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European Researchers' Night Event

European Researchers
Published Date: Monday, 7 October 2019

With the support of the European Commission, the European Researchers' Night Event about environment and climate change was arranged on Friday, September 27th at the Nicosia Bandabulya Stage. Eastern Mediterranean University, Dr. Fazıl Küçük Medicine Faculty researchers Asst. Assoc. Dr. Mümtaz Güran and his doctoral student Gizem Şanlıtürk made a presentation and shared preliminary data of their studies which are planned to last for 3 years. In this project, seawater and sand samples collected from different Mediterranean coasts and microbiological analysis of the presence of 3 different pathogenic bacteria and resistance to various antibiotics were investigated which took attention during the night. The researchers plan to associate the microbiological data which will be obtained for 3 years, with different parameters (such as high temperatures and precipitation) caused by climate change.