Dr. Cansu Ulker Turan | Gebze Technical University | Advanced Fiber Technologies

Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits

Cansu Ülker Turan began her academic journey with a Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from Istanbul Technical University in 2013, where she initiated her exploration into biopolyester synthesis via lipase immobilization. Her multidisciplinary interest led her to pursue a minor program in Molecular Biology & Genetics, further broadening her scientific scope.

Professional Endeavors

Transitioning into a research assistant role at Istanbul Technical University in 2013, Turan delved deeper into enzymatic polymer synthesis, focusing on methods for synthesizing polycaprolactone using immobilized lipases. Her Master's thesis was a testament to her dedication, revolving around the immobilization of lipase on inorganic support materials and its application in polycaprolactone synthesis.

Contributions and Research Focus

Throughout her academic journey, Turan's primary research focus has been on enzyme immobilization techniques, enzymatic polymer synthesis, and drug delivery systems. Her Ph.D. thesis, centered on biopolyester and natural polymer blends for biomedical applications, showcased her commitment to developing materials with significant medical implications.

Accolades and Recognition

Turan’s contributions have been acknowledged through a series of publications in reputable journals such as the European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics and the Journal of Polymer Materials. Her work on herbal active ingredient-loaded nanofibrous membranes and controlled drug release systems has garnered attention for their potential in biomedical applications.

Impact and Influence

Her research has contributed significantly to the fields of biomaterials and drug delivery, particularly in developing novel nanofibrous materials with antibacterial properties, which hold promise for treating skin infections and controlled drug release.

Legacy and Future Contributions

Turan's legacy lies in her pioneering work in enzyme immobilization and enzymatic polymer synthesis, paving the way for advancements in biomaterials for biomedical applications. Her future contributions are anticipated to further revolutionize drug delivery systems, focusing on more targeted and efficient therapeutic interventions.

Notable Publications:


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Cansu Ulker Turan | Advanced Fiber Technologies | Best Researcher Award

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