Education

B.Sc. in Biology, Ondokuz Mayıs University, SAMSUN, TURKEY

M.Sc. in Biology (Cytogenetics), Ondokuz Mayıs University, SAMSUN, TURKEY

Ph.D. in Biology (Cytogenetics),Ondokuz Mayıs University, SAMSUN, TURKEY

Visitor Scholar in Environmental and Genetic Toxicology, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, USA

Research Interests 

DNA damage and repair, cancer genetics, cytogenetics, mutagenicity, cytotoxicity, genotoxicity, carcinogenicity, anti-cytogenotoxicity.

Publications

1. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V., 2009. Oxidative mitochondrial damages and importance in aging. Journal of Turkish Scientific Reviews, 2 (2): 64-69.

2. Kolören, Z., Avşar, C., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., 2010. Diagnosis of protozoa by loop-mediated isothermal amplification: (LAMP).  The Turkish Journal of Parasitology, 34: 207-11.

3. Şekeroğlu, V., Aydın, B., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., 2011. Viscum album L. extract and quercetin reduce cylophosphamide-induced cardiotoxicity, urotoxicity and genotoxicity in mice. Asian Pacific J Cancer Prev., 12: 2925-2931.

4. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V., Kolören, Z., 2011. The in vitro alkaline comet assay in genetic toxicology. Journal of Applied Biological Sciences, 5 (13): 49-54.

5. Börçek Kasurka, C., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V., 2011. Evaluation of the genotoxicity and cytotoxicity of fexofenadine in cultured human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Toxicology In Vitro. 25 (7): 1480-1484.

6. Aydın, B., Ünsal, M., Atli Sekeroğlu, Z., Gülbahar, Y., 2011. The antioxidant and antigenotoxic effects of Pycnogenol® on rats treated with cisplatin. Biological Trace Element Research. 142 (3): 638-650.

7. V. Şekeroğlu, H. Kefelioğlu, Z. Atlı Şekeroğlu, 2011. G- and C-banded karyotypes of hazel dormouse, Muscardinus avellanarius trapezius (Mammalia: Rodentia) in Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 35 (3): 375-379.

8. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Kefelioğlu, H., Şekeroğlu, V., 2011. Cytogenetic characteristics of Microtus dogramacii (Mammalia:Rodentia) around Amasya, Turkey. Turkish Journal of Zoology, 35 (4): 593-598.

9. Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., 2011. A chromosomal study of two dormouse species from Turkey. Hystrix It. J. Mamm. (n.s.), 22 (2): 301-309.

10. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V., 2011. Genetic toxicity tests. TÜBAV Journal of Science, 4 (3): 221-229.

11. Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., 2011. Micronucleus test for determining genotoxic damage. Turkish Bulletin of Hygiene and Experimental Biology, 68 (4): 241-252.

12. Kontaş, S., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V., 2011. Sister chromatid exchange test and its application areas. TÜBAV Journal of Science, 4 (4): 226-234.

13. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V., 2012. Effects of Viscum album L. extract and quercetin on methotrexate-induced cyto-genotoxicity in mouse bone-marrow cell. Mutation Research/Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis, 746 (1): 56-59.

14. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Afan, F., Şekeroğlu, V., 2012. The genotoxic and cytotoxic effects of doxycycline in cultured human peripheral blood lymphocytes. Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 35 (3): 334-340.

15. Şekeroğlu,V., Akar, A., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., 2012. Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of high-frequency electromagnetic fields (GSM 1800MHz) on immature and mature rats. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety , 80: 140-144.

16. Atlı Şekeroğlu Z, Akar A, Şekeroğlu V. 2013. Evaluation of the cytogenotoxic damage in immature and mature rats exposed to 900 MHz radio frequency electromagnetic field. International journal of Radiation Biology, 89: 985-992.

17. Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Kefelioğlu, H., 2013. Cytogenetic effects of commercial formulations of deltamethrin and/or thiacloprid on Wistar rat bone marrow cells. Environmental Toxicology, 28  (9): 524-531.

18. Atlı Şekeroğlu Z. 2013. From nanotechnology to nanogenotoxicology: genotoxic effect of cobalt-chromium nanoparticles. Turkish Bulletin of Hygiene and Experimental Biology, 70 (1): 33-42.

19. Atlı Şekeroğlu Z. 2013. Gamma-H2AX test and its importance, Turkish Society of Toxicology Bulletin, 37.

20. Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Demirhan, E.S. 2014. Effects of commercial formulations of deltamethrin and/or thiacloprid on thyroid hormone levels in rat serum. Toxicology and Industrial Health, 30: 40-46. 

21. Kontaş, S., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z. 2015. Investigation of cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of the antihistaminic drug, loratadine, on human lymphocytes. Drug and chemical Toxicology, 38 (1): 57-62.

22. Şekeroğlu, V., Aksoy, M., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z. 2017. Cytogenetic alterations in human lymphocyte cultures following exposure to ofloxacin. Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 40 (2): 140-145.

23. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Kefelioğlu, H., Kontas¸ Yedier, S., Şekeroğlu, V., Delmecioğlu, B. 2017. Oxcarbazepine-induced cytotoxicity and genotoxicity in human lymphocyte cultures with or without metabolic activation. Toxicology Mechanisms and Methods, 27 (3): 201–206.

24. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Güneş, B., Kontas¸ Yedier, S., Şekeroğlu, V., Aydın, B. 2017. Effects of tartrazine on proliferation and genetic damage in human lymphocytes. Toxicology Mechanisms And Methods, 27 (5): 370-375.

25. Kefelioğlu, H., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Coşguner, G., Kontas¸ Yedier, S., Şekeroğlu, V. 2017. Ziprasidone induces cytotoxicity and genotoxicity in human peripheral lymphocytes. Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 40 (4): 425-431.

Meetings 

1. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Kefelioğlu, H. 2008. Morphological characteristics of Microtus dogramacii (Mammalia: Rodentia) ranging in Amasya and surroundings. 19th National Congress on Biology, Trabzon, Turkey, June 23-27, p. 597-598.

2. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Kefelioğlu, H. 2008. Effect on speciation of chromosomal abnormalities of Microtus dogramacii (Mammalia:Rodentia) ranging in Amasya and surroundings. 19th National Congress on Biology, Trabzon, Turkey, June 23-27, p. 208.

3. Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z. 2010. G-banded karyotypes of Dryomys nitedula and Myoxus glis (Mammalia: Rodentia). 20th National Congress on Biology, Denizli, Turkey, June 21-25, p. 1079. 

4. Börçek Kasurka, C., Can İ., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V. 2010. Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of antihistamines and antibiotics. 20th National Congress on Biology, Denizli, Turkey, June 21-25, p. 152.

5. Z. Atlı Şekeroğlu, V. Şekeroğlu, S. Kontaş. 2011. Antigenotoxic effects of Viscum album and quercetin in mice. XII. National Medical Biology and Genetics Congress, Antalya, Turkey, October 27-30, p. 139.

6. Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Demirhan, E.S., 2011.  Effects of deltamethrin and/or thiacloprid insecticides on thyroid hormone levels in the rat serum. VI. International Symposium on Ecology and Environmental Problems, November 17-20, Antalya, Turkey, p. 117.

7. Kontaş, S., Aksoy, M., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V. 2012. Determination of genotoxic effects of loratadine, an antihistamine drug, on human peripheral lymphocytes by using sister chromatid exchange assay, 21th National Congress on Biology, İzmir, Turkey, September 3-7, p. 1374.

8. Aksoy, M., Kontaş, S., Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., 2012. Determination of genotoxic effects of ofloxacin, an antibiotic drug, on human peripheral lymphocytes by using micronucleus test, 21th National Congress on Biology, İzmir, Turkey, September 3-7, p. 1319.

9. Kontaş S, Atlı Şekeroğlu Z, Aksoy M, Şekeroğlu V. 2013. Cytotoxic and genotoxic potential of loratadine.  1st International Cell death Research Congress, İzmir, Turkey, October 30-November 3, p.89.

10. Atlı Şekeroğlu Z, Holmes AL, Wise J, Sr. 2013. Exposure to particulate chromate induces cytotoxicity and chromosome instability in human bladder cells. 1st International Cell death Research Congress, İzmir, Turkey, October 30-November 3, p.117.

11. Şekeroğlu V, Atlı Şekeroğlu Z, Aksoy M, Kontaş S. 2013. In vitro evaluation of cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of ofloxacin. The Society of Toxicology (SOT) 52nd Annual Meeting, San Antonio,Texas, USA.

12. H. Xie, V. Sekeroglu, Z. Sekeroglu, C. Falank, A. Holmes and J. P. Wise. 2014. Depleted uranium induces DNA damage and alteration of DNA repair proteins in human lung epithelial cells. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, Arizona, USA. March 23–27. p. 510.

13. Kontaş, S., Güneş, B., Uçgun, E., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V. 2014. Effects of Tartrazine on cytotoxicity and cell division. 22nd National Congress on Biology, Eskişehir, Turkey, June 23-27, p.721.

14. Ertürk, B., Ertürk, H.N., Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z. 2014. Investigation of cytotoxic effect of curcumin on normal and carcinoma mammary gland epithelial cells by using MTT test. 22nd National Congress on Biology, Eskişehir, Turkey, June 23-27, p. 676.

15. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Gediz Ertürk, A., Şekeroğlu, V., Kontaş Yedier, S. 2015. Evaluation of the effect of a new substituent of 1,2,5-thiadiazolidine 1,1-dioxide compound on cell division. 3rd International BAU Drug Design Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, October 1-3, p. 137-138.

16. Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Aydın, B. 2015. The effects of conjugated linoleic acid and whey protein on megakaryocytic emperipolesis and oxidative stress in rats exposed to acrolein. 9th Congress of the Turkish Society of Toxicology with the participation of the Hellenic Society of Toxicology, October 21-24, Izmir, Turkey.

17. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Kefelioğlu, H., Şekeroğlu, V., Coşguner, G., Kontaş Yedier, S. 2015. Evaluation of the cytotoxic and genotoxic potential of ziprasidone using micronucleus test. XIV. Congress of Medical Biology and Genetics, October 27-30, Fethiye, Turkey.

18. Kontaş Yedier, S., Güneş, B., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V.,2016. Determination of cyto-genotoxic potential of tartrazine using chromosome aberration assay. International Conference on Advances in Natural and Applied Sciences, Antalya, Turkey. April 21-23, p.274. 

19. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V., Aydın, B. 2016. Effects of argan oil on micronucleus and megakaryocytic emperipolesis in rats exposed to acrylamide. 1st International Cell Death Research Congress, Izmir, Turkey. May 4-7, p. 79.

20. Şekeroğlu, V., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Aydın, B. 2016. Anti-cytotoxic and anti-genotoxic effects of conjugated linoleic acid and whey protein in acrolein-treated rats. 1st International Cell Death Research Congress, Izmir, Turkey. May 4-7, p. 102.

21. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Şekeroğlu, V., Uçgun, E., Kontaş Yedier, S., Güneş, B., 2016. Investigation of Cytotoxic and Genotoxic Effects Effects of Clothianidin Using Micronucleus Test. 1st International Black Sea Congress on Environmental Sciences (1st IBCESS), Giresun, Turkey. August 31-September 3, p. 385.

22. Gediz Ertürk, A., Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Kontaş Yedier, S., Şekeroğlu, V., 2017. 3-Amino-4-[4-(Dimetilamino)Fenil]-4,5-Dihidro-1,2,5-Tiyadiazol 1,1-Dioksit Bileşiğinin Kromozom Hasarı Üzerindeki Etkisi. Uluslararası Katılımlı “5. İlaç Kimyası: İlaç Etkin Maddesi Tasarımı, Sentezi, Üretimi Ve Standardizasyonu Kongresi, Antalya, Turkey. 30 Mart-2 Nisan, p. 196.

23. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Kolören, Z., Kolören, O. 2017. Cytotoxic potential of Artemisia argyi evaluated by the MTT-cell culture assay. The 3rd International Symposium on EuroAsian Biodiversity (SEAB-2017). Minsk, BELARUS. July 05-08.

24. Atlı Şekeroğlu, Z., Kolören, Z., Ertürk, Ö. 2017. Cytotoxicity of Turkish Propolis Samples on Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells. 1st Internatıonal Congress on Medıcınal and Aromatıc Plants. Konya, Turkey. May, 09-12. 

Books

Ertürk Ö, Atlı Şekeroğlu Z, Şekeroğlu V. 2013. Laboratory Manual for Zoology, Nobel Academic Publishing.

Professional Experience

2013-Present:Associate Professor of Biology (Genetics), Ordu University

2007-2013: Assistant Professor of Biology, Ordu University

Professional Appointments

2009-2011: Deputy Dean of Faculty of Science and Letters, Ordu University

2009-2011: Senate Member, Ordu University

2009-2011: Erasmus and Farabi Coordinator of Faculty of Science and Letters, Ordu University

2008-2011: Erasmus and Farabi Coordinator of Department of Biology, Ordu University

2009-2011: Deputy Chairman of Animal Experimentation Ethics Committee, Ordu University

2009-2011: Member of the Board of Ulubey Community College, Ordu University

Courses/ Certificates 

*Training and Certification Course in Care and Use of Experimental Animals,  Ondokuz Mayıs University, Samsun, Turkey, 2010. 

*Oxidative Stress, DNA Damage, DNA Repair and Relationship with Disease: Theoretical and Practical Course, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey, 2012.

*Radiation Safety Training Course, University of Southern Maine, Portland, USA, 2013.

*Mandatory Animal Care and Use (IACUC) Training Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals in Research and Teaching, University of Southern Maine, Portland, USA, 2013.

Awards 

*International Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Programme, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK-2219), 2012.

*Scientific Publication Incentive Awards, TÜBİTAK (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015). 

*Best Poster Award of the 1st International Cell Death Research Congress, İzmir, Turkey, 2013.

Professional Memberships&Societies 

*Society of Toxicology

*Cell Death Research Society

*Turkish Society of Toxicology

ADVISING  

Master Students

2009-2010: Ceren Börçek Kasurka, Genotoxic effects of fexofenadine active substance used as antihistaminic drug on human peripheral blood lymphocytes, Ordu University, 2010.  

2009-2011: Feridun Afan, In vitro genotoxic effects of doxycycline on human peripheral blood lymphocytes, Ordu University, 2011.  

2010-2012: Seval Kontaş, Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of loratadine on cultured human peripheral blood lymphocytes, Ordu University, 2012.  

2013- Present: Büşra Güneş, Ordu University, Thesis in progress

2013- Present: Ebru Uçgun, Ordu University, Thesis in progress

2014- Present: Adem Aydın, Ordu University, Thesis in progress

2015- Present: Gamze Dindaroğlu, Ordu University, Thesis in progress

2016- Present: Cansu Maden, Ordu University, Thesis in progress

Ph.D. Students

2013- Present: Seval Kontaş Yedier, Ordu University, Thesis in progress

 

PROJECTS

Researcher, Genotoxicity of cobalt-chromium nanoparticles in human bladder epithelial cells. University of Southern Maine, Applied Medical Science, The Wise Laboratory of Environmental and Genetic Toxicology, Portland, USA, 2012-2013.

Researcher, Investigation of DNA double strand break repair proficiency of human bronchial fibroblast cells. University of Southern Maine, Applied Medical Science, The Wise Laboratory of Environmental and Genetic Toxicology, Portland, USA, 2012-2013.

Researcher, Investigation of carcinogenesis mechanism of depleted uranium (DU) on human bronchial epithelial cells, University of Southern Maine, Applied Medical Science, The Wise Laboratory of Environmental and Genetic Toxicology, Portland, USA, 2012-2013.

Researcher, Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of ziprasidon and oxcarbazepine drugs on human peripheral lymphocytes. The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2014-2016.

Principal Investigator, Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of clothianidin on human peripheral lymphocytes, Scientific Research Projects Coordination Unit, Ordu University, 2015-.

Principal Investigator, In vitro cytotoxicity and genotoxicity of tartrazine on human peripheral lymphocytes, Scientific Research Projects Coordination Unit, Ordu University, 2015-.

Principal Investigator, Cytotoxic and genotoxic effects of flupyradifurone, a new insecticides, on human lymphocyte cultures, Scientific Research Projects Coordination Unit, Ordu University, Turkey, 2015-.

Researcher, Effects of mixture of deltamethrin and thiacloprid on DNA double strand breaks and cytotoxicity in human lung cells, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2015-.

Principal Investigator, Effect of 3-amino-4-[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]-4,5-dihydro-1,2,5-thiadiazole 1,1-dioxide on cell division and genetic damage, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey,  2016-.

LABORATORY MEMBERS

Seval Kontaş Yedier (Ph.D. candidate)                     

Büşra Güneş (Master student)                                           

Ebru Uçgun (Master student)

Adem Aydın (Master student)

Gamze Dindaroğlu (Master student)

Cansu Maden (Master student)