Zeynep Ceren Karahan

Ankara University School of Medicine, Department of Medical Microbiology, Türkiye

Born in Ankara, Turkey in 1972. Graduated from Ankara University School of Medicine. Completed clinical microbiology specialization education at Ankara Numune Education & Investigation Hospital. Studied molecular pathology and genetics for four years at Ankara University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric Molecular Pathology and Genetics. During this time gained a master’s degree at Molecular Pathology. Has been working at the Department of Medical Microbiology at Ankara University School of Medicine since 2004 and is the . Became an Associate Professor of Medical Microbiology in 2009 and Professor in 2014. Is the chief of Ankara University Ibn-i Sina Investigation and Application Hospital’s Central Microbiology Laboratory since 2015. Is one of the founders of the Society of Clical Microbiology Specialists (KLIMUD) of Turkey. Is a member of Turkish Microbiology Society’s (TMC) Study Group of “Standardization of Antimicrobial Susceptibility Tests (ADTS” which is the national antimicrobial susceptibility testing committee (NAC) of EUCAST. Is a board member of Association for Evaluation and Accreditation of Medical Education Programs (TEPDAD) and a member of National Accreditation Board for Medical Education (UTEAK). Mainly interested in antimicrobial resistance and virulence traits of bacteria, molecular diagnostics of microorganisms and iundergraduate and postgraduate medical education. Is married, have two children.