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Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Symposium, Çanakkale, Turkey 2024

       The 10th Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Symposium (EEBST), which is held annually as an activity of the EkoEvo association, will be held in Çanakkale, after EEBST 2023 was held last year at İstanbul University, İstanbul. EEBST 2024 will take place between 23-25 July at Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Troia Cultural Center, Çanakkale/TURKEY.

EEBST 2024 will be hosted and organized by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hilal ÖZKILINÇ and her lab team (Ozkilinc Lab) from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University.

EEBST is a dynamic meeting point for esteemed researchers and enthusiastic students working in the field of ecology and evolutionary biology. Keynote speakers who are prominent in their fields are also hosted at the symposium. We are delighted to invite you to the upcoming EEBST meeting in Çanakkale, a city with stunning views of the Dardanelles strait and a landscape that blends the past with the present.

Details about EEBST 2024 Keynotes and the program will be announced. Stay tuned!


Important dates:

Abstract Submission Opens:  1 March 2024
Abstract Submission Deadline :   1 May 2024
Abstract Notification :   20 May – 1 June 2024


Early Bird Registration Deadline :  1 June 2024
Regular Registration: 2 june- 1 July 2024
On site Registration:   23-24 July 2024


Last Updated on 09 July 2024

The Committees

Scientific Committee

Erol Akçay   (University of Pennsylvania)

Ferhat Matur   (Dokuz Eylul University)

Ferhat Kaya  (University of Oulu)

Melike Dönertaş  (Leibniz Institute on Aging (FLI))

Ezgi Özkurt  (Quadram Institute Bioscience)

Zeynep Ersoy   (University of Barcelona)

Ömer Gökçümen  (University at Buffalo)

Anıl Soyumert  (Kastamonu University)

Ab. Matteen Rafiqi  (Bezmialem University)

Çağatay Tavşanoğlu  (Hacettepe University)

Kerim Çiçek  (Ege University)

Ogün Adebali  (Sabanci University)

Eren Ada  (Harvard Medical School)

Emrah Kırdök   (Mersin University)

M.Kürşat Şahin  (Hacettepe University)

Çağlar Akçay  (Anglia Ruskin University)

Pınar Önal  (Bilkent University)

Kahraman İpekdal  (Hacettepe University)

Kiraz Erciyas Yavuz  (Ondokuz Mayıs University)

Filippos A. Aravanopoulos  (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

Arzu Çelik  (Bogazici University)

Korhan Özkan  (ODTÜ)

Dilara Arslan  (Czech University of Life Science Prague)

The Committees

Organizing Committee

Hilal Özkılınç (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University)

Baran Taylan Fidanoğlu (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University)

Sibel Öncel (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University)

İrem Ece Kadıoğlu (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University)

Ece Yardımcıel (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University)

Nadir Keresteci (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University)

Alper Cesur (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University)

Efe Sezgin  (Izmir Instute of Technology)

Sibel Küçükyıldırım (Hacettepe University)

Mert Elverici (Binali Yıldırım University)















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Çanakkale Local and Intercity Travel
Following are the transportation options for arriving to Çanakkale
Arriving to Çanakkale from different cities:
There are airline and highway transportation from Ankara to Çanakkale each day.
There is highway transportation by bus from Istabul to Çanakkale hourly. If you would like to arrive by plane, there are flights with transfer from Istanbul to Ankara to Çanakkale.
Çanakkale Local Transportation
Çanakkale local transportation is mainly formed of public busses. The bus line that directly goes to Troia Cultural Center from the city center is: Ç1
If your accomodation is on the Troia street, you may use the Ç3 line to arrive at the campus gates and transfer to Ç1 from that stop to arrive to Troia Cultural Center.
If your accomodation is near the airport, or you would like to directly come to the Troia Cultural Center from the airport, you may use the Ç8 line to arrive to the campus gate, and transfer to Ç1 to arrive to Troia Cultural Center.
Additionally, Ç1 and Ç8 lines go through Atatürk Street, which is one of the main two streets in Çanakkale, while the Ç3 goes through Troia Street, which is the other main street.
You can pay the bus prices from any contactless bank/credit card. There are also multiple taxi stops in the city.
The airport is within the city and on Ç8 line. You may directly go to the city center by taking this bus from the airport.
The bus station is further away from the city. You can go on the Ç9 line from the bus station to the city center, and use the Ç1 line to arrive to the Troia Cultural Center. You may use the Ç9 line to go to the bus station from the city center.
You may check the bus hours and lines along with the busses that go through the bus stop you are at by downloading “KentKart” application to your mobile device and selecting your stop.