Aylin Döğen, PhD

Heitman – Lab Members

Aylin Dogen_Heitman LabVisiting Postdoctoral Associate
315 CARL Building
Box 3546, DUMC
Durham, NC 27710
Phone: 919-684-2809
Fax: 919-684-2790

Research Interest:


Personal Interests:

Dermatophytes, Black Yeast

Publications List:

Sav H,  Ozakkas F, Altınbas R, Kiraz N, Tümgör A, Gümral R, Döğen A, Ilkit M, de Hoog GS . Virulence markers of opportunistic black yeast in Exophiala. Mycoses, 2016; 59: 343-350.

Ozhak-Baysan B, Ogunc D, Döğen A, Ilkit M, de Hoog GS. MALDI-TOF MS-based identification of black yeasts of the genus Exophiala. Medical Mycology, 2015; 53:347-352.

Gumral R, Dogen A, Ilkit M. Comparison of the contamination rates of culture media used for isolation and identification of dermatophytes. Turkish Journal of Medicals Sciences, 2015;45:587-592.

Ergin Ç, Gök Y, Bayğu Y, Gümral R, Ozhak-Baysan B, Döğen A, Öğünç D, Ilkit M, Seyedmousavi S. ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy Highlights the Problem of Distinguishing Between Exophiala dermatitidis and E. phaeomuriformis Using MALDI-TOF MS. Microb Ecol, 2016;71(2):339-46.

Guzel A, Dogen A, Aydin M, Serin A, Serin M, Kalkanci A, Ilkit M. Genotyping Reveals no Link Between Candida albicans Genotype and Vaginitis Severity in Turkish Women. Mycopathologia, 2013; 175: 287-294.

Gumral R, Dogen A, Durdu M, Ilkit M. The Use of Albino Adult Hair and Blond Prepubertal Hair Yields Equivalent Results in an In Vitro Hair Perforation Test to Differentiate Between Different Dermatophytic Fungi. Mycopathologia, 2013;176:23-31.

Dogen A, Ilkit M, de Hoog GS. Black yeast habitat choices and species spectrum on high altitude creosote-treated railway ties. Fungal Biology, 2013,117; 692-696.

Ergin C, Ilkit M, Gok Y, Ozel M, Con A, Kabay N, Soyleyici S, Dogen A. Fourier transform infrared spectral evaluation for the differentiation of clinically relevant Trichophyton species. Journal of Microbiological Methods, 2013, 93; 218-223.

Dogen A, Gumral R, Oksuz Z, Kaplan E, Serin M, Ilkit M. Epidemiology of dermatophytosis in junior combat and non-combat sports participants. Mycoses, 2013, 56; 95-100.

Dogen A, Kaplan E, Oksuz Z, Serin M, Ilkit M, de Hoog GS. Dishwashers are a major source of human opportunistic yeast-like fungi in indoor environments in Mersin, Turkey. Medical Mycology, 2013, 51;493-498.

Dogen A, Kaplan E, Ilkit M, de Hoog GS. Massive Contamination of Exophiala dermatitidis and E. phaeomuriformis in Railway Stations in Subtropical Turkey. Mycopathologia, 2013, 175, 381-386.

Dogen A, Ilkit M. Comparative Evaluation of Borelli’s Lactritmel Agar and Lowenstein-Jensen Agar for Conidiation in the Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum complexes. Mycopathologia, 2013, 175 ,135-140.

Ilkit M, Gumral R, Dogen A. Borelli’s lactritmel agar induces conidiation in rare-macroconidia producing dermatophytic fungi. Medical Mycology, 2012, 50;735-739.

Ozcan K, Ilkit M, Döğen (Ates) A, Turac-Bicer A, Demirhindi H. Performance of Chromogenic Candida Agar and CHROMagar Candida in recovery and presumptive identification of monofungal and polyfungal vaginal isolates. Medical Mycology, 2010, 48; 29-34.

Kurdak H, Sezer T, Ilkit M, Döğen (Ates) A, Bozdemir N. Survey of Scalp Dermatophyte Carriage in a Day Care Center in Turkey. Mycopathologia, 2009, 167;139-144.

Aridogan I, Ilkit M, Izol V, Döğen (Ates) A, Demirhindi H. Glans penis and prepuce colonisation of yeast fungi in a paediatric population: pre- and postcircumcision results. Mycoses, 2009;52: 49-52.

Döğen (Ates) A, Ozcan K, Ilkit M. Diagnostic value of morphological, physiological and biochemical tests in distinguishing Trichophyton rubrum from Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex. Medical Myocology, 2008; 46: 811-822.

Akbaba M, Ilkit M, Sutoluk Z, Döğen (Ates) A, Zorba H. Comparison of hairbrush, toothbrush and cotton swab methods for diagnosing asymptomatic dermatophyte scalp carriage. J European Academy of Dermatology and Venerelogy, 2008, 22; 356-362.

Döğen (Ates) A, Ilkit M, Ozdemir R, Ozcan K. Dermatophytes isolated from asymptomatic dogs in Adana, Turkey: A preliminary study. Journal de Mycologıe Medicale, 2008, 18; 154-157.

Ilkit M, Demirhindi H, Yetgin M, Döğen (Ates) A, Turac-Bicer A, Yula, E. Asymptomatic dermatophyte scalp carriage in school children in Adana, Turkey. Mycoses, 2007, 50;130-134.

Ilkit M, Turac-Bicer A, Döğen (Ates) A, Polat M, Koksal F, Ozcan K. Familial cases of Microsporum canis tinea in Adana, Turkey. Journal de Mycologie Medicale, 2007, 17;275-278.

Ilkit M, Döğen (Ates) A, Turac-Bicer A,Yula E. Environmental study of Cryptococcus neoformans in and around Adana, Turkey. Annals of Microbiology, 2006, 56; 97-99.

Aridogan I, Ilkit M, Izol V, Döğen (Ates) A. Malassezia and Candida colonisation on glans penis of circumcised men. Mycoses, 2005, 48;352-356.

Aridogan I, Döğen (Ates) A, Izol V, Ilkit M. Tinea cruris in routine urology practice. Urologia Internationalis, 2005, 74 , 346-348.