1 Curriculum Vitae and Publications Curriculum Vitae 1. Name and Surname: Güler Öztürk 2. Date of Birth: 15/07/ Title: Associate Professor 4. State of Education : Physiology,PhD Degree Department/Programme University Year Undergraduate Biology Ankara University 1990 Graduate Immunology Physiology Gazi University Gazi University Postgraduate Physiology Gazi University Academic Titles: Title University Year Research Assistant Gazi University,Faculty of Medicine,Department of Physiology Research Fellow, Ulster University,School of Biomedical Science Assistant Professor Associate Professor N.Ireland/UK Maltepe University,Faculty of Medicine,Department of Physiology Maltepe University,Faculty of Medicine,Department of Physiology Visiting Scientist, Granada University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physiology September- December Masters programme advisor : 6.1 Masters (Msc) Thesis: -Effect of Experimental Zinc Deficiency on Natural Killer (NK) Lymphocytes in Rats - The Assessment of Natural Killer Cell Activity, Serum Immunoglobulins, Complement Proteins and Zinc Levels in Patients with Psoriasis Vulgaris 6.2 Doctorate (Phd) Thesis: -Effect of Melatonin on Thyroid Hormones, Serum Nitrate Levels and Liver Superoxide Dismutase Activity.
2 7. Publications: 7.1. International Publication : 1. Öztürk, G., D. Erbaş, T. İmir, N. M. Bor, Decreased Natural Killer (NK) Cell Activity in Zincdeficient Rats, Gen. Pharmacol., 25(7), (1994). 2. Gücüyener, K., T. Gür, E. Öz, G. Öztürk, D. Erbaş, Biochemical Alterations in Neonatal Hypoxic Ischaemic Brain Damage, Prostag. Leukotr. Ess., 57(6), (1997). 3. Öztürk, G., Ş. Coşkun, D. Erbaş, E. Hasanoğlu, Effect of Melatonin on Liver Superoxide Dismutase Activity, Serum Nitrate and Thyroid Hormone Levels, Jpn. J. Physiol., 50, (2000). 4. Ergenekon, E., K. Gücüyener, D. Erbaş, E. Koç, G. Öztürk, Y. Atalay, Urinary Nitric Oxide in Newborns with Infections, Biol. Neonate., 78,92-97 (2000). 5. Öztürk, G., D. Erbaş, A. Gülekon, E. Gelir, Natural Killer Cell Activity, Serum Immunoglobulins, Complement Proteins and Zinc Levels in Patients with Psoriasis Vulgaris, Immunol. Invest., 30(3), (2001). 6. Öztürk,G., C.W.Mulholland, B.M. Hannigan, Vitamin C Decreased Intracellular Calcium Level in Human Lymphoid Cells (Molt-3 Lymphocytes), J.Physiol. Pharmacol., 52(2), (2001). 7. Pehlivanlıoğlu,B., Z.D.Balkancı, A.Y. Rıdvanağaoğlu, N.Durmazlar, G. Öztürk, D.Erbaş, H. Okur, Impact of Stress, Gender and Menstrual Cycle on Immune System: Possible Role of Nitric Oxide, Arch. Physiol.Biochem.,109 (4), (2001). 8. Öztürk,G., Ş. Coşkun, D. Erbaş, B. Altunkaynak, Effect of Melatonin Treatment on Serum and Tissue Zinc Levels in Rats, J. Trace Elem. Exp. Med.,15 (1), 1-8 (2002). 9. Ergenekon, E., K. Gücüyener, H. Dursun, D. Erbaş, G. Öztürk, E. Koç, Y. Atalay, Nitric Oxide Production in Newborns under Phototherapy, Nitric Oxide-Biol. Ch., 6(1): (2002). 10. Akbulut, H.,F. Altuntas,K.G. Akbulut, G.Öztürk, M. Cindoruk,E. Unal, F.İçli, Prognostic Role of Serum Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor, Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor and Nitric Oxide in Patients with Colorectal Carcinoma, Cytokine, 20(4), (2002). 11. Gücüyener, K., E. Ergenekon, T.Demiryürek,D. Erbas, G.Öztürk, E.Koç, Y. Atalay, Cerebrospinal Fluid Levels of Nitric Oxide and Nitrotyrosine in Neonates with Mild Hypoxic- Ischemic Encephalopathy, J. Child. Neurol.,17(11),815-8 (2002). 12. Erden, C.D., A.Ekmekci,F.İ. Şahin, M.A.Ergün, G.Öztürk, D.Erbaş, L-arginine and Mitomycin C-induced Nitric Oxide Release and Apoptosis in Human Lymphocytes, Cell Biol. Int., 27(4), (2003). 13. Kocak, M., D.Erbas, A.A.Karabulut, G.Öztürk, M. Eksioğlu, Behcet's Disease and Nitric Oxide Production, Int. J. Dermatol.,42(3),244-5 (2003). 14. Öztürk, G., K.G.Akbulut,L. Afrasyap, D. Sevinç, Effect of Melatonin Treatment on Liver and Thymus Zinc Levels in Young and Middle-aged Rats, J. Trace Elem. Exp. Med.,17 (1), (2004).
3 15.Afrasyap, L., G.Öztürk, Ratios of Homocysteine and Nitrite to High- Density Lipoprotein in Coronary Artery Patients with the Different Degree of Stenosis Vascular Pharmacol., 41(3),91-96(2004). 16.Afrasyap L, G.Öztürk, NO Level and Endothelial NO Synthase Gene Polymorphism(Glu298Asp) in the Patients with Coronary Artery Disease from the Turkish Population, Acta Bioch Bioph Sin 36(10), (2004). 17. Afrasyap, L., G.Öztürk, D.Erbaş, Serum Levels of Nitric Oxide End Products and Interactions with Lipoproteins in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease Clin Lab.; 50 (11-12): (2004). 18.Küçükkaya B., G.Öztürk, L.Yalçıntepe, Nitric oxide levels during erythroid differentiation in K562 cell line Indian J Biochem and Biophys,43: ,(2006). 19.Öztürk, G., K.G. Akbulut,L. Afrasyap L, Age-related changes in tissue and plasma zinc levels: modulation by exogenously administered melatonin. Exp Aging Res. 34(4): (2008) International Congress Abstract 1. Güney,Ş., S.Dinçer, G.Öztürk, N.A. Güzel, The Effect of Acute Exhaustive and Chronic Submaximal Exercises on Kidney Nitric Oxide Levels, 6.International Sports Sciences Congress, , Ankara,Turkey,3-5 November, Akbulut, H., F.Altuntaş, G.Öztürk, G.K. Akbulut, M. Cindoruk, U. Ekrem, F.İçli, A New Prognostic Angiogenic Index for The Patients with Colorectal Cancer, Proc. Thirty-seventh Annual Meeting, American Society of Clinical Oncology, San Francisco, Vol. 20, 339b, Öztürk, G., N. Özsoy, L. Afrasyap, Nitrate Levels of Kidney and Pancreatic Tissue in Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Rats. 2 nd. Int. Biology, Chemistry and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Prague,Vol.6,443, Elsevier, Czech Republic, Afrasyap, L., G. Öztürk, H. Erikçi, D. Erbaş, Nitrite Levels of Patients with Coronary Arterial Disease Diagnosed By Angiography, 2 nd. Int. Biology, Chemistry and Therapeutic Applications of Nitric Oxide, Prague, Vol.6,353, Elsevier,Czech Republic, Afrasyap, L., G. Öztürk, H. Erikci, D. Erbaş, İ. Dindar, S. Arsan, Homocysteine and Nitrite / Nitrate Levels in Patients with Cardiovascular Disease, Turkish - Italian- Spanish Joint Meeting on Hypertension & Atherosclerosis,118,Antalya, TURKEY, Özpolat, E., M.Z. Taner, G.Öztürk, M. Kurdoğlu, M.H.Telli, D.Erbaş, M.Yıldırım, Effect of Different Hormone Replacement Therapies on Nitric Oxide Levels in postmenopausal women, 2 nd Int. & 5 th National Congress on Menopause & Osteoporosis, P-29, Istanbul, TURKEY, L. Afrasyap,L., G. Öztürk, H.Erikçi, V.Köksal, Ş. Aras, D.Erbaş, İ.Dindar, S. Arsan, Genotype Distribution of MTHRF C677T, A 1298C, and enos G894 Polymorphisms in Postmenopausal Women from Healthy and Coronary Populations and Its Relation to THCY, Folate, Vitamin B12 and NO Levels, 2 nd Int. & 5 th National Congress on Menopause & Osteoporosis, Istanbul, P-21, TURKEY, L. Afrasyap,L., G. Öztürk, Serum Nitric Oxide Concentrations According to the Frequencies of the Glu298Asp Polimorphisms of the ENOS Gene in Coronary Artery Disease, Summer Meeting SFRR-Europe Reactive oxygen Species and Antioxidants,Lodz,89,POLISH, L. Afrasyap,L., G. Öztürk, Serum Nitric Oxide and B Vitamins Values in Patients With Hyperhomocysteine-induced Atherothrombosis, Summer Meeting SFRR-Europe Reactive oxygen Species and Antioxidants, Lodz,90,POLISH,2004.
4 10. L. Afrasyap,L., G. Öztürk,M.Sarıkaya, The role of exogenous melatonin on zinc levels in middle-aged rats,31.febs Congress, Istanbul,Turkey,24-29 June, Ü.Ö.Türkçü, K.G.Akbulut, G.Öztürk, L.Afrasyap, Effect of melatonin administration on small intestine Se,Cu,Zn,Mn,Fe levels in young and old rats,pp-162,15th Meeting of balkan Clinical Laboratory Federation, Antalya,TURKEY,4-7 September, L.Afrasyap, Ü.Ö.Türkçü, K.G.Akbulut, G.Öztürk,, Age-related characteristics of thymus antioxidant minerals in rats supplementated by exogenous melatonin, XXIII İnternational Academy Of Tumor Marker Oncology( IATMO), Cancer, Cell Death and Differentiation, ITALY,19-21 October, International book publication and/or chapter contibutions: 7.4. National Publications: 7.5. National Congress Abstract: 1. Öztürk, G., D. Erbaş, E. Gelir, A. Gülekon ve T. İmir, Natural Killer Cell Activity, Serum Immunoglobulins IgG, IgA,IgM and Complement Proteins C3, C4 and Zinc Levels in Patients with Psoriasis Vulgaris,, 22.National Physiology Congress,56, Bursa,Turkey, Öztürk, G., D. Erbaş ve T. İmir, Effect of Experimental Zinc Deficiency on Natural Killer (NK)lyphocytes, 24. National Physiology Congress,162, Samsun, Turkey, Öztürk, G., Ş. Çoşkun, D. Erbaş ve E. Hasanoğlu, Effect of Melatonin on Serum Nitrate and Melatonin, Liver Superoxide Dismutase Activity, Thyroid Hormones and TSH Levels in Rats, 24. National Physiology Congress,162, Samsun, Turkey, Akbulut, H., K.G. Akbulut, F. İçli, G. Öztürk ve S. Erekul, Effects of Aspirin,Tamoxifen and Melatonin on Lipid Peroxidation in the Gastric Mucosa and Antioxidant Capacity in Immunosuppressed Rats, 14.National Gastroenterology Congress,9-10, Istanbul,Turkey, Öztürk,G., Ş. çoşkun, D. Erbaş ve E. Hasanoğlu, Effect of Melatonin Treatment on Serum and Tissue Zinc Levels in Rats, 25. National Physiology Congress,194, Elazığ,Turkey, Pehlivanoğlu,B., D. Balkancı, N. Durmazlar, D. Erbaş, G. Öztürk ve H. Okur, Effects of Exposure to Acute Stres at different Stages of the Menstrual Cycle on the Immune System, 26. National Physiology Congress, 48, Eskişehir,Turkey, Pehlivanoğlu,B., D. Balkancı, N. Durmazlar, D. Erbaş, G. Öztürk ve H.Okur, Effect of Acute Stress on the Immune System in Men, 26. National Physiology Congress, 110, Eskişehir,Turkey, Güney,Ş., S. Dinçer, G. Öztürk, ve N.A. Güzel, Effect of Vitamin C on Lung Nitric Oxide Levels During Acute and Chronic Exercise, 26. National Physiology Congress,59, Eskişehir, Erden,C.D., A. Ekmekci, F.İ. Şahin, D. Erbaş ve G. Öztürk, L-arginine and Mitomycin C- induced Chromosomal Damage, Apoptosis and Nitric Oxide Levels in Human Lymphocyte Culture, 6. National Medical Biology Congress.,252, Denizli,Turkey Güney,Ş., S. Dinçer, G. Öztürk ve N.A. Güzel, The Effect of Acute Exhaustive and Chronic Submaximal Exercises on Liver Nitric Oxide Levels, 27.National Physiology Congress, 8-12 October, İstanbul,Turkey,2001.
5 11. Çoşkun,Ş., F. Karataş, F. Acartürk, G. Öztürk, H. Olmuş, M. Selvi ve D. Erbaş, Effect of L- NAME Administration on Titanium Implanted Oral Mucosal Wound Healing, 28. National Physiology Congress,105, İzmir,Turkey, Öztürk,G., K.G.Akbulut, L.Afrasyap ve D. Sevinç, Effect of Melatonin Treatment on Liver and Thymus Zinc Levels in Young and Middle-aged Rats, 29.National Physiology Congress,153, Ankara,Turkey, L. Afrasyap, G.Öztürk ve İ. Barış, Nitric Oxide Levels and enos (G894T) Polymorphism in Myocardial Infarction, Clinical Biochemistry Days, Clinical Biochemistry Society,1.National Congress,165, Kapadokya,Turkey, Küçükkaya B, G.Öztürk, L. Yalçıntepe, Nitric Oxide Levels During Erythroid Differentiation in K562 Cell Line, XVI. National Biophysic Congress,34,Ankara,Turkey, Küçükkaya B, G.Öztürk, L. Yalçıntepe, Stoplasmic Nitric Oxide Levels During Erythroid Differentiation in K562 Cell Line, XXXI. National Physiology Congress,122,Gaziantep,Turkey, Other Publications/Seminars: National Book: Deniz Erbaş, Eser Öz, Güler Öztürk Physiology Textbook,1998, Press in Hatipoğlu, Ankara,Turkey. 8.Projects : 1-The Interaction Between Melatonin and Zinc; Assessment of Age-Related Pathophysiological Changes in Hormonal, Immunologic and Antioxidant systems and Their Modulation by Melatonin and Zinc. State Planning Organization of Turkey (Researcher), Project Code: 96 K , The Effect of Melatonin on Oxidative Stress, extracellular matrix and Zinc in Rabbit Mouth wound. Gazi University, Scientific Research Project (Researcher),Project Code:01/ , Administrative Roles : Head of Physiology Department, Maltepe University, Faculty of Medicine Director of School of Nursing, Maltepe University Member of Senate, Maltepe University Basic Medical Sciences Chair, Maltepe University,Faculty of Medicine Assistant Director of the Institute of Health Sciences, Maltepe University Member of Executive Committee, Faculty of Medicine Member of Faculty Committee, Faculty of Medicine Assistant General Coordinator, Faculty of Medicine 2003-
6 Coordinator of Second Year, Faculty of Medicine Assistant Coordinator of Second Year, Faculty of Medicine D. University funded projects: 10. Associations Member of the Turkish Physiological Society Member of the Society of Free Radicals and Antioxidants 11. Awards 1- Gazi University, Scientific Publications Award, Gazi University, Scientific Publications Award, Oral Presentation Award,XVII.National Gastroenterology Congress, Antalya,3-8 October, Gazi University, Scientific Publications Award, International Scientific Publication Awards, The Scientifıc And Technical Research Council of Turkey(TUBİTAK) Fellowships 1- The Scientifıc and Technical Research Council of Turkey (TUBİTAK), National Master Scholarship, The Scientifıc and Technical Research Council of Turkey(TUBİTAK), National PhD Scholarship,
7 12. Undergraduate / Graduate lectures given in the last 2 years. (See table below). Academic Year Weekly Hours Semester Name of Lecture Teorical Pratical Fall Spring Fall Spring Muscle-Nervous Subject 14 4X2 42 Committee Cardiovascular & 21 6X2 42 Respiratory Subject Committee Metabolism Subject 9 2X2 42 Committe Urinary-Endocrine- 8 2X2 42 Reproductive Systems Nervous System 16 4X2 42 Basic Sciences III 11 4X2 35 Basic Sciences IV 17 4X2 35 Cardiovascular & 21 6X2 29 Respiratory Subject Committee Metabolism Subject 9 2X2 29 Committe Urinary-Endocrine- 8 2X2 29 Reproductive Systems Nervous System 17 4X2 29 Basic Sciences III 11 4X2 46 Basic Sciences IV 17 4X2 46 M.U.School of Nursing 2 1 /physiology lessons Medical English Lessons Number of Students