Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Medical Microbiology, School of Medicine
Afyon Kocatepe University, Turkey
Dr. Recep Kesli was born in Konya, Turkey. Between 1988-1994 he survived medical faculty education at Erciyes University Faculty of Medicine in Kayseri, Turkey. He had microbiolgy specialist title in 2001. Now he is working at Konya Education and Research Hospital as chief of microbiology laboratory. Dr. Kesli founded Molecular Diagnostic Unit and started to use RT-PCR, DNA Reverse-Hybridization, Pyro-Sequencing…etc in this unit with his professional team. Dr. Kesli attended different applied courses of molecular diagnostic methods in medicine (Marmara Research Center blongs to The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey-TUBITAK). Dr. Kesli published his first book about anaerobic bacteria and wrote chapters in differenet national and international books. In the latest years, Dr. Kesli focused his investigations based on molecular diagnositc test reactives and techniques of HCV, and Helicobacter pylori. Membershep belongs to Dr. Kesli continuing at different national and international microbiology and clinical microbiology soceities. He attended many international and national congress and symposiums (more than thirty) presented many abstracts (more than sixty) and also presented many speeches in international congresses. Dr. Kesli also published articles in international SCI/SCIE (more than twenty) and national journals (more than thirty) in Turkish and English and has been cited (more than ninety) articles published in national and international journals. Dr Kesli reviewed many diffrent articles for prestigious journals, also has duties as editor in-chief, associate editor and editorial board member of different international and national journals. Dr. Kesli can speak English very well, and Arabic Language at intermediate level. Dr Kesli had Assocciate Professor degree in June 2012. He is married with three boys.
Dr. Kesli research interest includes, Virology: Hepatitis viruses (Especially Hepatitis C virus), Bacteriology: Anaerobic bacteria, H. pylori, Molecular Diagnostic Methods Used in Infectious Diseases.