December 1989 - Ph. D. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, U. S. A. Dissertation: Studies on the Agrobacterium mediated transformation of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) and tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.) with antibacterial and high essential amino acids encoding genes. June 1982 - M.Sc. University of Ankara, Faculty of Agriculture, Ankara, Turkey Thesis: Studies on the substrates used in ornamental plant growing in greenhouses. June 1976 - Lycee Diploma. Robert College of Istanbul.