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THESES

Completed Theses

Author

Degree Awarded

Title

Advisor/Department

Completion Year

Melda Büyüköz

PhD

Preparation and Characterization of Polymeric Scaffolds for the Treatment of Neurodegeneratıve Diseases

Prof. Sacide Alsoy Altınkaya/Chemical Engineering

2015

Mehmet Emin Uslu  

PhD

Investigation of Hemeostatic Biomaterials Containing Plant Extracts

Assoc. Prof. Oğuz Bayraktar/Chemical Engineering

2015

Oznur Baskan MSc Characterization of changes induced by lineage commitment and external mechanical stimuli on cellular structure of adult mesenchymal stem cells Assist. Prof. Engin Ozcivici /Bioengineering 2015

İpek Erdoğan

PhD

Preparation and Characterization of Wound Dressing Contact Layer

Assoc. Prof. Oğuz Bayraktar/Chemical Engineering

2015

Ilkin Tetik MSc Preparation of jelatin based tyrosinase film for pesticide detection Prof. Dr. Fehime Ozkan / Chemical Engineering 2015
Esra Aydınlıoğlu
MSc
Synthesis of Fatty Acid Polymers via RAFT Polymerization
Prof. Dr. Volga Bulmus /Bioengineering
2014
Imran Ozer MSc The effect of architecture and molecular weight on cell uptake and intracellular distribution of poly(ethylene glycol) Prof. Dr. Volga Bulmus / Bioengineering 2014
Deniz Ugur MSc Synthesis and RAFT polymerization of arginine containing monomer to invertigate the cell membrane translocation of the protein Prof. Dr. Volga Bulmus / Bioengineering 2014
Vildan Guven MSc Synthesis of High Molecular Weight pH-Sensitive Cholesterol Polymers and In Vitro Investigation of Interactions with Lipid Mebranes Prof. Dr. Volga Bulmus / Bioengineering 2014
Levent Demiray
MSc
Characterization of Changes Induced by Lineage Commitment and External Mechanical Stimuli on Cellular Ultrastructure of Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells
Assist. Prof. Engin Ozcivici /Mechanical Engineering

2014

 

Gulten Kuru
MSc
Investigations On the Effects of Carbon Sources and pH On Exo-Polygalacturonase Production by Aspergillus sojae
Assis. Prof. Ali Oguz Büyükkileci
2013
I. Umur Ayaz
MSc
Biocatalytic Performance of Carbonic Anhydrase Immobilizied Within Polyurethane Foam in Water-Miscible Organic Solvents
Assoc. Prof. Ekrem Ozdemir/Chemical Engineering
2013
Berna Yalçın
MSc
Utilization of Orange Peel Extract for Fungal Enzyme Production
Assis. Prof. Ali Oğuz Büyükkileci
2013
Ezgi Baran
MSc
Investigation of Technological Parameters of Starter Cultures in the Industrial Area
Prof. Şebnem Harsa./Food Engineering
2013

Fulya Karakaş

MSc

Cloning and expression of the Pseudomonas KE38 extra-cellular lipase gene in E.coli

Assoc. Prof. Alper Arslanoğlu /Molecular Biology and Genetics

2013

Ezgi Hoşer

MSc

Bioethanol production from fungal sources using low cost agro-industrial waste products

Assoc. Prof. Canan Tarı /Food Engineering

2013

Ceren Süngüç
MSc
Encapsulation of Natural Compounds for Biotechnological Applications
Assoc. Prof. Oğuz Bayraktar/Chemical Engineering
2013

Yusuf Sürmeli

MSc

The enhancement of catalytic activity and stability in thermophilic alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase by directed evolution

Assist. Prof. Gülşah Şanlı-Mohamed /Chemistry

2013

Emine Aysu Sağdıç

MSc

Production and Characterization of Microbubbles for Ultrasound Imaging

Assoc. Prof. Ekrem Özdemir/Chemical Engineering

2013

Tunca Doğan
PhD
Vector Space methods in the Computational Analysis of Gene and Protein Sequence Data
Assoc. Prof. Bilge Karaçalı /Electrical and Electronics Engineering
2013

Şule Yılmaz

MSc

A profile-based approach for homology matching of tandem MS to sequence databases

Assis. Prof. Jens Allmer /Molecular Biology and Genetics

 

2012

Tuğba Toker

MSc

Investigation of comb-type PEG interactions with in-vitro cultured mammalian cells

Prof. Dr. Volga Bulmuş /Chemical Engineering

2012

Bilge Karaçiçek
MSc
Structural Investigation of Isopropanol and Alkaline pH Induced Trypsin Gel and Thin Film and Its Biotechnological Applications
Assist. Prof. Çağatay Ceylan
2012
Hande Orşahin
MSc
Quality Characteristics and Shelf-life of "Armola" Cheese
Assoc. Prof. Figen Korel
2012

Murat Delman

MSc

Molecular Analysis of Human Neu4 Promoter Region

Assoc. Prof. Volkan Seyrantepe/Molecular Biology and Genetics

2012

Funda Akıncıoğlu

MSc

Isolation of Arcobacter Species from Different Water Sources and Characterization of Isolated Species by Molecular Techniques

Prof. Halil İbrahim Atabay /Food Engineering

2012

Saliha Zeyneb Akıncı

MSc

Towards the Design of Ultrasound Contrast Agents: Investigation of Monolayer Microstructure

Assist. Prof. Sevgi Kılıç Özdemir/Chemical Engineering

2011

Metin Uz

MSc

Preparation of Controlled Release Antimicrobial Food Packaging Materials

Prof. Sacide Alsoy Altınkaya./Chemical Engineering

2009

Levent Yurdaer Aydemir

MSc

Characterization of Antioxdant Activity and Protein Functionality in Some Legume Cultivars Grown in Turkey

Prof. Ahmet Yemenicioğlu./Food Engineering

2008

Nergiz Doğan

MSc

Production of Pectinase Enzyme from Aspergillus Sojae Batch and Fed-batch Systems

Assoc. Prof. Canan Tarı./Food Engineering

2008

İpek Erdoğan

MSc

Indentification of MicroRNAs Involved in Camptothecin-induced Apoptosis in jurkat T Cell line

Assist. Prof. Bünyamin Akgül./Molecular Biology and Genetics

2008

Erdal Eroğlu

MSc

Efficacy of Natural Antimicrobials on Food-borne Pathogens and Their Applications

Assist. Prof. Ferda Soyer./Molecular Biology and Genetics

2008

Bora Kanbar

MSc

Enzymatic CO2 Sequestration by Carbonic Anhydrase

Assist. Prof. Ekrem Özdemir./Chemical Engineering

2008

Diren Kaçar

MSc

Screening of Some Plant Species for Their Total Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities

Assoc. Prof. Oğuz Bayraktar./Chemical Engineering

2008

Alaattin Kaya

MSc

Identification of Genes that Play Roles in Boron Metabolism

Assoc. Prof. Ahmet Koç / Molecular Biology and Genetics

2008

Mehmet Ali Keçeli

MSc

Characterization of Peppers for Antioxidant Content and Virus Resistance

Assoc. Prof. Sami Doğanlar./Molecular Biology and Genetics

2008

Elçin Soydemir

MSc

Determination of Whey-based Medium Requirements and Growth Characteristics for the Production of Yoghurt Starter Cultures

Prof. Şebnem Harsa./Food Engineering

2008

Hasan Özgür Şığva

MSc

Determination of Genetic Diversity and Antioxidant Content of the National Melon (Cucumis melo) Collection

Prof. Anne Frary / Molecular Biology and Genetics

2008

Bilal Ökmen

MSc

Quatitative Trait Loci Analysis(QTL) of Fruit Characteristics in Tomato

Assoc. Prof. Sami Doğanlar/ Molecular Biology and Genetics

2008

Melek Özgür

Msc

The effect of Surface Modification of Biomaterials on the Cellular Interactions

Prof. Muhsin Çiftçioğlu/ Chemical Engineering

2008

Hasan Türe

MSc

Physical and Antimicrobial Properties of Biofilms Containing Natural Antimicrobial Agents

Assoc. Prof. Banu Özen./ Food Engineering

2008

Mehmet Emin Uslu

MSc

Determination of Apoptotic Effects of Clinoptilolite on Human T Lymphocytes

Assist. Prof. Ayten Nalbant./Molecular Biology and Genetics

2008

Mehmet Reşat Atılgan

MSc

Disinfection of Liquid Egg Products By Using Uv Light

Assist. Prof. Sevcan Ünlütürk./Food Engineering

2007

Elif Sinem Çelik

MSc

Determination of Aroma Compounds and Exopolysaccharides Formation by Lactic Acid Bacteri Isolated from Traditional Yogurts

Assoc. Prof. Figen Korel / Food Engineering

2007

Esin Salman

MSc

Alcohol Dehydrogenase and Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Gene Polymorphism in Turkish Alcohololic People and Control Group

Assoc. Prof. Oğuz Bayraktar / Chemical Engineering

2007

Fatma Işık Üstok

Msc

Production of B-Galactosidase Using Lactic Acid Bacteria and Optimisation of Fermentation Parameters

Assoc. Prof. Canan Tarı /Food Engineering

2007

Fatih Yalçın Güneş Yener

MSc

Development of Antimicrobial Protective Food Coating Materials from Edible Alginate Films

Assoc. Prof. Figen Korel / Food Engineering

2007

Layka Abbasi Asbagh

MSc

Investigating the Role of Zoledronic Acid on Interleukin-6 cytokine Expression in Prostate Cancer Cell Lines

Assist. Prof. Fuat Doymaz. /Chemical Engineering

2006

Didem Alyanak

MSc

Water Vapour Permeable Edible Membranes

Prof. Devrim Balköse./Chemical Engineering

2005

İskender Arcan

MSc

Characterization and Modification of Antioxidant Proteins from Plat Materials

Prof. Ahmet Yemenicioğlu./Food Engineering

2005

Seçil Certel

MSc

Expression Profiles of Differentially Expressed Genes of Rat Mammary Adenocarcinoma in Various Tumor Cell Lines and Effects of Some Antioxidants

Assoc. Prof. Hatice Güneş / Molecular Biology and Genetics.

2005

Çelenk Çınar

MSc

Isolation and Characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis from Olive tree-related Habitats

Assoc. Prof. Hatice Güneş / Molecular Biology and Genetics

2005

Zehra Seda Elmacı

MSc

Generation of Improved E.coli strains to be used in the Construction of Ligand Libraries

Assist. Prof.Alper Arslanoğlu./Molecular Biology and Genetics

2005

Çiğdem Mecitoğlu Güçbilmez

MSc

Production of Functional Packaging Materials by Use of Biopreservatives

Prof. Ahmet Yemenicioğlu /Food Engineering

2005

Asena Altan

MSc

Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Extracellular Lipase and Pectinase Producing Bacteria from Olive oil Mills

Assist. Prof. Ali Fazıl Yenidünya / Molecular Biology and Genetics

2004

Özgür Apaydın

MSc

Isolation and Characterization of Bacillus thuringiensis strains from Different Grain Habitats

Assoc. Prof. Hatice Güneş / Molecular Biology and Genetics

2004

Hande Gençkal

MSc

Studies on Alkaline Protease Production from Bacillus sp.

Assoc. Prof. Canan Tarı./Food Engineering

2004

 Güney Akbalık

MSc

Screening for Industrially Important Extracellular Enzymes from Alkalophilic Bacillus Genus

Assist. Prof. Ali Fazıl Yenidünya / Molecular Biology and Genetics

2003

Seda Alper

MSc

Production and Isolation of Fungal Chitosan by Submerged Fermentation

Prof. Şebnem Harsa/Food Engineering

2003

Evren Altıok

MSc

Production of Proanthocyanidins from Grape Seed

Prof. Semra Ülkü./Chemical Engineering

2003

Çisem Bulut

MSc

Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Lactic acid Bacteria from Cheese

Assist. Prof. Ali Fazıl Yenidünya / Molecular Biology and Genetics.

2003

Elif Yavuz

MSc

Genotypic Characterization of Extracellular Enzyme Producing Thermophilic Bacteria in Balçova Geothermal Region

Assist. Prof. Ali Fazıl Yenidünya / Molecular Biology and Genetics.

2003

Ali Emrah Çetin

MSc

Isolation and Molecular Characterization of Lactic acid Bacteria from Raw Milk

Assist Prof. Ali Fazıl Yenidünya / Molecular Biology and Genetics.

2002

Fatoş Tuba Çetinkaya

MSc

Isolation of Bacillus thuringiensis and Investigation of Crystal Protein Genes

Assoc. Prof. Hatice Güneş / Molecular Biology and Genetics

2002

İlker Erdem

MSc

Preparation of Ultrafiltration/ Microfiltration Ceramic Composite Membranes for Biotechnology Applications

Prof. Muhsin Çiftçioğlu /Chemical Engineering

2002

Naz Gültekin

MSc

Preparation and Characterization of Hydroxyopatite and Polymer Composite Biomaterials

Prof. Funda Tıhmınlıoğlu./Chemical Engineering

2002

Zelal Polat

MSc

L[+]-Lactic acid Purification from Fermentation Broth Using Ion Exchange Resins

Prof. Şebnem Harsa./Food Engineering

2002

Berna Üzelyalçın

MSc

Effects of Trace Elements on the Production of Baker's Yeast

Prof. Şebnem Harsa /Food Engineering

2002

Özgür Yılmazer

MSc

The Effects of Newly Synthesized Compounds on the HIV-1 Reverse Transcriptase and Blood cells

Assoc. Prof. Hatice Güneş / Molecular Biology and Genetics.

2002

Banu Öztürk Temur 
MSc
Immobilization of Lipase from Candida rugosa on Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Supports
Prof. Şebnem Harsa./Food Engineering
2001

Mert Sudağıtan

MSc

Test of Biomaterials in Biological Systems

Assoc. Prof. Hatice Güneş / Molecular Biology and Genetics

2001

Ali Oğuz Büyükkileci

MSc

L(+)lactic acid Production from Whey by Lactobacillus casei NRRL B-441

Prof. Şebnem Harsa./Food Engineering

2000

 

Ongoing Theses

Student

Degree to be Awarded

Title

Advisor/Department

Commencement Date

Berçin Işıklı  

MSc

Surface Modification of Chitosan Films/Meshes for Biomaterial applications

Prof. Funda Tıhmınlıoğlu /Chemical Engineering

2009

Özge Tüncel

PhD

Determination of Integrin Gene Expression and Receptor Activation by Using siRNA-Coated Silica Nanoparticles in Lung Epithelial Cell Lines

Prof. Serdar Özçelik/Chemistry

2010

Sedef Tamburacı
PhD
Chitosan Based Nanocomposites for Bone Tissue Engineering Applications
Prof. Funda Tıhmınlıoğlu /Chemical Engineering
2010
Özlem Karataş
MSc
Investigation of Biocompatibility of Phosphate Based Materials and Cements
Prof. Muhsin Çiftçioğlu /Chemical Engineering
2011
Suna Seda Güneş
PhD
Development of Cinnamon Oil Loaded Chitosan Based Drug Releasing Systems for Helicobacter Pylori Treatment and Investigation of Drug Releasing Properties

Prof. Funda Tıhmınlıoğlu /Chemical Engineering

2011
Melis Olcum PhD Effects of mechanical vibrations on behavior of breast cancer cells Assist. Prof. Engin Ozcivici /Mechanical Engineering 2012
Murat Delman PhD The Investigation of Anticancer Properties of (R)-Klavuzon Z in Liver Cancer Cells and Liver Cancer Stem Cells Assoc. Prof.Dr. Ali Cagir/Chemistry 2013
Ayca Zeybek PhD Investigation of hepatocellular carcinoma : a histopathological, immunohistological, proteomic and metabolic study Assoc. Prof.Dr. Gulsah Sanlı/Chemistry 2013