PROF.DR. CENGİZ SANCAK    
Name : CENGİZ
Surname : SANCAK
E-Mail : sancak@ankara.edu.tr, cengiz.sancak@gmail.com
Phone Number : 03125961618
Title : PROF.DR.
Unit : FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE
Department : Field Crops Department
Personal Information

Prof.Dr. Cengiz SANCAK

Contact:

Field Crops Department, Faculty of Agriculture

Ankara University, 06110-Ankara-TURKEY

Phone: 0312.5961618

Email: sancak@ankara.edu.tr

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Profession:                             Professor in Forages, Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ankara

Date of Birth:                         01st February, 1966              

Present Position:                   Teaching and Research work on forages, turfgrasses, plant tissue, cell and organ culture, plant transformation

Key Qualifications:             experienced in research work on forages, turfgrasses, plant cell, tissue and organ culture, GMO’s, plant breeding.

Education:

1994                                       Ph.D. Field Crops, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Ankara University

1986                                       M.Sc. Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Ondokuz Mayıs University

1984                                       B.Sc. Department of Field Crops, Agricultural Faculty, Ondokuz Mayıs University

Experience Record:               

2012 -                                     Head of Agriculture, Forestry and Veterinary

                                                Research Grant Committee

2005-20012                          Prof. in Plant Biotechnology, Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ankara.

1999-2005                            Associated Prof. in Plant Biotechnology, Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ankara.

1994-1999                         Teaching and Research Post-Doc in Plant Biotechnology, Department of Field Crops, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ankara

1991-1994                            Ph.D. Field Crops, Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Ankara University

1988-1991                            M.Sc. Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences, Ondokuz Mayıs University  

 Selected Publications

 

Ahmed, A.A., S.Bartepe, Akdoğan, G., Aydın,G., Sancak, C, Özcan, S. (2018). Efficient regeneration and Agrobacterium tumefaciens mediated genetic transformation of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.,), Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 27(5):3020-3027.

Beyaz, R., Sancak, C., Yıldız, M. (2018). Morphological and biochemical responses of sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.) ecotypes to salinity. Legume Research. 

Ahmed, H.A.A., Onarıcı, S., Bakshs, A., Akdoğan, G., Karakoç, Ö.C., Özcan, S.F., Aydın, G., Aasim, M., Ünlü, L., Sancak, C., Naimov, S., Özcan, S (2017). Targeted expression of insecticidal hybrid SN19 gene in potato leads to enhanced resistance against Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say) and tomato leafminer (Tuta absoluta Meyrick). Plant Biotechnology Rep. DOI 10.1007/s11816-017-0453-8.

Khabbazi, S.D., Bartepe, S., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. (2017) Peconditionin effect of BAP on in vitro multiplication of mature embryo of lentil (Lens culinary Medik.). Fresenium environmental bulletin. 26 (1a): 919-925.

Çolak, E., Sancak, C., Azotlu gübre dozlarının İtalyan Çimi (Lolium italicum L.) çeşitlerinin ot kalitesine etkisi. Mediterranean Agricultural Sciences, 30(3):245-251. ODI:10.29135/mediterranea.359906.

Khabbazi, S.D., Bakhsh, A., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. (2016) Molecular characterization of snowdrop lectin (GNA) and its comparison with reported lectin sequences of amayllidacea. Czech J. Genet. Plant Bree., 52, (3): 94-100.

Bakhsh, A., Anayol, E., Sancak, C., Özcan, C. (2016) An efficient and corst effective sterilizing method with least microbial contamination and maximum germination ratio for in vitro cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) culture. The Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 26(3): 868-873.

Çakmak, D., Karaoğlu, C., Aasim, M., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. (2016) Advanced in protocol for in vitro seed germination, regeneration, bulblet maturation, and acclimatization of Fritillaria persica. Turkish Journal of Biology. 40:878-888.

Avcı, S., Tekin, N., Sancak, C., Özcan, S, Marangi, A.O. (2016) Phylogenetic relationship of some Onobrychis taxa naturally grown in Turkey based on morphology and nuclear ribosomal DNA ITS sequences. Legume Research, 39(5) 665-673.

Çakmak, D., Sancak, C., Karaoğlu, C., Aasim, M., Parmaksiz, İ., Özcan, S. (2016) Efficient in vitro bulblet regeneration from immature zygotic embryos of fritillaria imperialis and F. persica. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. Vol:25- No: 8/2016, p. 2795-2802.

Anayol, E., Bakhsh, A., Karakoç, Ö.C., Onarıcı, S., Köm, D., Aasim, M., Özcan, S.F., Bartepe, S., Khabbazi, S.D, Önol, B., Sancak, C., Khawar, K.M., Ünlü, L., Özcan, S. (2016) Towards better insect management strategy: restriction of insecticidal gene expression to biting sites in transgenic cotton. Plant Biotechnol Rep (2016) 10:83–94

Beyaz, R., Sancak, C., Yildiz, C.C., Kuşvuran, Ş., Yildiz, M. (2016) Physiological responses of the M1 sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop)plants to gamma radiation. Applied Radiation and Isotopes 118 (2016) 73–79.

Avci, S., Ilhan, E., Erayman, M., Sancak, C. Analysis of Onobrychis genetic diversity using SSR markers from related legume species (2014) Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 24 (2), pp. 556-566.  

Uzun, S., Parmaksiz, I., Uranbey, S., Mirici, S., Sarihan, E.O., Ipek, A., Kaya, M.D., Gürbüz, B., Arslan, N., Sancak, C., Khawar, K.M., Özcan, S. In vitro micropropagation from immature embryos of the endemic and endangered Muscari muscarimi Medik (2014) Turkish Journal of Biology, 38 (1), pp. 83-88. Cited 2 times. 

Avci, S., Sancak, C., Can, A., Acar, A., Pinar, N.M. Pollen morphology of the genus Onobrychis (Fabaceae) in Turkey (2013) Turkish Journal of Botany, 37 (4), pp. 669-681. Cited 3 times. 

Akçelik, E.S., Avci, S., Uzun, S., Sancak, C. Karyotype analysis of some Onobrychis (sainfoin) species in Turkey (2012) Archives of Biological Sciences, 64 (2), pp. 567-572. Cited 1 time. 

Çelik, A., Karakaya, A., Avci, S., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. Powdery mildews observed on Onobrychis spp. in Turkey (2011) Australasian Plant Disease Notes, 6 (1), pp. 49-53. Cited 1 time. 

Beyaz, R., Kaya, G., Cocu, S., Sancak, C. Response of seeds and pollen of Onobrychis viciifolia and Onobrychis oxyodonta var. armena to NaCl stress (2011) Scientia Agricola, 68 (4), pp. 477-481. Cited 1 time. 

Avci, S., Cocu, S., Aasim, M., Sancak, C., Ozcan, S. Effects of treating with auxin solutions on rooting of cuttings of sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia) (2010) Tropical Grasslands, 44 (2), pp. 123-127. Cited 4 times. 

Aasim, M., Hussain, N., Umer, E.M., Zubair, M., Hussain, S.B., Saeed, S., Rafique, T.S., Sancak, C. In vitro shoot regeneration of fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) using different cytokinins (2010) African Journal of Biotechnology, 9 (42), pp. 7174-7179. Cited 10 times. 

Gülbitti-Onarici, S., Kendir, H., Sancak, C., Sevimay, C.S., Ekiz, H., Özcan, S. Genetic relationships among Medicago sativa L. clones commonly grown in central Anatolia [Orta anadoluda yaygi{dotless}n olarak ekilen Medicago sativa L. klonlari{dotless} arasi{dotless}nda genetik ilişkiler] (2009) Tarim Bilimleri Dergisi, 15 (2), pp. 142-147. Cited 1 time. 

Yüzbaşioǧlu, D., Ünal, F., Sancak, C. Genotoxic effects of herbicide Illoxan (Diclofop-Methyl) on Allium cepa L [İlloksan herbisitinin Allium cepa L.'da genotoksik etkileri] (2009) Turkish Journal of Biology, 33 (4), pp. 283-290. Cited 5 times. 

Gulbitti-Onarici, S., Sancak, C., Sumer, S., Ozcan, S. Phylogenetic relationships of some wild wheat species based on the internal transcribed spacer sequences of nrDNA (2009) Current Science, 96 (6), pp. 794-800. Cited 12 times. 

Aasim, M., Khawar, K.M., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. In vitro shoot regeneration of fenugreek (Trigonella foenumgraceum L.) (2009) American-Eurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 3 (2), pp. 135-138. Cited 5 times. 

Gürbüz, B., Ipek, A., Basalma, D., Sarihan, E.O., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. Effects of diurnal variability on essential oil composition of sweet basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) (2006) Asian Journal of Chemistry, 18 (1), pp. 285-288. Cited 13 times. 

Uranbey, S., Başalma, D., Sancak, C., Er, C., Özcan, S. Agrobacterium-mediated transformation in potato using different explants and co-cultivation media and histochemical detection of pathogenesis-related promoters (2005) Biologia - Section Cellular and Molecular Biology, 60 (6), pp. 685-690. 

Mirici, S., Parmaksiz, I., Özcan, S., Sancak, C., Uranbey, S., Sarihan, E.O., Gümüşcü, A., Gürbüz, B., Arslan, N. Efficient in vitro bulblet regeneration from immature embryos of endangered Sternbergia fischeriana (2005) Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 80 (3), pp. 239-246. Cited 24 times. 

Uranbey, S., Sevimay, C.S., Kaya, M.D., Ipek, A., Sancak, C., Başalma, D., Er, C., Özcan, S. Influence of different co-cultivation temperatures, periods and media on Agrobacterium tumefaciens-mediated gene transfer (2005) Biologia Plantarum, 49 (1), pp. 53-57. Cited 22 times. 

Sevimay, C.S., Khawar, K.M., Parmaksiz, I., Cocu, S., Sancak, C., Sarihan, E.O., Özcan, S. Prolific in vitro bulblet formation from bulb scales of meadow lily (Lilium candidum L.) (2005) Periodicum Biologorum, 107 (1), pp. 107-111. Cited 10 times. 

Khawar, K.M., Sarihan, E.O., Sevimay, C.S., Çöçü, S., Parmaksiz, I., Uranbey, S., Ipek, A., Kaya, M.D., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. Adventitious shoot and regeneration and micropropagation of Plantago lanceolata L. (2005) Periodicum Biologorum, 107 (1), pp. 113-116. Cited 13 times. 

Öztürk, M., Khawar, K.M., Atar, H.H., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. In vitro micropropagation of the aquarium plant Ludwigia repens (2004) Asia-Pacific Journal of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, 12 (1-2), pp. 21-25. Cited 4 times. 

Khawar, K.M., Gulbitti-Onarici, S., Çöçü, S., Erisen, S., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. In vitro crown galls induced by Agrobacterium tumefaciens strain A281 (pTiBo542) in Trigonella foenum-graecum (2004) Biologia Plantarum, 48 (3), pp. 441-444. Cited 4 times. 

Khawar, K.M., Sancak, C., Uranbey, S., Özcan, S. Effect of Thidiazuron on shoot regeneration from different explants of lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) via organogenesis (2004) Turkish Journal of Botany, 28 (4), pp. 421-426. Cited 31 times. 

Uranbey, S., Parmaksiz, I., Sancak, C., Çöçü, S., Özcan, S. Temperature and gelling agent effects on in vitro microtuberization of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) (2004) Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment, 18 (2), pp. 89-94.  

Sancak, C., Çöçü, S., Khawar, K.M., Özcan, S. Abiotic factors affecting in vitro pollen grain germination in sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia scop.) (2003) Pakistan Journal of Botany, 35 (4), pp. 463-471. Cited 2 times. 

Uranbey, S., Çöçü, S., Sancak, C., Parmaksiz, I., Khawar, K.M., Mirici, S., Özcan, S. Efficient adventitious shoot regeneration in cicer milkvetch (2003) Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment, 17 (1), pp. 33-37. Cited 15 times. 

Çöçü, S., Khawar, K.M., Gülbitti-Onarici, S., Sancak, C., Özcan, S. Plant regeneration in vitro from immature embryos of lesser burnet (Sanguisorba minor Scop.) (2003) South African Journal of Botany, 69 (3), pp. 446-447. Cited 2 times. 

Yüzbaşioǧlu, D., Ünal, F., Sancak, C., Kasap, R. Cytological effects of the herbicide racer "flurochloridone" on Allium cepa (2003) Caryologia, 56 (1), pp. 97-105. Cited 32 times. 

Önde, S., Birsin, M., Yildiz, M., Sancak, C., Özgen, M. Transfer of a β-glucuronidase reporter gene to sugarbeet (beta vulgaris l.) via microprojectile bombardment (2000) Turkish Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, 24 (4), pp. 487-490. Cited 1 time. 

Sancak, C., Mirici, S., Özcan, S. High frequency shoot regeneration from immature embryo explants of Hungarian vetch (2000) Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 61 (3), pp. 231-235. Cited 14 times. 

Özgen, M., Özcan, S., Sevimay, C.S., Sancak, C., Yildiz, M. High frequency adventitious shoot regeneration in sainfoin (1998) Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture, 52 (3), pp. 205-208. Cited 15 times. 

Özgen, M., Türet, M., Altinok, S., Sancak, C. Efficient callus induction and plant regeneration from mature embryo culture of winter wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) genotypes (1998) Plant Cell Reports, 18 (3-4), pp. 331-335. Cited 90 times. 

Özgen, M., Türet, M., Özcan, S., Sancak, C. Callus induction and plant regeneration from immature and mature embryos of winter durum wheat genotypes (1996) Plant Breeding, 115 (6), pp. 455-458. Cited 52 times. 

Özcan, S., Yildiz, M., Sancak, C., Özgen, M. Adventitious shoot regeneration in sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.) (1996) Turkish Journal of Botany, 20 (6), pp. 497-501. Cited 9 times. 

Özcan, S., Sevimay, C.S., Yildiz, M., Sancak, C., Özgen, M. Prolific shoot regeneration from immature embryo explants of sainfoin (Onobrychis viciifolia Scop.) (1996) Plant Cell Reports, 16 (3-4), pp. 200-203. Cited 19 times.