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Biology
General Description
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Brief History
The Institute of Life Sciences was founded in 1982 within The Rectorate of Uludag University. The Institute conducts graduate and doctorate education in the faculty of Arts and Science, the faculty of Engineering and Architecture and the faculty of Agriculture as part of the Institution´s goals and principles of graduate education. Currently, graduate studies in 20 disciplines are ongoing in the institute.
The Biology discipline has started the Doctorate education in the spring semester of 1985-1986. As of now, 54 of students have graduated and received a Master´s Degree. Now, 17 of students are enrolled in the Master´s program.
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Qualification Awarded
Biology program is subjected to 180-240 ECTS credits and eighth stage degree system in higher education. The Doctorate (Ph. D.) Degree in Biology Program is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum.
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Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
Master school certificate is required. Application to the PD program with master certificate depends on conformity condition of PHD. Candidates must have science base ALES score determined by Uludag University Senate. Students must have UDS, TOEFL, TOEFL or equivalent examinations accepted by YOK whose minimum score determined by Senate in languages of English, German, French, Italian, Russian and Arabic, for foreign students in English, German, French languages. UU Senate decides the Equivalence of other foreign language documents. For foreign candidates, Tomer candidates Turkish competency given by TOMER and ALES exam results or GRE, GMAT and other exams which are by YOK in international level.
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Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning
The provisions in “Regulation on Transfer among Associate and Undergraduate Degree Programs, Double Major, and Subspecialty and the Principals of Credit Transfer among Institutions in Higher Education Institutions” are applied.
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The program provided a total of not less than 24-30 local credits, a qualifying examination, thesis proposal, thesis and dissertation defense consists of the presentation. Consists of compulsory and elective courses in graduate courses. 180-240 ECTS total number of credits of the program. In order to be successful in the course concerned that this notice at least 75 out of 100, which are mandatory, but non-credit Development and Learning, Instructional Planning and Evaluation and Research Methods courses must be taken. Students who have the relevant conditions are awarded to Doctoral in Biology
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Profile of The Programme
The aim of the Doctorate degree program is to train individuals who become professionals in contributing to the development of science worldwide, producing theoretical or practical solutions to the issues in related areas and conducting research in national or international platforms.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. Improving and extending the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field with research and reaching qualities to contribute to the field
2. Comprehending the interdisciplinary interaction in which the field of biology is located
3. To be able identify and analyze new problems and develop strategies regarding the solution of these problems. To have the skills to interpret and evaluate the data including the planning, organization and observation processes for selecting the appropriate techniques and methods for evaluation of the data
4. To be able to interpret the data from the studies with relevant methods or techniques from the study, for instance to have the skills to construe the scientific study with statistical analysis
5. To be able to interpret the data from laboratory results and field studies and link these data with the current literature
6. Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas clearly and systematically in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
7. To contribute to the science of biology by publishing an national/international article in refereed journal or by producing a novel work
8. Improving his/her knowledge with a novel vision and research and addition of values to scientific knowledge with the goal of pursuing the interests of his/her country
9. To be able to implement or present gained knowledge and gain experience in laboratory settings and/or field studies.
10. To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be qualified to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a research project
11. To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativeness. To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology.
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativeness. To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology.
  • To be able to implement or present gained knowledge and gain experience in laboratory settings and/or field studies.
  • To contribute to the science of biology by publishing an national/international article in refereed journal or by producing a novel work
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be qualified to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a research project
  • To be able to interpret the data from the studies with relevant methods or techniques from the study, for instance to have the skills to construe the scientific study with statistical analysis
  • Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas clearly and systematically in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
  • To be able to interpret the data from laboratory results and field studies and link these data with the current literature
  • To be able identify and analyze new problems and develop strategies regarding the solution of these problems. To have the skills to interpret and evaluate the data including the planning, organization and observation processes for selecting the appropriate techniques and methods for evaluation of the data
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • Improving and extending the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field with research and reaching qualities to contribute to the field
  • To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativeness. To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology.
  • To be able to implement or present gained knowledge and gain experience in laboratory settings and/or field studies.
  • To contribute to the science of biology by publishing an national/international article in refereed journal or by producing a novel work
  • Comprehending the interdisciplinary interaction in which the field of biology is located
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be qualified to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a research project
  • Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas clearly and systematically in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • Improving and extending the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field with research and reaching qualities to contribute to the field
  • To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativeness. To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology.
  • To be able to implement or present gained knowledge and gain experience in laboratory settings and/or field studies.
  • To contribute to the science of biology by publishing an national/international article in refereed journal or by producing a novel work
  • Comprehending the interdisciplinary interaction in which the field of biology is located
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be qualified to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a research project
  • Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas clearly and systematically in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
  • Improving his/her knowledge with a novel vision and research and addition of values to scientific knowledge with the goal of pursuing the interests of his/her country
  • To be able to interpret the data from laboratory results and field studies and link these data with the current literature
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • Improving and extending the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field with research and reaching qualities to contribute to the field
  • To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativeness. To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology.
  • To be able to implement or present gained knowledge and gain experience in laboratory settings and/or field studies.
  • To contribute to the science of biology by publishing an national/international article in refereed journal or by producing a novel work
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be qualified to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a research project
  • Improving his/her knowledge with a novel vision and research and addition of values to scientific knowledge with the goal of pursuing the interests of his/her country
  • To be able to interpret the data from laboratory results and field studies and link these data with the current literature
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • Improving and extending the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field with research and reaching qualities to contribute to the field
  • To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativeness. To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology.
  • To contribute to the science of biology by publishing an national/international article in refereed journal or by producing a novel work
  • Comprehending the interdisciplinary interaction in which the field of biology is located
  • Having the ability to communicate and discuss ideas clearly and systematically in verbal and written forms systematically with colleagues in national and international platforms.
  • Improving his/her knowledge with a novel vision and research and addition of values to scientific knowledge with the goal of pursuing the interests of his/her country
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • Improving and extending the current and advanced knowledge from the biology field with research and reaching qualities to contribute to the field
  • To be aware of social and universal impacts of scientific knowledge and applications and to be aware of the subjects of entrepreneurship and innovativeness. To be able to understand and contribute to the solution of social, scientific, cultural and ethical problems that are faced in the field of biology.
  • To contribute to the science of biology by publishing an national/international article in refereed journal or by producing a novel work
  • To specialize in certain areas of biology and to be qualified to plan, produce and evaluate the results of a research project
  • To be able to interpret the data from the studies with relevant methods or techniques from the study, for instance to have the skills to construe the scientific study with statistical analysis
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
The graduates may work in the government; in related departments of universities to conduct scientific research and educational activities as a faculty member, a research assistant or a specialist, in research institutes, museums of natural history, botanic gardens, arboretums, national parks, water product plants, marine sciences research institutes, General Directorate of State Hydraulic Works, Turkish Standards Institution, Ministry of Health, Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Forestry and Hydraulic Works, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK), zoos, treatment plants, customs control center and laboratory animals research labs. The graduates can work as teachers in private schools or schools under the regulation of The Ministry of National Education after meeting the qualifications of The Ministry of National Education. The graduates can work in pharmaceutical and medical companies, biotechnology firms, medical laboratories and food control laboratories in the private sector.
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Graduation Requirements
Graduates who successfully completed doctorate degree may apply to both in the same or related disciplines in higher education institutions at home or abroad to get a position in academic staff or to governmental R&D centers to get expert position.
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Mode of Study
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Facilities
Students must successfully pass all compulsory and elective courses on the program (equivalent to a total of 180-240 ECTS) mention about ´Qualification Requirements and Regulations´. And who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum will be given The Doctorate Degree in Biology Program.
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Access to Further Studies
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Program Başkanı
Prof. Dr. Gürcan GÜLERYÜZ
Uludağ Üniversitesi Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi B Blok
Görükle Kampüsü, Nilüfer/BURSA 16059
Tel: 0224 2941788
E-posta: gurcan@uludag.edu.tr
Bologna Koordinatörü
Doç. Dr. Sevcan ÇELENK
Uludağ Üniversitesi Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi B Blok
Görükle Kampüsü, Nilüfer/BURSA 16059
Tel: 0224 2941800
E-posta: sevcant@uludag.edu.tr
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
There are 65 open courses in total for the doctorate level education in Biology in fall and spring semesters of the 2012-2013 academic year. 11 of these courses are compulsory, and 54 of them are occupational elective.
The department comprises of 12 professors, 9 associate professors,8 assistant professors, 10 research assistants, 3 biologists and 1 senior biologist.
The department continues its educational activities in Faculty of Arts and Science Buildings B, C, F and G, Central Laboratory located in the Rectorate Building. There are 11 classrooms, 5 student laboratories, 11 research laboratories, 1 herbarium and 1 zoology museum available in the department.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO6101 PHYLOGENY OF PLANTS (BOTANY SECTION Compulsory 3 0 0 5
BIO6191 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
BIO6201 MOLECULAR EVOLUTION (GENERAL BIOLOGY SECTION Compulsory 3 0 0 5
BIO6307 AQUATIC PLANTS (HYDROBIOLOGY SECTION) Compulsory 3 0 0 5
BIO6411 REGULATION OF GENE EXPRESSION (MOLECULAR BIOLOGY SECTION) Compulsory 3 0 0 5
BIO6515 HORMONAL MECHANISMS IN ANIMALS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
BIO6601 ECOLOGY OF DISTURBED LANDS (ECOLOGY SECTION) Compulsory 3 0 0 5
FEN6001 RESEARCH METHODS Compulsory 2 0 0 4
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Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO6172 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
BIO6192 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
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Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO6183 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE III Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO6193 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION III Compulsory 0 1 0 15
YET6177 PHD PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION Compulsory 0 0 0 10
Total 30
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO6184 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE IV Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO6194 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
5. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO6185 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE V Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO6195 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION V Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
6. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO6186 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VI Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO6196 MA THESIS VI Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
7. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO6187 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VII Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO6197 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
8. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO6188 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VIII Compulsory 4 0 0 5
BIO6198 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
Optional
BIO6105 MINERAL METABOLISM OF HIGHER PLANTS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6107 GENETIC DIVERSITY OF PLANTS OF TURKEY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6109 LICHENS AS BIOINDICATORS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6181 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE I Optional 4 0 0 5
BIO6203 CELL CYCLE AND ITS REGULATION Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6205 MUTAGENISIS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6207 FUNGAL ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6209 MOLECULAR ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6211 COMTEMPORARY TOPICS AND METHODS IN TOXICOL Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6213 ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONAL TOXICOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6215 NANOTOXICOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6301 THE STRUCTURE AND REPRODUCTION OF ALGAE I Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6305 MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALYSES IN ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6401 HORMONE BIOCHEMISTRY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6405 EUKARYOTIC MOLECULAR GENETICS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6407 BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6411 CELLULAR BIOCHHEMISTRY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6413 CANCER BIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6415 PLANT GENETIC ENGINEERING Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6417 VITAMIN BIOCHEMISTRY AND COENZYMES Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6419 MOLECULER BIOLOGY OF BIOTIC STRESS TOLERANCE IN PLANTS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6501 HOST-PARASITE INTERECTIONS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6503 NEMATOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6505 RESPIRATION PHYSIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6507 BIOLOGY OF AMPHIBIANS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6509 FISH PHYSIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6513 BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF MAMMALS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6605 ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
BIO6104 FLORA OF TURKEY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6106 LICHEN ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6108 LICHEN PHYSIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6110 CHEMISTRY OF SECONDARY METABOLITES IN LICHENS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6112 ALPINE VEGETATION Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6114 ECOLOGICAL PLANNING AND THE GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6118 PALEOPALYNOGY Optional 2 0 2 5
BIO6120 COMPARATIVE PLANT ANATOMY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6182 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE II Optional 4 0 0 5
BIO6200 GENETIC TOXICOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6202 DEVELOPMENTAL GENETICS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6204 POPULATION GENETICS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6206 AQUATIC MICROBIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6208 CONSERVATION GENETICS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6300 THE STRUCTURE AND REPRODUCTION OF ALGAE II Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6304 WETLAND ECOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6306 ALGAL PHYSIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6400 LIPID BIOCHEMISTRY AND MEMMBRANES Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6402 SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6404 REGULATION BY ENZYMES Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6408 MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6410 EPIGENETIC Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6412 MOLECULER BIOLOGY OF BIOTIC STRESS TOLERANCE IN PLANTS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6414 GENOME ANALYSIS IN PLANTS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6416 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENZYMOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL ENZYMES Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6500 ZOOGEOGRAPHY OF TURKEY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6502 AQUATIC ANIMALS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6504 ECOLOGY OF PARASITISM Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6506 NON PARASITIC FISH DISEASES Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6510 PARASITIES OF MARINE ANIMALS Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6514 ANIMAL CONSERVATION BIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 5
BIO6516 ORGANIZATION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND EVOLUTION Optional 3 0 0 5
BIT6012 ADVANCED MYCOLOGY Optional 2 2 0 6
Bologna İletişim
Tel : 0224 294 05 00
Mail : bologna@uludag.edu.tr
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