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ICGEN TEAM

Dr. Bulent ICGEN
Professor

Department of Environmental Engineering
Middle East Technical University

Dumlupinar Bulvari 06800
Cankaya Ankara/TURKEY

Phone: +90 312 210 58 58
E-mail: bicgen@metu.edu.tr

 

 

       

 
 

 



  1. Icgen, B. and Yilmaz, F. Biosorption of strontium from aqueous solutions by Micrococcus luteus Sr02 (2017) Geomicrobiology Journal, doi:10.1080/01490451.2017.1348411, in print. Taylor & Francis
  2. Icgen, B., Salik, S.B., Goksu, L., Ulusoy, H., and Yilmaz, F. Higher alkyl sulfatase activity required by microbial inhabitants to remove anionic surfactants in the contaminated surface waters (2017) Water Science and Technology, doi:10.2166/wst.2017.402, in print. IWA
  3. Icgen, B. and Yilmaz, F. Screening and in situ monitoring of potential petroleum hydrocarbon degraders in contaminated surface water (2017) CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water, 45 (1), 1600194. Wiley
  4. Nakipoglu, M., Yilmaz, F., and Icgen, B. vanA gene harboring enterococcal and non-enterococcal isolates expressing high level vancomycin and teicoplanin resistance reservoired in surface waters (2017) Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 98 (5) 712-719. Springer
  5. Nakipoglu, M., Yilmaz, F., and Icgen, B. vanA-targeted oligonucleotide DNA probe designed to monitor vancomycin- and teicoplanin-resistant bacteria in surface waters (2016) Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 188 (10), 569. Springer
  6. Icgen, B. VanA-type MRSA (VRSA) emerged in surface waters (2016) Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 97 (3), 359-366. Springer
  7. Seyedmonir, E., Yilmaz, F., and Icgen, B. Methicillin-resistant bacteria inhabiting surface waters monitored by mecA-targeted oligonucleotide probes (2016) Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 97 (2), 261-271. Springer
  8. Icgen, B. and Yilmaz, F. Use of cadA-specific primers and DNA probes as tools to select cadmium biosorbents with potential in remediation strategies (2016) Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 96 (5), 685-693. Springer
  9. Icgen, B., Salik, S.B., Goksu, L., Ulusoy, H., and Yilmaz, F. Bioattenuation of detergent plant effluents enhanced via single microbial augmentations (2016) Journal of Surfactants and Detergents, 19 (3), 637-644. Springer
  10. Icgen, B. and Yilmaz, F. Design a cadA-targeted DNA probe for screening of potential bacterial cadmium biosorbents (2016) Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23 (6), 5743-5752. Springer
  11. Onur, G., Yilmaz, F., and Icgen, B. Diesel oil degradation potential of a bacterium inhabiting petroleum hydrocarbon contaminated surface waters and characterization of its emulsification ability (2015) Journal of Surfactants and Detergents, 18 (4), 707-717. Springer
  12. Seyedmonir, E., Yilmaz, F., and Icgen, B. mecA gene dissemination among staphylococcal and non-staphylococcal isolates shed in surface waters (2015) Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 95 (1), 131-138. Springer
  13. Cerit, S., Yilmaz, F., and Icgen, B. Challenging tin toxicity by a novel strain isolated from fresh waters (2015) Desalination and Water Treatment, 53 (12), 3244-3252. Taylor & Francis
  14. Icgen, B. and Yilmaz F. Co-occurrence of antibiotic and heavy metal resistance in Kızılırmak river isolates (2014) Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 93, 735-743. Springer
  15. Yilmaz, F. and Icgen, B. Characterization of SDS-degrading Delftia acidovorans and in situ monitoring of its temporal succession in SDS-contaminated surface waters (2014) Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 21 (12), 7413-7424. Springer
  16. Akbulut, S., Yilmaz, F., and Icgen, B. Surface water isolates of hemolytic and non-hemolytic Acinetobacter with multiple drug and heavy metal resistance ability (2014) Journal of Water and Health, 12 (1), 1-12. IWA Publishing
  17. Yilmaz, F., Orman, N., Serim, G., Kochan, C., Ergene, A., and Icgen, B. Surface water-borne multidrug and heavy metal-resistant Staphylococcus isolates characterized by 16S rDNA sequencing (2013) Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 91 (6), 697-703. Springer
  18. Koc, S., Kabatas, B., and Icgen, B. Multidrug and heavy metal-resistant Raoultella planticola isolated from surface water (2013) Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 91 (2), 177-183. Springer
  19. Aktan, Y., Tan, S., and Icgen, B. Characterization of lead-resistant river isolate Enterococcus faecalis and assessment of its multiple metal and antibiotic resistance (2013) Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185 (6), 5285-5293. Springer
  20. Ozer, G., Ergene, A., and Icgen, B. Biochemical and molecular characterization of strontium-resistant environmental isolates of Pseudomonas fluorescens and Sphingomonas paucimobilis (2013) Geomicrobiology Journal, 30 (5), 381-390. Taylor & Francis
  21. Tekin, E., Icgen, B., Ozcengiz, G. Real-time PCR investigation of the dynamic expression of three "RNA processing and modification" genes of Phanerochaete chrysosporium exposed to lead (2013) Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 90 (1), 27-33. Springer
  22. Ozcan, O., Icgen, B., Ozcengiz, G. Pretreatment of poultry litter improves Bacillus thuringiensis-based biopesticides production (2010) Bioresource Technology,101 (7), 2401-2404. PubMed
  23. Icgen, B., Moosa, S., and Harrison, S.T.L. A study of the relative dominance of selected anaerobic sulphate-reducing bacteria in a continuous bioreactor by fluorescence in situ hybridization (2007) Microbial Ecology, 53 (1), 43-52. PubMed
  24. Icgen, B. and Harrison, S.T.L. Identification of population dynamics in sulphate-reducing consortia on exposure to sulphate (2006) Research in Microbiology, 157 (10), 922-927. PubMed
  25. Icgen, B. and Harrison, S.T.L. Exposure to sulphide causes populations shifts in sulphate-reducing consortia (2006) Research in Microbiology, 157 (8), 784-791. PubMed
  26. Elpek, G.K., Icgen, B., and Ozcengiz, G. Colicinogeny in local isolates of Salmonellae and plasmid transfer studies (2003) Folia Microbiologica, 48 (2), 257-260. PubMed
  27. Icgen, B., Gurakan, G.C., and Ozcengiz, G. Characterization of Salmonella enteritidis isolates of chicken, egg, and human origin from Turkey (2002) Food Microbiology, 19 (4), 375-382. ScienceDirect
  28. Icgen, B., Ozcengiz, G., and Alaeddinoglu, N.G. Evaluation of symbiotic effectiveness of various Rhizobium cicer strains (2002) Research in Microbiology, 153 (6), 369-372. PubMed
  29. Icgen, B., Gurakan, G.C., and Ozcengiz, G. Characterisation of local isolates of Enterobacteriaceae from Turkey (2002) Microbiological Research, 157 (3), 233-238. PubMed
  30. Icgen, Y., Icgen, B., and Ozcengiz, G. Regulation of crystal protein biosynthesis by Bacillus thuringiensis I. Effects of mineral elements and pH (2002) Research in Microbiology, 153 (9), 599-604. PubMed
  31. Icgen, Y., Icgen, B., and Ozcengiz, G. Regulation of crystal protein biosynthesis by Bacillus thuringiensis II. Effects of carbon and nitrogen sources (2002) Research in Microbiology, 153 (9), 605-609. PubMed
  32. Elpek, G.K., Icgen, B., Gurakan, G.C., and Ozcengiz, G. Colicinogeny, lipopolysaccharide and outer membrane protein profiles of multi-drug resistant Salmonella typhimurium isolates from Turkey (2002) Turkish Journal of Medical Sciences, 32 (6), 483-486. PubMed
  33. Icgen, B., Gurakan, G.C, and Ozcengiz, G. Effects of plasmid curing on antibiotic susceptibility, phage type, lipopolysaccharide and outer membrane protein profiles in local Salmonella isolates (2001) Food Microbiology, 18 (6), 631-635. ScienceDirect
  34. Yildiz, E.E., Ozcengiz, G., Icgen, B., and Alaeddinoglu, N.G. Assignment of biological functions to specific plasmids in a local isolate of Rhizobium cicer (1999) Folia Microbiologica, 44 (1), 55-58. PubMed