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Third Cycle Programmes (Doctorate Degree)

Graduate School of Health Sciences - Stemcell - Third Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Department of Stem Cell Research and Application and consequently post graduate programs at Ege University Institute of Health Sciences were established in 5.5.2011.
Qualification Awarded
Ph.D. graduate
Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The applicants who hold a Master's Degree and willing to enroll in the Doctorate programme may apply to the Directorate of Graduate School with the documents. 1-Sufficient score (at least 55 out of 100) from the Academic Staff and Graduate Study Education Exam (ALES) conducted by Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) or GRE Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score or Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) score equivalent to ALES score of 55. 2-English proficiency (at least 70 out of 100 from the Profiency Exam conducted by Ege University Foreign Language Department, or at least 55 out of 100 from ÜDS (University Language Examination conducted by OSYM) or TOEFL or IELTS score equivalent to UDS score of 55. The candidates holding Bachelor's or Master's Degree taught totally in English are exempted from English proficiency requirement. The candidates fulfilling the criteria outlined above are invited to interwiev. The assessment for admission to masters programs is based on : 50% of ALES, 15% of academic success in the undergraduate programme (cumulative grade point average (CGPA) ) 10 % of academic success in the master's programme and 25% of interview grade. The required minimum interview grade is 60 out of 100. The candidates having an assessed score of 65 at least are accepted into the Doctorate programme. The results of the evaluation are announced by the Directorate of Graduate School.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. A student who is currently enrolled in a Doctorate Degree programme in the same discipline at another institution and has successfully completed at least one semester, upon submitting all required documents before the deadline, may transfer to the Doctorate Programme at EGE University upon the recommendation of the department administration and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The decision taken will also include eligibility for exemption from some course requirements of the graduate program. Students who transfer from another university must be successful in the EGE University English Proficiency Exam or in an equivalent English examination. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University is not an exception to this.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
The doctorate programme consists of a minimum of seven courses, with a minimum of 21 national credits, a qualifying examination, a dissertation proposal, and a dissertation. The period allotted for the completion of the Doctorate programmes is normally eight semesters (four years). However, while it is possible to graduate in a shorter time, it is also possible to have an extension subject to the approval of the graduate school. The seminar course and thesis are non-credit and graded on a pass/fail basis. The total ECTS credits of the programme is 240 ECTS. A student may take undergraduate courses on the condition that the courses have not been taken during the undergraduate program. However, at most two of these courses may be counted to the Doctorate course load and credits. The PhD students are required to take the Doctoral Qualifying Examination, after having successfully completed taught courses. The examination consists of written and oral parts. The Doctoral Qualifying Committee determines by absolute majority whether a candidate has passed or failed the examination. Students who fail the Qualifying Examination may retake the examination the following semester. Students failing the Examination a second time are dismissed from the program. Students must register for thesis work and the Specialization Field course offered by his supervisor every semester following the semester, in which the supervisor is appointed. A dissertation supervisor who must hold the minimum rank of assistant professor is appointed for each PhD student. When the nature of the dissertation topic requires more than one supervisor, a joint-supervisor may be appointed. A joint-supervisor must hold a doctoral degree. Periodic monitoring of research work by a thesis monitoring committee is required to be awarded the Doctoral degree. A student who has completed work on the thesis within the time period, must write a thesis, using the data collected, according to the specifications of the Graduate School Thesis Writing Guide. The thesis must be defended in front of a jury. The thesis jury is appointed on the recommendations of the relevant Department Chairperson and with the approval of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School. The jury is composed of the thesis supervisor and 5 faculty members. Of the appointed jury members, up to two may be selected from another Department or another University. The co-supervisor cannot be the jury member. Thesis defense by the candidate is open to all audience and a jury decides to grant/deny the Doctoral degree. A majority vote by the jury members determines the outcome of the thesis or examination. The vote can be for "acceptance", "rejection" or "correction". A student may be given, by a decision of the Administrative Committee of the Graduate School, up to six months to complete the corrections. The student must then retake the thesis examination.
Profile of The Programme
Undergraduate education [Biology, Biochemistry, Bioengineering and Health Science (Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Health Officer) with the relevant departments of the Faculties of Agriculture] candidates who have completed the program applied: Lessons to be determined that potential improvements of stem cells can be used in practice to make, new the development of stem cell therapies, understanding of the ethical and legal situations, identification of new strategies in practice.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates of this training, such as the stem cells participate in the PhD program in a different also can transfer to the Ph.D. program. Graduates will have the opportunity to work in biomedical companies or the organizations capable of cellular therapy and their departments of research
Access to Further Studies
Graduates who succesfully completed doctorate degree may apply to both in the same or related disciplines in higher education institutions at home or abroad to get a position in academic staff or to governmental R&D centres to get expert position.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation form for each course "Course Curriculum" in detail in stated
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
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Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Prof.Dr.Şükran DARCAN, Ege University Institute of Health Sciences department of Stem cell , Associated Prof Dr Ayhan DÖNMEZ Ege University Department of Heamatology
Facilities
The students of the multidisciplinary department can benefit from laboratory facilities of all faculties which contribute to the establishment of this department. The laboratories was opened for use of the department of stem cell: Ege University pediatric stem cell transplantation Hematology Unit, Ege University faculty of medicine center of therapeutic apheresis, Nevvar – Salih İşgören department of internal medicine (departments of stem cell processing and storage, information, patient admission and exam room), Tissue typing laboratory , department of analytical chemistry, department of physiology, Institute of nucleer science, faculty of engineering, department of bioengineering, laboratory of cell culture and tissue engineering, faculty of science department of biology and moleculer biology, Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Laboratory (FABAL)

Key Learning Outcomes
1Ability to interpret advanced biological concepts
2Ability to define and teach structural and functional properties of cells and stem cells in an advanced level
3Ability to use therapeutic potential of stem cells
4To gain the ability of identification, modelling and solving the problems that may arise in stem cell applications
5Ability to read the scientific literature critically, to develop new ideas and new projects
6To gain legal and ethical responsibility in research and clinical applications

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
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KNOWLEDGE1
2
SKILLS1
2
3
4
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2
3

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016042015 Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 9300016032015 Compulsory 2 2 0 3
3 9300016032019 Compulsory 2 2 0 3
4 9300016042019 Compulsory 2 0 0 3
5 9300016012019 Compulsory 2 2 0 3
6 930001SEÇ.DR1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 18
7 930001SDG1 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 10
8 9300016162019 Regenerative Medicine I Compulsory 2 0 0 5
9 9300015272016 Seminar I Compulsory 1 0 0 2
10 9300015272019 Seminar I Compulsory 1 0 0 2
11 9300016232015 Stem Cell Literature and Research Planning I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
12 9300016232019 Stem Cell Literature and Research Planning I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 18 6 0 60
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016062015 Compulsory 2 2 0 3
2 9300016012015 Compulsory 2 2 0 3
3 9300016022019 Compulsory 2 2 0 3
4 9300016062019 Compulsory 2 2 0 3
5 930001SEÇ.DR2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 15
6 930001SDG2 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 14
7 BAT102 Fundamentals of Scientific Research Compulsory 2 0 0 3
8 BAT102 Fundamentals of Scientific Research Compulsory 2 0 0 3
9 9300016302019 Regenerative Medicine II Compulsory 4 0 0 5
10 9300015282016 Seminar II Compulsory 1 0 0 2
11 9300015282019 Seminar II Compulsory 1 0 0 2
12 9300016242015 Stem Cell Literature and Research Planning II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 20 8 0 60
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016022015 Compulsory 2 2 0 3
2 930001SEÇ.DR3 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 11
3 930001SDG3 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 25
4 9300016162015 Regenerative Medicine I Compulsory 2 0 0 5
5 9300015292016 Seminar III Compulsory 1 0 0 2
6 SBEDRUAD601 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
7 SBEDRUAD601 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
8 9300016252015 Stem Cell Literature and Research Planning III Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 7 2 0 60
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 930001SEÇ.DR4 ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 14
2 SBEDRYET601 Qualification Exam Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 9300016302015 Regenerative Medicine II Compulsory 4 0 0 5
4 9300015302016 Seminar IV Compulsory 1 0 0 2
5 SBEDRUAD602 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
6 SBEDRUAD602 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
7 9300016282015 Stem Cell Literature and Research Planning IV Compulsory 2 0 0 4
8 SBEDRTEZ601 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 15
9 SBEDRTO601 Thesis Proposal Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 7 0 0 60
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRYET601 Qualification Exam Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD603 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRUAD603 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
4 SBEDRTEZ601 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 15
5 SBEDRTEZ602 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
6 SBEDRTO601 Thesis Proposal Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 0 0 0 60
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRUAD604 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD604 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRTEZ602 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
4 SBEDRTEZ603 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 60
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRUAD605 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD605 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRTEZ603 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
4 SBEDRTEZ604 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 60
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 SBEDRUAD606 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
2 SBEDRUAD606 Specialization Field Course Compulsory 0 0 0 5
3 SBEDRTEZ604 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
4 SBEDRTEZ605 Thesis Compulsory 0 0 0 25
Total 0 0 0 60
 
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016072011 Stem Cell Transplantation Elective 2 2 0 8
2 9300016082011 Tissue Engineering Elective 2 2 0 8
3 9300016102011 The Importance of Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Biology Elective 1 0 0 2
4 9300016112011 Molecular Genetics of Stem Cells Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9300016122011 Stem Cell Molecular Methods Elective 1 2 0 6
6 9300016132011 Nanotechnology in Stem Cell Applications Elective 2 0 0 4
7 9300016142011 Advanced Cell Culture Methods Elective 2 2 0 8
8 9300016152011 Stem Cell Studies, How Cytometry Immune Histochemistry Elective 2 2 0 8
9 9300016162011 Stem Cell Applications in Dentistry Elective 2 2 0 8
10 9300016172011 Pharmacology of Stem Cell Elective 2 2 0 8
11 9300016182011 Tissue and Cell Banking Elective 2 2 0 8
12 9300016192011 Oxidative Damage and Repair Mechanisms Elective 2 2 0 8
13 9300016202011 Molecular Embryology Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9300016212011 Molecular Endocrinology Elective 2 0 0 4
15 9300016222011 Applications of Stem Cell Therapy in Patients with Urinary Tract and Kidney Elective 2 2 0 9
16 9300016232011 Connective Tissue Diseases, Stem Cell Therapy Applications Elective 2 2 0 8
17 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
18 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016072011 Stem Cell Transplantation Elective 2 2 0 0
2 9300016082011 Tissue Engineering Elective 2 2 0 0
3 9300016102011 The Importance of Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Biology Elective 1 0 0 0
4 9300016112011 Molecular Genetics of Stem Cells Elective 2 0 0 0
5 9300016122011 Stem Cell Molecular Methods Elective 1 2 0 0
6 9300016132011 Nanotechnology in Stem Cell Applications Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9300016142011 Advanced Cell Culture Methods Elective 2 2 0 0
8 9300016152011 Stem Cell Studies, How Cytometry Immune Histochemistry Elective 2 2 0 0
9 9300016162011 Stem Cell Applications in Dentistry Elective 2 2 0 0
10 9300016172011 Pharmacology of Stem Cell Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9300016182011 Tissue and Cell Banking Elective 2 2 0 0
12 9300016192011 Oxidative Damage and Repair Mechanisms Elective 2 2 0 0
13 9300016202011 Molecular Embryology Elective 2 0 0 0
14 9300016212011 Molecular Endocrinology Elective 2 0 0 0
15 9300016222011 Applications of Stem Cell Therapy in Patients with Urinary Tract and Kidney Elective 2 2 0 0
16 9300016232019 Stem Cell Literature and Research Planning I Elective 2 0 0 0
17 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 0
18 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016072011 Stem Cell Transplantation Elective 2 2 0 8
2 9300016082011 Tissue Engineering Elective 2 2 0 8
3 9300016102011 The Importance of Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Biology Elective 1 0 0 2
4 9300016112011 Molecular Genetics of Stem Cells Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9300016122011 Stem Cell Molecular Methods Elective 1 2 0 6
6 9300016132011 Nanotechnology in Stem Cell Applications Elective 2 0 0 4
7 9300016142011 Advanced Cell Culture Methods Elective 2 2 0 8
8 9300016152011 Stem Cell Studies, How Cytometry Immune Histochemistry Elective 2 2 0 8
9 9300016162011 Stem Cell Applications in Dentistry Elective 2 2 0 8
10 9300016172011 Pharmacology of Stem Cell Elective 2 2 0 8
11 9300016182011 Tissue and Cell Banking Elective 2 2 0 8
12 9300016192011 Oxidative Damage and Repair Mechanisms Elective 2 2 0 8
13 9300016202011 Molecular Embryology Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9300016212011 Molecular Endocrinology Elective 2 0 0 4
15 9300016222011 Applications of Stem Cell Therapy in Patients with Urinary Tract and Kidney Elective 2 2 0 9
16 9300016232011 Connective Tissue Diseases, Stem Cell Therapy Applications Elective 2 2 0 8
17 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
18 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016072011 Stem Cell Transplantation Elective 2 2 0 0
2 9300016082011 Tissue Engineering Elective 2 2 0 0
3 9300016102011 The Importance of Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Biology Elective 1 0 0 0
4 9300016112011 Molecular Genetics of Stem Cells Elective 2 0 0 0
5 9300016122011 Stem Cell Molecular Methods Elective 1 2 0 0
6 9300016132011 Nanotechnology in Stem Cell Applications Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9300016142011 Advanced Cell Culture Methods Elective 2 2 0 0
8 9300016152011 Stem Cell Studies, How Cytometry Immune Histochemistry Elective 2 2 0 0
9 9300016162011 Stem Cell Applications in Dentistry Elective 2 2 0 0
10 9300016172011 Pharmacology of Stem Cell Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9300016182011 Tissue and Cell Banking Elective 2 2 0 0
12 9300016192011 Oxidative Damage and Repair Mechanisms Elective 2 2 0 0
13 9300016202011 Molecular Embryology Elective 2 0 0 0
14 9300016212011 Molecular Endocrinology Elective 2 0 0 0
15 9300016222011 Applications of Stem Cell Therapy in Patients with Urinary Tract and Kidney Elective 2 2 0 0
16 9300016232019 Stem Cell Literature and Research Planning I Elective 2 0 0 0
17 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 0
18 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016072011 Stem Cell Transplantation Elective 2 2 0 8
2 9300016082011 Tissue Engineering Elective 2 2 0 8
3 9300016102011 The Importance of Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Biology Elective 1 0 0 2
4 9300016112011 Molecular Genetics of Stem Cells Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9300016122011 Stem Cell Molecular Methods Elective 1 2 0 6
6 9300016132011 Nanotechnology in Stem Cell Applications Elective 2 0 0 4
7 9300016142011 Advanced Cell Culture Methods Elective 2 2 0 8
8 9300016152011 Stem Cell Studies, How Cytometry Immune Histochemistry Elective 2 2 0 8
9 9300016162011 Stem Cell Applications in Dentistry Elective 2 2 0 8
10 9300016172011 Pharmacology of Stem Cell Elective 2 2 0 8
11 9300016182011 Tissue and Cell Banking Elective 2 2 0 8
12 9300016192011 Oxidative Damage and Repair Mechanisms Elective 2 2 0 8
13 9300016202011 Molecular Embryology Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9300016212011 Molecular Endocrinology Elective 2 0 0 4
15 9300016222011 Applications of Stem Cell Therapy in Patients with Urinary Tract and Kidney Elective 2 2 0 9
16 9300016232011 Connective Tissue Diseases, Stem Cell Therapy Applications Elective 2 2 0 8
17 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
18 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016072011 Stem Cell Transplantation Elective 2 2 0 0
2 9300016082011 Tissue Engineering Elective 2 2 0 0
3 9300016102011 The Importance of Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Biology Elective 1 0 0 0
4 9300016112011 Molecular Genetics of Stem Cells Elective 2 0 0 0
5 9300016122011 Stem Cell Molecular Methods Elective 1 2 0 0
6 9300016132011 Nanotechnology in Stem Cell Applications Elective 2 0 0 0
7 9300016142011 Advanced Cell Culture Methods Elective 2 2 0 0
8 9300016152011 Stem Cell Studies, How Cytometry Immune Histochemistry Elective 2 2 0 0
9 9300016162011 Stem Cell Applications in Dentistry Elective 2 2 0 0
10 9300016172011 Pharmacology of Stem Cell Elective 2 2 0 0
11 9300016182011 Tissue and Cell Banking Elective 2 2 0 0
12 9300016192011 Oxidative Damage and Repair Mechanisms Elective 2 2 0 0
13 9300016202011 Molecular Embryology Elective 2 0 0 0
14 9300016212011 Molecular Endocrinology Elective 2 0 0 0
15 9300016222011 Applications of Stem Cell Therapy in Patients with Urinary Tract and Kidney Elective 2 2 0 0
16 9300016232019 Stem Cell Literature and Research Planning I Elective 2 0 0 0
17 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 0
18 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 0
ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9300016072011 Stem Cell Transplantation Elective 2 2 0 8
2 9300016082011 Tissue Engineering Elective 2 2 0 8
3 9300016102011 The Importance of Cancer Stem Cells and Tumor Biology Elective 1 0 0 2
4 9300016112011 Molecular Genetics of Stem Cells Elective 2 0 0 4
5 9300016122011 Stem Cell Molecular Methods Elective 1 2 0 6
6 9300016132011 Nanotechnology in Stem Cell Applications Elective 2 0 0 4
7 9300016142011 Advanced Cell Culture Methods Elective 2 2 0 8
8 9300016152011 Stem Cell Studies, How Cytometry Immune Histochemistry Elective 2 2 0 8
9 9300016162011 Stem Cell Applications in Dentistry Elective 2 2 0 8
10 9300016172011 Pharmacology of Stem Cell Elective 2 2 0 8
11 9300016182011 Tissue and Cell Banking Elective 2 2 0 8
12 9300016192011 Oxidative Damage and Repair Mechanisms Elective 2 2 0 8
13 9300016202011 Molecular Embryology Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9300016212011 Molecular Endocrinology Elective 2 0 0 4
15 9300016222011 Applications of Stem Cell Therapy in Patients with Urinary Tract and Kidney Elective 2 2 0 9
16 9300016232011 Connective Tissue Diseases, Stem Cell Therapy Applications Elective 2 2 0 8
17 EBB6832017 Planning and Assesment in Education Elective 3 2 0 6
18 EBB6852017 Development and Learning Elective 3 0 0 4
 
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