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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

  • Recent Publications

    Bahcecioglu, G., Hasırcı , N., and Hasirci V. (2018), Effects of Microarchitecture and Mechanical Properties of 3D Microporous PLLA-PLGA Scaffolds on Fibrochondrocyte and L929 Fibroblast Behavior, Biomedical Materials, 13:035005. 

  • Licencing Protocol Signed Between Prof. Vasıf Hasırcı and BTech Innovation on Development of Craniofacial Prostheses

    A licensing protocol was signed between Prof. Vasıf Hasırcı of BIOMATEN, and Mr. Kuntay Aktaş, General Manager of BTech Innovation company set up at METU Technopark, to develop 3D printed biodegradable craniofacial prostheses for the treatment of fractures of the skull.


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  • Recent Online Publication

    Bektas, C. K., & Hasirci, V. (2018). Mimicking Corneal Stroma Using Keratocyte Loaded Photopolymerizable Methacrylated Gelatin Hydrogels. Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.

  • Prof. Vasif Hasirci and Dr. Menekse Ermis Sen receive “2017 Study of the Year in Health Sciences Award" by HASVAK Foundation

    vhmesengProf. Vasif Hasirci and his student Dr. Menekse Ermis Sen, were granted the “2017 Study of the Year in Health Sciences Award" by HASVAK Foundation for their work on “Micropatterned Surfaces for Screening of Cancer Cells".

  • Prof. Vasif Hasirci receives “2017 Sedat Simavi Health Sciences Award”

    vhasirciProf. Vasif Hasirci was granted the “2017 Sedat Simavi Health Sciences Award” by Turkish Journalists’ Association (TGC) for his work titled “Surfaces Modified at Micro and Nano-Scale for Better Polymeric Implants.