Sedat (BSc. Biol. Ph.D. Bioeng.) is an Associate Professor at the Chemistry Department of Ankara University, Turkey. Dr. Odabas’ researches are based on Cell and Tissue Engineering via natural and composite polymeric biomaterials; mechanotransductive smart materials to affect cell behavior and functional polymers for cellular applications and non-viral gene therapy. Dr. Odabas has participated in several national and international funded interdisciplinary projects that focus on the needs of Regenerative Medicine.
Berkay got his BSc degree from both Istanbul Technical University and Montana State University Bioengineering Programme and he is currently a graduate student at Boğaziçi University, Biomedical Institute.
His studies focus on biomimetic perspectives to alter cell behavior by using elastomeric biomaterials. Dr. Odabaş is the co-advisor for Berkay.
Gürkan got his BSc degree from Physics Engineering of Hacettepe University and he is currently a graduate student at Hacettepe University, Polymer Science and Technology Programme. His studies focus on 3D printed modified hybrid composites for bone tissue engineering. Dr. Odabaş is the co-advisor for Gürkan.
Melek İpek ERTUĞRUL
Ipek got her BSc degree in Chemistry from Ankara University, Turkey in 2019. She has been working in BteLab under the topics of magnetic nanoparticles and tissue decellularization since her senior year in bachelor.
Ayca is currently an undergraduate Chemistry student at Ankara University. She is participating in researches on biomaterial design and synthesis under the guidance of Prof. Odabas.
Önder is a sophomore student at Ankara University, Chemistry. He has been working at BteLab since 2017 focused on biopolymeric scaffolds for hard tissues with mechanotransductive properties.
Kübra is a sophomore student at Ankara University, Chemistry. She has been working at BteLab since 2019 focused on polymer blended magnetic scaffolds.