Chairman, Department of Clinical Biochemistry
Akdeniz University, Turkey
Tomris Ozben is a full professor since 1990 at the Dept. of Clinical Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, Akdeniz University, Turkey. She obtained her B.Sc. in Chemical Engineer from American Robert College University, and her Ph.D. in Biochemistry and specialty in Clinical Biochemistry from Ege (Aegean) University, Medical Faculty, Turkey. She is the current Treasurer of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC). Over her tenure at Akdeniz University, Prof. Ozben has been the Director of Central Laboratory, Akdeniz University Hospital, Vice Rector and Chairman of the Department of Clinical Biochemistry. She has been the chair or member in many Scientific Organizations, Societies, Committees and Councils, such as IFCC, Federation of European Societies of Biochemistry (FEBS), Balkan Clinical Laboratory Federation (BCLF). Moreover, Prof. Ozben has been the member of the Editorial and Advisory Boards of many Scientific Journals. In 2003, she received “Akdeniz University Outstanding Contribution” award, and in 2006 “Akdeniz University Science” award. Prof. Ozben is the author of more than 150 manuscripts, 7 book chapters and editor of 3 books published by the International Publishers (Plenum Press, New York; IOS Press, Amsterdam). She has attended many international congresses as an invited speaker. She has organized several International Congresses, Courses and Meetings and took part in the organizing committees of several EuroMedLabs and WorldLabs. Her research expertise is on proteomics, apoptosis, oxidative stress and antioxidants in health and disease.
proteomics, apoptosis, oxidative stress and antioxidants in health and disease.