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Nurgül Çelik Balcı

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Istanbul Technical University - Faculty of Mines
Department of Geological Engineering

 Research Topics: Geomicrobiology, Biogeochemistry, Astrobiogeochemsitry




B.Sc - Istanbul Technical University, Geology, 1994 

M.Sc. - Istanbul Technical University, Geology, 1998 

 Ph.D. - Istanbul Technical University - Colorado School of Mines, Geology, 2005


Research Interests:

Geomicrobiology-Biogeochemistry-Astrobiology: Revealing geochemical, mineralogical and structural imprints of microbial life on modern geological settings and interpret the record of microbial life on the Early Earth

Of note:

National Science Foundation Fellowship for Ph.D. research (2001-03)

The scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey-Construction and Environmental Sciences Research Grant (2002-2004)

Articles Featuring Nurgül Çelik Balcı

Journal of Aquatic Geochemistry: "Microbial Acid Sulfate Weathering of Basaltic Rocks: Implication for Enzymatic Reactions"

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