Research Interests: Genomics, Metabarcoding, Regeneration, Aging, Stem cell
  • Post-Doc. 2012-2014, Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Institute, (IOLR), Haifa, ISRAEL
  • Ph.D. 2007, Molecular Biology and Genetics, Mersin University, TÜRKİYE
  • M.Sc. 1999, Biology Mersin University, TÜRKİYE
  • B.Sc. 1994, Biology, Atatürk University, TÜRKIYE
Selected Publications 
  1. Ballarin L., Karahan A., Salvetti A., Rossi L., Manni L., Rinkevich B., Rosner A., Voskoboynik A., Rosental B., Canesi L., et al. (2021). "Stem Cells and Innate Immunity in Aquatic Invertebrates: Bridging Two Seemingly Disparate Disciplines for New Discoveries in Biology", Frontiers in Immunology,
  2. Masters S. Anthoons B, Madesis P, Seethapathy GS, Schermer M, Gerittsen W, Karahan A, Verdoes R, Schwallier R, van Andel T, de Boer H and Gravendee B. (2022).  Quantifying an online wildlife trade using a web crawler. Biodivers Conserv.
  3. Karahan A., Öztürk E., Temiz B., Blanchoud S. (2022) Studying Tunicata WBR Using Botrylloides anceps. In: Blanchoud S., Galliot B. (eds) Whole-Body Regeneration. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2450. Humana, New York, NY.
  4. Karahan A., Douek J., Paz G., Stern N., Kideys A.E., Shaish L., Goren M., Rinkevich B. (2017). Employing DNA barcoding as taxonomy and conservation tools for fish species censuses at the south-eastern Mediterranean, a hot-spot area for biological invasion. Journal for Nature Conservation. 36, 1–9.
  5. Karahan A., Douek J, Paz G., Rinkevich B. (2016) Population genetics features for persistent, but transient, Botryllus schlosseri (Urochordata) congregations in a central Californian marina. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. Volume 101, August 2016, Pages 19-31,