Hilmi Volkan Demir Named a Fellow of The Optical Society

Hilmi Volkan Demir Named a Fellow of The Optical Society

Prof. Hilmi Volkan Demir, director of UNAM – The National Nanotechnology Research Centre of Turkey and Bilkent’s Institute of Materials Science and Nanotechnology and a member of the Departments of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Physics, was elected a Fellow of The Optical Society (OSA) by the society’s board on September 16, during the OSA’s [...]
Genetic Programming of Bacteria is achieved to Control Protein Secretion by Bilkent University UNAM team

Genetic Programming of Bacteria is achieved to Control Protein Secretion by Bilkent University UNAM team

Bilkent University UNAM researchers programmed bacteria to carry out logic operations. They designed synthetic genetic circuits based finite-state-machine. Synthetic Biosystems laboratory (SBL) led by Dr. Şeker achieved to design cells to secrete variety of proteins in a sequential manner at any time using the logic operations and state machine design by sending external signals to [...]
A new book on smart materials by Dönüş Tuncel

A new book on smart materials by Dönüş Tuncel

Assoc. Prof. Dönüş Tuncel, who is an Associate director of UNAM – Institute of Materials Science & Nanotechnology and a member of Chemistry Department at Bilkent University, edited and authored some of the chapters of a book entitled “Cucurbituril-based functional materials”. The book was published by the Royal Society of Chemistry as a part of [...]
Sıla Köse (MSN) won Early Carrer Researcher Talk Award at the Designer Biology 2019 Conference

Sıla Köse (MSN) won Early Carrer Researcher Talk Award at the Designer Biology 2019 Conference

Sıla Köse won the Early Carrer Researcher Talk Award at the Designer Biology 2019 Conference for her oral presentation entitled “Cellular Biosensors with Engineered Genetic Logic Gates for Biomedical Applications.”  The conference was organized in Newcastle, UK (31 July- 2 August 2019). Designer Biology 2019 conference series are being organized bi-yearly. The conference aims to [...]
Serim Ilday Receives ERC Grant

Serim Ilday Receives ERC Grant

Prof. Serim Ilday of UNAM is awarded European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant to support her research in the field of condensed matter physics. She has been granted EUR 1,5 million over the next five years to explore complexity of dynamic adaptive systems. She will be using the EU funds to address a profoundly fundamental [...]