She was graduated from Hornell Senior High School (USA) in 1975 and from the Faculty of Pharmacy, Hacettepe University in 1979. She worked as research assistant at the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Hacettepe University between the years of 1981 and 1991. She received the M.S. and PhD degrees in Medical Biochemistry from the Medical School of Hacettepe University at the dates of 1983 and 1991, respectively. She worked as Assoc. Prof. at the Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, HU between the dates of 1996 and 2005 untill becoming the Proffesor of Biochemistry in 2005. She is full Proffesor and also the head of the Department of Biochemistry in the Faculty of Pharmacy since 2015.
She conducted her scientific researches in Pasteur Institute (France), Medical School, Strasbourg University (France), Medical School, Autonoma University in Barcelona (Spain), Max Planc Institute (Biochemistry), Munich (Germany) and The Morsani College of Medicine, USF, Tempa (USA). She has many scientific and administrative activities such as executive memberhip/presidency/coordinatorship in the Executive committees of Faculty of Pharmacy and Hacettepe University as well as in several national and international scientific societies and committees. She serves as editor/co-editor or member in Advisory/Editorial Boards of many national or international scientific publications. She has 8 national and 2 international awards, She has many scientific publications, oral/poster presentations and also several national and international scientific projects.