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Depaertment of Pharmacognosy, Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, 06330 Ankara, TURKEY

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Professor and Dean
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Prof.Dr. Ilkay Erdogan Orhan holds a Pharmacist degree (1993) from Gazi University (Ankara, Turkey), M.Sc. degree at Department of Pharmacognosy at the same faculty in 1996 with young scientist scholarship provided by TUBITAK (Technical and Scientific Research Council of Turkey). Then, she was awarded her second M.Sc. degree in Marine Natural Product Chemistry in 1998 at the University of the Ryukyus in Japan supported by Monbusho scholarship. She earned Ph.D. degree in Pharmacognosy at Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University, in 2002 and was visiting scientist at Department of Chemistry at University of Winnipeg (Canada) in 2003 under NATO-TUBITAK fellowship program. She was promoted to Assoc.Prof. position in 2004 and full professor in 2009. Dr. Orhan Dr. was appointed as “Dean” of Faculty of Pharmacy at Eastern Mediterranean University in the Northern Cyprus for the period of 2011-2014 and currently, she is Dean of Faculty of Pharmacy, Gazi University since the year of 2016. She is author/co-author of 203 scientific papers, 14 book chapters, 2 books, and 1 national patent. Dr. Orhan received several sience awards including OWSD, COMSTECH, L’Oreal & Turkish Academy of Sciences.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
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Phytotherapy, Natural Products, medicinal plants, phyocosmetics, enzyme inhibitors, molecular docking
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04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
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TWAS Central and South Asia Regional Partner (TWAS-CASAREP)
Last updated on 09/03/2018