Dr. Konuk  Muhsin

Dr. Konuk Muhsin

Head of Academic Department/Faculty
Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Swansea University, United Kingdom

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Biography

Dr. Muhsin Konuk is currently working as Professor of Molecular Cell Biology. He obtained his PhD in Biochemistry from Swansea University in 1994. He has experience in academic life nearly 28 years. Besides these scientific duties, he acted as Dean of Faculty (5 years), Head of Department (13 years), member of University Governing Body (8 years), member of Faculty Governing Body (13 years), Coordinator of International Relations (4 years), Coordinator for Vacational High Schools (4 years), Chair of Adjudication Committee of the University (1 year), Director of the Graduate school of Basic and Applied Sciences (3 yeras), Vice Chancellor (2 years). He has published 145 papers, 8 books/books chapters, Presented 80 posters/oral presentations, involved around 25 research projects and be member of a number of scientific meetings both national and international. He is member of a number of journals , editorial board and acted as editor-in-chief in two journals and reviewer at more than 30 different journals. Dr. Konuk supervised 20 postgraduate research thesis. He is now one of the member of the Swansea University Court. He also attended training course in Leeds University in 1997 (10 weeks). He is member of 5 different occupational societies. He studies on molecular toxicology, genotoxicity / antigenotoxicity and mutagenicity / antimutagenicity of both natural or synthetic substances. He is also so interested in Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Therapy.

Area of Interest:

Molecular Sciences
100%
Molecular Biology
62%
Metabolism
90%
Microbiology
75%
Cellular Biology
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Tabet, M., A. Abda, D.E. Benouareth, R. Liman, M. Konuk, M. Khallef and A. Taher, 2015. Mutagenic and genotoxic effects of Guelma's urban wastewater, Algeria. Environ. Monit. Assess., Vol. 187. 10.1007/s10661-015-4281-4.
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  2. Khallef, M., R. Liman, M. Konuk, I.H. Cigerci, D. Benouareth, M. Tabet and A. Abda, 2015. Genotoxicity of drinking water disinfection by-products (bromoform and chloroform) by using both Allium anaphase-telophase and comet tests. Cytotechnology, 67: 207-213.
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  3. Eren, Y., A. Ozata, M. Konuk, D. Akyil and R. Liman, 2015. A mutagenicity and cytotoxicity study on Limonium effusum aqueous extracts by Allium, Ames and MTT tests. Cytol. Genet., 49: 125-133.
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  4. Erdogmus, S.F., Y. Eren, D. Akyil, A. Ozkara, M. Konuk and E. Saglam, 2015. Evaluation of in vitro genotoxic effects of benfuracarb in human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Fresenius Environ. Bull., 24: 796-799.

  5. Cigerci, I.H., R. Liman, E. Ozgul and M. Konuk, 2015. Genotoxicity of indium tin oxide by Allium and Comet tests. Cytotechnology, 67: 157-163.
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  6. Abda, A., D.E. Benouareth, M. Tabet, R. Liman, M. Konuk, M. Khallef and A. Taher, 2015. Mutagenicity and genotoxicity of drinking water in Guelma region, Algeria. Environ. Monit. Assess., Vol. 187. 10.1007/s10661-014-4223-6.
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  7. Ulucan, K., G.M. Bayyurt, M. Konuk and A.I. Guney, 2014. Effect of alpha-actinin-3 gene on trained and untrained Turkish middle-school children's sprinting performance: A pilot study. Biol. Rhythm Res., 45: 509-514.
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  8. Mert, R., S. Bulut and M. Konuk, 2014. The effects of season on fatty acid composition and ω3/ω6 ratios of Northern pike (Esox lucius L., 1758) muscle lipids. Chin. J. Oceanol. Limnol., 33: 70-76.
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  9. Kamel, E., S. Moussa, M.A. Abonorag and M. Konuk, 2014. Occurrence and possible fate of organochlorine pesticide residues at Manzala Lake in Egypt as a model study. Environ. Monit. Assess., Vol. 187. 10.1007/s10661-014-4161-3.
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  10. Erismis, U.C., M. Konuk, T. Yoldas, P. Agyar, D. Yumuk and S.E. Korcan, 2014. Survey of Turkey's endemic amphibians for chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Dis. Aquat. Organisms, 111: 153-157.
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  11. Eren, Y., S.F. Erdogmus, D. Akyil, A. Ozkara, M. Konuk and E. Saglam, 2014. Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of dioxacarb by human peripheral blood lymphocytes CAs and Allium test. Cytotechnology, (In Press). 10.1007/s10616-014-9741-0.
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  12. Ari, S., M. Kargıoglu, M. Temel and M. Konuk, 2014. Traditional tar production from the Anatolian black pine [Pinus nigra Arn. subsp. pallasiana (Lamb.) Holmboe var. pallasiana] and its usages in Afyonkarahisar, Central Western Turkey. J. Ethnobiol. Ethnomed., Vol. 10. 10.1186/1746-4269-10-29.
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  13. Akyil, D. and M. Konuk, 2014. Detection of genotoxicity and mutagenicity of chlorthiophos using micronucleus, chromosome aberration, sister chromatid exchange and Ames tests. Environ. Toxicol., (In Press). 10.1002/tox.21968.
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  14. Korcan, S.E., O. Aksoy, S.F. Erdogmus, I.H. Cigerci and M. Konuk, 2013. Evaluation of antibacterial, antioxidant and DNA protective capacity of Chenopodium album's ethanolic leaf extract. Chemosphere, 90: 374-379.
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  15. Erismis, U.C., I.H. Cigerci and M. Konuk, 2013. Evaluation of DNA damage in Eurasian marsh frogs (Pelophylax ridibundus) by comet assay for determination of possible pollution in the different lakes in central Anatolia, Turkey. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol., 90: 660-665.
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  16. Erdogmus, S.F., B. Mutlu, S.E. Korcan, K. Guven and M. Konuk, 2013. Aromatic hydrocarbon degradation by halophilic archaea isolated from Camalti Saltern, Turkey. Water Air Soil Pollut., Vol. 224. 10.1007/s11270-013-1449-9.
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  17. Avaz, S., S.E. Korcan, M. Kargioglu, A. Serteser, M. Konuk and I. Erol, 2013. Antimicrobial activities in root extracts of Limonium spp. growing in Afyonkarahisar, Turkey. J. Environ. Biol., 34: 561-568.
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  18. Konuk, M., T. Sahin, I.H. Cigerci, A.F. Fidan and S.E. Korcan, 2012. Effects of α-lipoic acid on DNA damage, protein oxidation, lipid peroxidation, and some biochemical parameters in subchronic thinner-addicted rats. Turk. J. Biol., 36: 702-710.
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