BIOMATEN - Center of Excellence in Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering Research Center

Materials that are used in order to remedy the disabilities caused by loss of or damage to tissues are called biomaterials.

News & Announcements

  • Research Awards of Our Undergraduate Students

    The Project “Local and Targeted Drug Delivery Systems for the Treatment of Glioblastoma” conducted by our undergraduate researchers Özlem Neyişci and Gülce Işıl Gökçe and supervised by Prof. Dr. Vasıf Hasırcı and Dr. Tuğba Dursun-Usal was awarded the “Research Project Support Programme for Undergraduate Students/2209A” support by The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey and also by the Undergraduate Research Projects of AdımODTÜ, a program of the Middle East Technical University.


  • 25th Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium (BIOMED 2020) ​

    25th Biomedical Science and Technology Symposium (BIOMED) will be organized by Prof. Menemse Gumusderelioglu in 2020. Symposium dates and location will be announced later.

  • 11th World Biomaterials Congress (WBC2020)

    11th World Biomaterials Congress (WBC 2020) will take place 19 - 24 May 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland.

    For detailed information, visit the Congress website:

  • Recent Publication

    Bektas, C. K., and Hasirci, V. (2020). Cell loaded 3D bioprinted GelMA hydrogels for corneal stroma engineering. Biomaterials Science, 8, 438-449. DOI: 10.1039/c9bm01236b

  • Tugba Dursun Usal PhD Thesis Defense

    Our PhD student Tugba Dursun Usal has successfully defended her PhD thesis titled "A Bio and Synthetic Polymer Based Nerve Guide Tested Under In Vitro and In Vivo Conditions" on September 3, 2019. We congratulate her and her advisors Profs. Vasif Hasirci and Assist. Prof. Deniz Yucel, and wish her continued success.