İbrahim Cem Özsefil

Education 

M.Sc. in Molecular Ecology and Microbial Biotechnology 
Sep 2019 – Aug 2022 

Boğaziçi University Institute of Environmental Sciences 
Advisor: Prof. Bahar İnce 
Thesis: Detection and identification of anaerobic microorganisms biochemically degrading lignin in İğneada floodplain forest 

B.A.in Molecular Biology and Genetics 
Sep 2013 – June 2018 

İstanbul Technical University Faculty of Science and Letters 
Advisor: Prof. Hakan Bermek 
Thesis: Multiplex TD-qPCR for sensitivity detection of microbial resistant genes Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) 

 Research Experience 

Master Thesis 
Oct 2020 – Aug 2022 
Boğaziçi University Institute of Environmental Sciences 
Advisor: Prof. Bahar İnce 
Project: Detection and identification of anaerobic microorganisms biochemically degrading lignin in İğneada floodplain forest 

Research Assistant 
Feb 2021 – Dec 2021 
Boğaziçi University Institute of Environmental Sciences 
Advisor: Prof. Bahar İnce 
Project: Determination of Possible Traces of Ancient Life in Old Lake Environment in Mars Jezero Crater by Advanced Molecular Sequencing Method in Turkey’s Salda Lake – Metabarcoding 

Research Assistant 
Oct 2019 – Apr 2021 
Boğaziçi University Institute of Environmental Sciences 
Advisor: Dr. Asu Ziylan Yavaş 
Project: Green synthesis of magnetically responsive multi-functional iron oxide nanocomposites of activated black tea (Camellia Sinensis) waste: A comparative study of bio-sorbent source and methodology 

ERASMUS Internship 
Jun 2017 – Sep 2017 
Technical University of Denmark National Food Institute 
Advisor: Prof. Dang Duong Bang 
Project: Bacterial targets for sepsis diagnosis 

ERASMUS Internship 
Jun 2016 – Sep 2016
Technical University of Denmark National Food Institute 
Advisor: Prof. Dang Duong Bang 
Project: Multiplex TD-qPCR for sensitivity detection of microbial resistant genes Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Vancomycin-resistant Enterococci (VRE) 

Skills 

• Αδϖανχεδ λεϖελ οφ Ενγλιση (ΙΕΛΤΣ Αχαδεμιχ: 7.0) 
• Γασ χηροματογραπηψ 
• ΠΧΡ 
• ΝΓΣ 
• Αναεροβιχ ρεαχτορ 
• Microbial anaerobic cell culture 

Fellowships, Awards, and Honors 

Poster Presentation, Nov 2022 
Project: Determination of Possible Traces of Ancient Life in Old Lake Environment in Mars Jezero Crater by Advanced Molecular Sequencing Method in Turkey’s Salda Lake – Metabarcoding 
2022 World Climate Summit COP27 United Nations Climate Change Conference 
Sharm El- Sheikh, Egypt 

Poster Presentation, Oct 2018 
Project: Multiplex TD-qPCR for sensitivity detection of microbial resistant genes MRSA and VRE 
International ITU MBG Student Congress 18’ 
İstanbul, Turkey 

Poster Presentation, May 2017 
Project: Multiplex TD-qPCR for sensitivity detection of microbial resistant genes MRSA and VRE 
GoFood 2017 
Lund, Sweden 

Voluntary Experiences 

Podcaster 
Dollywood 
2021 – 
Film Critic and Editor 
FilmLoverss.com 
2015 – 2021 
News Department 
38. İstanbul Film Festival Magazine 
2019 
Organisation Committee 
International ITU MBG Student Congress 17’ 
2017 

References 
Prof. Dang Duong Bang 
Technical University of Denmark 
Department of Biotechnology and Biomedicine 
Kemitorvet, 204, 214 
2800 Kgs. Lyngby 
ddba@dtu.dk 
Prof. Bahar İnce 
Boğaziçi University 
Institute of Environmental Sciences 
Hisar Campus, Bebek 34342 
bahar.ince@boun.edu.tr  
Prof. İbrahim Raşit Bilgin 
Boğaziçi University 
Institute of Environmental Sciences 
Hisar Campus, Bebek 34342 
rasit.bilgin@boun.edu.tr