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  • basak.kayitmazer@boun.edu.tr
  • Department of Chemistry, Boğaziçi University, Bebek 34342, Istanbul-TURKEY

Education

  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, Boğaziçi University, 2001
  • Ph.D. Biological Chemistry, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2007

Administrative Activities

  • Glass Shop Director (2013-2017)
  • Research Policy Advisory Board, member (2012-    )

Research Interests

Biomaterials, Polyelectrolytes, Colloid and Interface Science, Bioanalytical Chemistry

  • Structure and dynamics of macroions in gels and solutions using light and neutron scattering, rheology and electron microscopy
  • Thermodynamics of complex coacervation using isothermal titration calorimetry
  • Application of coacervates to enzyme immobilization for tissue engineering, and food science

Recent Publications

Awards

  • 2011    L’oréal Turkey 2011 Fellowship for Young Women in Science
  • 2010   Marie Curie International Reintegration Grant (IRG)
  • 2006   Procter & Gamble Outstanding Chemistry Graduate Student

Teaching

  • CHEM103 General Chemistry I
  • Chem 104 General Chemistry II
  • CHEM105 Fundamentals of Chemistry
  • CHEM415 Biochemistry
  • CHEM583 Bioanalytical Chemistry
  • CHEM584 Ionic Macromolecules
  • CHEM586 Biomaterials