Devrim Demir Dora is an Assistant Prof. Dr. at Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine Department of Medical Pharmacology, Antalya, Turkey.
She has graduated from Hacettepe University Faculty of Pharmacy in 1995 and got her Msc degree from Hacettepe University, Faculty of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology with the thesis entitled ‘Studies on Gene Therapy by DNA Delivery Systems’.
She has got her Pharmaceutical Biotechnology PhD degree with the thesis entitled ‘Production of Bacillus peptide pheromone by Recombinant DNA Technology and optimization of transformation efficiency’ at the same university.
She has worked as a research assistant at Hacettepe University Faculty of Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Department from 1996 to 2005.
She has worked as a pharmacist at Turkish Ministry of Health, General Directorate of Pharmaceuticals and Pharmacy, Quality Control Department and she has participated in GMP Inspection team especially for the biotechnology derived products, from 2005 to 2007.
She has worked as an Assistant Professor between 2007-2010 at Ege University Faculty of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and since 2010 at Akdeniz University Faculty of Medicine Department of Medical Pharmacology.
Besides her academic duties, Dr. Demir Dora is also Biotechnology Advisory Board Member for approval of biotechnological/biosimilar products since 2009 at Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency.
Her areas of interest are recombinant protein production, bacterial transformation, genetic competence, quorum sensing mechanism, development of nucleic acid, peptide and protein pharmaceuticals and non viral DNA delivery systems for gene therapy.