Erol ÖZGÜR
Bilkent University
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology
Bilkent Ankara TURKEY
[email protected]
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+90 312 290 80 46 (office)
+90 542 634 11 75 (mobile)
http://www.bilkent.edu.tr/~erol
http://scholar.google.com.tr/citations?hl=tr&user=PLKt_XcAAAAJ
EDUCATION
2008-2014
Ph.D., Materials Science and Nanotechnology
Bilkent University, Ankara, TURKEY
Dissertation: Design and Development of Novel Large Scale
Applications in Micro/nanophotonics and Nanobiotechnology
2006-2008
M.S., Biophysics
Ankara University, Ankara, TURKEY
Thesis: Examination of Cooperation of the Elements Taking Part
in Intracellular Calcium Signaling as an Integrated System in
Mammalian Culture Cells
2001-2006
B.S., Molecular Biology and Genetics
Bilkent University, Ankara, TURKEY
RESEARCH
2014-Present
Post Doctoral Researcher
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology
Bilkent University
Skills and Experience
 Plasmonics: Surface Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy (SERS), Surface
Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Biosensors
 Atomic Force Microscopy
2008-2014
Research Assistant,
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology,
Bilkent University
Skills and Experience
 Optics: Optical microresonators, optical biological sensors, nonlinear
optical microcavities, fiber tapering, laser-tissue interactions
 Micro/nanofabrication: Photolithography, deposition (thermal, e-beam,
sputter, PECVD), chemical and plasma etching
 Nanotechnology: Nanowire alignment on large area substrates,
nanowire optical sensors, template-based nanostructures, nanowire
phase change memory, e-beam lithography, nanoparticle synthesis
 Surface chemistry: Silane and thiol-based surface modification
 Materials Science: Scanning electron microscopy, X-ray photoelectron
spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, ellipsometry, UV-Vis-IR spectroscopy
 Electronics: Semiconductor parametric analysis, wire bonding, flexible
nanowire based electronic devices
2006-2008
Research Assistant,
Institute of Health Sciences, Biophysics Dept.,
Ankara University
Skills and Experience
 Molecular and Biological Imaging: Confocal microscopy,
microfluorimetry, spectrofluorimetry, fluorescent microscopy, optical
microscopy, fluorescent labeling, radioactive labeling
 Electrophysiology: Measurement of action potentials, patch-clamp
recording
 Mathematical Modeling: Mathematical modeling of calcium signaling,
mathematical modeling of action potentials and single ion channel
dynamics, MATLAB simulations
2005-2006
Senior Project
Faculty of Science, Molecular Biology and Genetics Dept.,
Bilkent University
Skills and Experience
 Molecular Biology: Innate immune system research, total RNA
extraction, RT-PCR
2005
Internship
Institute of Health Sciences, Biophysics Dept.,
Ankara University
Skills and Experience
 Molecular Biology: Cloning, transient and stable transfection, protein
extraction, Western blot
 Cell culture
 Microbiology
2004
Internship
Faculty of Science, Molecular Biology and Genetics Dept.,
Bilkent University
Skills and Experience
 Molecular Biology: DNA extraction, DNA electrophoresis
RESEARCH INTERESTS
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Optical and plasmonic biosensors
Semiconducting nanowires
Electrophysiology
Optogenetics
Lab-on-a-chip technologies
Laser-tissue interactions
Nonlinear optical imaging
Flexible and organic electronics
Mathematical modeling of biological systems
Sustainability science
PUBLICATIONS
In Preparation
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“High selectivity label-free biosensing in complex media using microtoroidal
resonators”
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“Detection of cystic fibrosis related mutations in Pseudomonas aeruginosa using
toroidal microcavities with high selectivity”
Published
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“Phosphonate based organosilane modification of a protein resistant and
bioconjugable silica surface”. E. Ozgur, P. Toren, M. Bayindir. J. Mater. Chem. B, 2
(41), 7118-7122 (2014)
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“The interplay between plasma membrane and endoplasmic reticulum Ca 2+
ATPases in agonist-induced temporal Ca2+ dynamics”. F. A. Cicek, E. O. Ozgur, E.
Ozgur, M. Ugur. J. Bioenerg. Biomemb. (Accepted) (2014)
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“Polymeric nanocarriers for expected nanomedicine: Current challenges and
future prospects”. B. Daglar, E. Ozgur, M. E. Corman, L. Uzun, G. B. Demirel. RSC
Advances, 4 (89), 48639-48659 (2014)
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“A new route for fabricating on-chip chalcogenide microcavity resonator arrays”.
O. Aktas, E. Ozgur, O. Tobail, M. Kanik, E. Huseyinoglu, M. Bayindir. Advanced
Optical Materials, 2 (7), 618-625 (2014)
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“Impact of mesoporous silica nanoparticle surface functionality on hemolytic
activity, thrombogenicity and non-specific protein adsorption”. A. Yildirim, E. Ozgur, M.
Bayindir. J. Mater. Chem. B, 1 (14), 1909-1920 (2013)
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“Manually assembled macroscopic nanowire image sensor”. E. Ozgur, O. Aktas,
M. Bayindir. Optics & Photonic News, 23, 36 (2012)
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“Macroscopic assembly of indefinitely long and parallel nanowires into large
area photodetection circuitry”. E. Ozgur, O. Aktas, M. Kanik, M. Yaman, M. Bayindir.
Nano Letters, 12 (5), 2483-2487 (2012)
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“Structural coloring in large scale core-shell nanowires”. T. Khudiyev, E. Ozgur,
M. Yaman, M. Bayindir. Nano Letters, 11 (11), 4661-4665 (2011)
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“Arrays of indefinitely-long, uniform nanowires and nanotubes”. M. Yaman, T.
Khudiyev, E. Ozgur, M. Kanik, O. Aktas, E. O. Ozgur, H. Deniz, E. Korkut, M. Bayindir.
Nature Materials, 10 (7), 494-501 (2011)
PRESENTATIONS
Oral
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“Macroscopic nanowire photodetection circuitry”. MRS Fall 2012, Boston, USA,
Nov 30 (2012)
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“Indefinitely long aligned nanowires assembled into a large area photodetection
device”. MRS Fall 2011, Boston, USA, Nov 28 (2011)
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“Macroscopic photoconductive nanowire arrays”. OMN 2011, Istanbul, Turkey,
Aug 10 (2011)
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“Uniform photoconductive nanowire arrays readily assembled into large area
electronics”. NanoTR-VII, Istanbul, Turkey, Jul 1 (2011)
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“Label-free and ultrasensitive microcavity biosensors with high selectivity”.
NanoTR-VII, Istanbul, Turkey, Jul 1 (2011)
Poster
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“Ultrasensitive label-free microcavity biosensors with high selectivity”. OMN
2011, Istanbul, Turkey, Aug 10 (2011)
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“Emergent semiconductor properties in selenium nanowire arrays fabricated by
direct size reduction technique”. MRS Spring 2011, San Francisco, USA, Apr 27 (2011)
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“Calcium signaling, examined as an integrated system”. 2nd International
Congress on Cell Membranes and Oxidative Stress Focus on Calcium Signaling and
TRP Channels, Isparta, Turkey, Jun 26 (2008)
HONORS and AWARDS
 Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology 2011 Entrepreneurship
Grant
 The Scientific and Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) National
Scholarship Programme for Ph.D. Students
 Bilkent University Graduate Scholarship
 The Scientific and Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) National
Scholarship Programme for M.S. Students
 Bilkent University Full Scholarship for Undergraduate Students
 8th rank in 2001 University Entrance Exams
ENTREPRENEURSHIP
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E-A Nanotechnology Ltd. Co., CEO, co-founder, partner (2011)
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Nonlinear imaging with nanoparticles
Multiphoton microscope
Biomedical laser devices
Chemical nanoparticle synthesis
E-A Technology Ltd. Co., co-founder, partner (2010)
(Web: www.eateknoloji.com)
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Laser electrophysiology system
Laser assisted in vitro fertilization
Nanoparticle production with high power ultrafast lasers
Biomedical optical fibers
On-chip electrophysiology
REFERENCES
Assist. Prof. Aykutlu Dana
UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology
Bilkent University, 06800 Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90 312 290 3502, Fax: +90 312 266 4365
E-mail: [email protected], Web: http://unam.bilkent.edu.tr/~aykutlu/
Prof. Mehmet Bayindir
Director
UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology
Bilkent University, 06800 Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90 312 290 3500, Fax: +90 312 266 4365
E-mail: [email protected], Web: http://bg.bilkent.edu.tr
Assist. Prof. Bulend Ortac
UNAM-National Nanotechnology Research Center
Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology
Bilkent University, 06800 Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90 312 290 3526, Fax: +90 312 266 4365
E-mail: [email protected], Web: http://www.nano.org.tr/~bortac/
Assoc. Prof. Mecit Yaman
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
University of Turkish Aeronautical Association, 06790 Ankara, Turkey
E-mail: [email protected]
Prof. Belma Turan
Department Chair
Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, Biophysics Dept.
Ankara University, Sihhiye, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90 312 310 3010/387, Fax: +90 312 310 6370
E-mail: [email protected]
Prof. Mehmet Ugur
Ankara University, Faculty of Medicine, Biophysics Dept.
Ankara University, Sihhiye, 06100 Ankara, Turkey
Tel: +90 312 310 3010/387, Fax: +90 312 310 6370
E-mail: [email protected]
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