Aysu Kucukturhan

Doctoral Research Fellow - Saarela group - Human immune disorders
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Phone +47 22840598
Visiting address Gaustadalléen 21 Forskningsparken Bygg E etasje 3 0349 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1137 Blindern 0318 Oslo
Other affiliations Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (Student)


  • B.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering 
  • M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering, Biomaterials division

Previous Position

Research assistant in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Laboratory (BIOMAT), Center of Excellence in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (BIOMATEN), Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey.  Supervisors: Nesrin Hasirci and Vasif Hasirci

Academic Interests

  • Biomaterials
  • Polymeric Nanoparticles 
  • Cell-Biomaterial Interactions
  • Biomaterials characterization techniques 


1) Book chapters: 

Demirbag, B., Kardesler, S., Buyuksungur, A., Kucukturhan, A., Eke, G., Hasirci, N., Hasirci, V. (2012). Nanotechnology in Biomaterials: Nanoparticulates as drug delivery systems, In David E. Reisner (Ed.), Biotechnology II: Global Prospects (pp. 227-246), Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press.

Küçükturhan, A., Hasırcı, V. (2012), Applications of Nanotechnology in Urology). In Türkeri L. et al. (Eds.), Molecular Urology, (pp. 711-720), Üroonkoloji Derneği (Turkey Urooncology Association), Turkey, ISBN: 978-975-01697-2-4. 

2) Papers: 

Gulsen S, Cokeliler D, Goktas H, Kucukturhan A, Ozcil B, Caner H. Improved bone formation in osteoporotic rabbits with the bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhBMP-2) coated titanium screws which were coated by using plasma polymerization technique. 2014, OA Maced J Med Sci., 2(2):198-208.

Tags: biomaterials, Bionanotechnology, Biotechnology


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