Biography

Sibel A. OZKAN is currently working as a Full Professor of Analytical Chemistry at Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy since 1986. She is an active member of the European Chemical Society-DAC member on behalf of the Turkish Chemical Society. She is a member of the European Pharmacopoeia-EDQM- Chromatography Section. She is a member of PortASAP: – European network for the promotion of portable, affordable and simple analytical platform: Core group of Cost Action CA 16215. Working Group 4.
She has been involved in several analytical chemistry projects related to LC methods, separation techniques, chiral separation, drug analysis in dosage forms and biological samples, electrochemical biosensors, nanosensors, DNA biosensors, enzyme biosensors, biomarkers, environmental sensors, method development and validation of drug assay.
She has published more than 300 original and review papers and Editor of 7 scientific books from HNB Publishing (2012), Springer (2015), Bentham (4 Volumes, 2018-2020), Elsevier (2019) and more than 45 book chapters in different years (for Elsevier and Springer).
She received Ankara University Encouragement Award (2003), Turkish Pharmacists Association-Scientific Award (2008), Supervisor of The Best Ph.D. Thesis Award (Health Sciences) in Turkey from High Council of Education of Turkey in 2017 and Ton Duc Thang University “Woman in Science 2019 Award” (Vietnam).
She is the Editor of the Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis (SCI) and Regional Editor (Europe part) of Current Pharmaceutical Analysis (SCI). Besides, she is an Editorial Board member of Talanta (SCI), Chromatographia (SCI) and other journals.

Editorial Board Member of the many journals like Talanta, Chromatographia, Current Drug Therapy, Journal of Turkish Pharmaceutical Sciences, etc.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

  • 20122008

    Co-Head

    Ankara University Faculty of Pharmacy, Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • 20192012

    Vice Rector

    Ankara University

SOCIAL ASSIGNMENTS

  • 20031989

    Symposium Organizing and Social Committees Membership

    Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy

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    ISOPS-8 Symposium Secretariat

    Ankara University, Faculty of Pharmacy

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    The Chair

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RESEARCH INTEREST

  • Electrochemistry
  • LC Methods
  • Drug Analysis in Dosage forms and Biological Samples
  • Electrochemical Biosensors
  • DNA Biosensors
  • Enzyme Biosensors
  • Spectrophotometry in drug assay
  • Chiral Separation
  • Method Development and Validation

POST DOCTORAL STUDIES

  • September-December 1995 Research Scientist (worked with Prof. JM. KAUFFMANN) ULB, Brussels- BELGIUM
  • October-December 1996 Research Scientist, (worked with Prof. JM KAUFFMANN), ULB, Brussels- BELGIUM

PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITIES

  • Ankara Chamber of Pharmacists
  • Turkish Pharmacists Association
  • Turkish Chemistry Association
  • FABAD (The Society of Pharmaceutical Sciences)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor Degre 1985

    Ankara University

    Faculty of Pharmacy

  • Master’s Degree 1988

    Ankara University

    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Turkey

  • PhD 1994

    Ankara University

    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Turkey

  • Associate Professor 1997

    Ankara University

    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Turkey

  • Full Professor 2003

    Ankara University

    Faculty of Pharmacy, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Turkey

PRIZES

  • 2003
    Ankara University Scientific Support Award, .
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  • 2008
    Turkish Pharmaceutical Associaton, Academy of Pharmacy Science Award
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  • 2011
    Ord. Prof. Dr. İlhami Cıvaoğlu Poster Presentation Award
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    9. International Electrochemistry Meeting, Sevinç Tunçağıl, Mehmet Gumustas, Burçin Bozal, Bengi Uslu, Sibel A. Özkan, Electrochemical Behavior of Epirubicin at Boron-Doped Diamond Electrode and Its Determination in the Presence of Surfactants, .
  • 2014
    Best Oral Presentation Award
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    Sevinc Kurbanoglu, Carmen C. Mayorga-Martinez, Mariana Medina, Lourdes Rivas, Sibel A. Ozkan, Arben Merkoçi “Electrochemical nanobiosensors for the dual catalytic/inhibition based biosensing of methimazole and catechol” at the 2nd International Conference on Analytical Chemistry. Analytical Chemistry for a Better Life. Targoviste,
  • 2014
    Best Poster Award
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    Mehmet Gumustas, Gokce Cosgun Abbasoglu, Sibel A. Ozkan “A comparative determination study of repaglinide by HPLC, UPLC and electrochemical methods” at the 2nd International Conference on Analytical Chemistry. Analytical Chemistry for a Better Life. Targoviste
  • 2016
    Best Oral Presentation Award
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    Sevinc Kurbanoglu, Lourdes Rivas, Sibel A. Ozkan, Arben Merkoçi, A dual electrochemical nanobiosensor for the inhibition based detection of captopril and catechol.3rd International Conference on Analytical Chemistry. Analytical Chemistry for a Better Life. Yaş, Romania.
  • 2016
    Best Poster Award
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    Separation of Enantiomers of Butoxamine Using Polysaccharide Based Chiral Columns with Emphasis on Enantiomer Elution Order, Mehmet Gumustas Sibel A. Ozkan, Bezhan Chankvetadze, 10th Aegean Analytical Chemistry Days, Çanakkale, TURKEY
  • 2016
    Best Poster Award
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    Sevinc Kurbanoglu, Lourdes Rivas, Sibel A. Ozkan, Arben Merkoçi. Catechol determination using a novel electrochemical nanobiosensor. 3rd International Congress on Biosensors, Ankara.
  • 2017
    Best Poster Award
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    Mehmet Gumustas, Nadia Bounoua, Khaled Sekkoum, Nasser Belboukhari, Sibel A. Ozkan, Bezhan Chankvetadze. Bazı Antifungallerin enantiyomerlerinin Kovalent Olarak İmmobilize Edilmiş Polisakkarit Temelli Kiral Seçiciler ve Polar Organik Hareketli Faz Kullanarak HPLC ile Ayrılması. 17. Chromatography Symposium, Chromatography 17, 20-22 September 2017, Corum.
  • 2017
    The Best PhD Thesis in Turkey Award 2017 (Health Sciences)
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    High Council of Education of Turkey.