BİYOLOJİ BÖLÜMÜMETU LIMNOLOGY LABORATORY


Eti Ester Levi

Curriculum Vitae

 

Eti Ester Levi


Birth date/place      
: 01 March 1983/ Izmir
Address:                  : 1404 sok. No: 14/A Alsancak-Izmir/Turkey
Phone                         : (90) 533 711 88 12
E-Mail                         : eti@thelevis.com


Education


Graduate (PhD)

Middle East Technical University Department of Biology                                     2009 –                                                                                                                   

 

Graduate (MS)

Middle East Technical University Department of Biology                                     2007 – 2009                                                                                                                                 

 

GPA   4.00 / 4.00                                                                                             

Undergraduate:

İstanbul Technical University Department of Chemistry                                         2001 – 2006                                                 

                                                                                                                                                     

GPA   2.79 / 4.00  

High School:

Buca Anatolian High School   (Izmir)                                                                      1992 – 2001                                                                                                     

                                                                                                                              








Internships


  • Syngenta Crop Protection Products Factory

 

          http://www.syngenta.com.tr/ (Turkish)

 

          http://www.syngenta.com/en/about_syngenta/index.aspx (English)

 

                                                                                       Turkey                                        June 2003
       Laboratory practice on quality control of products

 

  • Dyo Printing Inks

 

          http://www.dyo.com.tr/tr/

 

          http://www.dyo.com.tr/eng/

 

                                                                                       Turkey                                        June 2004

   Research and development Laboratory

       

  • PETKIM Petrochemistry Holding A.S  Laboratories

 

   http://www.petkim.com.tr/petkimweb/main.aspx

                                                                                              Turkey                             June - July 2005

             

-       Laboratory of General Chemistry (Waste Water Purification)

-       Laboratory of Gas Chromatography

-       Laboratory of Polymer                   

      

 

Foreign Languages

 

 

Reading

Writing

Understanding

Speaking

English

 Good

Good

Good

Good

French

Intermediate

Intermediate

Intermediate

Intermediate


Language Courses


Hawthorn English Language Center (Melbourne)

English Language Preparation System (IELTS)

CAE Exam Preparation (Advanced)

10 Weeks

6 Weeks


Language Exams

      

IELTS

Year

Listening

Reading

Writing

Speaking

Overall

March 2007

8.5

8.0

7.0

7.0

7.5

 


Programs


Microsoft Office Programs

Good

MapInfo Professional

Intermediate

C2

(Software for ecological and palaeoecological data analysis and visualisation)

Intermediate

Minitab

Intermediate

ArcGIS

Beginner



Projects


  • Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Biology                                            2010-
  • Project No: TÜBİTAK ÇAYDAG 110Y125- Determination of Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies by Determining the Role and Factors Affecting the Development of Submerged Macrophytes in the Past, Present and Future Warmer Conditions in Shallow Lakes in the Mediterranean Climatic Region 
 
  • Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Biology                                            2009-

 

Adaptive Strategies to Mitigate the Impacts of Climate Change on European Freshwater Ecosystems

 

  • Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Biology                                            2007-2009


Project No: TÜBİTAK ÇAYDAG 105Y332- The conservation of Turkish shallow lakes by determining the interactions between their ecological structure, climate and anthropogenic use with holistic and sensitive methods and the development of strategies for their restoration.

 

  • Middle East Technical University, Dept. of Biology                                       2007-2009


(MS Thesis as a part of the TÜBİTAK ÇAYDAG 105Y332 Project) - Paleolimnological Assessment Of Past Aquatic Vegetation Dynamics And Ecosytem State In Turkish Shallow Lakes   

 

                                

  • Istanbul Technical University, Dept. of  Chemistry                                            2005-2006
  • (BS Degree Graduation Thesis) - Synthesis and Oxidation of 3,5 Difenilditiyeno[3,2-b:2’,3’-d]tiyofen to be used in OLED (Organic Light Emitting Devices) production.                                                   

 

Published Abstracts in National Meetings


1) Eti Levi, Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Bent Vad Odgaard, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. Su içi ve Su Üstü Bitki Makrofosillerini Kullanarak Yakın Geçmişten Günümüze Bitki Değişiminin ve Olası Nedenlerinin Değerlendirilmesi. Ulusal Ekoloji ve Çevre Kongresi, 7-10 Ekim 2009

 

 

2) Meryem Beklioğlu, Nihan Tavşanoğlu, İdil Çakıroğlu, Arda Özen, Eti Levi, Korhan Özkan, Didem Oğuzkurt, Tuba Bucak, Erik Jeppesen. Ülkemiz Sığ Göllerin Ekolojik Yapısında Besin Tuzu ve İklimin Etkisinin Zaman Yerine Mekan Yaklaşımıyla Belirlenmesi. 9. Ulusal Ekoloji ve Çevre Kongresi, 7-10 October 2009, Nevşehir

 

 

3) A. İdil Çakıroğlu, Eti Levi, Susanne Lildal Amsınck, Erik Jeppesen, Meryem Beklioğlu. Cladosera Alt-Fosilleri Kullanılarak Sığ Göllerde Geçmiş Tuzluluk ve Ötrofikasyonun Belirlenmesi. 9. Ulusal Ekoloji ve Çevre Kongresi, 7-10 October 2009, Nevşehir

 

 

4) Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Eti Levi, Susanne Lildal Amsınck, Erik Jeppesen, Lisa Doner, Meryem Beklioğlu. Sığ Göllerde Geçmiş Trofik Yapı Etkilerinin Kladoser Alt-Fosillerinden Paleolimnolojik Yöntemler Kullanarak Belirlenmesi. 3. Ulusal Limnoloji Sempozyumu, 27-29 August 2008, Izmir

 

 

5) Meryem Beklioğlu, Arda Özen, Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Didem Oğuzkurt, Korhan Özkan, Nihan Tavşanoğlu, Eti Levi, Mengü Türk. Ülkemiz Sığ Göllerin Ekolojik Yapısında Ötrofikasyon ve İklim Değişiminin Olası Rolleri. 3. Ulusal Limnoloji Sempozyumu, 27-29 August 2008, Izmir

 


Published Abstracts in International Meetings


1) Ü. Nihan Tavşanoğlu, A. İdil Çakıroğlu, Eti E. Levi, Arda Özen, Korhan Özkan, Didem Oğuzkurt,Tuba Bucak, Gizem Bezirci, Erik Jeppesen & Meryem Beklioğlu. Non-native Fish Species in 30 Shallow Lakes Located from North to South of Turkey. New approaches for assessing the impacts of non-native freshwater fishes in the Mediterranean region.  26-29 October 2010, Muğla.

 

 

2) Eti Levi, Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Bent Vad Odgaard, Erik Jeppesen & Meryem Beklioğlu. Comparison Of Surface Sediment Plant Macrofossils with Present Day Macrophyte Assemblages And Assessment Of Past Vegetation Dynamics in Turkish Shallow Lakes. 11th International Paleolimnology Symposium, Guadalajara-Mexico. 15-18. December 2009.

 

 

3) Eti Levi, Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Bent Vad Odgaard, Erik Jeppesen & Meryem Beklioğlu. Suiçi ve Suüstu Bitki Makrofosillerini Kullanarak Göl Eksosistem Yapısındaki Değişimlerin Belirlenmesi Assesment of Vegetation Dynamics from Recent Past to Present Using Plant Macrofossils and Determining Changes in the Structure of Lake Ecosystem. 62. Türkiye Jeoloji Kurultayı, 13-17 April 2009, Ankara

 

 

4) Meryem Beklioğlu, Arda Özen, Nihan Tavşanoğlu, İdil Çakıroğlu, Didem Oğuzkurt, Korhan Özkan, Eti Levi, Mengü Türk & Erik Jeppesen. Enlemsel Değişimde Türkiye’deki Sığ Göllerin Ekolojik Yapı ve İşlevleri: Zaman Yerine Mekan Yaklaşımı Functioning of the Turkish Shallow Lakes on a Latitudinal Gradient: Space for Time Approach. 62. Türkiye Jeoloji Kurultayı, 13-17 April 2009, Ankara

 

 

5) Ayşe İdil Çakıroğlu, Eti Levi, Susanne Lildal Amsinck, Erik Jeppesen, Lisa Doner ve Meryem Beklioğlu. Cladosera Alt-Fosilleri Kullanılarak Sığ Göllerde Geçmiş Ekosistem Yapılarının Belirlenmesi Determining Past Ecosystem Structures by Using Sub-Fossil Cladocera in Shallow Lakes. 62. Türkiye Jeoloji Kurultayı, 13-17 April 2009, Ankara

 

 

6) Meryem Beklioglu, Nihan Tavşanoglu, İdil Çakıroglu, Arda Özen, Eti Levi, Korhan Ozkan, Didem Oguzkurt, Mengü Türk, Tuba Bucak, Erik Jeppesen. Role of nutrients and climate on functioning of the Turkish shallow lakes. SEFS6, Symposium of European Freshwater Sciences 6, 17-21 August, 2009, Sinaia, Romenia

 

 



Technical interests

  • Lake Ecology
  • Paleolimnology
  • Aquatic plants
  • Plant macrofossils (in lake sediments)
  • Pigments (in lake sediments)

 

 

Social interests

  • Taking photo and photo printing (presidency of photography club for one year)
  • Latin Dancing (international dancing, tango)
  • Diving (advanced open water diver-padi)
  • Playing flute
  • Founder member of ecology club in the Istanbul Technical University
  • Greenpeace membership for one year (2002)
  • Teaching basic english in an association for poor children at 2003 summer