workshop, 30-31 October, Samsun.

 

Yavuzcan H, Meriç İ, Ergönül B, Keskin E. 2008. Reference Values of Some Blood Parameters in Rainbow Trout. National Trout Symposium, 14-16 October 2008, Isparta.

 

 

 

SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS

Preventing Bio-Smuggling

Researcher

Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock (2017-2020)

DNA Barcoding Studies for Some Endemic or Commercially Important Plant Species in Turkey

Researcher

Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock (2017-2020)

 

Developing New Genetic Tools for Bioassessment of Aquatic Ecosystems in Europe

Management Comitee Member

EU COST CA15219 (2016-2020)

A study of zooplankton fauna and phylogenetic analyses of Daphnia species in alpine lakes at Kackar and Aladaglar Mountain Ranges

Researcher

BAP (2016-2018)

The role of epigenetic mechanisms in understanding invasion success of a non-native species: investigation of inter-population differences in phenotypic plasticity along an invasion succession

Researcher

The Scientific and Technological Research Council Of Turkey (TUBİTAK) (2016-2019)

Establishing National Early Warning and Monitoring System for Available and Potential Non-native Freshwater Fish Species in Turkey: Determination of Target Species through Traditional and Molecular Methods, Risk Assessments of These Species and Developing a Web-based Database

Project Leader/Coordinator

The Scientific and Technological Research Council Of Turkey (TUBİTAK) (2015-2018)

 

Using Environmental DNA in Fish Biomass Prediction: Karataş Lake Case

Project Leader/Coordinator

Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock (2016-2018)

DNA Barcoding of Turkish Fish Species

Project Leader/Coordinator

Ministry of Food Agriculture and Livestock (2015-2018)

Identification of Holothuroidea Species using DNA Barcoding

Researcher

Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Scientific Research Project (2015-2016)

Identification of Aquatic Sponges using DNA Barcoding

Researcher

Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Scientific Research Project (2015-2016)

Developing Next Generation eDNA Barcoding Kit

Project Leader/Coordinator

Ministry of Science Industry and Technology (2015-2016)

Molecular Detection, Growth and Reproduction Biology of Cyprinus carpio (Common Carp), Tinca tinca (Tench), Atherina boyeri (Sandsmelt) and Carassius gibelio (Prussian Carp) Population in the Iznik Lake (Bursa, Turkey)

Researcher

BAP 15B0447001 (2015-2017)

European Information System for Alien Species

Management Committee Member

EU COST TD1209 (2014-2017)

eDNA Metabarcoding Approach in Determination of Invasive Freshwater Fish Species: Upper Sakarya Basin Case 

Project Leader/Coordinator

The Scientific and Technological Research Council Of Turkey (TUBİTAK)  114R003 (2014-2017)

 

Investigation for the presence of parasite in Mediterranean mussel (Mytilus galloprovincialis)

Researcher

BAP 14H0447004 (2014-2015)

Determination of Phylogenetic Relationship among invasive Caulerpa racemosa populations in Aegean Sea using DNA Barcoding

Researcher

BAP 14H0447004 (2014-2015)

Evaluation of Acute Toxicity for Amitrase and Deltamethrin on Thyroid Hormone Receptors (TRs) of Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum, 1792)

The Scientific and Technological Research Council Of Turkey (TUBİTAK) 111O066 (2011-2012)

Description of Phylogenetic Differences Between Wild and Culture Populations of Gilthead Sea bream (Sparus aurata L.) and Sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) in Turkey by DNA Sequences of Mitochondrial Gene Regions

The Scientific and Technological Research Council Of Turkey (TUBİTAK) 108O482 (2008-2010)

 The Effects of Sunflower Seed Meal Utilization as a Protein Source in Diets on Growth of  

 Carp (Cyprinus carpio) and The Changes in Fatty Acids Profile and Meat Composition After 

 Frozen Storage

 Ankara University Scientific Research Project (BAP) 08B4347007 (2007-2010)

 Welfare of fish in European aquaculture

 EU COST 867 (2006-2011)

 Black Sea SCENE: Black Sea Scientific Network

 EU FP7 (2005-2008)

 

 

 

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS & HONORS

Young Scientist Incentive Award, Chamber of Agriculture Engineers, 2017

Publication Incentive Award, TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization), 2017

Publication Incentive Award, Ankara University (2017)

Publication Incentive Award, TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization), 2016

Publication Incentive Award, Ankara University (2016)

Newton Fund & Royal Academy of Engineering Final Pitch Session,Third Place,  United Kingdom (2016)

Royal Academy of Engineering Leaders in Innovation (LiF) Fellowship, United Kingdom (2016)

Short Term Scientific Mission Funding (COST Action TD1209), 2015

Publication Incentive Award, TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization), 2015

Publication Incentive Award, Ankara University (2015)

Publication Incentive Award, TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization), 2014

Publication Incentive Award, Ankara University (2014)

Publication Incentive Award, Ankara University (2013)

Publication Incentive Award, Ankara University (2012)

Publication Incentive Award, Ankara University (2011)

Publication Incentive Award, Ankara University (2010)

Best Scientific Presentation Award, IV. National Limnology Symposium (2010)

Publication Incentive Award, TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization), 2008

Publication Incentive Award, Ankara University (2008)

Ankara University, Biotechnology Institute Scholarship, 2006.

Honour degree at Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, Ankara University, 2005.

 

 

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Managing Editor – Journal of Agricultural Sciences (SCI) (2017)

Scientific Advisory Board - Workshop on Risk Assessment Tools in Aquatic Species (2016)

Organizing Committee - Workshop on Risk Assessment Tools in Aquatic Species (2016)

Scientific Advisor - TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization), Bug Detective (Childrens’s Science Book) (2016)

Scientific Advisory Board – FABA 2016: International Symposium on Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences (2016)

Business Development Mentor - TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization) (2015)

Scientific Advisor - TÜBİTAK (Turkish Scientific Technical Research Organization), Pond and River (Popular Science Book) (2015)

Workshop Director – Genomics in Aquaculture Workshop, 11-13 November, Antalya, Turkey (2015)

Course Instructor – DNA Barcoding and Phylogenetic Analysis (2015)

IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM) Member (2015 - )

IUCN Freshwater Fish Specialist Group (FFSG) Member (2015 - )

FSBI International Society for Fish Biology Member (2015 - )

Visiting Scientist – CEFAS, United Kingdom (2015)

Committee Member – National Scientific Committee on Fisheries Research Programs Evaluation Group (2015- )

Committee Member – National Scientific Committee on Genetic Resources of Aquatic Organisms (2015- )

Editorial Board Member -  Journal of Limnology and Freshwater Fisheries Research (2015- )

Course Instructor – Ankara University Biotechnology Institute “DNA Barcoding and Phylogenetic Analysis Techniques” (2014)

Editorial Board Member -  International Journal of Aquaculture and Fishery Sciences (2014-)

Editorial Board Member - Marine Molecular Biology and Ecology (2013- )

Editorial Board Member - Animal and Veterinary Sciences (2013- )

Regional Editor - Agricultural Segment (2013 - )

Peer Reviewer - International Journal of Genetics and Genomics (2013- )

Peer  Reviewer - Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries  (2013- )

Ankara University Agricultural Faculty Food Inspection Commission Member (2012- )

Ankara University Agricultural Faculty Research Assistants’ Representative (2010- )

Academic Advisor of Ankara University Agricultural Faculty Theatre Society (2010- )

I. Biotechnology Research and Career Days Organization Committee Member (2009)

Ankara University Agricultural Faculty Informatics Commission Member (2008- )

Academic Advisor of Ankara University Agricultural Faculty Underwater Society (2008- )

Head of Ankara University Agricultural Faculty Underwater Society (2005-2008)

Ankara University Biotechnology Institute Students’ Representative (2007-2008)

Member of Ankara University Student Council General Board (2007-2008)

Head of Ankara University Agricultural Faculty Student Groups (2005)

 

 

TEACHING

Evolutionary Genetics (Ankara University Biotechnology Institute)

Molecular Phylogenetics (Ankara University Biotechnology Institute)

Aquatic Invertebrates (Ankara University Agricultural Faculty)

Biochemistry (Ankara University Agricultural Faculty)

Fish Molecular Systematics (Ankara University Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences)

Aquaculture Genomics (Ankara University Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences)

Molecular Biology Applications in Aquaculture (Ankara University Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences)

Evolution of Aquatic Organisms (Ankara University Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences)