M. AYDIN AKBUDAK
Department of Agricultural Biotechnology
Phone: (242) 227 44 00 – 3733
PhD. Cell & Molecular Biology, University of Arkansas
MSc. Plant Biotechnology, Selcuk University
BS Crop Science, Selcuk University
Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya, Turkey
Postdoc Researcher, Institute of Molecular Genetics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Postdoc Researcher, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA
Research Assistant, University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR, USA
Site-specific recombination systems
CRISPR and TALEN systems
MA AKBUDAK, K KONTBAY, Yeni Nesil Genom Düzenleme Teknikleri: ZFN, TALEN, CRISPR’lar ve Bitkilerde Kullanımı, Tarla Bitkileri Merkez Araştırma Enstitüsü Dergisi 26 (1), 111-126.
MA AKBUDAK, V SRIVASTAVA, Effect of gene order in DNA constructs on gene expression upon integration into plant genome, 3 Biotech 7 (2), 94.
MA AKBUDAK, SJ NICHOLSON, V SRIVASTAVA, Suppression of Arabidopsis genes by terminator-less transgene constructs, Plant biotechnology reports 7 (4), 415-424.
MA AKBUDAK, V SRIVASTAVA, Improved FLP recombinase, FLPe, efficiently removes marker gene from transgene locus developed by Cre–lox mediated site-specific gene integration in rice , Molecular biotechnology 49 (1), 82-89.
MA AKBUDAK, AB MORE, S NANDY, V SRIVASTAVA, Dosage-dependent gene expression from direct repeat locus in rice developed by site-specific gene integration, Molecular biotechnology 45 (1), 15-23.
SRIVASTAVA V, AKBUDAK MA, NANDY S (2011) Marker-free transformation. In Plant Transformation Technology Revolution in Last 27 years. Bentham Science Publishers, Oak Park, USA. ISSN: 2211-2936 eISBN: 978-1-60805-248-6.
BABAOGLU M, YORGANCILAR M, AKBUDAK MA (2001) Tissue culture: Basic laboratory techniques. In Plant Biotechnology, Vol. I, Chapter I, pp.1-35. ISBN: 9789756652046.
TUBITAK (~ 1 300 000 TRY)
Editorial Board Turkish Journal of Biology
Reviewer Plant Biotechnology Journal
Reviewer Plant Cell Reports
Reviewer Turkish Journal of Botany
Reviewer Molecular Breeding
Reviewer Molecular Biotechnology
Awards and Recognitions
2012, Third Place Award, Plant Biotechnology Post-Doc Competition, 2012 In Vitro Biology World Congress, Seattle, WA, USA
2011, First Place Award, Plant Biotechnology Post-Doc Competition, 2011 In Vitro Biology World Congress, Raleigh, NC, USA
2010, First Place Award in the molecular biology category, Abstract to Contract Student Presentation Competition, University of Arkansas Graduate School, AR, USA.
2010, Student Fellowship to the 2010 In Vitro Biology Meeting and IAPB Congress, St. Louis, MO, USA.
2009, Third Place Award, Gamma Sigma Delta Ph.D. Research Poster Presentation Competition, University of Arkansas, AR, USA.
2008, Spooner Scholar Award by Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences (CSES) University of Arkansas, AR, USA. ($ 2000)
2008, Faculty/Student Exchange Program Grant
Award, Arkansas Science and Technology Authority, AR, USA. ($ 1000)
2006 – 2010, Graduate Student Assistantship, University of Arkansas, AR, USA
2006, Travel and Participation Award by European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Course on “Advanced techniques in molecular medicine” at University of Uppsala, SWEDEN.
2002, Travel and Participation Award by European Union (EU) Science Fund; Workshop on “A practical approach to plant biotechnology” at Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania, GREECE.