Dr. Aysel Kızıltay



Title: Research Associate
Education: Ph. D. Biotechnology, METU, 2011
M.Sc. Biotechnology, METU, 2002
B.Sc. Biology, Hacettepe University, 1998
Contact: Telephone: +90 312 210 7614       



Research Field:


Development of biocompatible acrylic bone cement formulations (supported by TUBİTAK ).

Preparation of natural polymer networks composed of gelatin and chitosan intended to use in chronic wound healing.


Ph.D. Thesis:

Fabrication of 3-D fiber deposited chitosan and polyester scaffolds by rapid prototyping technique and study of the influence of the architecture on cell behaviour at molecular level.


Selected Publications:

  • Kezban Ulubayram, Aysel Kiziltay, Elvan Yilmaz and Nesrin Hasirci. Desferrioxamine release from gelatin-based systems. Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry,2005, 42: 237-245
  • Uğuralp S, Karabulut A, Mızrak B, Kaymaz F, Kızıltay A, Hasırcı N. Sustained and local adminstration of EGF on improving bilateral testicular tissue after application of torsion and detorsion. Urological Research,2004, 32: 323-331
  • Doğan S, Demirer S, Kuterdem E, Kızıltay A, Şerbetçi K, Hasırcı N The effect of EGF-containing wound dressings on wound healing in diabetic and non-diabetic rats, 10 th Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium - BIOMED, Northern Cyprus (2003) [poster presentation]