RESEARCH ASSISTANT RAHİME SONGÜR    
Name : RAHİME
Surname : SONGÜR
E-Mail : rsongur@eng.ankara.edu.tr
Phone Number : 0312 2033477
Title : RESEARCH ASSISTANT
Unit : FACULTY OF ENGINEERING
Department : CHEMICAL ENGINEERING
Personal Information

2007 – Research Assistant, Dept. of Chem. Eng., Ankara University


MSc Thesis: Production of Enantiomerically Pure Benzoin with Microbial Hydolysis Reaction of Racemic Benzoin Acetate


Articles

Songür, R., Lurçi, B., Bayraktar, E., Mehmetoğlu, Ü., Demir, A.S. (2011) Enantioselective Production of Benzoin from Benzoin Acetate via Kinetic Resolution and Deracemization using Rhizopus oryzae. Artificial Cells, Blood Substitutes, and Biotechnology, 39: 162–168.


International Presentations

Songür, R., Bayraktar, E., Mehmetoğlu, Ü. Removal of a Reactive Dye by Adsorption Utilizing Waste Aluminium Hydroxide Sludge as an Adsorbent, International Conference on Chemical Engineering (ICCE 2011), 28-30 November 2011, Venice, Italy.

Songür, R., Atıcı, E.M., Mehmetoğlu, Ü. Deracemization of 1-phenyl ethanol via tandem biocatalytic oxidation and reduction, European Biotechnology Congress (EURO BIOTECH), 28 September-1 October 2011, Istanbul, Turkey.

Songür, R., Bayraktar, E., Mehmetoğlu, Ü. Investigating the deracemization mechanism for enantiomerically pure benzoin production from racemic benzoin acetate with Rhizopus oryzae, 19th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2010) and the 7th European Congress of Chemical Engineering (ECCE-7), 28 August-1 September 2010, Prague, Czech Republic.

Songür, R., Babaarslan, Ç., Bayraktar, E., Mehmetoğlu, Ü. Biocatalytic racemization of racemic benzoin using Rhizopus oryzae, 6th Chemical Engineering Conference for Collaborative Research in Eastern Mediterranean Countries (EMCC-6), 7-12 March 2010, Antalya, Turkey.

Songür, R., Bayraktar, E., Mehmetoğlu, Ü. Effects of Ultrasonication and Lyophilization on the Enantiomerically Pure Benzoin Production, International Symposium on Biotechnology: Developments and Trends (BIOTECH), 27-30 September 2009, METU, Ankara, Turkey.


National Presentations

Songür, R., Bayraktar, E., Mehmetoğlu, Ü. Rhizopus oryzae Biyokatalizörlüğünde Enantiyomerik Saflıkta Benzoin Üretimine Mikroorganizma ve Substrat Derişiminin Etkisi, 9. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi (UKMK-9), 22-25 Haziran 2010, Gazi Üniversitesi, Ankara.

Songür, R., Lurçi, B., Bayraktar, E., Mehmetoğlu, Ü. Rasemik Benzoin Asetatın Rhizopus oryzae Biyokatalizörlüğünde Hidrolizi ile Enantiyomerik Saflıkta Benzoin Üretimi, 8. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi (UKMK-8), 26-29 Ağustos 2008, İnönü Üniversitesi, Malatya.

Sağlam, D.N., Songür, R., Bayraktar, E. Enantiyomerik Saflıkta Mikrobiyal Olarak Benzoin Üretimine Mikroorganizma Üretim pH’ının Etkisi, 8. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi (UKMK-8), 26-29 Ağustos 2008, İnönü Üniversitesi, Malatya.

Songür, R., Karadeniz, F., Bayraktar, E., Mehmetoğlu, Ü. (R,S)-1-Fenil 1-Propanolün Lipozyme RM IM® Enzimi ile Kinetik Rezolüsyonuna Bazı İşletim Parametrelerinin Etkisi, 7. Ulusal Kimya Mühendisliği Kongresi (UKMK-7), 5-8 Eylül 2006, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Eskişehir.


Research Interests

- Production of Enantiomerically Pure Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients
- Enzymatic and Microbial Biotransformation
- Biocatalytic Racemization