Sanem Hosbas Coskun, Ph.D., Scientific Consultant (contractor)

Sanem Hosbas Coskun, Ph.D., joined the Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) as a scientific consultant in 2020. Dr. Hosbas Coskun is a biochemist who supports the ODS Analytical Methods and Reference Materials Program.

Dr. Hosbas Coskun’s main research interests focus on bioactivity-guided isolation and identification of natural compounds from traditional medicinal plants. In 2014, she began work as a researcher at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), where she was involved in the development and application of robust and accurate standardized techniques for DNA damage and repair measurements in biological systems using a novel mass spectrometry-based methodology. Since 2016, she has focused on developing analytical methods and Standard Reference Materials (SRMs) for the botanical dietary supplement community. To accomplish this goal, she is working on the quantitative and qualitative measurements of secondary metabolites in dietary supplement ingredients using advanced analytical techniques.

Dr. Hosbas Coskun earned her B.Sc. degree in pharmacy at the University of Ankara School of Pharmacy. She received her M.Sc. degree in Phytotherapy and Ph.D. degree in Pharmacognosy at Gazi University in Turkey.