Arda Söylev

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Engineering
Konya Food and Agriculture University


My main research interest is bioinformatics and computational genomics. My recent projects and publications are given below.

Recent Projects

  • Determination of Gliadin and Glutenin Haplotypes in Various Einkorn Wheat and Characterization of Their in vitro Inflammatory Effect (TÜBİTAK-1001, PI: Dr. Kivanc Bilecen)

  • NEOGENE: Archaeogenomic analysis of genetic and cultural interactions in Neolithic Anatolian societies (ERC-Funded Project, PI: Dr. Mehmet Somel)

  • Algorithms for structural variation discovery using hybrid sequencing technologies and library preparation protocols (TÜBİTAK-1001-215E172, PI: Dr. Can Alkan)



  • Soylev, Arda (2018), “Structural variation discovery using multiple sequence signatures”, Doctoral Dissertation, Bilkent University

  • Soylev, Arda (2013), “Biyolojik Veritabanlarında Etkin Benzerlik Hesaplama”, Master of Science Thesis, TOBB Economy and Technology University

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

  • A robust benchmark for germline large deletion and insertion detection. Justin M. Zook, Nancy F. Hansen, Nathan D. Olson, Lesley M. Chapman, James C. Mullikin, Chunlin Xiao, Stephen Sherry, Sergey Koren, Adam M, Phillippy, Paul C. Boutros, Sayed Mohammad E. Sahraeian, Vincent Huang, Alexandre Rouette, Noah Alexander, Christopher E. Mason, Iman Hajirasouliha, Camir Ricketts, Joyce Lee, Rick Tearle, Ian T. Fiddes, Alvaro Martinez-Barrio, Jeremiah Wala, Andrew Carroll, Noushin Ghaffari, Oscar L. Rodriguez, Ali Bashir, Shaun Jackman, John J. Farrell, Aaron M. Wenger, Can Alkan, Arda Soylev, Michael C. Schatz, Shilpa Garg, George Church, Tobias Marschall, Ken Chen, Xian Fan, Adam C. English, Jeffrey A. Rosenfeld, Weichen Zhou, Ryan E. Mills, Jay M. Sage, Jennifer R. Davis, Michael D. Kaiser, John S. Oliver, Anthony P. Catalano, Mark J.P. Chaisson, Noah Spies, Fritz J. Sedlazeck, Mark Salit. Nature Biotechnology (2020): 1-9.
  • Discovery of tandem and interspersed segmental duplications using high throughput sequencing. Arda Soylev, Thong Le, Hajar Amini, Can Alkan and Fereydoun Hormozdiari. Bioinformatics (2019).
  • Toolkit for automated and rapid discovery of structural variants. Arda Soylev, Can Kockan, Fereydoun Hormozdiari, and Can Alkan. Methods 129 (2017): 3-7.
  • MOOCs 2.0: The Social Era of Education. Arda Soylev. Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education 18, no. 2 (2017): 56-67.
  • Ses yalıtımında ses azaltım indisi modellerinin karşılaştırmalı olarak incelenmesi. Aksoylu, Ceyhun, Engin Mendi, and Arda Söylev. Journal of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Gazi University 31.4 (2016): 961-970.

  • Peer-Reviewed Conference Articles:

  • REFBSS: Reference based similarity search in biological network databases. Soylev, Arda; Abul, Osman, Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CIBCB), 2015 IEEE Conference on , vol., no., pp.1-8, 12-15 Aug. 2015
  • Turkish Sign Language Animation with motion capture. Soylev, Arda; Mendi, Engin, Signal Processing and Communications Applications Conference (SIU), 2014 22nd , vol., no., pp.834,837, 23-25 April 2014
  • Uncovering the Impact of Minimum-Energy Routing on Lifetime of Wireless Sensor Networks. Soylev, Arda; Bicakci, Kemal; Tavli, Bulent, Distributed Computing in Sensor Systems (DCOSS), 2013 IEEE International Conference on , vol., no., pp.436,441, 20-23 May 2013