Curriculum Vitae

Name: Ahmet Murat
Surname: AYTEKİN
Date of Birth: 19-05-1970
Adress: Hacettepe University Faculty of Science Department of Biology 06800 Beytepe/Ankara/Turkey
Education: 1988-1993 Hacettepe University Faculty of Science Department of Biology
: 1993-1996 MSc, Hacettepe University Institute of Science
: 1996-2002 PhD, Hacettepe University Institute of Science
Work Experience: 12-01-2009 - Still : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hacettepe University Faculty of Science Department of Biology (Applied Biology).
: 27-09-2002 - Still : Vice Director of HARUM (Hacettepe Univesity Bee and Bee Products Application and Research Center).
: 09-02-2005 - 12-01-2009: Asst. Prof. Dr. Hacettepe University Faculty of Science Department of Biology (Applied Biology).
: 15-02-2012 - Still : Rector Advisor of Research
: 10-05-2002 - 09-02-2005 : Dr. Research Assistant. Hacettepe University Faculty of Science Department of Biology.
: 27-05-1994 - 09-05-2002 : Research Assistant. Hacettepe University Faculty of Science Department of Biology.
: Scientific Experience: Taxonomy, Geometric morphometrics, Apidae, Bombus (Hymenoptera) systematics, Biochemical taxonomy, Bumblebee pollination behaviour in greenhouses, Kriminalistics.
Thesis: MScThesis (03-09-1996) Systematical studies on the Family Apidae (Hymenoptera) in Ankara Province and Pre-studies of their Pollinator Effects on Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L).
: PhD Thesis (22-03-2002) Systematical Studies on Family Apidae (Hymenoptera) in Middle Anatolian Region with the Application of Biochemical and Morphometrical Methods in Problematic Groups.


Scientific Publications (Articles)

Aytekin A. M. & Çağatay, N., 1999. Systematical studies on the Family Apidae (Hymenoptera) in Ankara Province Part I: Bombinae. Turkish Journal of Zoology. Vol. 23 231-241. (download pdf)

Aytekin A. M., Çağatay N. & Hazır, S., 2002. Floral Choices, Parasites and Micro-organisms in Natural Populations of Bumblebees (Apidae: Hymenoptera) in Ankara Province. Turkish Journal of Zoology. Vol. 26 149-155. (download pdf)

Aytekin A. M. & Çağatay, N., 2002. A Phenetic Approach to the Subgenera of Bumblebees (Apidae: Hymenoptera). Mellifera Vol. 2 No: 3. 60-64. (download pdf English) (download pdf Türkçe)

Aytekin A. M. & Çağatay, N., 2003. Systematical Studies on Megabombus (Apidae: Hymenoptera) Species in Central Anatolia. Turkish Journal of Zoology. Vol. 27 195-204. (download pdf)

Aytekin A. M., Rasmont P. & Çağatay, N., 2003. Molecular and Morphometric Variation in Bombus terrestris lucoformis Krüger and Bombus terrestris dalmatinus Dalla Torre (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Mellifera. Vol. 3 No: 6. 34-40. (download pdf Türkçe) (download pdf English)

Gülbitti-Onarıcı, S., Sümer, S. & Aytekin A. M., 2003. Restriction Site Variation Of The Intergenic Spacer Region In Chloroplast Genome Of Some Wild Wheat Species In Turkey. Biotechnology & Biotechnological Equipment. 2/17. 154-160.

Belen, A., Alten, B. & Aytekin A. M. 2004. Altitudinal Variation in Morphometric and Molecular Characteristics of Phlebotomus papatasi Populations. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 18. 343-350. (download pdf)

Aytekin A. M. & Çağatay, N., 2004. Allozyme Variability In Some Central Anatolian Bumble Bee (Bombus, Apidae, Hymenoptera) Species. Mellifera. Vol. 4 No: 8, 34-37. (download pdf)

Yurttaş, H., Alten, B. & Aytekin A. M., 2005. Variability in Natural Populations of Anopheles sacharovi (Diptera: Culicidae) from Southeast Anatolia, Revealed by Morphometric and Allozymic Analyses. Journal of Vector Ecology. 30 (2): 206-212. (download pdf)

Rasmont P., Terzo, M., Aytekin A. M., Hines, H., Urbanova, K., Cahlikova, L. & Valterova, I. 2005. Cephalic Secretions of the Bumblebee Subgenus Sibiricobombus Vogt Suggest Bombus niveatus Kriechbaumer and Bombus vorticosus Gerstaecker are Conspecific (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Bombus). Apidologie. (36). 571-584. (download pdf)

Güler, Y., Aytekin A. M., & Çağatay, N., 2006. Systematical Studies on Anthidiini (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): A Geometric Morphometric Approach. Acta Entomologica Sinica.Vol. 49. No:3, 474-483. (download pdf)

Dvorak, V., Aytekin A. M., Alten, B., Skarupova, S., Votypka, J. & Volf, P. 2006. A Comparison of the Intraspecific Variability of Phlebotomus sergenti Parrot, 1917 (Diptera: Psychodidae). Journal of Vector Ecology. 31(2): 229-238. (download pdf)

Aytekin A. M., Terzo, M., Rasmont P. & Çağatay, N., 2007. Landmark Based Geometric Morphometric Analysis of Wing Shape in Sibiricobombus Vogt (Hymenoptera:Apidae: Bombus Latreille). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France. 43 (1): 95-102. (download pdf)

Aytekin A. M., Alten, B., Caglar, S. S., Ozbel, Y., Kaynas, S., Simsek, F. M. Erisoz Kasap, O., Belen, A., & Rastgeldi S. 2007. Phenotypic Variation Among Local Populations of Phlebotomine Sandflies (Diptera: Psychodidae) in Southern Turkey. Journal of Vector Ecology. 32(2): 226-234. (download pdf)

Simsek, F. M., Alten, B., Caglar, S. S., Ozbel, Y., Aytekin A. M., Kaynas, S., Belen, A., Erisoz Kasap, O., Yaman, M. & Rastgeldi, S. 2007. Distribution and Altitudinal Structuring of Phlebotomine Sand Flies (Diptera:Psychodidae) in Southern Anatolia, Turkey: Their Relation to Human Cutaneous Leishmaniasis. Journal of Vector Ecology. 32(2): 269-279. (download pdf)

Rasmont, P., Aytekin A. M., Kaçar, M., S., 2008. Ousting of the Common Redstart (Aves: Turdidae: Phoenicurus phoenicurus) From Its Nests by the Bumblebee Bombus niveatus vorticosus (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Annales de la Société Entomologique de France. 44(2): 251-255. (download pdf)

Aytekin A. M. & Çağatay, N., 2008. Observations On the Pollination of Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Mellifera Vol. 8 No: 15-16. 2-7.

Aytekin, S., Aytekin A. M., Alten, B. 2009. Effect of Different Larval Rearing Temperatures on the Productivity (Ro) and Morphology of the Malaria Vector Anopheles superpictus Grassi (Diptera: Culicidae), Using Geometric Morphometrics. Journal of Vector Ecology. 32(1): 32-42. (download pdf)

Dvorak, V., Votypka, J. Aytekin A. M., Alten, B. & Volf, P. 2011. Intraspecific Variability of Natural Populations of Phlebotomus sergenti the Main Vector of Leishmania tropica. Journal of Vector Ecology. 36(Supplement1): 49-57. (download pdf)

Güler, Y., Aytekin A. M. & Dikmen, F. 2011. Bombini and Halictidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) Fauna of Afyonkarahisar Province With a New Record for Turkey. Journal of the Entomological Research Society. 13(1): 1-22. (download pdf)

De Meulemeester, T., Aytekin A. M., Cameron, S. & Rasmont, P. 2011. Nest Architecture and Species Status of the Bumble Bee Bombus (Mendacibombus) shaposhnikovi (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombini). Apidologie. (42) Number 3. 301-306. (download pdf)

Dikmen, F. & Aytekin A. M. 2011. Notes on the Halictus Latreille (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) Fauna of Turkey Turkish Journal of Zoology. 35(4): 537-550. (download pdf)

Dikmen, F., Radchenko, V.G. & Aytekin A. M. 2011. Taxonomic Studies On the Genus Halictus Latreille, 1804 in Turkey (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). Zoology in the Middle East. (54): 79-100. (download pdf)

Williams, P.H., Brown, M.J.F., Carolan, J.C., Goulson, D., Jiandong, A., Aytekin A. M., Best, L.R., Byvaltsev, A.M., Cederberg, B., Dawson, R., Huang, J., Ito, M., Monfared, A., Schmid-Hempel, P., Sheffield, C.S., Sima, P. & Xie Z. 2012. Unveiling Cryptic Species of the Bumblebee Subgenus Bombus s. str. World-wide With COI Barcodes (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Systematics and Biodiversity. 10(1): 21-56.

De Meulemeester, T., Michez, D., Aytekin A. M. & Danforth, B. N. 2012. Taxonomic Affinity of Halictid Bee Fossils Based on Geometric Morphometrics Analyses of Wing Shape. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology.Vol. 10:(4). 755-764.

Wappler, T., De Meulemeester, T., Aytekin A. M. Michez, D., & Engel, S.M. 2012. Geometric morphometric analysis of a new Miocene bumble bee from the Randeck Maar of southwestern Germany (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Systematic Entomology. 37. 784-792.

Dikmen, F. Aytekin A. M. 2012. Notes on Rophites algirus Perez, 1895 and Rophites quinquespinosus Spinola, 1808 of Mediterranean Turkey with an Updated List of Subfamily Rophitinae (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) of Turkey. Mellifera. Vol. 12.(24). 17-26.

De Meulemeester, T., Michez, D., Engel, M.S., Claude, J., Aytekin A. M. & Rasmont, P. In Evl. Revealing Cryptic Biological Diversity by Geometric Morphometrics: An Example from the Bumble Bees. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA.

De Meulemeester, T., Michez, D., Williams, P., Aytekin A. M., Valterova, I. & Rasmont, P. In Evl. Species Diagnostic Characters Among Bumble Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Barkan, N.P. & Aytekin A. M. 2013. Systematical studies on the species of the subgenus Thoracobombus (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Bombus Latreille) in Turkey. Zootaxa.3737(2): 167-183.

Scientific Publications (Posters and Oral Presentations)

Aytekin A. M. & Çağatay, N., 1998. Observations on the Pollination of Sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) in a Given Area. In Book of Abstracts VIth Eur. Congr. Entomol. (Brunnhofer V. & Soldán T. eds), Ceské Budejovice, August 23-29. 528-529.

Mergen, H., Karaaslan, Ç., Mergen, M., Aytekin A. M., Özata, M., 2003. IRS-1 ve ß3-Adrenerjik Reseptör Gen Polimorfizmleri Türkiye'de Obezite Patogenezinde Rol Oynamamaktadır. Abstracts of the 26th National Congress of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases. Turkish Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Supplement of Volume:7 (1) p.111

Aytekin A. M., Kence, A. & Çağatay, N. 2004. Ankara ve Çevresinde Bulunan Bazı Bombus Arısı Türlerinde (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Morfometrik ve Moleküler Çalışmalar. XVII.Ulusal Biyoloji Kongresi 21-24 Haziran 2004 Çukurova Üniversitesi ADANA. XVII.Ulusal Biyoloji Kongresi 2. seksiyon sözlü, poster ve serbest bildiri özetleri s.110.

Beton, D., Aytekin A. M. & Kence, A. 2004. Anadolu ve Kıbrıs Bombus terrestris Toplumları Arasında Morfometrik ve Genetik Farklılaşmalar. XVII.Ulusal Biyoloji Kongresi 21-24 Haziran 2004 Çukurova Üniversitesi ADANA. XVII.Ulusal Biyoloji Kongresi 2. seksiyon sözlü, poster ve serbest bildiri özetleri s.53.

Ponchau, O., Grosjean, P., Terzo, M., Aytekin A. M., Valterova, I. & Rasmont, P. 2004. La variation géographique des sécretions des glandes labiales céphaliques de Bombus pratorum L. mâle. Compte rendu du Colloque annuel de l'IUEIS, Rennes, 6-9 Septembre 2004, 1 p.

Dvorak, V., Aytekin A. M., Alten, B., Skarupova, S., Volf, P., & Votypka, J. 2005. Discrimination Between Phlebotomus sergenti Populations from Turkey and Israel.Proceedings of the Vth Int. Symposium on Phlebotomine Sandflies. Archives de L'Intstitut Pasteur de Tunis. Special Issue. April 17-21. Gammarth-Tunis-Tunusia. Volume: 82, Number: 1. 88.

Ponchau, O., Terzo, M., Aytekin A. M., Valterova, I., Iserbyt, S., Michez D. & Rasmont, P. 2006. The geographical variability of the secretions of the cephalic labial glands of Bombus pratorum L. males. The International Union for the Study of Social Insects Congress. Washington DC. USA. July 30th through August 5th 2006.

Aytekin A. M., Alten, B., Çağlar, S.,S., Özbel, Y., Şimşek, F. M., Kaynaş, S., Belen, A. & Erişöz, Ö. 2006. A Geometric Morphometric Study on Wing Shape Differences of Sandflies (Diptera, Psychodidae) in South Turkey. 15th European SOVE Meeting, Program and Abstract Book. 10-14 April, Serres. 51.

Alten, B., Çağlar, S., S., Özbel, Y., Aytekin A. M., Şimşek, F., M., Kaynaş, S., Erişöz, Ö., Belen, A. & Rastgeldi, S. 2006. Effects of Geographical and Ecological Factors on Distribution of Sandfly Populations (Diptera: Psychodidae) in South Anatolia. 15th European SOVE Meeting, Program and Abstract Book. 10-14 April, Serres. 53.

Dvorak, V., Aytekin A. M., Alten, B., Skarupova, S., Votypka, J. & Volf, P. 2006. Intraspecific Variability of Phlebotomus sergenti: Comparision of Two Laboratory Colonies. 15th European SOVE Meeting, Program and Abstract Book. 10-14 April, Serres. 55.

Dvorak, V., Aytekin A. M., Erişöz, Ö., Alten, B., Votypka, J. & Volf, P. 2008. Intraspecific Variability of Phlebotomus sergenti comparision of Turkish and Israeli Laboratory Colonies and Wild Populations. ESOVE08, The 16th European Society for Vector Ecology Conference 2008. Conference Program and Abstract Book. 25th-28th March, Cambridge. 17. (download pdf)

Er, S., Aytekin A. M. & Alten, B. 2008. The Effect of Temperature on the Productivity (Ro) and Morphology of the Malaria Vector Anopheles superpictus (Diptera: Culicidae) Using Morphometrics. ESOVE08, The 16th European Society for Vector Ecology Conference 2008. Conference Program and Abstract Book. 25th-28th March, Cambridge. 110. (download pdf)

İnnal, D., Erkakan, F., Aytekin A. M. 2008. Çamkoru Göleti (Çamlıdere-Ankara)’nde Yaşayan Alburnus escherichii Steindachner, 1897 ve Leuciscus cephalus Linnaeus, 1758’un Atasal ve Hibrit Bireylerinin Morfometrik Durumu ve Populasyon Yapısı. 19. Ulusal Biyoloji Kongresi. 23-27 Haziran-2008. Trabzon. 523.

De Meulemeester, T., Rasmont, P., Cameron, S. & Aytekin A. M. 2008. The Nest of the Bumblebee Bombus (Mendacibombus) shaposhnikovi Skorikov (Hymenoptera: Apidae). EurBee3. 3rd. European Conference of Apidology. Belfast. 8-11 Sept. 2008. P. 26. (Awarded Noberto Milani 2008 for the Best Student Poster Presentation)

Aytekin A. M. 2008. Bilimsel Yayınlarda Hakemlik Sistemi. Ulusal Akademik Yayıncılık Çalıştayı 21-22 Kasım 2008. Tarım, Veteriner ve Biyoloji Bilimleri Süreli Yayıncılık 2. Editörler Çalıştayı. 63-67.

Aytekin A. M. & Aytekin, S. 2009. The 3D Head-Shape of Bumblebees: A Geometric Morphometrics Approach. 6th. Symposium National de Morphometrie et Evolution des Formes. Montpellier. May. 27-28. France. 47.

De Meulemeester T., Aytekin A. M., Valterova I. & Rasmont P. 2009. Landmark based geometric morphometrics analysis of wing shape as a tool for Bombus s.str. taxonomy (Hymenoptera:Apidae). 6th. Symposium National de Morphometrie et Evolution des Formes. Montpellier. May. 27-28. France. 49.

Güler, Y., Aytekin A. M., Dikmen, F. 2009. Afyonkarahisar İli Tozlayıcı Apidae, Halictidae ve Megachilidae (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) Faunası. Türkiye III. Bitki Koruma Kongresi, 15-18 Temmuz 2009, Van, s.94. (download pdf)

De Meulemeester, T., Aytekin A. M., Valterova, I. & Rasmont, P. 2009. Morphometrics and sexual pheromones to define the specific status within bumblebees First meeting of BioSyst EU 2009. Seventh Biennial Conference of the Systematics Association.10-14 August 2009. Leiden. The Netherlands. p. 41. (Awarded 4th Price for the Best Student Presentation).

Aytekin A. M. 2010. Pollination in Turkey with bumble bees and honey bees. First Beekeeping Conference of Turkey-Israel. 21-25 February 2010 Antalya-Turkey. p. 59.

Dikmen, F., Töre, D., Erik, S. & Aytekin A. M., 2010. Floral Associations of Halictus (Halictidae:Apoidae:Hymenoptera) of Turkey's Mediterranean Region. XIII. OPTIMA Meeing, March 22-26 2010, Antalya-Turkey. p. 104.

Güler, Y., Aytekin A. M., Dikmen, F. 2010. Wild bee diversity of sweet cherry orchards in Sultandağı Reservoir (Turkey). Seventh International Congress of Hymenopterists. 20-26 June 2010 Edt. George Melika. Köszeg-Hungary. p. 33.

Barkan, N.P. & Aytekin A. M. 2010. Comparing wing shapes of the subspecies Bombus (Thoracobombus) sylvarum citrinofasciatus and Bombus (Thoracobombus) sylvarum daghestanicus (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Bombus Latreille) using landmark based geometric morphometrics. Seventh International Congress of Hymenopterists. 20-26 June 2010 Edt. George Melika. Köszeg-Hungary. p. 72.

Khaghaninia S., Guler Y., Aytekin A. M., Dikmen F. & Mousavi M., 2010. A contribution to bee fauna (Hymenoptera; Apoidea) in East Azerbayjan province- Iran. IX. European Congress of Entomology. Budapest. 22-27 August 2010. P. 81.

Özenirler Ç., Koyuncu K., Töre D., Dikmen F. & Aytekin A. M. 2010. A Nest Restoration Case by Bombus (Megabombus) argillaceus (Scopoli, 1763) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) from Turkey. IX. European Congress of Entomology. Budapest. 22-27 August 2010. P. 236

Güler Y., Dikmen F., Töre, D. & Aytekin A. M. 2010. Flower preferences of Megachilidae (Apoidea: Hymenoptera) in the Mediterranean Region of Southern Turkey. IX. European Congress of Entomology. Budapest. 22-27 August 2010. P. 236

Özenirler Ç. & Aytekin A. M. 2010. Bumblebee (Bombus terrestris L. 1758) pollination of cherry (Prunus avium L.) fields in Afyonkarahisar and Ankara, Turkey. EurBee4. 4th European Conference of Apidology. Ankara. 7-9 Sept. 2010. P. 138.

Dikmen F., & Aytekin A. M. 2010. A Biogeographical Analysis of the Genus Evylaeus Robertson (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) of Turkey. EurBee4. 4th European Conference of Apidology. Ankara. 7-9 Sept. 2010. P. 54.

De Meulemeester, T., Michez, D., Aytekin A. M. & Rasmont, P. 2010. Bumble bee cryptic taxa discrimination by pheromonal and morphometrics approach. EurBee4. 4th European Conference of Apidology. Ankara. 7-9 Sept. 2010. P. 109.

Özenirler Ç. & Aytekin A. M. 2010. Bombus Latreille (Hymenoptera: Apidae) türlerinin ekonomik önemi. IV. Marmara Arıcılık Kongresi. 2-4 Aralık 2010 Çanakkale. Turkey. Bildiri Özetleri Kitabı. Edt. Çakmak, İ., Girişgin, O., Çakmak, S. & Aydın, L. P. 69.

Töre D., Özenirler Ç., Özüdoğru B., Erik S. & Aytekin A. M. 2011. Elliptic Fourier analysis on the shape variation of bracts in subspecies of Teucrium chamaedrys L. (Lamiaceae) from Turkey. Biosystematics Berlin 2011. Germany. 21-27 Feb. Edt. Borsch T., Giere P., Jana H., Jahn R., Löhne C., Nordt, B & Ohl M. P. 362.


Khaghaninia, S., Güler, Y., Aytekin A. M. & Dikmen, F. 2011. A Faunistic Survey on Pollinator Bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) of Horand Forests in Iran. IV. Bitki Koruma Kongresi. Kahramanmaraş. 28-30/Haziran. p. 307.

Rasmont, P., Aytekin A. M. Valterova, I. & Williams, P. 2012. The Fate of Bombus cullumanus: Regression and Species Status. 3-7th September. 5th European Conference of Apidology. Halle an der Saale. Germany. Edt. Benjamin Barth, Holger Scharpenberg, Robin F.A Moritz. p. 185.

Barkan, N. P., Dikmen, F., Özenirler, Ç. & Aytekin A. M. 2013. Floral Preferences of Bumble Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae:Bombus Latreille in the Mediterranean Region of Turkey.29 September-04 October 2013. XXXXIII International Apicultural Congress. Kyiv, Ukraine. Scientific Programme Book. p. 219.

Özenirler, Ç., Aytekin A. M., Sorkun, K. 2013. Management of Commercial Bombus Colonies in Open Fields. 29 September-04 October 2013. XXXXIII International Apicultural Congress. Kyiv, Ukraine. Scientific Programme Book. p. 224.

Other Publications

Aytekin A. M., 2001. Bombus Arılarının Türkiye'deki Durumu ve Geleceği (In Turkish-The Status and Future of Bumblebees in Turkey) . Teknik Arıcılık. Sayı:74. 16-20.

Aytekin A. M., 2003. Ekolojik Tarım, Arıcılık ve Türkiye (In Turkish-Ecological Agriculture, Beekeeping and Turkey). Teknik Arıcılık. Sayı:79. 27-30.

Aytekin A. M., 2004. Bombus Arıları Üzerine Sohbet (In Turkish-An Interwiev on Bumblebees). Kebikeç. Sayı:17. 259-264.

Aytekin A. M., 2006. Bombus Arıları ve Bunların Organik Tarımda Kullanımı (In Turkish-Bumblebees and Using Them in Organic Agriculture) . Gıda Güvenliği ve Güvenirliği Sempozyumu. 20-22 Ekim 2005. Sempozyum Konuşmaları, Tam Metinler, Sonuç Bildirileri ve Biyogüvenlik Yasa Tasarısına Öneriler. Biyologlar Derneği Yayın No: 2006-1. 139-147.

Aytekin A. M. 2006. Arılar ve Yaban Arıları (In Turkish-Bees and Wasps). Astım Allerji İmmünoloji. 4(1): 5-9. (download pdf)

Aytekin A. M. 2006. İnsan Dışı Canlılarda Akıl ve Zeka (In Turkish-Mind and Intelligence in Non-Humans). Gazi Medical Journal. 17(3): 128-129. (download pdf)

Aytekin A. M. 2008. İnsan ve Doğa Arasındaki İlişki (In Turkish-The Relationship Between the Nature and Human). Dostluk Yardımlaşma Vakfı Yayınları No: 1. 165-171.

Aytekin A. M. 2008. Hippokrates'in Saboları (In Turkish-The Sabot of Hippocrates-Ethics in Medicine). Psikiyatri On line.

Aytekin A. M. 2008. Ustam Eşek, Dostum Örümcek. (In Turkish-My Master Donkey, My Firend Spider). Arkadaş Yayınları. 128 pp.

TÜBİTAK. Bilim ve Teknik. Bilim CD'leri Serisi-11. Eylül-2008.CANLILARIN TANIMLANMASI BİLİMİ-TAKSONOMİ. Hazırlayan D. Candaş. Danışman: Aytekin A. M.

Atlas Hymenoptera- Bumbebees of Turkey Hacettepe University-Universite de Mons-Hainaut


Translations

Aytekin A., M. 1999. Biological Science Volume I and Volume II.
Part I. Introduction,
Part X. Mobile Genes and Genetic Engineering,
Part XVI Heredity,
Part XX Virus and Bacteria.
Palme Publications 152. Edt. Prof. Dr. Ali Demirsoy, Prof. Dr. İsmail Türkan (Volume I) Edt. Prof. Dr. Ali Demirsoy, Prof. Dr. İsmail Türkan & Prof. Dr. Ertunç Gündüz. (Volume II) Translation from Keeton William T., Gould James L. & Gould Carol G. Biological Science W. W. Norton & Company. New York, London. 5th edt. 1194 pp.

Aytekin A., M. 2006. Biology.
Chapter 14. Mendel and The Gene Idea,
Chapter 23. The Evolution of Populations,
Chapter 25. Phylogeny and Systematics,
Chapter 51. Behavioral Biology.
Palme Publications Edt. Prof. Dr. Ertunç Gündüz, Prof. Dr. Ali Demirsoy & Prof. Dr. İsmail Türkan. Translation from Campbell N., A. and Reece, J., B. Biology. The Benjamin/Cummings Publishing Company 6th edt. 1247 pp.


Aytekin A., M. 2013. Conservation Biology.
Chapter 3. Biological Diversity
Hacettepe Publications Edt. Prof. Dr. Ali A. Dönmez, Prof. Dr. Emel O. Dönmez. Translation from Primack B. Richard Essentials of Conservation Biology. Sinauer Assc. Inc. Publishers 5th edt.


Other Activities

17/March/2011-Still Fellow of the Linnean Society of London.

09/11/2011-Still Member of the The Systematics Association.

May 2009/Still. Editor Annales de la Société Entomologique de France.

August 2006 / Still. Editor. Pakistan Entomologist.

April 2008 / Still. Associate Editor. Mellifera.

December 2010 / Still Member of the International Editorial Board of Bulletin of Royal Belgian Entomological Society.

December 2009/Still Member of the Editorial Team Journal of Evolutionary Biology Research.

May 2011 / Still Regional Coordinator (West Asia) of IUCN Species Survival Commision (SSC) in the Bumblebee Specialist Group.

September 2009 / May 2011. Member of Editorial Board of the monthly science journal NTV SCIENCE.

May 1998 / January 2005. Hacettepe University Faculty of Science Department of Biology Computer Laboratory Resp.

January 2007 / August 2008. Associate Editor. Uludağ Bee Journal.


Scientific Projects

1. Hacettepe University Research Foundation 95.01.007.003 (01-05-1995 / 01-05-1998). Systematical studies on superfamily Apoidea and family Braconidae .(Hymenoptera) in Middle Anatolian Region.

2. TÜBİTAK Veterinary and Animal Research Group VHAG-1336/ADP (01-06-1997 / 01-06-1998). Studies on the rearing bumblebees of the genus Bombus, determination of their parasites and pollinator effects on various plant species.

3. Université de Mons-Hainaut / Belgium, Hacettepe University / TURKEY (09-06-2002 / 09-06-2004). Co-adaptive Pollination of Bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) and Astragallus spp. (Fabaceae) in Beynam Forest.

4. TÜBİTAK Basic Sciences Research Group TBAG-1673 (21-01-1998 / 21-01-2000). Using molecular and morphometrical methods in the systematics of the genera Bombus and Psithyrus (Apidae: Hymenoptera).

5. Development Foundation of Turkey DSM (03-05-1999 / 01-08-2001). Researches on determination of the suitable races in bumblebee rearing and using them in greenhouses.

6. Université de Mons-Hainaut / Belgium, University of Illinois / USA, Hacettepe University / TURKEY (10-05-2002/10-05-2004). Chemical Ecology and Molecular Phylogeny of Bumblebees (Apidae: Hymenoptera).

7. TÜBİTAK Basic Sciences Research Group TBAG-2197 (102T090) (01-08-2002 / 01-08-2004) The Colonization, Ecology and Evolutionary Distribution of Sandflies (Diptera, Psychodidae) of South Turkey.

8. Hacettepe University Research Foundation 02 G 037 (28-08-2002 / 28-08-2004) Studies on Phlebotomus sergenti and P. similis (Psychodidae: Diptera) of Turkey by Using Morphometrical and Molecular Methods.

9. Hacettepe University Research Foundation 03 G 005 (04-08-2003 / 04-08-2005) Eco-Agriculture Studies in Hacettepe University and HARUM Non-Hormoned Tomatoe Production.

10. TAGEM 07/06/06/001 (01-06-2006/01-06-2009). Research on the Biodiversity of the Bee Pollinators of Cherry Gardens in Sultandağı, Their Distrubution and Protecting the İmportant Species.

11. Hacettepe University Research Foundation 0701601009 (10-10-2007/10-10-2009) Molecular Systematics on Some Genera of Curculionidae (Coleoptera) In Midde and West Black Sea Region.

12. Hacettepe University Research Foundation 0701601016 (10-10-2007/10-10-2010) 2D and 3D Morphometrical Analysis On the Bees (Apiformes: Apoidea: Hymenoptera) of Turkey.

13. Hacettepe University Research Foundation Harvard University / USA, Hacettepe University / TURKEY (11-11-2011/10-05-2013). Determination of Population Structure and Distribution of Evylaeus calceatus (Scopoli 1763) and Evylaeus albipes (Fabricius 1781) with Molecular and Geometric Morphometrics Analysis.

14. KOSGEB-TEKMER (21-04-2011/21-04-2013) From Tradition to Future. Eco-agriculture and Pollination Studies in Greenhouses.


15. COST Action SUPER-B.FA1307. Sustainable Pollination in Europe: joint Research on Bees and other pollinators. 15-11-2013.


Lectures

BIO-717 Numerical Taxonomy

BIO-961 Benefical Insects

BIO-209 Invertebrate Zoology (ders notlarının üçüncü bölümünü indirmek için tıklayınız)

BIO-112 Modern Biology

BIO-735 Principles of Systematic Zoology

Animal Behaviour


ADB-834 Virtual Reconstruction

Academical Studies in Abroad

1. Université de Mons-Hainaut Belgium, Zoology Dept., Invited researcher. 15-04/31-05-1999. Systematical studies on bumblebees.

2. Université de Mons-Hainaut Belgium, Zoology Dept., Invited researcher. 25-06/05-11-2004. Chemical Ecology and Molecular Phylogeny of Bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Project. Contributor.

3. SYNTHESIS PL-TAF-2078. Poland. Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences. Geometric Morphometric Studies on museum material. 16-07/05-08-2006. Researcher.

4. ERASMUS, Academic Exchange Program. Université de Mons-Hainaut Belgium, Zoology Dept., Geometric Morphometry Seminars (for PhD and MSc students). 17-01/25-01-2008.

5. TUBİTAK. BİDEP. Post-doc Research Fellow. Université de Mons-Hainaut Belgium, Zoology Dept. “Atlas of Bumblebees of Turkey”. 23-02/23-08-2009.

6. SYNTHESIS2 BE-TAF-2078. Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences. Belgium. Morphological changes in Bumblebees within last century. 7-20/02-2010. Researcher.

7. Natural History Museum, London. Invited Researcher, Geometric Morphometrics Studies on the bumblebees of the World. 28-06-2010/09-11-2010.

8. Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences Department of Insect Pollination and Ecology, Institute of Apiculture. Beijing. China. Invited Researcher.

9. Université de Mons-Hainaut Belgium, Zoology Dept., Invited researcher. 13-/20-01-2012. Geometric Morphometrics and Chemical Taxonomy of Bumblebees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Project. Contributor.


10. Université de Mons-Hainaut Belgium, Zoology Dept., Visitor Professor. 17-04-2013/28-08-2013. Geometric Morphometrics.

Personal Interests

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