Academic Staff

 

Prof. Dr. Işıl KURNAZ 

Institute Director

Faculty Member, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

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Areas of Interest

molecular neurobiology, gene regulation, ETS proteins, neuronal survival, neuroprotection, neurodegeneration, brain tumors

 

 

Asst. Prof. Ü. Barış KUTMAN 

Assistant Director

Areas of Interest

mineral nutrition of plants, zinc-nitrogen interactions, biofortification of crop plants, crop physiology, abiotic stress (salinity, heat, etc.) tolerance, plant biotechnology, mycorrhiza 

 

 

Asst. Prof.  Bahar YILDIZ KUTMAN 

Head of Department, Department of Biotechnology

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Areas of Interest 

plant biology and biotechnology, herbicide-micronutrient interactions, trace elements in plant nutrition, nitrogen-use-efficiency, foliar applications, plant growth stimulants, seed treatments

   

 

Assoc. Prof. Müge İŞLETEN HOŞOĞLU

Vice Head of Department, Department of Biotechnology

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Areas of Interest

Food and Fermentation Technology, Industrial Biotechnology, Microalgeal Biotechnology

 

 

Asst. Prof. Zehra Banu BAHŞİ ORAL

Faculty Member, Department of Biotechnology

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Areas of Interest

Biosensors (Optical DNA biosensors and Electrochemical PNA biosensors), - Thin films (Doped and undoped ZnO thin films, SiO2:TiO2 thin films), - Sol-gel process, - Wastewater analyses

 

 

Prof. Dr. Damla ARISAN

Faculty Member, Department of Biotechnology

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Areas of Interest

Cell Molecular Biology, Cancer Molecular Biology, Cell Survival-Death Mechanism, Cell Signal Transduction, Molecular Markers

  

 

 

Asst. Prof. Mehmet ÖZBİL

Faculty Member, Department of Biotechnology

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Areas of Interest

Computational biochemistry, biomolecule-drug interactions, drug design, peptide design, illumination of enzyme working mechanisms, biotechnological agent design, molecular suppression pattern design

  

 

Prof. Meltem AKBAŞ 

Faculty Member, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

Areas of Interest

Industrial microbiology, food microbiology, biotechnology, biofuel production, biochemistry of bacterial hemoglobin, molecular biology and biotechnological applications

 

  

 

Prof. Melek ÖZKAN 

Faculty Member, Department of Environmental Engineering

 Areas of Interest

microbiology, biotechnology, microbial genetics, biofuel production from lignocellulosic waste, biosensors, biofilm elimination, biomimetic materials 

   

 

Assoc. Prof. Ali AKPEK 

Faculty Member, Department of Bioengineering

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Areas of Interest

3D bioprinting technologies, biomedical device technologies, micro/nano robotic systems

 

 

Assoc. Prof. Barış BİNAY 

Faculty Member, Department of Bioengineering

Areas of Interest
 
biotechnology, biocatalysts, enzyme engineering and technology, structure-function       relationships of enzymes, recombinant DNA technologies, computational molecular modeling

 

 

Asst. Prof. İlke ANAÇ 

Faculty Member, Department of Materials Science and Engineering

 Areas of Interest

Polymer adsorption, polymer surface modification, thin film modification, responsive hydrogel thin films

  

  

 

Prof. Hasan SADIKOĞLU 

Adjunct Faculty Member, (Full-Time Faculty Member at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Yıldız Technical University)

 

 

Prof. Fikret YILDIZ 

Faculty Member, Department of Physics

 Areas of Interest

multifunctional nano-materials, nano scale magnetic materials and applications, surface science - surface analysis, electron microscopy and spectroscopy, magnetic resonance

 

   

Assoc. Prof. Tunahan ÇAKIR 

Head, Department of Bioengineering

 Areas of Interest

bioinformatics, computational systems biology, data analysis techniques, pathogen-host interactions, systems medicine

   

 

Asst. Prof. Saliha İŞSEVER ÖZTÜRK 

Faculty Member, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics

  

  

Asst Prof. F. İnci ÖZDEMİR

Faculty Member, Molecular Biology and Genetics

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Areas of Interest

Proteases; ATP-dependent(Proteasome, HslVU, Lon, FtsH proteases) and traditional proteases in thermophilic bacteria, Production of siderophor

 

F. İnci ÖZDEMİR

Asst. Prof. Muhammed Enes ORUÇ

Faculty Member, Chemical Engineering

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Areas of Interest

Surface Modification of MEMS & NEMS Microfluidic System Sensors

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