Keynote/Plenary Invited talks and/or Chairperson Duties (Selected from >100 talks) 

1)        Annual Meeting and Symposium of the Autophagy, Inflammation, and Metabolism Center of Biomedical Research Excellence, 22 February, 2019, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

2)        Keystone Conference on Autophagy: From Model Systems to Therapeutic Opportunities.17—21 February, 2019, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

3)        European Federation For Pharmaceutical Sciences Annual Meeting, 24-26 May, 2018, Athens, Greece.

4)        EMBO Young Scientist Forum, 5-6 January, Istanbul, Turkey.

5)        International Cell Death Society (ICDS) Conference on: “Cell Death in Development and Disease”. 18-20 June, 2017, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

6)        Transautophagy Meeting. 6-7 October, 2016, Warsaw, Poland.

7)        International Cell Death Society (ICDS) Conference on: “Cell Death and its Translational Ramification, 2-5 June, 2016, Cork, Ireland.

8)        Healthy Minor Cereals Meeting. 10-11 May 2016, Berlin, Germany.

9)        Black Forest Winter Conference on Autophagic Membrane Trafficking and Dynamics in Ageing and Disease, 29-31 January 2016, Freiburg, Germany.

10)      EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization)-Cancer Sectoral Meeting. 2-4 September 2015, Prague, Czech Republic.

11)      International Cell Death Society (ICDS) Conference on: Implementation of Knowledge of Cell Death, 28-30 May, Prague, Czech Republic.

12)      The European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) Sponsored 3nd Anticancer Agents Development Congress, 18 – 19 May 2015, Izmir, Turkey.

13)      Autophagy and Cancer Symposium, Centre de Recherches en Cancérologie de Toulouse, 15-19 September, 2014, Toulouse, France.

14)      EMBO-Cancer Sectoral Meeting, Institut Paoli-Calmettes/Centre de Recherche en Cancérologie de Marseille, 17-19 September, 2014, Marseille, France.

15)      International Cell Death Society (ICDS) Conference on: Cell Death and Diseases, 8-10 May 2014, Capetown, South Africa.

16)      Federation of Biochemical Societies (FEBS) Advanced Lecture Course: 360° Degree Lysosome, 23-28 October 2014, Izmir, Turkey.

17)      European Microscopy Society Conference 2013, 25-30 August 2013, Regensburg, Germany.

18)      International Cell Death Society (ICDS) Conference on: “Mechanisms of cell death”, 6-9 June 2013, Malaga, Spain.

19)      EMBO-Cancer Sectoral Meeting, EMBL, 2-4 December 2012, Heidelberg, Germany.

20)      International Cell Death Society (ICDS) Conference on: “Cell death: Ageing, Metabolism and Ramifications for Therapeutics and Drug Development”, 29 June-1 July 2012, Singapore.

21)      EMBO Forum 2012. Yeditepe University, 2012, Istanbul, Turkey.

22)      Keystone Symposium: Cell Death Pathways: Beyond Apoptosis, 19-24 March 2012, Banff, Alberta, Canada.

23)      EMBO-Cancer Sectoral Meeting, King’s College, 11-13 July 2011, London, United Kingdom.

24)      EMBO Conference on “Autophagy: Cell Biology, Physiology and Pathology”, 18-21 October 2009, Ascona, Switzerland.

25)      International Cell Death Society Conference on “Cell Death in Infectious Diseases and Cancer”, 5-9 June 2009, Johannesburg, South Africa.

26)      European Workshop on Cell Death (EWCD), 1-6 June 2008, Hauenstein, Germany.

27)      European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) International Forum, Bogazici University, 20-22 February 2008, Istanbul, Turkey.

28)      Keystone Conference: Metabolomics: From Bioenergetics to Apoptosis (G5), 2-7 April 2006, Utah, USA.

29)      Roche Symposium for “For leading scientists of the next decade”, 29-31 March 2006, Basel, Switzerland.

30)      Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on “Autophagy in Stress, Development and Disease”, 22-27 June 2003, Maine, USA.

31)      International Conference on the Molecular Biology of Hepatitis B Virus, Pasteur Institute, 17-21 September 2000, Paris, France.

32)      47th Conference of French Association of Liver Research (AFEF), 27-29 September 2000, Paris, France.


Invited Talks in Universities, Institutes, Associations:

Several invited talks in King’s College UK, DKFZ Germany, ICGEP Italy, University of Haifa etc.

Several invited talks in local universities and associations, including Hacettepe University, Koc University, Yeditepe University, Bogazici University, Bilkent University, Istanbul University Çapa, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa, Istanbul Technical University, Ege University, Dokuz Eylul University, IYTE, Biochemistry Association, Pharmacologists Association, DETAE.