NDSU
 Senay Simsek Research Website

WHEAT QUALITY & CARBOYHYDRATE RESEARCH

Senay SimsekSenay Simsek
Bert L. D'Appolonia Cereal Science and Technology of Wheat Endowed Associate Professor

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. 2006, Food Science
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
    Advisor: Dr. Bradley Reuhs
    Dissertation: “Host Specificity in Medicago-Sinorhizobium Interactions: Structural Characterization of Symbiotically Significant LMW-EPS from Sinorhizobium meliloti”
  • M.S. 2000, Biochemistry
    Gebze Institute of Technology, Turkey
    Department of Biochemistry
    Advisor: Dr. Aziz Tanriseven
    Thesis: "Production of Invert Sugar Using Immobilized Invertase"
  • B.S. 1998, Chemistry
    Bulent Ecevit University, Turkey

Professional Experience

  • 2013 - present: Bert L. D'Appolonia Cereal Science and Technology of Wheat Endowed Associate Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
  • 2007 - 2013: Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND
  • 2003 - 2006: Graduate Research Assistant, Purdue University
  • 2002 - 2003: Research Associate, Purdue University
  • 1998 - 2002: Graduate Research Assistant, Gebze Institute of Technology, Turkey

Professional Memberships

Wheat Quality & Carbohydrate Research
Department of Plant Sciences
NDSU Dept. 7670
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