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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

  • EWAB2015 and BIOMED2015 Awards

    Oral Presentation Awards at EWAB2015 (1st East West Asia Biomaterials Symposium, 21 October 2015, Antalya):

    1st Prize

    Yen-Jye Shyong, Kuo-Chi Chang, Feng-Huei Lin 
     ‘Insulin-Loaded Hydroxyapatite Combined with Macrophage Activity to Deliver Insulin for Diabetes Mellitus’

    Joint 2nd Prizes  

    Cemile Kilic Bektas, Ilgin Kimiz, Aylin Sendemir Urkmez, Vasif Hasirci, Nesrin Hasirci,

  • Prof. Dr. Nesrin Hasırcı has received Elginkan Foundation Award

    As the result of the evaluations of Elginkan Foundation 2015 Research and Technology Awards, METU FAS, Chemistry Department Professor and Vice Director of BIOMATEN, The Center of Excellence in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering,  Prof. Dr. Nesrin HASIRCI has received 2015 Elginkan Foundation Award in the Technology category with her project titled as "Composite Particle Carrying Biodegradable Bone Fillers, Membranes and Scaffolds". We congratulate her and wish her continued success.

  • Asst. Prof. Ergin Tönük's Student Has Been Awarded with the 'Thesis of the Year' Award

    2014-2015 Academic Year Thesis of the Year Award has been granted to Onur Mert Erken from Mechanical Engineering department of Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences. We congratulate him and his supervisor Asst. Prof. Ergin Tönük, who is a member of BIOMATEN, and wish them continued success.

  • Prof. Dr. Nesrin Hasırcı has received Parlar Foundation Science Award

    Prof. Dr. Nesrin Hasırcı has received 2015 METU Prof. Dr. Mustafa N. PARLAR Foundation Science Award. We congratulate her and wish her continued success.

  • Photos From EWAB2015 & BIOMED2015

    The photos taken during EWAB 2015 and BIOMED 2015 are now uploaded and online. Please click here to view the photos.

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