Sibel Suzen

Ankara University Faculty of Pharmacy, Turkey
Lecture Title: 
"Dual benefits of melatonin analogues as aromatase inhibitors and oxidative stress modulators in breast cancer"

Sibel Süzen is professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy of Ankara University. Her research is focused on the synthesis and development of antioxidant-based anticancer compounds, their biological evaluation and melatonin-based compounds in drug research. She graduated from Ankara University Faculty of Pharmacy in 1985. After completing her Master’s Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the same university in 1989, she received her doctorate in 1997 from the University of Swansea, UK, Department of Chemistry. She continued her research at Swansea University in various years. She has been a member of European Farmacopea expert in Group (Semi synthetic and synthetic compounds) since 2011.
In the last 10 years, she has been working as Institutional Erasmus Coordinator, Internationalization and Foreign Relations Coordinator of Ankara University. She has been coordinating the opening of English taught programs as well as international projects, internship agreements and educational programs of the EU. She was vice-rector for International Relations and Projects at Ankara University since 2019-20.
She carried out numerous projects supported by Tübitak and University resources. She is the author of more than 100 scientific articles and many chapters in various books both in Turkey and abroad. She worked as project manager and organized several scientific meetings. She has been a member of the Editorial Board of various scientific journals.