University of Gaziantep
Biography: Osman Erkmen is a Professor of food microbiology in the Department of Food Engineering under the University of Gaziantep (Turkey) since 2004. He did his Ph.D. in General Microbiology in 1994. He has published over 100 research articles and book chapters in the fields of Food Microbiology, Food Toxicology, Food Sanitation, and General Microbiology with more than 1500 citations. He is the editor of the book Gıda Mikrobiyolojisi (Food Microbiology) in the Turkish language and is an author of four books: Food Microbiology Principles into Practice (Volume 1, 2), A Laboratory Manual in General Microbiology and Basic Methods for the Microbiological Analysis of Foods.