NANOPHOTONICS AND

BIODETECTION SYSTEMS LABORATORY

DECEMBER, 2023

Dr. Cetin was selected as one of the Innovative Healthcare Professional / Healthcare Professional of the Year Award finalists in Doktorclub Awards.

 

JULY, 2023

Dr. Cetin was selected as one of the finalists in JCI TOYP-International (Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World Program by Junior Chamber International)

 

JULY, 2023

Our undergrad student Deniz Yasar was awarded with Elsevier Special Poster Prize with her project titled “Automated Optofluidic Platform for Cell Counting" in the 33rd International Symposium on Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis (PBA2023). Congrats Deniz !

MAY, 2023

Our master student Meryem Beyza Avci received Fellowship from TUBITAK 2210-D Graduate Scholarship Program for Domestic Industry. Congrats Meryem !

 

MAY, 2023

Dr. Cetin participated in a program in TRT Cukurova Radio, where he talked about a cell-counting technology developed in NBSLAB.

APRIL, 2023

Our new cell-counting technology received significant attention from Turkish media. Some of the links of local newspapers: Anadolu AgencyHaber Turk, Star, Yeni Akit, TRT Avaz.

MARCH, 2023

Our undergraduate students Sevim Deniz Yasar (Academic Advisor: Prof. Didem Sen Karaman) received research grant from TUBITAK 2209-B Industry Oriented Research Project Support Program for Undergraduate Students. Congrats Deniz !

 

FEBRUARY, 2023

Dr. Cetin's paper titled "Electrochemical Aptasensors for Biological and Chemical Analyte Detection" has been listed as the most downloaded article in Electroanalysis.

JANUARY, 2023

Dr. Cetin visited National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) as a part of an international project. 

DECEMBER, 2022

Our new initiation for the Diagnosis of Familial Mediterranean Fever received significant attention from Turkish media. Some of the links of local newspapers: Anadolu AgencyDunya, Yeni Akit, Ulusal, Haber Turk, Star, Aydinlik, TRT Haber.

DECEMBER, 2022

Dr. Cetin gave an interview on A New Method Developed in Diagnosis of Familial Mediterranean Fever on RomatoScope.

 

DECEMBER, 2022

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on Biomedical Applications with Nano Technology at Izmir Institute of Technology (IYTE), Light Point E-Conference.

 

DECEMBER, 2022

Dr. Cetin received Refik Ureyen Leadership Stories in R&D Organizations Award within the scope of the 2022 TTGV (Technology Development Foundation of Turkey) Awards.

DECEMBER, 2022

Dr. Cetin received Sedat Simavi Awards in Health Sciences Category by Turkish Journalists Association. MilliyetCumhuriyetHurriyet, T24, Milliyet, Yeni CagGazete KalemTGC, Evrensel, BirGun

DECEMBER, 2022

Dr. Cetin was selected as the TOYP-Turkey Winner in the Science and Technical Development Category in Turkey's 10 Successful Young People Program organized by JSI-Turkey. (TOYP: Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the World Program, JCI: Junior Chamber International) Dunya, Ekovitrin, Haberiniz, KadikoyLife, RHA Ajans.

DECEMBER, 2022

Dr. Cetin received Turkish Academy of Sciences - Outstanding Young Scientists Awards (TÜBA-GEBİP).

OCTOBER, 2022

Dr. Cetin received 2 TUBITAK 1005 National New Ideas and Products R&D Funding Program Reserach Grants.

 

SEPTEMBER, 2022

Hezzal Kucukselbes was awarded the third prize in the Best Poster Competition with her project titled “Plasmonic Functional Assay Platform for Measuring Cell Growth” in the National Optics, Electro-Optics and Photonics Workshop (FOTONİK 2022). Congrats Hezzal !

SEPTEMBER, 2022

Ozge Ada Bozbas, Hezzal Kucukselbes and Meryem Beyza Avci received full scholarship for their MS education at Izmir University of Economics. Congrats all !

 

AUGUST, 2022

Our master student Fatma Kurul's team received Artificial Intelligence in Health Competition - Special Jury Award and Artificial Intelligence in Health Competition - Best Presentation Award at TEKNOFEST 2022. Congrats Fatma !

 

JULY, 2022

Our undergraduate students Sevim Deniz Yasar, Sinem Ozen, and Ali Ahmet Erdogdu received scholarship from TUBITAK 2247-C STAR Intern Researcher Scholarship Program. Congrats all !

JULY, 2022

Our students Ugur Dura, Zeynep Ovgu Yayci and Zeynep Betul Kaya's team was selected as finalist in TUBITAK 2242 - University Students Research Project Competitions, Heath Category. Congrats all !

 

JUNE, 2022

Our undergraduate students Rabia Hamurcu (Academic Advisor: Prof. Ebru Sayilgan), and Ugur Dura, Zeynep Ovgu Yayci and Nilay Guler (Academic Advisor: Prof. Mehmet Turkan) received research grant from TUBITAK 2209-B Industry Oriented Research Project Support Program for Undergraduate Students. Congrats all !

 

JUNE, 2022

Dr. Cetin's paper titled "Electrochemical Aptasensors for Biological and Chemical Analyte Detection" has been listed as the most downloaded article in Electroanalysis.

JUNE, 2022

Our students Ugur Dura, Zeynep Ovgu Yayci and Zeynep Betul Kaya, placed third in the Young Brains New Ideas 2022 - Graduation Projects Competition, in the Society and Health Category, with their project titled "Improving Tissue and Cell Images".

JUNE, 2022

Our students Meryem Beyza Avci, Fatma Kurul and Hezzal Kucukselbes' team "OveRobotics" was selected as finalist in Digital Technologies in Industry in TEKNOFEST 2022, an aerospace and technology festival organized by the Turkish Technology Team Foundation and the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry and Technology. Congrats all !

 

JUNE, 2022

Our master student Fatma Kurul received a scholarship from Erasmus+ Traineeship Mobility program for summer intership in Technical University of Munich, Nano and Microrobotics laboratory. Congrats Fatma !

 

MARCH, 2022

Dr. Cetin's innovation, Plasmonic Cell-Mass Accumulation Profiling Platform for Determining Therapeutic Responses of Cancer Cells, has beed granted by a patent issued by Turkish Patent and Trademark Office. The invention received significant attention from Turkish media. Dr. Cetin gave live interviews on TV programs. Some of the links out of hundreds of local newspaper and TV channel websites: Anadolu AgencyHaber TurkA HaberCumhuriyetNTV.

MARCH, 2022

Dr. Cetin received Best Scientific Research Award, Dr. Aysun-Ahmet Küçükel Medicine Awards by Guven Education and Health Foundation. 

FEBRUARY, 2022

A cell-imaging technology developed by Dr. Cetin at IBG was licensed to the private sector BioFence Inc., and the techynology tranfer expenses will be financially supported through TUBITAK 1702 – Patent License Call.

FEBRUARY, 2022

Dr. Cetin gave an interview for the TUBITAK video series "Inspirational Answers" after receiving TUBITAK Incentive Award.

 

JANUARY, 2022

Our master student Fatma Kurul received Fellowship from TUBITAK 2210-D Graduate Scholarship Program for Domestic Industry. Congrats Fatma !

 

DECEMBER, 2021

Dr. Cetin received TUBITAK 1002 Short Term R&D Funding Program Reserach Grant.

 

DECEMBER, 2021

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on Can Diseases be Diagnosed with Nano-Technology? at Uludag University, ULUGEN Biotechnology Symposium.

 

DECEMBER, 2021

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on Nano-Biosensor Applications at Uludag University, ULUGEN Biotechnology Symposium.

 

DECEMBER, 2021

Dr. Cetin received TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey) Incentive Award.

NOVEMBER, 2021

Our undergraduate students Rabia Hamurcu, Emine Karaarslan, Ozge Ada Bozbas, and Hezzal Kucukselbes received scholarship from TUBITAK 2247-C STAR Intern Researcher Scholarship Program. Congrats all !

NOVEMBER, 2021

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on Plasmonic Biosensors and Their Applications at Uludag University Electrical and Electronics Engineering Colloquium.

 

NOVEMBER, 2021

Our undergraduate student Ozge Ada Bozbas (Academic Advisor: Prof. Seda Nur Topkaya) received research grant from TUBITAK 2209-B Industry Oriented Research Project Support Program for Undergraduate Students. Congrats Ozge !

 

OCTOBER, 2021

Dr. Cetin received Young Scientist Awards by The Science Heroes Association.

OCTOBER, 2021

Dr. Cetin gave an interview to Ocean Insight on how their award helped out his reseach.

 

AUGUST, 2021

Our master student Fatma Kurul's team "Cancer BioTech" was selected as the 10 early stage semi-finalists among 80 applications in the Healing Ideas Competition held by the cooperation of Abdi İbrahim with Mikado Consulting, Ashoka Turkey and Impact Hub Istanbul. Congrats Fatma !

 

AUGUST, 2021

Our master student Fatma Kurul's team "Cancer BioTech" was placed second in Biotechnology Innovation category in TEKNOFEST 2021, an aerospace and technology festival organized by the Turkish Technology Team Foundation and the Republic of Turkey Ministry of Industry and Technology. Congrats Fatma !

AUGUST, 2021

Our postdoctoral fellow Sena Yaman will pursue her reaseach studies at Stanford University as a postdoctoral fellow. Congrats Sena !

 

MARCH, 2021

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on Nano-Biosensors and Their Applications for Izmir Katip Celebi University IEEE Women in Engineering branch.

 

MARCH, 2021

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on Nano-Biosensor Applications with Plasmonic Systems at Gebze Technical University, Bioengineering Department.

 

MARCH, 2021

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on Biosensors for 13th Medical Informatics Congress, Medical Informatics Association.

 

MARCH, 2021

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on Optical Biosensors and Their Applications for Molecular Biology and Genetics Days, Uskudar University.

 

FEBRUARY, 2021

Dr. Cetin's proposal has earned the Inspiration Award, the top honor in the inaugural Ocean Insight Grant ProgramVirtual Awars Ceremony

JANUARY, 2021

President of The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) Prof. Hasan Mandal visited our lab and met our students Meryem Beyza Avci and Dilan Dogru, who redceived intern scholarship from TUBITAK 2247-C STAR Intern Researcher Scholarship Program

JANUARY, 2021

Our undergraduate student Meryem Beyza Avci (Academic Advisor: Prof. Aydin Akan) received research grant from TUBITAK 2209-A Research Projects Support Program for Undergraduate Students. Congrats Meryem !

 

JANUARY, 2021

Dr. Cetin gave an interview to press about his career and research goals in Turkey. Hurriyet,  SabahStarAnadolu AgencyKanal B.

DECEMBER, 2020

Dr. Cetin was selected as one of the R&D / Innovation Application award finalists in Doktorclub Awards.

 

NOVEMBER, 2020

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on Biosensors and Biomedical Applications for IEEE Turkey Student Branches Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (Part.1 Part.2).

 

OCTOBER, 2020

Dr. Cetin received TUSEB (Health Institutes of Turkey) Aziz Sancar Incentive Award.

JULY, 2020

Dr. Cetin gave an interview on Photonics in Bioengineering by IZTECH Department of Photonics.

 

JULY, 2020

Dr. Cetin gave an online seminar on 3D-Printing Technologies for Koc University Alumni Association.

 

APRIL, 2020

Dr. Cetin received TUBITAK 1005 National New Ideas and Products R&D Funding Program Reserach Grant.

 

MARCH, 2020

Our volunteer work on rapid-product of very low-weight face shield received attention from Turkish media. Some of the links out of hunsdres of local newspaper and TV channel websites: Anadolu AgencyNTVSabahCumhuriyetYeni AsirBeyaz Gazete.

FEBRUARY, 2020

Our new initiation on developing a portable cell-phone based microscope that could provide more than 1000X magnification received significant attention from Turkish media. Dr. Cetin gave interviews on TV programs about this technology. Some of the links out of hunsdres of local newspaper and TV channel websites: A HaberHurriyetTRT HaberSabahStarAnadolu AgencyVatanAksam, Yeni Akit.

JANUARY, 2020

Our portable SPR biosensor for H1N1 virus detection received significant attention from Turkish media.  Dr. Cetin gave interviews on live TV programs about this technology that could save lives. Some of the links out of hunsdres of local newspaper and TV channel websites: MilliyetHurriyetSabahAksamPostaCNN Turk, Yeni AkitYeni SafakStarHaber TurkA HaberAnadolu AgencyPostaTGRT HaberHaber 7Yeni Asir.

JUNE, 2019

Dr. Cetin received TUBITAK 1002 Short Term R&D Funding Program Reserach Grant.

 

JUNE, 2019

Dr. Cetin received TUBITAK 3501 Career Development Program Research Grant. 

 

APRIL, 2019

Dr. Cetin received Young Scientist (BAGEP) Award by Science Academy.

JUNE, 2018

Dr. Cetin received TUBITAK 2232 Career Integration Fellowship.

 

JUNE, 2018

Dr. Cetin started as a Research Group at Izmir Biomedicine and Genome Center.

NOVEMBER, 2017

Dr. Cetin's cell-weighing technology has been highlighted in MIT News.

 

MAY, 2016

Dr. Cetin's paper titled "Handheld high-throughput plasmonic biosensor using computational on-chip imaging" has been awarded with the "Top 10 citation papers in 2015 published between 2013 and 2014 on Light: Science & Applications".

MAY, 2016

Dr. Cetin  received Koch Institute Quinquennial Cancer Research Fellowship.

 

JULY, 2015

Dr. Cetin's  paper titled "Dual-Band Resonator based on Plasmonic Jerusalem Cross-Shaped Nanoapertures" has been selected for the International Year of Light Virtual Special Issue.

 

JULY, 2015

Dr. Cetin's paper titled "Dual-Band Plasmonic Resonator based on Jerusalem Cross-Shaped Nanoaperture" has been listed as the most downloaded article in Photonics and Nanostructures - Fundamentals and Applications.

APRIL, 2015

Dr. Cetin's handheld plasmonic biosensor technology has been presented in Medtec Japan 2015.

 

JANUARY, 2015

Dr. Cetin's paper titled "Hand-Held High-Throughput Plasmonic Biosensor Using Computational On-Chip Imaging" has been highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology.

 

JULY, 2014

Dr. Cetin's paper titled "Hand-Held Plasmonic High-Throughput Imaging Biosensor using Computational On-Chip" has been listed as the most downloaded article in Light: Science & Applications (LSE TOP TEN).

 

JUNE, 2014

Dr. Cetin's talk titled "Hand-Held Plasmonic Biosensor for High-Throughput for Point-of-Care Applications" has been highlighted in CLEO Immediate Press Release.

 

APRIL, 2014

Dr. Cetin's poster titled "Handheld Biosensor for High-Throughput and Multiplexed Sensing in Resource-Poor Settings" has been selected as the best poster presentation in EUROPT(R)ODE XII Conference held in Athens, GREECE.

APRIL, 2014

Dr. Cetin has been selected as the "Scientist of the Week" by Laboratory Equipment.

 

MARCH, 2014

Dr. Cetin's handheld biosensor technology been highlighted in Science Switzerland, which is the news on Swiss science, technology, education and innovation.

 

MARCH, 2014

Dr. Cetin's handheld biosensor has been highlighted in LIGHTimes Online for its contribution to LED industry.

 

MARCH, 2014

Dr. Cetin's handheld biosensor technology has been highloghted in EPFL News.