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In this homepage we present a glimpse at the activities carried out at METU-BIOMAT Research Group located at Biotechnology Research Unit (BRU) building. Biomaterials is an exciting field for researchers world wide from various branches of science, engineering and medicine.

News & Announcements

  • Gokhan Bahcecioglu received The Best Poster Award at BIOMED 2017

    The 22nd Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium, BIOMED 2017, was held in Ankara, Turkey during 12-14 May, 2017. Gokhan Bahcecioglu, member and a Ph.D. student of our center received the Best Poster Award among the 183 posters with his poster titled "Reinforcing agarose and GelMA hydrogels with 3D printed PCL: A novel scaffold for use in meniscus tissue engineering". We congratulate him and his advisors Prof. Vasif Hasirci and  Prof. Nesrin Hasirci.

  • Onur Hasturk received the METU Graduate Thesis of the Year Award

    Onur Hasturk, a graduate student of our center, received the METU Graduate Thesis of the Year Award for his M.Sc. thesis titled "Influence of micropatterns on human mesenchymal stem cell fate" for the Academic Year 2015-2016. We congratulate him and his advisors Prof. Vasif Hasirci and Prof. Nesrin Hasirci 

  • Recent Publication

    Sayin, E., Rashid, R.H., Rodríguez-Cabello, J.C., Elsheikh A., Baran, E.T., Hasirci, V. (2017). Human Adipose Derived Stem Cells are Superior to Human Osteoblasts (HOB) in Bone Tissue Engineering on a Collagen-Fibroin-ELR Blend. Bioactive Materials

  • Recent Publication

    Eke, G., Mangir, N., Hasirci, N., MacNeil, S., Hasirci, V. (2017). Development of a UV Crosslinked Biodegradable Hydrogel Containing Adipose Derived Stem Cells to Promote Vascularization for Skin Wounds and Tissue Engineering. Biomaterials 129, 188-198. DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2017.03.021

  • Recent Publication

    Polat, G.G., Akgun, O.M., Simsek, B., Saracli, M.A., Heper, S. & Hasirci, V. (2016) Fluoride-containing Anti-caries pH-sensitive Release System and Its Effect on Streptococcus Mutants. Fluoride 49(4 Pt 1):458-466